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Canucks' Daniel Sedin returning to practice

Santa Monica, CA (Sports Network) - Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin will travel to Los Angeles and practice on Tuesday in the hopes of playing in Game 4 on Wednesday.

Facing elimination after dropping the first three games of the set, Vancouver will be hoping its top-goal scorer will be available as the team has managed to score just four times in the first three games.

"He's our top scorer and obviously right now we need him because we have some guys playing out of their roles," said Vancouver head coach Alain Vigneault. "With the situation we are facing, with him being back in our lineup it would be a big boost, but we don't know so we'll see how everything goes."

Sedin hasn't played since March 21 after taking an elbow to the head from Chicago defenseman Duncan Keith. He finished the season with 30 goals and 37 assists in 72 games.

04/16 23:10:51 ET

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