Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/10/11

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo knows a thing or two about making a comeback.

After all, Salo will be coming back from an injury for the 23rd time since the 2004-05 lockout when the Canucks visit the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, the Vancouver Sun reported.

"The focus has always been to play every game,” the 37-year-old Finn told the newspaper. “But hockey is the kind of sport where you go full out every night and things happen.

"It's different if it's a serious injury. But this is still early in the season. I had a good start and felt great in the games I played. I'll get back at it."

Salo, who has missed three contests with a sore groin, has collected three goals, five assists and four penalty minutes this season.

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