Found March 29, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov will return to the lineup for Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Volchenkov has missed the team's last two contests with a lower body injury. The 21st overall pick of the 2000 draft, Volchenkov has collected two goals, nine assists, 34 penalty minutes and 120 blocked shots this season.

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