Originally written November 16, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The New Jersey Devils will have forward Ilya Kovalchuk back in the lineup Wednesday when they face the Buffalo Sabres.Kovalchuk had missed the previous five games with a lower-body injury.There was some thought he might make his return Tuesday against the Boston Bruins, but the Devils opted to play it safe with the team playing on back-to-back nights.Kovalchuk has two goals and seven assists in 11 games so far this season, his second in New Jersey.
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