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Montreal Canadiens captain Saku Koivu to return from injury for Game 6

BOSTON – Saku Koivu will be back in the Montreal Canadiens lineup for Game 6 of their series against the Boston Bruins.

The captain has missed more than three weeks with a fractured bone in his left foot but said he felt good enough after Saturday’s morning skate to play later in the evening.

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“I wouldn’t miss this for the world,” Koivu told reporters.

He resumed skating on Wednesday and has practised each day since.

Montreal leads the series 3-2.