Daniel Sedin back at practice
Sedin was on the ice Monday before his teammates began their scheduled workout and remained with them, although there was no indication he would be ready when the Canucks open the playoffs Wednesday against the Los Angeles Kings.
Sedin led Vancouver with 30 goals before being elbowed by Duncan Keith in a loss to Chicago on March 21. Keith was suspended five games for the hit.
"He's 100 percent now," said twin Henrik Sedin.
When asked whether Daniel could withstand contact, Henrik replied: "It's no different for him than for me taking a hit."
Vancouver coach Alain Vigneault, however, was more guarded.
"We'll see how he's doing (Tuesday) and we'll take it from there," Vigneault said. "He's had some real good days. Obviously this is a unique injury and we have to take it a day at a time. We feel real positive with how he looked today."
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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