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2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Zach Werenski Returns to the Columbus Blue Jackets Lineup

The rookie defenseman will return for the playoffs after suffering a shoulder injury.

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The Columbus Blue Jackets practiced this morning in advance of traveling to visit the Pittsburgh Penguins for games one and two of their series in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Today, at practice, there was some EXTREMELY welcome news for Blue Jackets fans.

As reported by Aaron Portzline of the Columbis Dispatch, Zach Werenski returned to practice today with the Columbus Blue Jackets and is expected to be ready to play in Game One on Wednesday night.