Canucks’ Elias Pettersson to return to lineup vs. Flames on Saturday

Vancouver Canucks' Elias Pettersson celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Carolina Hurricanes goalie Petr Mrazek. (Darryl Dyck/CP)

Vancouver Canucks star centre Elias Pettersson is slated to make his return to the team’s lineup against the Calgary Flames on Saturday.

The 21-year-old sat out during the club’s 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Thursday with a lower-body injury.

Pettersson leads the Canucks this season with 23 goals and 55 points in 54 games.

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