Senators’ Bobby Ryan to return to lineup vs. Predators

Bobby Ryan speaks with the media about his road to recovery in his battle with alcohol.

Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will return to the lineup Tuesday night against the Nashville Predators.

Ryan entered the joint NHL/NHL Players Association assistance program on Nov. 20 to help his battle with alcoholism. Tuesday marks 100 days of sobriety for Ryan, according to Sportnet’s Kyle Bukauskas.

Ryan has not played since Nov. 16 when the Senators took on the Buffalo Sabres.

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