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Luongo expects to return to Canucks’ lineup soon

File Photo: Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo stops a shot by the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in San Jose, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Luongo expects to return to Canucks’ lineup soon

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo expects to return to the Canucks’ lineup soon and be ready to play for Canada in the Sochi Olympics.

Luongo took part in his first workout with the team yesterday since sustaining a lower-body injury Dec. 22 against Winnipeg.

“This is my first team practice, so I’m feeling good,” Luongo said. “Everything’s progressing really well right now.”

Luongo revealed how he got hurt, but wouldn’t disclose the extent of the injury.

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