Higgins (foot) will make his season debut Wednesday against the Penguins, Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports. Higgins suffered a bone fracture in his right foot after blocking a shot in Vancouver's preseason opener, and has been held out of game action with the ailment since. He will replace Sven Baertschi in the Canucks' lineup Wednesday against Pittsburgh, and is expected to skate alongside Bo Horvat and Jannik Hansen on Vancouver's third line.
Higgins (foot) skated on his own Tuesday, Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun reports. Higgins is still recovering from a bone fracture in his right foot sustained in the preseason opener against the Sharks. He's aready a couple weeks deep into the original four-to-six week timetable for a return to game ice, but Higgins might not play again before the calendar flips to November.
Higgins is expected to miss four-to-six weeks. Higgins was expected to be evaluated after three weeks, and his evaluation has revealed a total of four-to-six weeks total for the recovery period. He's currently at the three week mark, so it appears he'll miss another one-to-three weeks in addition to the time he's already been out. The timetable will place a potential return as mid-to-late October with the chance that his absence extends into November.
Chris Higgins scored a power-play goal in Saturday's loss to Dallas.
Chris Higgins scored a goal and added an empty-net assist Tuesday in a win over the Jets.
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