Bieksa took line rushes with Sami Vatanen prior to Thursday's Game 4 against the Predators, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.

Shea Theodore, who has been in the lineup for every playoff game on the Anaheim blue line thus far, was not on the ice for warmups, per Helene Elliott of the LA Times, which seems to indicate that Bieksa will suit up for the first time since being knocked out of Game 1 against Edmonton with a lower-body injury. Though skating alongside Vatanen would seem to indicate an expanded role, coach Randy Carlyle is known to shake things up after line rushes, so take that assignment with a grain of salt.

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