Buffalo Sabres defenseman Henri Jokiharju will return to the lineup for Thursday’s home game against Jack Eichel and the Vegas Golden Knights, head coach Don Granato announced.
Jokiharju has missed the last six games with a lower-body injury.
The Sabres won’t have to make any roster moves as Jokiharju is still on the active roster.
Jokiharju has 12 points (three goals, nine assists) in 36 games with Buffalo this season.
Face-off for Thursday’s game is scheduled for 7 p.m.