Injured Bruins Marco Sturm, Andrew Ference Return to Ice

On Thursday, the Bruins had their final practice before heading west to Buffalo to face the division-leading Sabres, a squad that leads the Bruins by 15 points in the standings.

The good news from practice is that veteran winger Marco Sturm is back practicing after missing five games with a leg injury and defenseman Andrew Ference, out with a groin injury since Jan. 5, skated on his own prior to practice.

Here's what the lines looked like on Thursday:

Milan Lucic–Marc Savard–Miroslav Satan
Marco Sturm–Patrice Bergeron–Byron Bitz
Blake Wheeler–David Krejci–Michael Ryder
Daniel Paille–Vladimir Sobotka/Steve Begin–Shawn Thornton

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