Couture skates for first time since surgery

Couture skates for first time since surgery
January 17, 2014, 7:00 pm
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Logan Couture, 24, has played in 43 of the Sharks’ 44 games this season. He’s scored 14 goals and 35 points. (USATSI)

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There was a positive sight for the Sharks on the ice in Tampa Bay today, as forward Logan Couture skated for the first time since undergoing hand surgery nine days ago.\

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On Jan. 8, Sharks confirmed Couture’s surgery was a success and that he’s expected to make a full recovery. His timetable for return is 3-4 weeks, meaning he’ll likely be out until the NHL’s Olympic break, which begins on Feb. 9.

Couture, 24, has played in 43 of the Sharks’ 44 games this season. He’s scored 14 goals and 35 points.

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