Tucker back after concussion

Updated: November 12, 2009, 3:15 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche have activated forward Darcy Tucker from the injured reserve list.

He was activated in time for the game Wednesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Tucker missed eight games after suffering a concussion Oct. 23, when he was checked into the boards against Carolina.

He has four goals and two assists in 10 games for Colorado this season.

The Avalanche also said Wednesday that defenseman John-Michael Liles was placed on the injured reserve list, retroactive to Friday, because of a shoulder injury.

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