Wings' Kronwall returns after 30 games

Updated: January 26, 2010, 7:54 PM ET
Associated Press

Niklas Kronwall


DETROIT -- Defenseman Niklas Kronwall has returned to the Detroit Red Wings' lineup after missing 30 games with a knee injury.

Kronwall, who has five goals and eight assists in 21 games, was injured on Nov. 21. He started Tuesday night's game with his usual partner, Brad Stuart.

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