Chris Higgins (illness) will return to the ice for the Canucks on Tuesday against the Penguins, Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province reports.

Jan 7, 1:52 PM

Higgins (illness) will return to the ice for the Canucks on Tuesday against the Penguins, Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province reports.

Analysis:

Higgins has been an efficient scorer for the Canucks this season with 23 points in 43 games. He missed Sunday's game against the Ducks due to the flu, but appears to have turned the corner to play Tuesday.