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October 13, 2013

Ruutu off injured reserve, set to play

Carolina Hurricanes activate Tuomo Ruutu from injured reserve

The Canes on Sunday activated forward Tuomo Ruutu from injured reserve.

Ruutu has missed the first five games with a leg injury. He was placed on injured reserve Sept. 29.

Canes coach Kirk Muller said Ruutu would start on the fourth line and replace Kevin Westgarth in the lineup.

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