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BROSSARD, Quebec (AP) - P.K. Subban is back in the Montreal Canadiens lineup, although it's not clear if he'll play Saturday against the Buffalo Sabres.

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The defenseman missed training camp and the first six games of the NHL regular season while negotiating a new two-year contract. He received a crash course in new coach Michel Therrien's system Friday in practice.

``You can practice game situations, but being in a game is different,'' Therrien said. ``You can't just say `He's a good athlete, let's throw him out there.' It doesn't happen like that.

``We'll make the decision on what's best for the team and what's best for the return of a defenseman.''

The Canadiens play two afternoon games at home this weekend against Buffalo and Ottawa.

Subban skated on the third defensive pair with Francis Bouillon.

Also, Max Pacioretty skated a full practice just six days after having an emergency appendectomy. He was expected to be out three-to-four weeks, but it appears he will make an earlier return.

He's not expected to play this weekend.

``The doctor told me I can't really make it any worse and it's part of my competitive nature to go out and push it as far as I can,'' he said. ``So when I'm playing, I'll be ready.''

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