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Bryce Salvador is no longer dealing with a hip problem.

Salvador was limited to just 40 contests in 2013-14, but he should be fine for the start of training camp. The bigger question is if the Devils will decide to buy out the final season of his contract.

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There's a chance that Bryce Salvador's tenure with the New Jersey Devils will end with a compliance buyout.

Salvador's cap hit for the 2014-15 campaign will be $3,166,667 and his contract will expire after that. He was limited to just 40 games last season, but he did log an average of 20:17 minutes per game when he was healthy.

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Bryce Salvador (groin) hasn't started to skate yet.

With that in mind, Salvador probably won't be back before the end of the regular season. He has a goal and three assists in 40 games in 2013-14.

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New Jersey defenseman Bryce Salvador was examined by a doctor Friday after missing Thursday's game with a groin injury and will sit out again tonight.

The Devils, struggling for their playoff lives, visit the New York Islanders tonight.

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Bryce Salvador returned to action on Tuesday March 4.

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Bryce Salvador (bruised collarbone) is a possibility for Tuesday's game.

Salvador has missed two straight games due to the ailment. He participated in Monday's optional skate.

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Bryce Salvador (upper body) sat out his second straight game on Sunday.

Salvador took a shot off his collarbone/upper chest area Thursday and has not played since. He could not go on the weekend so consider him day-to-day for now. He has no fantasy value with only three assists in 30 games.

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Bryce Salvador (upper body) didn't take part in Friday's practice.

Salvador absorbed a shot to what was reportedly the collarbone/upper chest area during Thursday's game and that's the source of his injury. He did travel with the team to Long Island though and there's still a chance that he'll play on Saturday.

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Bryce Salvador (foot) ended up logging 23:36 minutes in his return on Saturday.

That's after Salvador missed a little bit over two months. "I wasn't expecting that much the first game, but I just got right back at it," said Salvador. "I couldn't wait to get back into this game. It was good that we got the win." He blocked two shots and was credited with five hits in the 2-1 victory.

Bryce Salvador D NJ 7 Months

Bryce Salvador (foot) has been activated from injured reserve.

He will return to New Jersey's lineup Saturday night for the first time since Oct. 22. Salvador has two assists, 14 blocks and a minus-1 rating in nine games this season.