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Buffalo Sabres Forward Torrey Mitchell Still Hobbled by Injury; Other Players Getting Healthy
December 31st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres center Torrey Mitchell has missed considerable time since blocking a shot on December 16. ***PHOTO1*** The center appears to be hobbled a bit by the injury still and hasn't made any progress toward returning to an already beat up Sabres team. Mitchell took the shot off of his foot...

Buffalo Sabres Call up Mark Pysyk as Flu Continues to Infect Team
December 28th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres just can't seem to shake the flu bug that's made its rounds around the locker room. ***PHOTO1*** Defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen is the latest victim. He left Saturday's win over the New York Islanders in the second period and is expected to miss Monday's game at the Ottawa Senators. The Sabres...

Study: NHL Loses Millions Each Year in Salary Paid to Injured Players
January 21st, 2014 at 2:00 PM
A new study indicated the NHL is costing itself millions of dollars by not adequately preventing head and other injuries   Researchers from Toronto presented their findings in the journal Injury Prevention. The study analyzed the economic burden on NHL teams due to games lost to injury; NHL players earn their salaries...

Buffalo Sabres’ Patrick Kaleta Out for Season with Torn ACL
December 1st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Days away from earning a call-up back to the Buffalo Sabres, Patrick Kaleta instead learned he will miss the rest of the 2013-14 season. Kaleta got the bad news after injuring his knee Friday in a Rochester Americans game against Lake Erie. He flipped over Monsters goalie Calvin Pickard on a...

Buffalo Sabres Expect Marcus Foligno Back Tuesday; Ryan Miller May Sit Again
October 7th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
Marcus Foligno's return to the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday seems a sure thing, but Ryan Miller's return is less so. ***PHOTO1*** Foligno practiced Monday and is expected to make his season debut at home against Tampa Bay. An upper-body injury kept him out of the first three games. His return is...