Buffalo Sabres Plagued with Injuries: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

November 23rd, 2010 by Mary Ann Reitano Leave a reply »
Take a deep breath Sabre fans, the answer is "Yes." 

The injured list for the Sabres was beginning to look like the Black Friday line outside of Toys 'R Us.  Forwards Drew Stafford (upper body) and Rob Niedermayer (knee) are on injured reserve while Jochen Hecht (minor upper body) and Tim Connolly (groin) are hurting as well. 

Monday night, the Sabres announced that they have recalled forwards Luke Adam and Colin Stuart from the Portland Pirates (AHL) to help fill the gaps left by Stafford, Niedermayer, Hecht and Connolly.  Adam is presently the Pirates' leading scorer with a total of 18 points, while Stuart is third with 13. 

Also, out is goaltender Ryan Miller with a groin injury that apparently occurred in the third period vs. the Los Angeles Kings last Friday.  

Miller rested on Saturday and Sunday and was on the ice participating in full practice on Monday.  Miller was quoted as saying, "(The injury) is nothing I'm worried about, just want to play with the guys and play at a high level."  

When asked if he would be back on the ice for Wednesday's home encounter with the Pittsbur ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NHL
Article written by


Comments are closed.