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Sabres Links: Sabres facing injuries, Amerks lose 8th straight, Ristolainen and Larsson recalled

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The Amerks are in a rough spot right now. The Sabres had to make more call-ups, while they already have both the team's goalies and Ruhwedel. Rochester has lost eight in a row and falling out of playoff position.

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Sabres Links

  • Torrey Mitchell, Zenon Konopka, and Tyler Myers unlikely to play against Nashville, Matt Hackett to start [Buffalo News]
  • Rasmus Ristolainen and Johan Larsson were recalled due to the injuries [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • Assistant general manager Kevin Devine has high praise of Aaron Ekblad, saying he'll play "going to play probably 25-28 minutes a game at the NHL level" [Twitter]
  • The Americans lost their 8th game in a row, this time a 3-1 loss to Milwaukee [Amerks.com]

Around The League

  • Henrik Zetterberg hopes to play again this season [TSN]
  • Nino Niederreiter caught Alex Burrows with a high hit [Sportsnet]
  • Flyers haven't ruled out a concussion for Steve Downie [Twitter]
  • The London Knights and Windsor Spitfires series has been feisty, including the London goalie hitting a player in the back of the head with his stick [Deadspin]