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Sabres Links: Zadorov stuck in the Dominican, Mike Richards on waivers, Sabres look to reset

It turns out the young Sabres defenseman is suspended because he is stuck in a Caribbean country, which would make it very difficult to play in Calgary tonight.

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Sabres Links

  • Nikita Zadorov, who was suspended by the Sabres yesterday for failing to report, is apparently stuck in the Dominican Republic [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • The Sabres called up Matt Ellis and Matt Hackett []
  • Buffalo is hoping to reset into a winning mode following the break [Buffalo News]
  • Evan Rankin returned to the Americans, signing an AHL contract yesterday []

Around The League

  • The Kings placed Mike Richards on waivers yesterday [TSN]
  • Sergei Bobrovsky will be out four to six weeks with a groin injury [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • The Avalanche will be without Erik Johnson for three to eight weeks [Sportsnet]
  • The NHL suspended Zac Rinaldo eight games for his hit on Kris Letang []
  • Kyle Okposo is out six to eight weeks with an upper body injury [The Hockey News]
  • Zemgus Girgensons may have competition for the love of Latvia, as the Sharks signed Riga born Nikita Jevpalovs []