Tyler Ennis (upper body) won't play Wednesday against the Predators.
The news comes as a bit of a surprise, as there was no indication Ennis was dealing with an injury until he didn't take the ice for pregame warmups ahead of Wednesday's contest. The 26-year-old winger will hope to return to action Friday against the Hurricanes. Evander Kane is expected to replace Ennis on the Buffalo Sabres ' top line in Wednesday's matchup with Nashville.
Tyler Ennis returned to practice Wednesday after missing Tuesday's skate, reports NHL.com's Joe Yerdon.
It was just a maintenance day for Ennis, who has already missed two games this year with a lower-body injury. He's expected to play Thursday against Tampa Bay on Buffalo's top line. Start accordingly.
Tyler Ennis was not on the ice for Tuesday's practice, reports John Vogl of The Buffalo News.
Ennis missed two games with a lower-body injury but returned Sunday against the Islanders and played 20:51. No reason was given for Ennis' absence, but the Buffalo Sabres don't play until Thursday, so if Ennis is banged up he should have some time to get some rest and get healthy. He has five points in 10 games this year.
Tyler Ennis (lower body) will play Sunday against the Islanders.
Ennis was a game-time call after missing each of the last two games, but after going through warmups he'll officially be available. Ennis will start on the top line alongside Nicolas Deslauriers and Ryan O'Reilly.