|September 29, 2014: Sabres' Pysyk Out One More Week|
Pysyk will be sidelined for one more week with an upper body injury.Pysyk will be out for one more week after sustaining an upper body injury last Tuesday against Carolina. The smooth-skating defenseman is fighting for a roster spot and the injury certainly hurts his chances, but the Sabres will give him an opportunity to prove himself once he returns.
|September 24, 2014: Sabres' Pysyk (Upper Body) Out 1-2 Weeks|
Pysyk (upper body) will likely be sidelined for one-to-two weeks, John Vogl of the Buffalo News reports.While Pysyk was fortunate to avoid a significant injury in Tuesday's exhibition victory over the Hurricanes, the ailment puts his availability for the start of the regular season opener in question. Most likely, the Sabres will have him open the campaign at AHL Rochester, with an appointment to the parent club possibly coming once he demonstrates he's back at full strength.
|September 24, 2014: Sabres' G Enroth blanks Hurricanes 2-0|
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jhonas Enroth stopped 34 shots, and Drew Stafford and Tyler Ennis both had a goal and assist in the Buffalo Sabres' 2-0 preseason win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
|September 23, 2014: Sabres Coach: Pysyk Out|
Sabres coach Ted Nolan said after Tuesday's exhibition that Pysyk (upper body) would be out "for a little while," Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports.It's difficult to ascertain an approximate return date from Nolan's quote, but his words seem to suggest Pysyk is dealing with something more than the run-of-the-mill day-to-day concern. His hopes of cracking the Sabres' 23-man roster might have quite possibly come to an end following the injury setback.
|September 23, 2014: Sabres' Pysyk Sustains Upper-Body Injury|
Pysyk suffered an upper-body injury in Tuesday's exhibition against the Hurricanes and did not return.Pysyk skated for just 54 seconds Tuesday before departing, with no word yet on the severity of his injury. He's competing for a regular spot on one of the Sabres' three defensive pairings, with his hopes likely dashed if the injury proves to be a mid- or long-term concern.