‘Coach Lindy Ruff said Afinogenov was held out as a precaution, giving him an extra day off while the Sabres are in the midst of playing eight games in 16 days. Afinogenov ranks third on the team and is tied for 18th in the NHL with 33 points (12 goals, 21 assists).’
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'In three weeks, NHL teams will be allowed to start hammering out deals with players who are on one-year contracts and headed into free agency. What transpires between Jan. 1 and the end of the season, particularly whether leading scorer Daniel Briere can be locked up before he hits the open market, will have a significant impact on what the Sabres will look like next season.'
Kaleta and The Moose to visit Sully Library Monday (Amerks.com)