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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 31: Tyler Myers #57 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against the New York Islanders on October 31, 2009 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Isles defeated the Sabres 5-0. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers will miss the rest of the season after breaking a bone in his leg during the team's 5-1 loss to Montreal Thursday. Friday's announcement by general manager Darcy Regier marks a disappointing end to what's been a forgettable season for the high-priced defenseman. Myers has struggled with consistency at both ends of the ice while in the first season of a seven-year, $38.5 million contract he signed before the start of the 2011-12 season. The injury also is the latest setback for a Sabres team that's in jeopardy of missing the playoffs for a second straight season, and is already rebuilding for the future. Regier did not say how Myers suffered the injury.
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