Found December 19, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Buffalo Sabres left wing Thomas Vanek missed practice on Monday due to an upper body injury. While Vanek is expected to play against the Northeast Division rival Ottawa Senators, the Sabres elected to call up a pair of players from Rochester of the American Hockey League. Vanek, 27, has a team-leading 17 goals to go along with 17 assists and 30 penalty minutes this season. On Monday, the Sabres recalled forwards Derek Whitmore and Marcus Foligno, who could see action against his brother - Ottawa's Nick Foligno.
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