Originally written on TopSportsReport  |  Last updated 10/21/14

UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 21: Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Nassau Coliseum on December 21, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Photo Credit: Getty Images Derek Eaton Buffalo Sabres Writer Matt Moulson suffered a upper body injury in the Buffalo Sabers win vs the Phoenix Coyotes Thursday night. According to Sabers head coach Ted Nolan, it looks like Moulson will be out until after the Olympic break, which begins Feb. 9 and runs through Feb. 24.Buffalo,  which  holds last  place in  both the  Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference,  has  four more games on  its schedule before the league pauses as its  players head  to Sochi. The club  resumes play on Feb. 25 at home against the Carolina Hurricanes. The  30-year-old winger has totaled nine goals and 24 points in 40 games since his acquisition from the New York Islanders.Moulson has become one of the key offensive pieces for the Buffalo Sabers since coming over in the Thomas Vanket trade, but was also thought of to be their best trade chip ahead of the trade deadline. However, with the injury their key trading chip will be on the shelf and his trade stock will likely plummet. It’s pretty difficult to trade an injured player, so the Buffalo Sabers will be looking for a quick recovery or a signed contract before the trade deadline. The post Sabres’ Matt Moulson likely out until after Olympic break appeared first on TopSportsReport.

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