Posted January 10, 2013 on AP on Fox

BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 3: Tyler Myers #57 of the Buffalo Sabres skates during the NHL game against the Montreal Canadiens at HSBC Arena on October 3, 2009 in Buffalo, New York. The Canadiens defeated the Sabres 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers expects to be ready for the start of the NHL season, saying he's fully recovered from an ankle injury sustained while playing in Austria. Myers declared himself ''100 percent'' on Thursday after becoming the latest Sabres player to participate in informal practices at a suburban arena. Concerns were raised after Buffalo's star defenseman was hurt early last month playing for Austria's Klagenfurter AC. Myers missed a about month before returning for one game last week. He returned home Tuesday after a tentative deal was reached to end the NHL lockout. Though feeling jet-lagged, Myers showed no signs of the injury bothering him during the 90-minute session. The Sabres could open training camp as early as Sunday, and open the regular season a week later.
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