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You haven’t heard about this from the mainstream media, and Sabres President Ted Black bristled when I asked him about it at last night’s Sabres New Media Summit, but I have it on very good authority that Tyler Myers underwent knee surgery at a local medical facility on May 23rd.
The Sabres star defenseman was hampered for most or all of this past season by a lingering knee problem that felt worse in some games than others.
Myers was told following the surgery that the source of the discomfort was found and cleaned up.
There’s no reason to believe that this amounted to more than a minor procedure, and it’s anticipated that Myers will be 100% ready to go for training camp.
Myers had 8 goals and 15 assists in 55 games in a 2011-12 season hampered by inconsistent play and injuries. He had surgery to repair a broken wrist in November, and suffered a foot injury blocking a shot against Toronto in early April.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 11, 2012)—- Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black today announced a slate of changes to Buffalo Sabres broadcasts for the 2012-13 season. Among the major changes will be the addition of Rob Ray to the broadcast booth as the full-time color analyst and the creation of a new Sabres radio show, hosted by Kevin Sylvester, which will air daily beginning...
Sabres President Ted Black making announcements as the summit got underway
This past Monday was the Buffalo Sabres’ third installment of their “New Media” (Blogger) Summit. As with each summit, this one had the most attendees of the three with 16 different blogs represented this time around.
Before I get into my thoughts on each individual aspect of the event, I want to first...
Brian Duff (Left) has spent the last five years working for the NHL Network
“If there is such a thing as a dream job this is it for me.”
Buffalo Sabres broadcaster Brian Duff has been seemingly everywhere in northern North America. Since the age of 19 when Duff first moved from the greater Toronto area to Calgary, he has moved 15 times and lived in 8 cities. None however have...
Thanks in large part to all my displaced colleagues here at Buffalo Wins, I had the privilege of representing the site at the third installment of the Buffalo Sabres' "New Media Summit."
All together, 16 bloggers comprised the Basement Brigade which invaded the locker room at the First Niagara Center on Monday joined by Sabres president Ted Black and a dozen or...
Big changes behind the mic for the Sabres.
Congratulations to my friends, Kevin Sylvester, Rob Ray, and Brian Duff!
Sabres President Ted Black today announced a slate of changes to Buffalo Sabres broadcasts for the 2012-13 season. Among the major changes will be Rob Ray being added to the broadcast booth as the full-time color analyst and the creation of a new Sabres radio show, hosted by...
Monday and Tuesday were big days for Buffalo’s sports radio station, WGR550 AM.
On Monday, it was announced that the Buffalo Sabres and Entercom, the company that owns WGR, have agreed on a deal that will see a two-hour daily show from 10am-12pm titled “Sabres Hockey Hotline”. The show will replace the oft-criticized Colin Cowherd, or as it was called by someone, “The LeBron...