Tyler Myers may be the next big thing for the Buffalo Sabres. Literally. Myers,áa 6-foot-7 defenseman, made the Sabres rosteráWednesday as final cuts were announced to narrow the team to justá23 players. The move comesáa day after it was announced that defenseman Toni Lydmanáhas a hand injury. The opening space on the already-packed Sabres defensiveáunitáwas granted to the 19-year-old Myersáwhile Mike Weber, another promising young defenseman,áwas sent down to Portland of the AHL. Myers, a rookie,áis allowed to play nine games in the NHL before the Sabres need to make a final decision. The organization has two options: keep him in the NHL for the remainder of the season or return him to his junior club, the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL. With the injury to Lydman, the Sabres are abl ...
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