Sabres to evaluate whether Numminen can return to ice
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Defenseman Teppo Numminen rejoined the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday for a thorough evaluation to determine whether he can resume playing six months after having open-heart surgery.
"I'm back," Numminen told The Associated Press as he arrived at HSBC Arena with his equipment bag and two sticks during the Sabres full-team practice. Numminen said he would practice on his own later in the day.
Coach Lindy Ruff said the team's training staff is evaluating ...
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