Sabres' Rob Niedermayer sidelined

Updated: November 22, 2010, 8:26 PM ET
Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo Sabres forward Rob Niedermayer will miss at least two weeks after having minor surgery to repair a knee injury that's nagged him since September.

Coach Lindy Ruff said after practice Monday that the operation was performed earlier in the day to relieve a buildup of fluid. Ruff said Niedermayer had been attempting to play through the injury since first feeling discomfort during the preseason.

Signed as a free agent this summer, the 17-year NHL veteran had only ...

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