The Sabres have taken the ice for warmups and Patrick Kaleta is not with them. He missed yesterday's practice for "maintenance" and then skated this morning. But he was not available to the media after the skate.
So if you're scoring at home, that's no Kaleta, no Cody McCormick, no Mike Weber and no Tyler Myers.
When it comes to Milan Lucic, looks like it's going to be Paul Gaustad or bust. Jochen Hecht will make his season debut and Corey Tropp, perhaps the scratch to make room for Hecht, stays in with Kaleta out.
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