Blues top Sabres 2-1, Foligno injured

ST. LOUIS (WIVB) – A late surge wasn’t enough, with the Sabres falling to St. Louis 2-1 Thursday night and losing forward Marcus Foligno in the process.

Foligno suffered a lower body injury barely a minute into the game. He had to be helped off the ice and did not return. Sabres head coach Ted Nolan said the injury could be season-ending, with only six games remaining.

Cody Hodgson scored the Sabres’ only goal of the night on a power play one-timer with less than one minute left in the game to pull Buffalo within one, but that would be as close as they would get.

Brian Elliott made 24 saves to pick up the win for St. Louis.

The Sabres travel to Detroit to face the Red Wings Friday night. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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