Sabres’ Ennis out ‘several weeks’ after groin surgery

Sabres forward back on the shelf after lengthy injury absence in 2015-2016

Buffalo Sabres left wing Tyler Ennis, left, tries to get a shot in on Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Sabres forward Tyler Ennis will miss several weeks after undergoing surgery for a groin injury.

Ennis did not play Wednesday in the Sabres’ 2-1 loss to Ottawa. He missed most of the 2015-2016 season with concussion issues. In 12 games this season, Ennis has one goal and one assist.

The announcement comes one day after Buffalo got Evander Kane back in the lineup. Ennis had been playing on a line with forwards Sam Reinhart and Zemgus Girgensons before the injury. 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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