BUFFALO – Despite having played 12 professional seasons, Sabres defenseman Alexander Sulzer avoided his first concussion until March 13, his 505th game.
Jiri Tlusty hit Sulzer a few minutes into the Sabres’ 4-2 loss in Carolina. He bumped his head on the glass.
“Then it went back and forth a couple times,” Sulzer recalled Monday.
Sulzer’s disappointing season – and possibly his 57-game Sabres career – was over.
“I didn’t know what to expect,” the German said about the concussion as the Sabres cleaned …