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Sabres rookie Dylan Cozens leaves game against Flyers injured

BUFFALO – Buffalo Sabres rookie center Dylan Cozens suffered what appeared to be a left arm injury and will not return to tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Cozens departed after Flyers defenseman Philippe Myers checked him into the left boards deep in the Philadelphia zone 11:43 into the game.

Riley Sheahan replaced Cozens between Victor Olofsson and Sam Reinhart.

Cozens recently missed four games recovering from an upper-body injury.

Right now, the Sabres have a dearth of center talent. They traded Eric Staal to the Montreal Canadiens on Friday. Jack Eichel, meanwhile, has missed the last 11 games battling an upper-body injury. The

Stay tuned for more updates.

Update: Interim coach Don Granato did not have an update on Cozens following the Sabres’ 4-3 overtime loss.

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