Andrej Sekera hurt his foot early today. ©2013, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald

Andrej Sekera’s injury isn’t serious; Sabres’ blue line getting thin

Defenseman Andrej Sekera bruised his foot early in the Buffalo Sabres’ 6-1 loss to the Canadiens this afternoon and will be re-evaluated Sunday, coach Lindy Ruff told reporters in Montreal.

“It doesn’t look like it should be too long,” Ruff said.

He added: “He tried to gut it out.”

Sekera blocked Alexei Emelin’s shot shortly into his first shift, went to the dressing room and returned for several shifts before leaving again after the first period.

The Sabres are also missing defenseman Robyn Regehr (lower body). If Sekera can’t go, rookie T.J. Brennan would likely play his second game Sunday at home against Florida.

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