Buffalo Sabres leading scorer Cody Hodgson (lower body) will miss tonight’s game in Ottawa against the Senators, according to multiple reports.
Center Ville Leino, a healthy scratch last game, will return.
Hodgson has been the Sabres’ best offensive threat this season, compiling eight goals and 18 points in 31 games. Center Tyler Ennis, the No. 2 scorer, has six goals and 12 points.
The Sabres have only 49 goals this year.
Hodgson, the top center, played all 48 games last season.