BUFFALO – Sabres forward Cody McCormick is in the hospital being treated for a blood clot in his calf muscle, coach Ted Nolan said this afternoon.
McCormick will be out “a while,” Nolan said.
“I’m quite sure it’s somewhat serious if he’s still in the hospital,” Nolan said following practice inside the First Niagara Center.
McCormick blocked a shot earlier this month and missed some practice time last week. He went to the hospital Saturday.
“I know he took a puck in the foot, he was limping around for a couple days, maybe it happened from there,” Nolan said. “I’m not 100 percent sure.”
The Sabres need to recall players before they host Detroit on Tuesday.