Sabres center Tyler Ennis out after having groin surgery

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres center Tyler Ennis is out indefinitely after having surgery to repair a groin injury.

The team says Ennis will miss several weeks in announcing the news on Thursday.

Ennis was hurt in a 4-0 loss at Boston on Monday.

It's the latest setback for Ennis, who missed the last half of last season because of concussion-related issues.

And it's another blow for the banged-up Sabres, who are already missing several regulars.

Top-line center Jack Eichel is expected to miss another few weeks recovering from a sprained left ankle he hurt on Oct. 12. Defenseman Zach Bogosian is out with a sprained knee.

Ennis has scored 20 or more goals in three of eight seasons with Buffalo. He has a goal and assist in 12 games this season.

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