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Briere Out With Sports Hernia

from the AP via the Biloxi Sun Herald,
Sabres center Daniel Briere has been diagnosed with a sports hernia and will have surgery in Montreal early next week. Briere is expected to be out until April. He had an ultrasound scan in Toronto on Friday that confirmed the sports hernia. He was examined on Thursday by Montreal Canadiens team physician Dr. David Mulder, a specialist in abdominal injuries. Mulder will perform the surgery. "It's a big hit," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff said. "He's a game-breaker and we're going to miss him."

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