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Henrik Tallinder | Defenseman

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (35) / 1/10/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 209
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Henrik Tallinder (lower body) feels ready to return Thursday and he's probable to suit up against the Rangers.
"I'm just looking forward to playing again," he said after the morning skate. "You never like to be sitting out or being hurt. I'm just happy that my body feels healthy again." He has missed the last four games with a lower-body injury. John Scott will participate in the pregame warmup just in case Tallinder isn't ready to return. Apr 10 - 2:09 PM

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Henrik Tallinder (lower body) will probably be a game-time decision on Thursday.

Tallinder has missed four straight games due to the ailment. He has seven points and a minus-21 rating in 61 games in 2013-14.
Apr 9 - 12:27 PM

Henrik Tallinder has a lower-body injury that will keep him out of the lineup on Thursday.

Jake McCabe will make his NHL debut against the St. Louis Blues as a result of Tallinder's absence.
Apr 3 - 3:53 PM

Henrik Tallinder is expected to be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.

Tallinder won a silver medal with Sweden in the Olympics, so he could use a little bit more time to rest and adjust to the timezone change. He is projected to play on Wednesday, though. He has seven points and 24 penalty minutes in 44 games in 2013-14.
Feb 25 - 11:24 AM

Henrik Tallinder (upper body) is ready to return to Buffalo's lineup.

Tallinder missed nine straight contests. He has six points and 20 penalty minutes in 34 games in 2013-14.
Jan 21 - 12:20 PM

Henrik Tallinder (upper body) is expected to be a game-time decision Tuesday.

He has missed eight matches with an upper-body injury. Tallinder has six points and a minus-12 rating in 34 games this campaign.
Jan 21 - 8:35 AM

Henrik Tallinder (upper body) took part in Friday's practice.

Tallinder hasn't played since Dec. 29. He has six points and 20 penalty minutes in 34 games this season. He will miss Saturday's contest, but he hasn't been ruled out for next week.
Jan 17 - 4:41 PM

Henrik Tallinder has sustained an upper-body injury.

Tallinder is expected to miss a week or two as a result. He doesn't have any fantasy value in standard leagues.
Tue, Dec 31, 2013 05:29:00 PM

Henrik Tallinder registered an assist in Buffalo's 3-2 defeat on Saturday.

Tallinder ended a six-game point drought. He typically doesn't do enough offensively to warrant owning in standard leagues and this season is no exception. He has two goals and just five points in 25 games in 2013-14.
Sun, Dec 8, 2013 09:24:00 AM

Henrik Tallinder will spend Friday's game in the press box.

Tallinder has an assist in seven games this season. He's also averaged 17:17 minutes per contest. The plan is to reinsert him into the lineup on Saturday.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 01:24:00 PM

Henrik Tallinder (shoulder) is ready to return to Buffalo's lineup.

The Sabres will demote Alexander Sulzer or Rasmus Ristolainen to the minors to make room for Tallinder. Regardless of who goes down, Sulzer and Ristolainen will be scratched on Tuesday night to get Tallinder back into the lineup.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 12:15:00 PM

Henrik Tallinder is progressing in his recovery from an upper-body injury but will not play Saturday against Chicago.

The Sabres are targeting Monday against Minnesota for the veteran rearguard's return to the lineup.
Sat, Oct 12, 2013 09:42:00 AM

Henrik Tallinder (upper body) might be able to return on Saturday.

Tallinder was on the ice with skating coach Dawn Braid on Wednesday. He sustained the ailment during Friday's contest against Ottawa.
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 04:58:00 PM

Henrik Tallinder has been moved to Buffalo's injured reserve.

He is going on the team's IR and Marcus Foligno is coming off of it, so that the latter can play Tuesday night. Tallinder is expected to miss at least a week with an upper-body injury.
Tue, Oct 8, 2013 06:13:00 PM

Henrik Tallinder is projected to miss a week with his upper-body injury.

Jamie McBain will play Saturday night in his place.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 06:56:00 PM

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5Mike Weber
6Andre Benoit
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