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Tyler Myers | Defenseman

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 219
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Tyler Myers (lower body) is out on a week-to-week basis, according to coach Ted Nolan.
He suffered a lower-body injury on Saturday and missed Sunday's game versus Boston as a result. Myers has been disappointing again this season. He has produced just eight points in 32 contests to go with a minus-4 rating and 71 blocks. Dec 23 - 11:11 AM

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Tyler Myers will not play Sunday night in Boston.

Breathe easy, Sabres fans. Coach Ted Nolan said that Myers might play in Detroit on Tuesday.
Dec 21 - 6:50 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) is questionable to play in Sunday's game against the Boston Bruins.

Myers was injured during Saturday's game against Colorado. "Myers, we’ll take a look at him right now, and he’ll probably be questionable," Sabres coach Ted Nolan said. The 24-year-old averages over 25 minutes of ice time per game. It will be a significant loss if he can't play against the Bruins.
Dec 21 - 9:24 AM

Tyler Myers sustained a lower-body injury Saturday night that forced him from the game.

Myers logged 13:10 against the Avalanche. The 24-year-old has eight points in 32 games this season.
Dec 20 - 9:08 PM

Tyler Myers missed Monday's practice for some maintenance, but he's expected to play on Tuesday.

"He should be ready to go and he probably could have practiced if we really needed him to," coach Ted Nolan said. Myers appeared to be trying to shake off a leg or hip injury during Saturday's game against Montreal, but he managed to stay in the game.
Dec 2 - 6:36 AM

Tyler Myers will indeed play against Montreal on Friday night.

"I feel good," Myers said. "I’ll be in tonight no problem." There you have it, folks.
Nov 28 - 6:56 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) has declared himself ready to return to the lineup.

Myers was a late scratch on Wednesday due to the ailment. He has five points and 33 penalty minutes in 21 contests in 2014-15.
Nov 28 - 11:45 AM

Tyler Myers received treatment for his lower-body injury, so he didn't practice Thursday.

He didn't play Wednesday because of the ailment and coach Ted Nolan is hoping that Myers can play on Friday night. "Today’s a good day to get some medical treatment and cross our fingers he's ready for tomorrow," the Buffalo bench boss said. "We're banking. We're hoping. Right now it's probably 50-50."
Nov 27 - 5:04 PM

Tyler Myers was a late scratch on Wednesday night against the Jets, and Andre Benoit subbed in for him.

Coach Nolan says that Myers is out with a lower body injury. Benoit for his part only has value in the deepest of fantasy leagues with no points and eight PIMs thus far on the season.
Source: Joe Yerdon
Nov 26 - 6:55 PM

Tyler Myers finished with three shots on goal in the Sabres’ 5-0 loss to the Penguins on Saturday night.

Myers also played 22:54, blocked five shots and finished a minus-one. It’s tough to judge him solely on offensive output on this team. He has one assist and 25 penalty minutes in 12 games this year. Meanwhile, the Sabres have 13 goals in the entire season.
Nov 1 - 10:11 PM

Tyler Myers finished with a team-high five shots on goal in Buffalo’s 4-0 loss to the Bruins on Saturday night.

Of course, we want to see the production on the score sheet, but these are certainly positive steps for the 24-year-old. He now has nine shots over his past two games, and is just a minus-one for the season. Brian Gionta, Matt Moulson and Tyler Ennis all finished with a team-low minus-three rating.
Oct 18 - 9:56 PM

In his recent Insider Trading segment, TSN's Darren Dreger said, "Tyler Myers for the Buffalo Sabres — his name is out there now."

Dreger goes on to note that Detroit and possibly Anaheim may be the likely landing spots for the young veteran defender. Myers will ding the cap at $5.5M the next four seasons after this, however he'll only make $20.5M in real salary during that time. He's also still only 24-years-old.
Oct 10 - 10:25 PM

If you are looking for an under-the-radar bounce-back fantasy pick, consider the Sabres' Tyler Myers.

Myers' play has slipped the past three seasons after a very strong rookie campaign in 2009-10 in which he won the Calder Trophy as the league's top first-year player. However, there are a number of reasons to think Myers can bounce back. First, he played much better under Ted Nolan, who took over the team part-way through last season than he did under Lindy Ruff the past few years. Second, he wil be paired with his friend and fellow Kelowna BC native, Josh Gorges. A return to the 40-point level is certainly not out of the question for Myers in 2014-15.
Sep 20 - 10:02 AM

Tyler Myers isn't concerned with trade rumors.

"My focus throughout the entire summer was to get better for the Buffalo Sabres," he said. "If a moment ever comes that I hear confirmation I'm not a Buffalo Sabre, then the mindset will change. But as of right now, I'm a Sabre and I want to be a Sabre." He expects off-season additions Josh Gorges and Andrej Meszaros to help Buffalo's young defense corps and serve as leaders for the club.
Sep 15 - 10:10 AM

Tyler Myers is happy with the players Buffalo brought in over the summer.

The Sabres added 35-year-old Brian Gionta and 30-year-old Josh Gorges among others. "The type of guys we got, it's very exciting for us," Myers said. "It was a busy summer for us. Not only the type of players they are, but the veteran presence they bring to the room, I think it’s something we needed." Players like Gionta should help guide the Sabres in their rebuilding efforts, but Buffalo is still likely to miss the playoffs by a significant margin.
Sep 12 - 12:58 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Tyler Ennis
2Cody Hodgson
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Matt Ellis
5Johan Larsson
LW1Matt Moulson
2Marcus Foligno
3Brian Flynn
4Cody McCormick
5Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Drew Stafford
2Chris Stewart
3Brian Gionta
4Torrey Mitchell
5Patrick Kaleta
D1Tyler Myers
2Rasmus Ristolainen
3Josh Gorges
4Nikita Zadorov
5Mike Weber
6Andre Benoit
7Andrej Meszaros
8Tyson Strachan
G1Jhonas Enroth
2Michal Neuvirth
3Matthew Hackett