Had the Sabres advanced to the second round, Rob Niedermayer might have been unavailable due to an injury sustained on Tuesday.
Rob Niedermayer is expected to center two of the Sabres' top offensive players in Drew Stafford and Tyler Ennis on Monday.
Rob Niedermayer provides the Sabres with plenty of playoff experience.
Rob Niedermayer scored the lone goal for Buffalo as they fell 3-1 to Pittsburgh.
Rob Niedermayer scored his first goal in 71 games in Sunday's 3-2 overtime victory over Minnesota.
Rob Niedermayer will be a healthy scratch for the Sabres on Thursday in Carolina.
Rob Niedermayer will return to the Buffalo lineup on Sunday.
Rob Niedermayer did not dress against the Blues Friday night making him a healthy scratch for the first time this season.
Rob Niedermayer is still looking for his first goal of 2010-11 after skating in 35 games with the Sabres.
Rob Niedermayer is projected to play alongside Tyler Ennis and Thomas Vanek on Monday.
Rob Niedermayer returned to the Buffalo lineup on Wednesday December 15th from a knee injury.
Rob Niedermayer could return from a knee injury on Wednesday.
Rob Niedermayer will be sidelined for a minimum of two weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery on Monday.
Rob Niedermayer has not scored a goal in 32 straight games going back to last season with New Jersey.