Zemigus Girgensons lit the lamp twice on Tuesday night, but the rookie's heroics were all the Sabres could muster in a 4-2 loss to Detroit.
Zemgus Girgensons played well in his return to the lineup on Saturday.
Look for Zemgus Girgensons to return to action against Tampa Saturday night.
Two other Buffalo Sabres are expected to miss at least another week: Zemgus Girgensons and Torrey Mitchell. They join Chris Stewart on that injury listed.
Zemgus Girgensons (lower body) won't take part in Friday's game.
Zemgus Girgensons sustained a lower-body injury early in the second period of Thursday's win against Tampa Bay.
Latvian Olympian Zemgus Girgensons scored a goal and added an assist for the Sabres in a 5-4 overtime win over Boston Wednesday night.
Zemgus Girgensons loved his Olympic experience playing for Latvia.
Zemgus Girgensons scored once as Latvia was on the short end of a 5-3 loss to Sweden.
Buffalo has four Olympians who are now off to Sochi.
Zemgus Girgensons snapped a 2-2 tie with an unassisted shorthanded goal 1:52 into the third period to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory
Zemgus Girgensons led the Sabres with six shots and he was credited with a game-high 13 hits in Wednesday's shootout loss to Toronto.
Zemgus Girgensons will represent Latvia at the Winter Olympics next month.
Zemgus Girgensons has three goals and four assists in his last 11 games.