Buffalo goaltender Jhonas Enroth turned in a first-rate game Sunday night, making 29 saves, but the Sabres were edged 2-1 by the visiting Chicago Blackhawks.
Drew Stafford, retained by the Buffalo Sabres despite strong interest from the Minnesota Wild before the NHL's trade deadline a few days ago, scored for Buffalo in a 2-1 loss to the visiting Chicago Blackhawks Sunday 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.
The Buffalo Sabres announced that Chris Stewart is among those players expected to miss at least one week with his undisclosed ailment.
Rostislav Klesla has decided to retire from the NHL.
Luke Adam has been returned to the minors.
Mikhail Grigorenko is sizzling for the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Alexander Sulzer left Friday's 2-0 loss to Florida late in the first period with a lower-body injury.
Cory Conacher should have his immigration issues sorted out by Saturday and will make his Buffalo debut Sunday against Chicago.
Nicolas Deslauriers, who was acquired in the Brayden McNabb deal Wednesday, played well in Buffalo's 2-0 loss to Florida Friday night.
Michal Neuvirth played admirably in his Sabres' debut, but his new team could not generate any offense in their 2-0 loss to Florida on Friday night.
Marcus Foligno received a five minute major penalty and a game misconduct for delivering a hit from behind on Brandon Pirri in the Sabres' 2-0 loss to Florida on Friday night.
Cory Conacher will miss Friday's game due to immigration issues.
Torrey Mitchell was hurt when he took a shot off his foot.
Zemgus Girgensons (lower body) won't take part in Friday's game.