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Sabres place Jeff Skinner on Injured Reserve, recall Brett Murray from Rochester

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  • Kyle Evans 

Another day, another injury for the Buffalo Sabres.

Forward Jeff Skinner was placed on Injured Reserve Thursday after taking a massive hit from Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon in Wednesday’s 5-1 loss to the Avalanche.

In a corresponding move, Buffalo recalled forward Brett Murray from the Rochester Americans.

Skinner has 22 points (12 goals, 10 assists) in 30 games this season, tied for the second-most on the team, trailing Rasmus Dahlin’s 24.

The Sabres continue their three-game West Coast trip Friday night in Vegas when they face Jack Eichel and the Golden Knights at 10 p.m.