The first bad news of the season (aside from the whole lockout thing) hit Buffalo Sabres fans today - Corey Tropp will soon undergo season-ending knee surgery.

Tropp injured his knee in the Amerks season opener and suffered damage to both his anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments. Prior to the injury, he looked great on a line with Cody Hodgson and Luke Adam and had already potted two goals. It's a tough blow for an Amerks team that was counting on Tropp to be one of their top performers this season.


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