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Sabres' forward Marcus Foligno likely to miss opener in Detroit

Buffalo Sabres' Marcus Foligno, right, settles the puck in front of Columbus Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson, left, and goalie Mike McKenna in the third period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Paul Vernon

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Buffalo Sabres' Marcus Foligno, right, settles the puck in front of Columbus Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson, left, and goalie Mike McKenna in the third period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Paul Vernon

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Injured Buffalo Sabres forward Marcus Foligno did not practice with the team Monday and head coach Ron Rolston said it's unlikely he'll play in Wednesday's season opener in Detroit.

"I don't see it Wednesday," said Sabres head coach Ron Rolston. "I think he'll probably be in a position tomorrow where he can practice but I don't think one day's going to help in terms of being ready."

Foligno sustained an upper body injury on Sept. 22 against Toronto. He skated on his own prior to the team's Monday practice.

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