Sabres want the Funk

The Buffalo Sabres have called up defenseman Mike Funk for tonight's important match-up with Carolina. His appearance in Buffalo's lineup will be the first of the season for the 2004 2nd round pick after seeing time in five games in 2006-07. Funk has played all year with Rochester of the AHL, posting eight assists and 89 PIM in 50 games. The 6'4, 210-pounder missed nearly all of November with a shoulder injury. And so it seems that Carolina once again faces a depleted Sabres defense in what is essentially a playoff setting. Let's just hope Funk doesn't pull a Ned Braden like he did in a Rochester practice earlier this season. This isn't the Federal League. Video courteousy of
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