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Defenseman Matt Hunwick expected to miss entire 2019-2020 season

Posted at 4:17 PM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 16:20:24-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo Sabres defenseman Matt Hunwick could miss the entire upcoming season. Sabres general manager Jason Botterill issued the following statement:

"After further medical evaluation this offseason, we unfortunately do not expect that Matt will be physically able to play this upcoming season due to a neck condition."

Hunwick played in 14 games for the Sabres last season. He recorded two assists and a plus-minus of -7. His contract with Buffalo expires at the end of the season.