Steve Mason is down on the ice, laying on his back, being examined by team trainer Jim McCrossin at practice. Needs help getting up.
Really strange situation here. Net is moved way out of the way and coaches/trainers are huddled around Mason as he's being helped.
Mason can't leave the ice under his own power, being helped into the locker room now.
INJURY UPDATES: Goaltender Jason LaBarbera (broken bone in hand) out 2-3 weeks.
BREAKING: Goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov has joined the team on a tryout contract.
Due to the continuing weather-related difficulties in the Greater Buffalo area and out of respect for the fans of the Sabres, Friday's game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center, NHL Game No. 291, has been postponed.
A makeup date will be announced as soon as it can be confirmed.
SJSharks goalie Alex Stalock placed on injured reserve with a lower body injury; is returning to California to see a doctor.