Mason native and former Michigan State hockey defenseman Corey Tropp is out indefinitely from the NHL Buffalo Sabres' lineup. Tropp , a rookie, is out indefinitely after breaking his jaw during a fight that sparked a melee in a preseason game at Toronto last weekend.
Tropp is expected to miss at least five weeks after having surgefry to repair the jaw. He also sustained a concussion. Tropp's head was bloodied following a fight with Toronto's Jamie Devane Sunday. The brawl led to 211 penalty minutes and three ejections.