BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 21, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Tim Schaller and defenseman Mark Pysyk from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Schaller (6’2”, 206 lbs., 11/16/90) will be joining the Sabres for the second time this season. He’s currently tied for the Amerks’ team lead with eight goals and ranks fourth on the club with 18 points (8+10) in 29 games. The Merrimack, N.H. native made his NHL debut on Nov. 29 in Montreal and played two games with the Sabres this season, registering five hits and three blocked shots.
Pysyk (6’1”, 192 lbs., 1/11/92) is being recalled for the first time this season. The Sherwood Park, Alberta native is currently tied for second among Amerks defensemen with 10 points (1+9) in 28 games. Buffalo’s first-round pick (23rd overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft, Pysyk has tallied 12 points (2+10) in 63 games for the Sabres since making his NHL debut in 2012.