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SABRES ASSIGN FASCHING TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 25, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Hudson Fasching to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES RECALL AUSTIN

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 25, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Brady Austin from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Austin (6’4”, 230 lbs., 6/16/1993) joins the team for the second time this week after making his NHL debut and recording four shots on goal in his first two games with the Sabres on March 20 and 21. The Bobcaygeon, Ontario native has recorded nine points (2+7) and 51 penalty minutes in 62 games for the Amerks this season.

SABRES RECALL FEDUN

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 16, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Taylor Fedun from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Fedun (6’1”, 198 lbs., 6/4/1988) has been recalled for the third time this season after recording seven assists and 16 penalty minutes for the team in a career-high 25 games this season.

The Edmonton, Alberta native returns to Buffalo’s roster after a nine-game stint in Rochester in which he recorded six points (1+5). With 23 points (5+18) in 29 AHL games during the 2016-17 season, Fedun has tallied more goals and assists for the Amerks than any other defenseman.

SABRES ASSIGN ULLMARK TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 1, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned goaltender Linus Ullmark to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES RECALL BAPTISTE

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 13, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Nicholas Baptiste from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Baptiste (6’1”, 206 lbs., 8/4/1995) is currently tied for eighth in the AHL with 19 goals and has added 11 assists for 30 points in 42 games for Rochester this season. The Ottawa, Ontario native is in his second pro season and has totaled 58 points (32+26) in 104 career AHL games.

Drafted by the Sabres in the third round (69th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft, Baptiste made his NHL debut with Buffalo this season and has two goals in 12 games during 2016-17.