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SABRES RECALL NYLANDER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 10, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Alexander Nylander from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Nylander (6’1”, 192 lbs., 3/2/1998) has already set career-high totals in goals (12) and points (31) in 49 games with Rochester this season. He has also tied his career high with 19 assists and posted a plus-11 rating. The recall comes on the heels of a four-game goal streak with the Amerks. In his last six games, Nylander has totaled seven points (4+3).

The Calgary, Alberta native joins the Sabres for the first time this season after tallying two points (1+1) in seven career NHL games played during the last two seasons. A first-round pick (eighth overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft, Nylander has totaled 86 points (30+56) in 165 career AHL games.

SABRES ASSIGN O’REGAN TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 27, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Danny O’Regan to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES RECALL O’REGAN

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 26, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Danny O’Regan from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

O’Regan (5’10”, 180 lbs., 1/30/1994) re-joins the Sabres for his second recall of 2018-19. The Berlin, Germany native has recorded 34 points (18+16) in 53 games with Rochester this season. He has also appeared in one game for the Sabres this season, logging 11:56 of ice time on Feb. 23 against the Washington Capitals.

A fifth-round pick (138th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft, O’Regan has totaled five points (1+4) in 25 career NHL games and 132 points (54+78) in 165 AHL games during his three professional seasons. He was acquired by the Sabres from the San Jose Sharks in February of 2018.

SABRES ACQUIRE PICK FROM JETS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 25, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has acquired a sixth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for defenseman Nathan Beaulieu.

SABRES ACQUIRE MONTOUR FROM DUCKS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 24, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has acquired defenseman Brandon Montour from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Brendan Guhle and a first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.

“Brandon is a young, offensive-minded defenseman who can play the up-tempo style we are looking to play,” said General Manager Jason Botterill. “He’s a right-shot defenseman that brings additional playoff experience to our club.”

Montour (6’0”, 193 lbs., 4/11/1994) joins the Sabres in the midst of his third NHL campaign and led Anaheim defensemen with 25 points (5+20) through 62 games this season. In 169 career NHL games, Montour has recorded 63 points (16+47) and a plus-11 rating, adding eight assists in 21 career playoff games.

The Brantford, Ontario native was named USHL Defenseman of the Year in 2014 before being selected by Anaheim in the second round (55th overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft. Montour was named to the 2014-15 Hockey East All-Rookie Team during his only season at the University of Massachusetts before turning pro. He earned consecutive AHL All-Star Game appearances in 2016 and 2017 and was named to the AHL First All-Star Team in 2016.