Category Archives: News Release

PILUT INJURY UPDATE

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 13, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that defenseman Lawrence Pilut has undergone successful shoulder surgery. The procedure has an estimated recovery time of five to six months.

BOGOSIAN INJURY UPDATE

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 23, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that defenseman Zach Bogosian has undergone successful hip surgery. The procedure has an estimated recovery time of five to six months.

SABRES, BRYSON AGREE TO ENTRY-LEVEL DEAL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 15, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Jacob Bryson to a three-year, entry-level contract. Bryson will sign an ATO and report to the Rochester Americans (AHL). The entry-level contract will begin starting with the 2019-20 season.

Bryson (5’9”, 178 lbs., 11/18/1997) recently completed his junior season at Providence College, earning Hockey East Second Team All-Star honors after recording 28 points (4+24) in 42 games and serving as a team captain for the Friars. Bryson set new career highs in both assists and points in 2018-19 and recorded an assist in all three NCAA Tournament games to help lead his team to a Frozen Four appearance.

The London, Ontario native was the recipient of Hockey East’s Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award in 2018 and 2019. Bryson also earned CCM/AHCA Second Team All-American honors at the conclusion of the 2018 season. He finished his collegiate career having recorded 73 points (11+62) in 121 games.

Bryson was selected by the Sabres in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft.

SABRES RETURN THREE TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 8, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Alexander Nylander and Victor Olofsson, and defenseman Lawrence Pilut to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES HEAD COACH PHIL HOUSLEY RELIEVED OF DUTIES

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 7, 2019) — Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill has announced that Head Coach Phil Housley has been relieved of his duties.