Category Archives: News Release

SABRES ASSIGN SMITH TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 11, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward C.J. Smith to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES ASSIGN WILSON TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 9, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Scott Wilson to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SMITH RECALLED FROM ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 31, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward C.J. Smith from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

In his second full professional season, Smith (5’11”, 181 lbs., 12/1/1994) is currently tied for the Amerks’ team lead with 29 points (13+16) in 33 games this season. In his last 10 games for Rochester, Smith has recorded 11 points (6+5) and 38 shots on goal, propelling him into a tie for third in the AHL with 108 shots on goal this season.

In 2017-18, Smith tied for 10th among AHL rookies with 44 points (17+27) in 57 games and was named MVP of the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic. The Des Moines, Iowa native recorded one assist in two NHL contests in 2016-17 after the conclusion of his three-year collegiate career at UMass-Lowell, where he was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team in 2015 and garnered Hockey East All-Tournament honors in 2016 and 2017.

SABRES ASSIGN WEDGEWOOD TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 30, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned goaltender Scott Wedgewood to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES RECALL WEDGEWOOD

BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 29, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Scott Wedgewood from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Wedgewood (6’2”, 195 lbs., 8/14/1992) joins the Sabres for his second recall of the season after serving as the team’s backup goaltender on Dec. 8 vs. Philadelphia. The Brampton, Ontario native is 11-6-1 in 20 AHL games this season with a 2.78 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage.

Since being selected in the third round (84th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils, Wedgewood has appeared in 24 career NHL games with the Devils and the Arizona Coyotes, posting a 7-10-5 record with a .903 save percentage.