Category Archives: News Release

SABRES ANNOUNCE COACHING STAFF UPDATE


Buffalo Sabres Assistant Coach Don Granato has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia and will be taking a medical leave from the team.

In the interim, Rochester Americans Head Coach Chris Taylor will assist the Sabres’ coaching staff while Rochester Assistant Coach Gord Dineen assumes head coaching duties for the Americans. Sabres Development Coach Adam Mair will also assist the Amerks’ coaching staff for the beginning of their regular season.

SABRES ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER MOVES


The Sabres have placed the following players on waivers:
Forward Remi Elie
Forward Curtis Lazar
Forward Scott Wilson
Defenseman Casey Nelson

The Sabres have assigned the following players to the Rochester Americans (AHL):
Forward Rasmus Asplund
Forward Tage Thompson
Defenseman Lawrence Pilut

SABRES ASSIGN PEKAR TO BARRIE

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 18, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Matej Pekar to the Barrie Colts (OHL).

SABRES ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 11, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the roster for the team’s training camp, which begins Thursday, Sept. 12, when players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals. Training camp will be held primarily at KeyBank Center, with sessions on Sunday, Sept. 15, Thursday, Sept. 26 and Friday, Sept. 27 open to the public.

**Click here for the 2019 Buffalo Sabres training camp roster (PDF).**

 

Training Camp Schedule

All practice times subject to change

 

Thursday, Sept. 12

Players report for testing and physicals.

Media may attend for select player availability beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the press conference room.

 

Friday, Sept. 13

Gold Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Blue Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Blue Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Gold Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15 (Open to public)

Gold Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Blue Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 16

Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Buffalo vs. Pittsburgh: 7 p.m. (Pegula Ice Arena)*

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Buffalo at Columbus: 7 p.m.*

 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Day Off

 

Thursday, Sept. 19

Blue Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Gold Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 20

Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Buffalo at Toronto: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

Saturday, Sept. 21

Morning Skate: 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Practice: 12 to 1 p.m.

Toronto at Buffalo: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

 

Sunday, Sept. 22

Day Off

Monday, Sept. 23

Practice: 10 to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Practice: 10 to 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Morning Skate: 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Columbus at Buffalo: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

Thursday, Sept. 26 (Open to public)

Practice: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Harborcenter)

Friday, Sept. 27 (Open to public)

Practice: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Harborcenter)

 

Saturday, Sept. 28

Practice: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Buffalo at Pittsburgh: 4 p.m. (TV: MSG)


*Games on Sept. 16 and 17 will be streamed on Sabres.com to viewers inside the Sabres’ local broadcast market.

SABRES ANNOUNCE PROSPECTS CHALLENGE TRANSACTIONS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 10, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned Lukas Rousek (Sparta Praha – Czech) and Matthew Welsh (Charlottetown – QMJHL) to their respective clubs, and released Stephen Harper, Bobby MacIntyre and Sebastian Vidmar from their tryouts.

The team has also assigned Pascal Aquin, Justin Baudry, Tobie Bisson, Shaw Boomhower, Kurt Gosselin, Brett Murray and John Wiitala to Rochester for the Americans’ training camp.