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SABRES ASSIGN NYLANDER TO TEAM SWEDEN

BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 20, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the organization has assigned forward Alexander Nylander to the Swedish men’s national junior ice hockey team for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship. The tournament will be held in Buffalo from Dec. 26 to Jan. 5.

“This is a tremendous chance for Alex to play for his country at the upcoming tournament,” said Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill. “The World Junior Championship is a prestigious and challenging tournament that we are so excited to be hosting here in Buffalo. This opportunity will provide another important step in Alex’s development.”

Nylander (6’1”, 192 lbs., 3/2/1998) has led Team Sweden in points at each of the last two IIHF World Junior Championships and tied for the tournament lead in 2017 with 12 points (5+7) in seven games. The Sabres’ first-round pick (8th overall) at the 2016 NHL Draft, Nylander has totaled 34 points (12+22) in 79 games during his first two professional seasons with the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES ASSIGN MALONE, NYLANDER TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 3, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Sean Malone and Alexander Nylander to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

The Sabres now have 25 players (14 forwards, nine defensemen and two goaltenders) on their training camp roster.

SABRES ASSIGN THREE TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 10, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Alexander Nylander and Evan Rodrigues, and goaltender Linus Ullmark to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES RECALL FORWARD NYLANDER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 3, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Alexander Nylander from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Nylander (6’1”, 180 lbs., 3/2/1998) was drafted by the Sabres with the eighth overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft and joins the team for the first time this season. In 62 games for the Amerks this season, the Calgary, Alberta native leads all Rochester rookies with nine goals and 18 assists.

Earlier this season, Nylander represented Sweden at the World Junior Championship, where he was named to the tournament All-Star Team after tying for the tournament lead with 12 points (5+7) in seven games.

SABRES ASSIGN NYLANDER TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 7, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the organization has assigned forward Alexander Nylander to the Rochester Americans (AHL). In seven games for Team Sweden at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Tournament, Nylander tied for the tournament lead with 12 points (5+7).