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SABRES SIGN MONTOUR TO 1-YEAR CONTRACT

The Sabres have signed defenseman Brandon Montour to a one-year contract with an AAV of $3.85 million.


Highlights:

  • Since making his Sabres debut on Feb. 26, 2019, Montour leads all Sabres defensemen with eight goals and a plus-9 rating. He ranks third among the team’s blueliners in points (28) and second in average ice time (20:07) in that time frame.
  • Named to the AHL’s First All-Star Team after leading the league in assists by a defenseman and by a rookie in 2015-16. He also played in the 2016 and 2017 AHL All-Star Classics.
  • Captured a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia.

SABRES QUALIFY SIX RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS


The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has tendered a qualifying offer to the following restricted free agents:

Forwards Casey Mittelstadt, Victor Olofsson, Sam Reinhart

Defensemen Brandon Montour, Lawrence Pilut

Goaltender Linus Ullmark

Post-Game Report: 1/11 vs. Vancouver

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Canucks
(24-17-4)
1 1 4 6 35
Sabres
(19-19-7)
1 1 1 3 28

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Sam Reinhart’s goal today gives him a tally in each of his last five contests against the Canucks. He has seven points (5+2) in those games and six points (3+3) in his last six games overall.
  • Rasmus Dahlin, who earned two primary assists today, now has at least one assist in each of his last three games (0+4). He also has four assists in three career games against the Canucks, marking his highest points-per-game rate against any NHL opponent.
  • Jack Eichel collected two assists to extend his point streak to six games (3+4).
  • With his goal today, Zemgus Girgensons now has a point in three straight games against the Canucks (2+1).
  • Rasmus Ristolainen recorded an assist on the Girgensons goal to give him nine assists in his last seven games against Vancouver, including at least one assist in each of those contests.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Canucks Markstrom W 3 28
Sabres Hutton L 5 34
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Canucks Markstrom 16-12-3 .914 2.81
Sabres Hutton 6-7-4 .892 3.34

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart

Sabres defenseman Brandon Montour

Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton

Canucks head coach Travis Green

Canucks forward Brock Boeser

Canucks forward Bo Horvat

Canucks defenseman Christopher Tanev

Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom

Post-Game Report: 11/19 vs. Minnesota

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Wild
(8-11-2)
2 1 1 4 26
Sabres
(10-8-3)
0 0 1 1 31

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Wild earned their first win against the Sabres since Jan. 4, 2018. Buffalo swept the season series in 2018-19.
  • Brandon Montour scored his first goal of the season in the third period. It is his fourth goal as a member of the Sabres.
  • Montour led the team with nine shot attempts, including six on goal.
  • Victor Olofsson recorded an assist on Montour’s goal and now has a point in five of his last six games (1+4).
  • Rasmus Asplund skated a career-high 17:53 tonight, including a team-high 7:36 of shorthanded ice time. It’s the most single-game shorthanded minutes recorded by a rookie forward since Zach Hyman’s identical total on Jan. 13, 2017. No rookie forward has posted more penalty kill time in a game than Asplund’s total since Michael Grabner on Feb. 11, 2011.
  • Zemgus Girgensons (7:14) and Jake McCabe (6:49) both logged career-high ice time totals on the penalty kill tonight.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision GA SA
Wild
Stalock W 1 31
Sabres Ullmark L 3 25
Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Wild Stalock 4-3-0 .911 2.63
Sabres Ullmark 4-4-1 .912 2.99

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger

Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Sabres defenseman Brandon Montour

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe

Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau

Wild forward Joel Eriksson Ek

Wild defenseman Ryan Suter

SABRES ANNOUNCE ROSTER MOVES


The Sabres have announced the following roster moves:

Recalled To Buffalo
F Curtis Lazar
C Jean-Sebastien Dea
D Lawrence Pilut

Assigned to Rochester (AHL)
F Victor Olofsson
D Henri Jokiharju

Placed on Injured Reserve
D Zach Bogosian
D Matt Hunwick
D Brandon Montour
G Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen