BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 12, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned defenseman Brendan Guhle and goaltender Linus Ullmark to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
- Jacob Josefson left tonight’s game with a lower-body injury.
- With two goals and an assist tonight, Jack Eichel has recorded 15 points (9+6) in his last 11 games.
- Eichel‘s goals were his 15th and 16th even-strength goals of the season, surpassing his total from last season (15 in 61 games) and tying his career-high mark from his rookie season (16 in 81 games).
- Eichel is now one point shy of his career high with 23 primary points (goals plus primary assists, excluding empty-netters) during 5-on-5 play this season (12+11).
- With his first three-point night since Dec. 13, 2016, Kyle Okposo now has 10 points (3+7) in his last eight games against the Jets. He has nine multi-point outings in 26 career games against Winnipeg/Atlanta.
- Ryan O’Reilly’s sixth multi-point game of the season (1+2) gives him six points (2+4) in his last four games against Winnipeg and eight points (3+5) in his last eight games overall.
- With his goal tonight, Jason Pominville now has 17 points (5+12) in his last 17 games against the Jets, including seven (3+4) in his last three.
- Marco Scandella’s assist tonight gives him five points (2+3) in his last five games against Winnipeg and six points (1+5) in his last nine games overall.
- With his assist tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen now has seven points (2+5) in his last six games.
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Sabres head coach Phil Housley
Sabres forward Jack Eichel
Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly
Sabres defenseman Brendan Guhle
Jets head coach Paul Maurice
Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers
Jets forward Blake Wheeler
Jets goaltender Steve Mason
BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 8, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Brendan Guhle and goaltender Linus Ullmark from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Guhle (6’2”, 196 lbs., 7/29/1997) joins the Sabres for the first time this season after appearing in his first three NHL games with the team in December 2016. A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Guhle has 20 points (7+13) and a team-high 91 shots through 35 games with the Americans in his first full professional season, ranking second in points among rookie AHL defensemen.
Recently named to his second consecutive AHL All-Star game, Ullmark (6’4, 221 lbs., 7/31/1993) is currently tied for the AHL lead with 17 wins in 26 games this season and ranks fourth in the league with a .928 save percentage. The Lugnvik, Sweden native posted an 8-11-2 record with a .913 save percentage and a 2.62 goals-against average in 21 NHL games during the last two seasons.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 24, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Kyle Criscuolo, Hudson Fasching and C.J. Smith, as well as defenseman Brendan Guhle, to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
The Sabres now have 32 players (18 forwards, 11 defensemen and three goaltenders) on their training camp roster.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 7, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned defenseman Brendan Guhle to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Guhle (6’1”, 186 lbs., 7/29/1997) combined to produce 33 points (15+18) in 47 WHL games for the Prince Albert Raiders and Prince George Cougars this season. The Edmonton, Alberta native also added six assists in six playoff games for the Cougars.