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SABRES RECALL BAILEY, ASSIGN O’REILLY TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 4, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Justin Bailey from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Bailey (6’3”, 214 lbs., 7/1/1995) currently leads the Amerks and is tied for fifth in the AHL with 19 goals this season. The Buffalo native has 29 points (19+10) in 39 games for Rochester in 2016-17, including 14 points (11+3) in his last 13 contests. Bailey has played in 17 career games for the Sabres and scored his first career NHL goal against the New York Rangers on Jan. 3 earlier this season.

In a corresponding move, forward Cal O’Reilly has been assigned to the Amerks.

SABRES RECALL CAL O’REILLY

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 16, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Cal O’Reilly from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

O’Reilly (6’0”, 193 lbs., 9/30/1986) joins the Sabres for his second recall of the season after playing four games for the team in November. The Toronto, Ontario native is currently tied for second in the AHL with 26 assists and is tied for ninth in the league with 34 points overall (8+26).

In 20 games for the Sabres during the 2015-16 season, O’Reilly recorded seven points (3+4) and two penalty minutes.

SABRES ASSIGN THREE TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 26, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards William Carrier, Cal O’Reilly and Cole Schneider to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Post-Game Report: 11/19 vs. PIT

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Penguins
(11-4-3)
0 0 1 0 0 1 47
Sabres
(6-8-4)
1 0 0 0 1 2 33

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Tonight’s Sabres win broke a nine-game losing streak against Pittsburgh. Buffalo’s last win against the Penguins took place on April 23, 2013.
  • The Sabres improved to 4-0-2 when leading after the first period and 5-1-4 when scoring first this season.
  • With 46 saves tonight, Anders Nilsson has improved to 2-1-2 with a .951 save percentage and a 1.74 goals-against average on the season.
    • As of the end of the game, Nilsson’s .951 save percentage ranked him third in the NHL among goaltenders with at least 120 minutes played, behind only Andrei Vasilevskiy (.953) and Devan Dubnyk (.952).
    • The 46 saves were two shy of his career-high mark (48, 10/13/15 at Dallas).
    • In his last three games, Nilsson is 2-0-1 with a .976 save percentage and a 0.97 goals-against average.
  • William Carrier’s goal was the first goal and point of his NHL career.
  • Taylor Fedun, who assisted on Carrier’s goal, now has an assist in each of his last three NHL games, dating back to Jan. 15, 2016.
  • With tonight’s shootout-winner, Cal O’Reilly has improved to 6-for-13 (46.2%) in his NHL career, including three game-deciding goals.

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Penguins
Fleury O .970 0.92
Sabres Nilsson W .979 0.92

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Penguins
Fleury 6-3-3 .908 3.11
Sabres Nilsson 2-1-2 .951 1.74

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Cal O’Reilly

Sabres forward William Carrier

Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan

Penguins forward Sidney Crosby

Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

SABRES RECALL O’REILLY, SCHNEIDER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 19, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forwards Cal O’Reilly and Cole Schneider from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

O’Reilly (6’0”, 193 lbs., 9/30/1986) joins the Sabres for his first recall of the season. He is currently leading the AHL with 18 points (3+15) and has recorded 10 points (1+9) in his last seven games. Last season, the Toronto, Ontario native registered seven points (3+4) in 20 games for the Sabres.

A native of Williamsville, New York, Schneider (6’1”, 200 lbs., 8/26/1990) is currently tied for second in AHL scoring with 17 points (7+10). He has played two games for the Sabres this season and recorded his first career NHL assist against Ottawa on Nov. 9.