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SABRES ASSIGN NELSON TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 24, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned defenseman Casey Nelson to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES RECALL CRISCUOLO, NELSON

BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 16, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Kyle Criscuolo (krihs-KOH-loh) and defenseman Casey Nelson from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Criscuolo (5’9”, 172 lbs., 5/5/1992) joins the Sabres for his first career recall after signing a two-year contract with the team in July. Through 14 games in his second full AHL season, the Southampton, New Jersey native is tied for the Americans’ team lead with 11 points (5+6) and leads the team in plus/minus rating (plus-4) and shots (40).

Now in his second full professional season after signing with the Sabres in March 2016, Nelson (6’1”, 185 lbs., 7/18/1992) has posted four points (1+3) in 14 games with Rochester in 2017-18. A native of Stillwater, Minnesota, Nelson has totaled four assists and 12 penalty minutes in 18 career NHL games with Buffalo.

In a corresponding move, the Sabres have placed defensemen Taylor Fedun and Matt Tennyson on injured reserve.

SABRES ASSIGN 10 TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 23, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Eric Cornel, Vaclav Karabacek, Stevie Moses and Kevin Porter, defensemen Brycen Martin, Casey Nelson and Devante Stephens, and goaltenders Jason Kasdorf, Jonas Johansson and Adam Wilcox, to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

**An updated training camp roster can be found here.**

The Sabres now have 36 players (21 forwards, 12 defensemen and three goaltenders) on their training camp roster.

SABRES ASSIGN THREE TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 22, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Justin Bailey and defensemen Brady Austin and Casey Nelson to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

SABRES RECALL DEFENSEMEN NELSON, AUSTIN

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 20, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defensemen Casey Nelson and Brady Austin from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Nelson (6’1”, 190 lbs., 7/18/1992), who has posted 13 points (4+9) in 45 AHL games in 2016-17, returns to the Sabres for his third stint of the season. Since signing with the Sabres in March 2016, the Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin native has tallied four assists in 16 career NHL games.

Buffalo’s seventh-round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, Austin (6’4”, 230 lbs., 6/16/1993) will join the team for his first career NHL recall after recording nine points (2+7) and 36 penalty minutes in 61 games for the Amerks this season.