Tag Archives: Casey Nelson

SABRES SIGN NELSON TO TWO-YEAR DEAL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 2, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $812,500.

Nelson (6’1”, 185 lbs., 7/18/1992) appeared in a career-high 37 games with the Sabres during his third NHL season in 2017-18. He recorded eight points (3+5) and eight penalty minutes while averaging 18:47 of ice time per game.

Through three seasons with the Sabres, Nelson has totaled 12 points (3+9) and 20 penalty minutes in 55 games. The Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin native has added 32 points (9+23) in 98 AHL games with the Rochester Americans.

SABRES ASSIGN EIGHT TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 8, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned eight players to the Rochester Americans (AHL): Forwards Nicholas Baptiste, Alexander Nylander and Kevin Porter; defensemen Brendan Guhle, Casey Nelson and Matt Tennyson; goaltenders Linus Ullmark and Adam Wilcox.

Post-Game Report: 3/7 vs. Calgary

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flames
(33-25-10)
2 3 0 5 41
Sabres
(21-35-11)
0 0 1 1 26

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Flames earned their first win in Buffalo since Dec. 14, 2013.
  • Calgary’s regulation win broke the Sabres’ 13-game point streak (11-0-2) in home games against the Flames. It was Calgary’s first regulation win in Buffalo since March 15, 1996.
  • With his assist tonight, Jason Pominville now has seven points (2+5) in his last seven games.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Flames
Rittich W .962 1.00
Sabres Johnson
Lehner
L
ND
.818
.947
9.22
1.77

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Flames Rittich 7-5-3 .904 2.96
Sabres Johnson
Lehner
7-11-3
13-24-8
.896
.910
3.28
2.96

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres defenseman Casey Nelson

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan

Flames forward Mark Jankowski

Flames defenseman Dougie Hamilton

Flames goaltender David Rittich

SABRES RECALL NELSON FROM ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 17, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Casey Nelson from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Through 37 games in his second AHL season, Nelson (6’1”, 185 lbs., 7/18/1992) has recorded 11 points (2+9) and leads the Amerks with a plus-11 rating. The Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin native has appeared in 18 games with the Sabres during the last two seasons, totaling four assists and 12 penalty minutes.

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).