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Jimmy Vesey Introductory Conference Call

SABRES ACQUIRE VESEY FROM RANGERS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 1, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has acquired forward Jimmy Vesey from the New York Rangers in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.

Vesey (6’3”, 199 lbs., 5/26/1993) totaled 35 points (17+18) last season, including 31 at even strength, which ranked third among all Rangers skaters in 2018-19. For the second consecutive season, 16 of his 17 goals were scored at even strength.

In three career NHL seasons with the Rangers, Vesey has totaled 90 points (50+40) in 240 regular-season games, adding five points (1+4) in 12 playoff contests. Of his 50 career goals, 43 have been scored at even strength, ranking third among Rangers skaters since he entered the league.

Prior to beginning his professional career, the North Reading, Massachusetts native played four seasons at Harvard University, where he totaled 144 points (80+64) in 128 games. His collegiate career culminated with the 2016 Hobey Baker Award as college hockey’s top player following a senior season during which he led all Crimson skaters and finished third in the ECAC with 46 points (24+22) in 33 games.

Vesey has also represented the United States internationally on two occasions. He won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship and took home a bronze medal at the 2015 IIHF World Championship.

SABRES ACQUIRE RIGHTS TO VESEY

BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 20, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has acquired the rights to forward Jimmy Vesey from the Nashville Predators in exchange for a third-round pick, No. 76 overall, in the 2016 NHL Draft.

Vesey (6’2”, 201 lbs., 5/26/1993) recently completed his senior season at Harvard University (NCAA) where he won the 2016 Hobey Baker Award as college hockey’s top player. During the 2015-16 campaign he paced all Crimson skaters and finished third in the ECAC with 46 points (24+22) in 33 games.

The North Reading, Massachusetts native finished his collegiate career with 144 points (80+64) in 128 games and was named ECAC Hockey Player of the Year after the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Internationally, Vesey won a gold medal for Team USA at the 2013 World Junior Championship and took home a bronze medal as part of USA’s 2015 World Championship squad.