The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenseman John Gilmour and goaltender Andrew Hammond from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Signed with the Sabres on July 1, 2019 and appeared in his first four games with the team earlier this season.
Made his Sabres debut on Oct. 25 at Detroit and logged a season-high 19:56 of ice time on Nov. 1 at Washington.
Was named to the 2018-19 AHL First All-Star Team after finishing last season among the AHL’s top 10 defensemen in goals (2nd), assists (8th), points (2nd) and game-winning goals (2nd).
Signed with Buffalo as a free agent on July 1, 2019 after posting the best goals-against average of his AHL career (2.81) in 2018-19 with the Iowa Wild. Is currently on pace to set a new AHL career-best mark this season.
Joins the Sabres for his second recall of the season after dressing as the team’s backup on Feb. 9 vs. Anaheim.
Has played in parts of five NHL seasons, earning all but one of his 56 career appearances with the Ottawa Senators.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 1, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000.
Gilmour (6’0”, 190 lbs., 5/17/1993) has spent the last three seasons as a member of the New York Rangers’ organization. He was named to the 2018-19 AHL First All-Star Team after finishing the season among the AHL’s top 10 defensemen in goals (2nd, 20), assists (8th, 34), points (2nd, 54) and game-winning goals (2nd, 5). Gilmour, who also participated in the 2018 AHL All-Star Classic, has recorded 105 points (32+73) in 190 career AHL games and five points (2+3) in 33 NHL contests.
Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the seventh round (198th overall), Gilmour played collegiately for four years at Providence College and was a member of the Friars team that captured the 2015 NCAA National Championship. The Montreal native notched 65 points (22+43) in 141 career NCAA games for Providence.