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SABRES ASSIGN 11 TO ROCHESTER; RETURN 2 TO JUNIOR CLUBS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 26, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned 11 players to the Rochester Americans (AHL) and have returned two players to their respective junior clubs. The Sabres’ training camp roster is now at 37 players: 20 forwards, 12 defensemen and five goaltenders.

The following players have been assigned to Rochester: Forwards Luke Adam (pending waivers), William Carrier, Dan Catenacci, Colin Jacobs, Justin Kea, Jordan Samuels-Thomas, Kevin Sundher and Phil Varone; Defensemen Brady Austin, Jerome Leduc and Chad Ruhwedel.

The following players were returned to their junior clubs: Forwards Justin Bailey (Kitchener, OHL) and Brendan Lemieux (Barrie, OHL).

SABRES INK SAMUELS-THOMAS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 12, 2014) —The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has signed forwardJordan Samuels-Thomas to a one-year, entry level contract.

The Sabres acquired the rights to Samuels-Thomas (6’4”, 215 lbs., 5/28/90) on July 9 from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

The West Hartford, Connecticut native appeared in 34 games in his second season at Quinnipiac University during the 2013-14 season, compiling 29 points (13+16) and 46 penalty minutes. Samuels-Thomas was selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the seventh round (203rd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

SABRES ACQUIRE FORWARD SAMUELS-THOMAS FROM WINNIPEG

BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 9, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has acquired left wing Jordan Samuels-Thomas from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Samuels-Thomas (6’3”, 195 lbs., 5/28/90) appeared in 34 games in his second season at Quinnipiac University during the 2013-14 season, compiling 29 points (13+16) and 46 penalty minutes. In four seasons with Quinnipiac and Bowling Green State University, he has totaled 104 points (50+54) and 162 penalty minutes in 138 NCAA games.

A native of West Hartford, Connecticut, Samuels-Thomas was selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the seventh round (203rd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.