Tag Archives: Matt Hackett

SABRES ASSIGN FIVE PLAYERS TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 13, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned the following players to the Rochester Americans (AHL): Forwards Mikhail Grigorenko, Johan Larsson and Phil Varone; defenseman Chad Ruhwedel and goaltender Matt Hackett.

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SABRES RECALL HACKETT FROM ROCHESTER

Grigorenko, Makarov assigned to Amerks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 7, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Matt Hackett from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL). The team also announced forward Mikhail Grigorenko and goaltender Andrey Makarov have been assigned to the Americans.

Hackett (6’2”, 171 lbs., 3/7/90) last played for the Sabres when he was with the team for a one-game recall on Jan. 26. With the Amerks this season, Hackett has posted a 7-4-1 record with a 2.72 goals-against average and .907 save percentage.

The London, Ontario native appeared in eight games for the Sabres during the 2013-14 season, including a 35-save performance in his Sabres debut, a 3-1 win at Edmonton. Hackett has appeared in 22 NHL games in parts of three seasons with the Sabres and Minnesota Wild, compiling a .910 save percentage and a 2.89 goals-against average.

Hackett was drafted by Minnesota in the third round (77th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and acquired by the Sabres on April 3, 2013.

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SABRES ASSIGN HACKETT TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 4, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned goaltender Matt Hackett to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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SABRES RECALL GOALTENDER HACKETT FROM ROCHESTER

Neuvirth to miss time with lower-body injury

BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 26, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Matt Hackett from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL) to replace injured goaltender Michal Neuvirth.

“Michal sustained a lower-body injury while working out during the All-Star break and will miss some time,” said Sabres General Manager Tim Murray. “He will not join the team for our trip out west this week.”

Hackett (6’2”, 171 lbs., 3/7/90), who began the season on injured reserve with the Sabres, returns to Buffalo after joining the Americans before the AHL All-Star break in January for his first three starts of the season.

The London, Ontario native appeared in eight games for the Sabres during the 2013-14 season, including a 35-save performance in his Sabres debut, a 3-1 win at Edmonton. Hackett has appeared in 21 NHL games in parts of three seasons with the Sabres and Minnesota Wild, compiling a .912 save percentage and a 2.82 goals-against average.

Hackett was drafted by Minnesota in the third round (77th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and acquired by the Sabres on April 3, 2013.

HACKETT CLEARS WAIVERS, ASSIGNED TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 30, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that goaltender Matt Hackett has cleared waivers and has been assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

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