BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 8, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has assigned goaltender Nathan Lieuwen to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 18, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Chad Ruhwedel and goaltender Nathan Lieuwen from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Ruhwedel (5’11”, 200 lbs., 5/7/1990) has totaled 22 points in 46 AHL games this season, leading all Amerks defensemen with eight goals, and has 12 points (5+7) in his last 12 games. The San Diego native has appeared in 32 career games with the Sabres since making his NHL debut in the 2012-13 season and will join the team on his first recall of the season.
Lieuwen (6’4”, 200 lbs., 8/8/1991) joins the Sabres on his second recall of the season after serving as the team’s backup in for five games in October. In 26 AHL games this season, he has compiled a 14-10-1 record with a .911 save percentage and a 2.86 goals-against average.
A native of Abbotsford, British Columbia and the Sabres’ sixth-round pick (167th overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft, Lieuwen played seven games for the Sabres during the 2013-14 season, posting a 1-4-0 record with a .906 save percentage and a 2.98 goals-against average.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 23, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Linus Ullmark from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Ullmark (6’4”, 212 lbs., 7/31/1993) joins the Sabres for his first career recall. The Lugnvik, Sweden native is 1-2-0 in his first season with the Americans with a .932 save percentage and a 2.72 goals-against average.
Buffalo’s sixth-round pick (163rd overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft, Ullmark is currently fifth in the AHL with 110 saves. Before joining the Amerks this season, he played in Sweden, where he won the Honken Trophy as the Swedish Goaltender of the Year after the 2013-14 season.
In a corresponding move, goaltender Nathan Lieuwen has been assigned to Rochester.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 10, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Nathan Lieuwen from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Lieuwen (8/8/1991, 6’4”, 189 lbs) played seven games for the Sabres during the 2013-14 season, posting a 1-4-0 record with a .906 save percentage and a 2.98 goals-against average.
In his season debut last night for the Amerks, Lieuwen made 35 saves to earn a win in the team’s season-opener. Drafted by Buffalo in the sixth round (167th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft, the Abbotsford, British Columbia native is 23-22-5 with a .911 save percentage and a 2.65 goals-against average in 53 career AHL games for Rochester.
In a corresponding move, the team has placed goaltender Robin Lehner on injured reserve. In addition, goaltender Linus Ullmark has been activated from injured reserve and loaned to Rochester, and defenseman Jake McCabe has been loaned to Rochester.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 2, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has released eight players from its training camp roster.
**An updated training camp roster can be found here**
Six players have been loaned to the Rochester Americans (AHL): Forwards William Carrier, Evan Rodrigues, and Tim Schaller; defensemen Jerome Leduc (pending waivers) and Chad Ruhwedel (pending waivers); goaltender Nathan Lieuwen.
Two players have been released from their tryouts and will report to Rochester for training camp: Forwards Matt Ellis and Patrick Kaleta.
The Sabres now have 30 players (16 forwards, 11 defensemen and three goaltenders) on their training camp roster.