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SABRES TRIM TRAINING CAMP ROSTER BY FOUR

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 30, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Justin Bailey to the Rochester Americans (AHL). The Sabres have also assigned forward Nicolas Deslauriers and defenseman Taylor Fedun to Rochester, pending waivers.

The team also announced that defenseman Cody Goloubef has been released from his professional tryout.

The Sabres now have 27 players (16 forwards, nine defensemen and two goaltenders) on their training camp roster.

SABRES, DESLAURIERS AGREE TO TWO-YEAR EXTENSION

BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 20, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Nicolas Deslauriers to a two-year contract extension.

Deslauriers (6’1”, 212 lbs., 2/22/1991) set a new career-high with six goals during the 2015-16 season and finished the campaign with 12 points (6+6) and 59 penalty minutes in 70 games.

The LaSalle, Quebec native was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the third round (84th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft before being traded to Buffalo on March 5, 2014. In 169 career games for the Sabres, he has 28 points (12+16) and 148 penalty minutes.

Post-Game Report: 12/17 vs. ANA

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Ducks
(11-14-5)
0 0 0 0 44
Sabres
(14-16-3)
0 2 1 3 22

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Chad Johnson earned the Sabres’ first shutout since Dec. 9, 2014 vs. Los Angeles (Jhonas Enroth) and the fourth of his career (last: March 21, 2014 at Colorado).
    • With a career-high 44 saves, Johnson broke the Sabres’ franchise record for most saves in a shutout (Ryan Miller, 43 – Feb. 29, 2012 at Anaheim).
  • With Buffalo’s third goal, Jamie McGinn now has six goals in his last six games against the Ducks.
  • With his assist on Buffalo’s second goal, Cal O’Reilly recorded his first point as a member of the Sabres.
    • The assist was O’Reilly’s first NHL point since Feb. 5, 2012 (assist). He played only five games without recording a point between that date and tonight’s game.
  • O’Reilly now has four points (1+3) and a plus-6 rating in six career games against the Ducks.
  • With an assist tonight, Rasmus Ristolainen became the first Sabres defenseman to record 19 points in a 20-game span since Garry Galley did so from Feb. 21, 1996 to April 3, 1996.
  • After going 3-for-3 tonight, the Sabres have improved to 24-for-28 (85.7%) on the penalty kill in their last 13 games.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Jamie McGinn

Sabres forward Cal O’Reilly

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau

Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf

Post-Game Report: 10/30 vs. PHI

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Flyers
(4-4-2)
0 0 1 1 28
Sabres
(4-7-0)
1 1 1 3 36

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • The Sabres now have three straight wins against the Flyers for the first time since Nov. 14, 2009 to March 5, 2010.
  • With his first NHL win tonight, Linus Ullmark (22 years, 92 days) became the youngest goaltender to earn a win for the Sabres since Mika Noronen (21 years, 111 days) on did so on Oct. 5, 2000 vs. Chicago.
  • With three points (1+2) tonight, Ryan O’Reilly extended his point streak to five games. During the streak, O’Reilly has posted 10 points (3+7), an even-strength corsi for percentage of 59.0% and a 61.0% faceoff percentage on 136 total faceoffs while averaging 21:34 of ice time per game.
  • O’Reilly led all skaters on either team with 26:03 of ice time tonight, seven seconds shy of his career high and the highest total since he logged 25:30 on April 9, 2015. He leads all NHL forwards with 21:32 per game this season.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers

Sabres forward Marcus Foligno

Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark

Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol

Flyers forward Claude Giroux

Flyers forward Jakub Voracek

Flyers defenseman  Mark Streit

Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth

Post-Game Report: 10/10 vs. TBL

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(2-0-0)
0 2 2  – 4 31
Sabres
(0-2-0)
0 1 0  – 1 25

Game Summary

Event Summary

Top Notes

  • Today’s game was the first of 11 afternoon games for the Sabres in 2015-16. The next is in two days, on Monday vs. Columbus (3 p.m.).
  • With the loss, the Sabres have dropped their last five games against the Lightning for the firsts time in franchise history.
  • Buffalo won the faceoff battle today, 35-24 (59.3%), led by Ryan O’Reilly (11-for-14, 78.9%).
  • Rasmus Ristolainen led all skaters on either team with 26:41 of ice time, the eighth-highest total of his career. Evander Kane led all forwards with 20:55.
  • The Sabres made a few roster moves before this afternoon’s game, placing Robin Lehner (lower body) on injured reserve, recalling Nathan Lieuwen, and assigning Jake McCabe and Linus Ullmark to Rochester.

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslalauriers

Sabres defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Lightning forward Steven Stamkos

Lightning forward Erik Condra