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.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 26, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Taylor Fedun to a two-year, two-way contract.
Fedun (6’1”, 198 lbs., 6/4/1988) appeared in 27 games with the Sabres last season, recording a career-high seven points (0+7) and a team-best plus-3 rating. He also led Sabres defensemen in assists per 60 (1.16) and his 5-on-5 shot attempts percentage (53.7%) ranked 23rd among all NHL defensemen with more than five games played in 2016-17.
The Edmonton, Alberta native also appeared in 29 AHL games for the Rochester Americans last season, totaling 23 points (5+18). His career-best .79 points per game were the most by an Amerks defenseman and ranked Fedun ninth among all AHL blueliners with at least five games played.
Through parts of four NHL seasons, Fedun has totaled 14 points (2+12) and a plus-3 rating. In 292 regular-season games throughout his five AHL seasons, he has recorded 155 points (37+118) and a plus-24 rating, adding eight points (4+4) in 28 playoff games.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 16, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Taylor Fedun from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Fedun (6’1”, 198 lbs., 6/4/1988) has been recalled for the third time this season after recording seven assists and 16 penalty minutes for the team in a career-high 25 games this season.
The Edmonton, Alberta native returns to Buffalo’s roster after a nine-game stint in Rochester in which he recorded six points (1+5). With 23 points (5+18) in 29 AHL games during the 2016-17 season, Fedun has tallied more goals and assists for the Amerks than any other defenseman.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 19, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned defenseman Taylor Fedun to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 3, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Taylor Fedun from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Fedun (6’1”, 198 lbs., 6/4/1988) re-joins the Sabres after posting four assists and a plus-1 rating during an eight-game stint with the team from Nov. 17 to Dec. 3, 2016.
In 20 AHL games this season, the Edmonton, Alberta native leads all Rochester defensemen in goals (4), assists (13) and points (17). His .85 points per game rank him ninth among qualifying AHL defensemen in 2016-17.