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.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 16, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced forward Tim Schaller, defenseman Jerome Leduc and goaltender Nathan Lieuwen have signed their qualifying offers for the 2015-16 season.
Schaller (6’2”, 206 lbs., 11/16/1990) made his NHL debut in 2014-15, recording two points (1+1) in 18 games with the Sabres. The Merrimack, New Hampshire native also posted a career-high 43 points (15+28) in 65 games with the Rochester Americans during his second AHL season, ranking second among all Rochester skaters in goals, assists and points.
Leduc (6’1”, 192 lbs., 7/30/1992) posted career-highs in games played (76), goals (6), assists (19) and points (25) during the 2014-15 season for the Americans. Selected by the Sabres in the third round (68th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft, Leduc has 42 points (12+30) in 175 games for the Amerks in the last three seasons.
Lieuwen (6’5” 186 lbs., 8/8/1991) made his NHL debut with the Sabres in 2013-14 and posted a 1-4-0 record with a .906 save percentage and a 2.98 goals-against average in seven games. Buffalo’s sixth-round (167th overall) selection in the 2011 NHL Draft, Lieuwen is 22-22-0 with a .911 save percentage and a 2.64 goals-against average in 52 games for Rochester throughout the last three seasons.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 29, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has tendered a qualifying offer to the following restricted free agents:
Forwards Jerry D’Amigo, Johan Larsson, Tim Schaller, Philip Varone; defensemen Jerome Leduc and Mark Pysyk; goaltender Nathan Lieuwen.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 7, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team has assigned forward Tim Schaller and goaltender Andrey Makarov to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
BUFFALO, N.Y. (April 3, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Tim Schaller from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Schaller (6’2”, 206 lbs., 11/16/90) joins the team for his sixth recall of the 2014-15 season after making his NHL debut on Nov. 29 in Montreal. He has two points (1+1) in 16 NHL games. With Rochester this season, Schaller ranks second on the team with 41 points (15+26) through 59 games played.
The Merrimack, N.H. native signed with the Sabres as a free agent in April 2013.