BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 7, 2016) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled goaltender Linus Ullmark from the Rochester Americans (AHL). The team also announced it has released three players from its training camp roster.
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Forward Cal O’Reilly and defenseman Taylor Fedun have been loaned to the Rochester Americans (AHL) pending waivers. Defenseman Tyson Strachan has been released from his tryout and will report to Rochester for training camp.
The Sabres now have 29 players (17 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders) on their training camp roster.
- The Sabres fell to the Panthers for the third time this season (1-3-0), including the second Roberto Luongo shutout at First Niagara Center this season. Luongo is now tied with Patrick Roy and Ron Tugnutt for most career shutouts against the Sabres (5).
- With the loss, Michal Neuvirth fell to 3-6-1 in his last 11 games against the Panthers despite a .934 save percentage and 2.40 goals-against average.
- Josh Gorges led all Sabres with an ice time of 25:18. In the seven games since returning from an injury that sidelined him for two games (Dec. 15-16), Gorges has averaged 24:19 per game.
- The Sabres outshot the Panthers, 12-4, in the third period. It was the team’s greatest positive shot differential in a period since April 10, 2014 at NYR (11-3 in the third period).
Sabres head coach Ted Nolan
Sabres forward Tyler Ennis
Sabres forward Tyson Strachan
Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth
Panthers head coach Gerard Gallant
Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad
Panthers forward Brad Boyes
Panthers defenseman Shane O’Brien
Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 3, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Tyson Strachan to a one-year contract.
Strachan (6’3″, 215 lbs., 10/30/1984) appeared in 18 games with the Washington Capitals in 2013-14, recording two assists and 28 penalty minutes. He spent the majority of the season with the Hershey Bears (AHL), appearing in 60 games and tallying 19 points (4+15), 56 penalty minutes and a plus-13 rating.
Drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Strachan (pronounced STRAHK-uhn) has appeared in 138 NHL games in parts of six NHL seasons with St. Louis, Florida and Washington, totaling 15 points (1+14) and 155 penalty minutes.
A native of Melfort, Saskatchewan, Strachan has appeared in parts of eight AHL seasons with Albany, Peoria, San Antonio and Hershey, compiling 87 points (16+71) and 326 penalty minutes in 276 regular-season games.