The first round of cuts happened this afternoon at Buffalo Sabres training camp but none yet that will be seeing any time in a Rochester Americans uniform. Here’s the list of cuts:
BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 20, 2011) – Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today the team has returned the following 10 players to their respective junior clubs:
Forwards Steven Beyers (Barrie, OHL), Dan Catenacci (Owen Sound, OHL), Cedrick Henley (Val D’Or, QMJHL), Steven Shipley (Niagara, OHL), Kevin Sundher (Victoria, WHL) and Gregg Sutch (Barrie, OHL); defensemen Jerome Gauthier-Leduc (Rimouski, QMJHL), Alex Lepkowski (Barrie, OHL) and Mark Pysyk (Edmonton, WHL); and goaltender Nathan Lieuwen (Kootenay, WHL).
In addition, Ryan Rondeau has been returned to Laredo of the Central Hockey League.
This leaves the Sabres with 52 players still in training camp (30 forwards, 17 defensemen and five goaltenders).