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Alex Nylander Traded to Chicago for Henri Jokiharju

A surprise move was made Tuesday afternoon when the Buffalo Sabres announced that they traded Alex Nylander to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for defenseman Henri Jokiharju. Initial reaction: Immediate upgrade. The following statement was released in a press release from the Sabres: “Henri is a young, mobile defenseman who has shown he can compete …
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John Gilmour Signs with Buffalo, Top Six Defenseman in Rochester

The Buffalo Sabres have made it official that they signed defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year one-way contract today for $700k. This is a move that may make some Sabres first fans say who and why? He’ll provide some incredible depth as an offensive threat on the Amerks blue line joining Zach Redmond as a …
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Curtis Lazar Signed by Buffalo, Expected Top Forward for Amerks

The news leaked out late Saturday (and confirmed late Sunday) that Curtis Lazar would be signing a one-way contract with the Buffalo Sabres and with the official start of free agency at noon the news was confirmed. Lazar has signed a one-way contract for league minimum $700k for one year. He can play the center …
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Injury Updates and Three Roster Moves. Two Down, One Up.

It’s been an active few days for the Rochester Americans roster with one player going up and two players going down. There’s also good news on the injury front with one player returning and another closer than expected. Remi Elie was sent down to Rochester from the Buffalo Sabres after clearing waivers. In only 16 …
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Zach Redmond has Settled into Breaking a Record

When Zach Redmond was traded to the Buffalo Sabres organization on the eve of the 2017/2018 NHL regular season starting it’s highly unlikely that anyone could have predicted that Redmond would be entering the record books of the Rochester Americans. On the surface it was a simple trade between two NHL teams sending defenseman to …
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Sabres Acquire Taylor Leier from the Flyers for Justin Bailey

The Buffalo Sabres made an announcement late Thursday night that the team had acquired forward Taylor Leier from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for forward Justin Bailey. A trade that was a surprise but at the same time really wasn’t. Leier was immediately assigned to the Rochester Americans once the trade was completed. On the surface …
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Matt Hunwick is Excited to Get Back to Playing

The Rochester Americans will have a new face on the blue line tonight when Matt Hunwick joins the team on a conditioning stint. The veteran defenseman has been out of the Buffalo Sabres lineup all season as he recovered from an off season neck injury that occurred during a workout. “It’s been a long summer/start …
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