Sabres bolster Amerks roster

Via: D and C

'Rather than risk losing defenseman Rory Fitzpatrick on waivers to an NHL playoff team seeking depth on the blue line, the Buffalo Sabres had him agree to come to the Rochester Americans on a conditioning assignment. In doing so, the Sabres make it possible for the Amerks to put Fitzpatrick and Radoslav Hecl on their American Hockey League playoff eligibility list.'