'Novotny is currently third on the Amerks with 27 points (10+17) in 36 games. He is in his fourth season with Rochester and has played in 188 American Hockey League games. He could make his NHL debut this week. Last season, the native of Pelhrimov, Czech Republic, set career-highs in games played (61), goals (5), assists (20) and points (25). The 22 year old was the Buffalo Sabres’ first-round selection (22nd overall) in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.'
Jiri Novotny recalled by Buffalo Sabres
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