Ellis and Byron recalled from Portland

Via: Sabres.com

‘Currently in his second pro season, this is the first NHL recall of Byron’s career. Byron (5’9”, 170 lbs., 4/27/1989) is second on the Pirates in scoring with 31 points (14+17) in 43 games, including a team-leading seven PPG. The Ottawa, Ont.-native has 64 points (26+38) in 100 career AHL games with Portland. Byron was selected by the Sabres in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2007 Entry Draft, after playing three years with Gatineau of the QMJHL.’