Sabres trade Thomas Vanek to Islanders

Via: NHL.com

‘From the Sabres’ perspective, this is a strong return for a rental player. He has scored 30 or more goals three times in his career and posted 44 points in 47 games last season. Moulson also will be an unrestricted free agent, but the Sabres might feel like they have a reasonable chance to re-sign him.’