Sources say Evander Kane was acting as celebrity bartender when trouble erupted last month

‘“That’s our contention. We provided a sworn statement to police yesterday that he was not trespassing, not ejected,” Piorkowski said. “We understand that someone associated with the bar has signed a complaint stating that he was trespassing. But the general manager, who was the person in charge that night, says he was not trespassing and was not ejected.”’

Sabres’ Evander Kane arrested, charged in bar incident

‘In a statement, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said the league is monitoring the situation but won’t take any disciplinary action at this time. If necessary, Kane will be directed to NHL/NHLPA behavioral health professionals for evaluation and counseling.’

Kane arrested for role in June nightclub incident

‘Buffalo police reports stated in June that Kane was at Bottoms Up night club when a woman was threatened by Kane inside the bar.’

Sabres’ Evander Kane charged with harassment at bar

‘The arrest was made a day after investigators informed the player’s lawyer of the charges and requested Kane surrender himself, Buffalo police downtown district chief Joseph Gramaglia said.’

Sabres F Kane charged in bar incident

‘”We are aware of the charges against Evander Kane stemming from an incident last month,” the team said. “Our organization will have no further comment at this time.”‘

Evander Kane surrenders to police for June bar incident

‘Kane’s attorney, Paul Cambria, telling WBEN that the attorney for the owners of Bottom’s Up never called Kane a trespasser or filed a formal complaint against Kane.’

Sabres forward Evander Kane arrested

‘The 24 year-old Kane is charged with four separate counts of non-criminal harassment and one count of criminal trespass, a misdemeanor. He was processed at Central Booking and issued a ticket to appear in Buffalo City Court on August 1st.’

Sabres sign defenseman Erik Burgdoerfer to 1-year deal; Amerks ink goalie John Muse

‘Burgdoerfer mostly played in the ECHL for four seasons before moving up to the AHL in 2014-15. The East Setauket native played collegiately at R.P.I.’

Sabres sign D Burgdoerfer to one-year contract

‘Burgdoerfer scored seven goals and set up 21 others to go along with 121 penalty minutes in 135 career AHL games.’

Sabres sign defenseman Burgdoerfer

‘The 6′ 2″ and 216-pound right-handed shot defenseman was signed by the Bakersfield Condors in the East Coast Hockey League at the end of the 2009-10 season after completing his senior season at R.P.I. In 272 ECHL games, Burgdoerfer posted 22 goals and 75 points in parts of five seasons with the Condors.’

Sabres sign defenseman Burgdoerfer

‘Burgdoerfer (6’2”, 210 lbs., 12/11/1988) spent all of last season with the Hershey Bears (AHL), where he recorded 20 points (6+14) and 59 penalty minutes in 74 games. He also added four points (0+4) and 18 penalty minutes in 21 playoff games for the Bears.’

Friday’s Rochester Coverage

Amerks sign goalie John Muse to AHL contract (Amerks.com)

Pro experience helped Sabres prospect Rasmus Asplund develop

‘“It’s a different type of game when you come up,” Asplund said last week following a session of development camp inside HarborCenter. “They’re 30 years old and have kids. It’s hard in the beginning when you’re 16. You always have been a great player.”’

Concussions in Nelson: A former NHL player flinches at the past

‘Gare is now in the awkward position of representing the NHL team he played over seven seasons for while taking part in a lawsuit against the league. He approves of the league’s progress on concussion awareness and medical treatment, but thinks the game is too fast, the players bigger and stronger, the money too good to walk away from.’

Mississauga Steelhead Alex Nylander signs with Buffalo Sabres

‘If he doesn’t make the Sabres roster right away, he could be assigned to the Rochester Americans, Buffalo’s American Hockey League affiliate. He could also play professionally in Sweden with Rogle BK or return to the Steelheads.’