'The NHL is requiring all teams to submit their salary cap-compliant roster by 5 p.m. Tuesday. The cap is $75 million for the 2017-18 season. The 27 players on the Sabres' roster, including the injured skaters, total $71,289,940.' … [Read more...] about Sabres trim roster by four, essentially set opening-night lineup
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'Deslauriers and Fedun must clear waivers before reporting to the Rochester Americans. The Sabres scratched all four players for Friday’s 3-1 home loss to the New York Islanders, the preseason finale.' … [Read more...] about Sabres send Justin Bailey, Nick Deslauriers to Amerks
'After a very good performance at the Prospects Challenge, Bailey was one young player looking to make the Sabres' roster from the start of the 2017-18 season. In four games played this preseason, Bailey failed to register a point and put up only five shots on goal.' … [Read more...] about Sabres cut four from training camp roster
'“I don’t know what happened last year. I’m not concerned about that. I’m looking forward here. Those things, they’re going to change,” the head coach added. “They have to. You look at all the games we’ve played in the preseason, we’ve only scored the first goal once, so you know how important those starts are.”' … [Read more...] about Will slow starts doom Sabres this season?
'The move signals that Seth Griffith could be in line for a spot on the opening night roster, when the Sabres host the Montreal Canadiens to start the season.' … [Read more...] about Sabres send Bailey, Deslauriers and Fedun to Rochester
'The team also announced that defenseman Cody Goloubef has been released from his professional tryout.' … [Read more...] about Sabres trim camp roster by 4 players
Amerks confident they have right veterans to mentor, push prospects (Buffalo News) The Wraparound: Amerks 3, Marlies 2 (Buffalo News) Sabres assign Bailey, Deslauries and Fedun to Rochester (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle) Fasching scores late to lift Amerks past Marlies (Amerks.com) Amerks assign pair to Cincinnati (Amerks.com) … [Read more...] about Sunday’s Rochester Coverage