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Rombough, member of Sabres' inaugural draft class, dead at 64

Doug Rombough, a member of the Buffalo Sabres' inaugural draft class, has died at age 64.

The Sabres selected Rombough with their eighth-round pick in the 1970 NHL Draft. He played in 51 games for Buffalo from 1972 to 1974, recording eight goals and nine assists. He also played for the New York Islanders and Minnesota North Stars during his 150-game career.

The Sabres traded him to the Islanders for Brian Spencer.

Rombough played junior hockey in Ontario in Fort Erie and St. Catharines. He died in Florida on June 20, according to the St. Catharines Standard.

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