The Buffalo Sabres sent Nick Baptiste back to the Rochester Americans Thursday afternoon.
Baptiste had no points in four games with the Sabres. He played a season-high 10:45 against Florida on Nov. 10 but played just 5:38 against Pittsburgh on Nov. 14.
In eight games with the Amerks this season he has three goals and two assists.
Baptiste played 14 games for the Sabres last season, scoring three goals and one assist.