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DETROIT -- Finally, more than two months after he was injured in the Sabres first game of the Prospects Challenge, Alexander Nylander is making his season debut tonight. Nylander, Buffalo's No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft, will be in the lineup for Rochester's game against Hartford in Blue Cross Arena. Here's Nylander's interview today with the Amerks' web site: https:…

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Just before practice opened Wednesday in HarborCenter, the Sabres announced they have recalled winger Nicholas Baptiste from Rochester and after the workout coach Phil Housley revealed Justin Bailey is battling a lower-body injury. Both players will be on the Sabres' upcoming road trip, which features games Thursday in Arizona and Saturday in Dallas. "We thought we'd…

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- With Kyle Okposo ill and most of the forwards not producing offensively, the Sabres have recalled winger Justin Bailey from Rochester. Bailey, who has a team-high two goals in three games for the Amerks, should be available when the Sabres play the Anaheim Ducks tonight at 9 in Honda Center. The team will not be having a morning skate today. Coach …

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The Rochester Americans have sent two players to the ECHL, including former second-round pick Vaclav Karabacek. Karabacek and fellow forward Daniel Muzito-Bagenda are off to Cincinnati, the Amerks announced Tuesday. Both were scratched for the Amerks' first two games. The Sabres selected Karabacek with the 49th overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. As a first-year pro …

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The Rochester Americans will start their season at 7 p.m. tonight, hosting the Syracuse Crunch. http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/06/five-things-know-rochester-americans-open-season/ Follow along below with our team as well as selected team and league accounts: https://twitter.com/TBNSports/lists/amerks-coverage Be sure to bookmark our [BN] Hockey homepage, sabres…

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You want hockey coverage? It's everywhere in today's editions of The Buffalo News and Buffalonews.com. We've got your top-line approach to Jack Eichel's contract extension and the entire 2017-18 season for both the Sabres and NHL with our annual NHL Preview Section. We'll have the latest from practice on Wednesday morning on the eve of the season opener against Montreal…

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As the NHL's 5 p.m. deadline to finalize the opening night roster approaches, the Sabres have assigned Alexander Nylander and Sean Malone to Rochester. Neither player participated in training camp, as Malone reported injured and Nylander was hurt in the first game of the team's Prospects Challenge. Nylander, in particular, lost out at a chance to make the club out of ca…

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East Aurora native Austin Osmanski was one of four players returned to their junior teams, the Sabres announced Wednesday afternoon. Osmanski, a 6-foot-4 defenseman, will be returning for his third season with the Mississaugua Steelheads of the Ontario Hockey League. Also returned to junior were forwards Vasily Glotov (Shawinigan-Quebec League) and Brandon Hagel (Red De…

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Stevie Moses could still be a long way from home, making money and scoring goals in the KHL. But when he turned on the TV in June, he saw friends playing for hockey's top prize and he got the NHL bug again. Moses' career has been mostly about being overseas collecting a paycheck. He's never played an NHL game and has, in fact, only played 24 games in the AHL. But as he …

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The Will Butcher Derby will likely reach the finish line this weekend, with the Hobey Baker Award winner from the University of Denver expected to announce a decision Sunday or Monday about which NHL team he will sign with as a free agent. Butcher, who did not sign with the Colorado Avalanche after they drafted him in the fifth round in 2013, has spent this month on pho…