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The Sabres recalled goaltender Scott Wedgewood from Rochester on Saturday morning, likely to have him serve as backup to Carter Hutton for the game against the Boston Bruins. Linus Ullmark was sick and missed practice Friday. Wedgewood was the backup for the Dec. 8 game against Philadelphia. Hee is 11-6-1 in 20 AHL games this season with a 2.78 goals-against average …

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The Sabres are confident enough that Carter Hutton is healthy that Scott Wedgewood was reassigned to Rochester on Tuesday morning. Hutton will serve as the backup for Linus Ullmark on Tuesday night against the visiting Los Angeles Kings. Wedgewood was called up late last week after Hutton was sidelined with an upper-body injury. Hutton, who sat out Saturday's game…

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Longtime Sabres beat writer Bill Hoppe of BuffaloHockeyBeat.com, will be writing about Sabres prospects, the Rochester Americans and related topics this season. ROCHESTER – Goalie Jonas Johansson figured he could earn a recall to the Americans this season. The Sabres' prospect had already played 14 AHL games, including some big matchups down the stretch in March and …

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Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton, who is tied for third in the NHL in wins and was a key cog on the team's recent 10-game winning streak, is out of the lineup with an upper-body injury and will not play in Saturday's matinee against Philadelphia in KeyBank Center. Coach Phil Housley said after practice Friday that Hutton is listed as day to day. The injury apparently…

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Victor Olofsson netted the only goal Friday night as the Amerks beat Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1-0 at Blue Cross Arena. Danny O’Regan and Rasmus Asplund were credited with the assists on Olofsson’s goal in the second period. Olofsson's seventh goal of the season came after he was stymied on his first attempt and the rebound bounced beyond the right post. He corraled the …

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Longtime Sabres beat writer Bill Hoppe of BuffaloHockeyBeat.com, will be writing about Sabres prospects, the Rochester Americans and related topics this season. The streak started late in March and ended Nov. 16. Over 11 appearances, backup goalie Adam Wilcox compiled a 6-0-2 record, earning points for the Rochester Americans in eight consecutive decisions. After Wil…

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Longtime Sabres beat writer Bill Hoppe of BuffaloHockeyBeat.com, will be writing about Sabres prospects, the Rochester Americans and related topics this season. In his first substantial NHL action last season, goalie Scott Wedgewood compiled some pretty underwhelming numbers. By late February, Wedgewood, who posted a bloated 3.45 goals-against average and a weak .895…

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The job of retooling the Buffalo Sabres is far from over. But a major question mark was officially answered Sunday. Just as General Manager Jason Botterill promised, he solved the team's goaltending riddle by signing St. Louis' Carter Hutton to a three-year deal at a very reasonable cap hit of $2.75 million per season. Hutton, 32, is expected to be the No. 1 goalie and …

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The Sabres have officially announced their deal with free-agent goaltender Carter Hutton and the news is good. Buffalo has signed Hutton at a value price of $8.25 million — a cap hit of $2.75 million per season. Outgoing starter Robin Lehner made $4 million, and there were numerous reports Friday that Hutton's deal would be in the $3 million to $3.5 million range. Sp…