Team Facts

2015-2016 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Chad Johnson (G) 32 1986 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'3" 196 L
#33 Jason Kasdorf (G) 26 1992 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'4" 205 L
#40 Robin Lehner (G) 27 1991 Göteborg, SWE 6'4" 245 L
#50 Nathan Lieuwen (G) 27 1991 Abbotsford, BC, CAN 6'5" 190 L
#35 Linus Ullmark (G) 25 1993 Lugnvik, SWE 6'4" 220 L
DEFENSEMEN
#47 Zach Bogosian (D) 28 1990 Massena, NY, USA 6'3" 220 R
#25
Carlo Colaiacovo (D) 35 1983 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'1" 203 L
#46 Cody Franson (D) 31 1987 Sicamous, BC, CAN 6'5" 225 R
#4 Josh Gorges (D)   “A” 34 1984 Kelowna, BC, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#29 Jake McCabe (D) 25 1993 Eau Claire, WI, USA 6'1" 209 L
#34 Casey Nelson (D) 26 1992 Stillwater, MN, USA 6'1" 185 R
#3 Mark Pysyk (D) 26 1992 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 201 R
#55 Rasmus Ristolainen (D) 23 1994 Turku, FIN 6'4" 218 R
#5 Chad Ruhwedel (D) 28 1990 San Diego, CA, USA 5'11" 192 R
#6 Mike Weber (D) 30 1987 Pittsburgh, PA, USA 6'2" 216 L
FORWARDS
#56
Justin Bailey (RW/LW) 23 1995 Buffalo, NY, USA 6'4" 214 R
#43
Daniel Catenacci (C/LW) 25 1993 Richmond Hill, ON, CAN 5'10" 194 L
#44 Nicolas Deslauriers (LW/RW) 27 1991 LaSalle, QC, CAN 6'1" 216 L
#15 Jack Eichel (C) 21 1996 North Chelmsford, MA, USA 6'2" 205 R
#63 Tyler Ennis (LW/RW)   “A” 29 1989 Edmonton, AB, CAN 5'9" 174 L
#52 Hudson Fasching (RW) 23 1995 Milwaukee, WI, USA 6'3" 205 R
#82
Marcus Foligno (LW) 27 1991 Buffalo, NY, USA 6'3" 231 L
#12 Brian Gionta (RW)   “C” 39 1979 Rochester, NY, USA 5'7" 179 R
#28 Zemgus Girgensons (C/LW) 24 1994 Riga, LAT 6'2" 207 L
#9 Evander Kane (LW) 27 1991 Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'2" 212 L
#22 Johan Larsson (C/LW) 26 1992 Lau, SWE 6'0" 198 L
#17 David Legwand (C) 38 1980 Detroit, MI, USA 6'2" 207 L
#8 Cody McCormick (C/W) 35 1983 London, ON, CAN 6'2" 227 R
#88 Jamie McGinn (LW/RW) 30 1988 Fergus, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#26 Matt Moulson (LW/RW) 34 1983 North York, ON, CAN 6'1" 203 L
#19 Cal O'Reilly (C) 32 1986 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 187 L
#90 Ryan O'Reilly (C)   “A” 27 1991 Clinton, ON, CAN 6'1" 216 L
#23 Sam Reinhart (C/RW) 22 1995 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'1" 192 R
#71 Evan Rodrigues (W/C) 25 1993 Etobicoke, ON, CAN 5'11" 183 R
#59 Tim Schaller (C/W) 27 1990 Merrimack, NH, USA 6'2" 209 L
#10 Cole Schneider (LW/RW) 28 1990 Williamsville, NY, USA 6'1" 203 L
#84 Phil Varone (C) 27 1990 Vaughan, ON, CAN 5'10" 194 L
Position: G:4 D:9 F:19 | Av Age: 26.28 years | Av Ht: 6'2" | Av Wt 207 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name KeyBank Center
  • Location Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Capacity 18 690
  • Construction Year 1996
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
10/03/2018
10/03/2018 Up/Down Leaving Jack Dougherty (D) Leaving for Rochester Americans
10/02/2018
10/02/2018 Confirmed Joining Jack Dougherty (D) Joining from Nashville Predators
10/02/2018 Up/Down Leaving Brendan Guhle (D) Leaving for Rochester Americans
10/02/2018 Up/Down Leaving Brandon Hickey (D) Leaving for Rochester Americans
10/02/2018 Up/Down Leaving Alexander Nylander (F) Leaving for Rochester Americans
10/02/2018 Confirmed Joining Remi Elie (F) Joining from Dallas Stars
10/02/2018 Confirmed Leaving Nicholas Baptiste (F) Leaving for Nashville Predators
09/30/2018
09/30/2018 Up/Down Leaving Justin Bailey (F) Leaving for Rochester Americans
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1988-1989 NHL 80 38 7 35 - - 291 299 83 8 Conference QF loss
1989-1990 NHL 80 45 8 27 - - 286 248 98 3 Conference QF loss
1990-1991 NHL 80 31 19 30 - - 292 278 81 10 Conference QF loss
1991-1992 NHL 80 31 12 37 - - 289 299 74 17 Conference QF loss
1992-1993 NHL 84 38 10 36 - - 335 297 86 15 Conference SF loss
1993-1994 NHL 84 43 9 32 - - 282 218 95 10 Conference QF loss
1994-1995 NHL 48 22 7 19 - - 130 119 51 11 Conference QF loss
1995-1996 NHL 82 33 7 42 - - 247 262 73 20 Did not make playoffs
1996-1997 NHL 82 40 12 30 - - 237 208 92 6 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 NHL 82 36 17 29 - - 211 187 89 10 Conference Final loss
1998-1999 NHL 82 37 17 28 - - 207 175 91 9 Final loss
1999-2000 NHL 82 35 11 32 - 4 213 204 85 16 Conference QF loss
2000-2001 NHL 82 46 5 30 - 1 218 184 98 8 Conference SF loss
2001-2002 NHL 82 35 11 35 - 1 213 200 82 20 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 NHL 82 27 10 37 - 8 190 219 72 26 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 NHL 82 37 7 34 - 4 220 221 85 18 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 NHL 82 52 - 24 - 6 281 239 110 5 Conference Final loss
2006-2007 NHL 82 53 - 22 - 7 308 242 113 1 Conference Final loss
2007-2008 NHL 82 39 - 31 - 12 255 242 90 18 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 NHL 82 41 - 32 - 9 250 234 91 18 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 NHL 82 45 - 27 - 10 235 207 100 11 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 NHL 82 43 - 29 - 10 245 229 96 15 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 NHL 82 39 - 32 - 11 218 230 89 19 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 NHL 48 21 - 21 - 6 125 143 48 12 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 NHL 82 21 - 51 - 10 157 248 52 8 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 NHL 82 23 - 51 - 8 161 274 54 8 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 NHL 82 35 - 36 - 11 201 222 81 7 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 NHL 82 33 - 37 - 12 201 237 78 8 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 NHL 82 25 - 45 - 12 199 280 62 8 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 NHL 5 3 - 2 0 0 11 13 6 3 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Mikhail Grigorenko (F) 2018-2019 CSKA Moskva KHL 17 7 12 19 6
2. Linus Omark (F) 2018-2019 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 17 3 15 18 10
3. Milan Bartovic (F) 2018-2019 HK Dukla Trencin Slovakia 12 7 5 12 8
4. Jacob Josefson (F) 2018-2019 Djurgårdens IF SHL 8 4 8 12 10
5. Jerry D'Amigo (F) 2018-2019 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 11 6 4 10 4
6. Paul Szczechura (F) 2018-2019 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 14 7 1 8 6
7. Jacob Josefson (F) 2018-2019 Djurgårdens IF Champions HL 5 4 4 8 6
8. Viktor Antipin (D) 2018-2019 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 16 4 4 8 2
9. Marc-André Gragnani (D) 2018-2019 Kunlun Red Star KHL 17 2 6 8 8
10. Matt D'Agostini (F) 2018-2019 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 9 5 2 7 8
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1191 512 814 1326
2. Dave Andreychuk (F) 837 368 436 804
3. Rick Martin (F) 681 382 313 695
4. Craig Ramsay (F) 1070 252 420 672
5. Phil Housley (D) 608 178 380 558
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1191 512 814 1326
2. Rick Martin (F) 681 382 313 695
3. Dave Andreychuk (F) 837 368 436 804
4. Danny Gare (F) 503 267 233 500
5. Thomas Vanek (F) 598 254 243 497
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1191 512 814 1326
2. Dave Andreychuk (F) 837 368 436 804
3. Craig Ramsay (F) 1070 252 420 672
4. Phil Housley (D) 608 178 380 558
5. René Robert (F) 524 222 330 552
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Rob Ray (F) 889 40 90 3189
2. Mike Foligno (F) 664 247 511 1450
3. Larry Playfair (D) 577 24 100 1392
4. Brad May (F) 425 67 156 1323
5. Matthew Barnaby (F) 317 47 126 1248
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1191 512 814 1326
2. Craig Ramsay (F) 1070 252 420 672
3. Mike Ramsey (D) 911 73 256 329
4. Rob Ray (F) 889 40 50 90
5. Bill Hajt (D) 854 42 202 244
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Pat LaFontaine (F) 268 158 385 1.437
2. Alexander Mogilny (F) 381 211 444 1.165
3. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 342 110 385 1.126
4. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1191 512 1326 1.113
5. René Robert (F) 524 222 552 1.053
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pat LaFontaine (F) 1992-1993 NHL 84 53 95 148 1.76 63
2. Alexander Mogilny (F) 1992-1993 NHL 77 76 51 127 1.65 40
3. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1975-1976 NHL 80 44 69 113 1.41 36
4. Pierre Turgeon (F) 1989-1990 NHL 80 40 66 106 1.33 29
5. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1979-1980 NHL 80 40 66 106 1.33 57
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Alexander Mogilny (F) 1992-1993 NHL 77 76 51 127 1.65 40
2. Danny Gare (F) 1979-1980 NHL 76 56 33 89 1.17 90
3. Pat LaFontaine (F) 1992-1993 NHL 84 53 95 148 1.76 63
4. Rick Martin (F) 1974-1975 NHL 68 52 43 95 1.40 72
5. Rick Martin (F) 1973-1974 NHL 78 52 34 86 1.10 38
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Pat LaFontaine (F) 1992-1993 NHL 84 53 95 148 1.76 63
2. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 1992-1993 NHL 81 16 80 96 1.19 52
3. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 1991-1992 NHL 77 23 75 98 1.27 27
4. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1975-1976 NHL 80 44 69 113 1.41 36
5. Pierre Turgeon (F) 1989-1990 NHL 80 40 66 106 1.33 29
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Rob Ray (F) 1991-1992 NHL 63 5 3 8 0.13 354
2. Rob Ray (F) 1990-1991 NHL 66 8 8 16 0.24 350
3. Matthew Barnaby (F) 1995-1996 NHL 73 15 16 31 0.42 335
4. Mike Hartman (F) 1988-1989 NHL 70 8 9 17 0.24 316
5. Brad May (F) 1991-1992 NHL 69 11 6 17 0.25 309
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2018-2019 6'1" 200 lbs 25.85
2017-2018 6'1" 202 lbs 26.76
2016-2017 6'2" 209 lbs 26.55
2015-2016 6'2" 207 lbs 26.28
2014-2015 6'1" 205 lbs 26.92
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Recent NHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2018
1 #1 Rasmus Dahlin (D) 04/13/2000 Trollhättan, SWE 6'2" 181 lbs
2 #32 Mattias Samuelsson (D) 03/14/2000 Philadelphia, PA, USA 6'4" 218 lbs
4 #94 Matej Pekar (C) 02/10/2000 Turnov, CZE 6'0" 170 lbs
4 #117 Linus Cronholm (D) 07/03/2000 Malmö, SWE 6'1" 172 lbs
5 #125 Miska Kukkonen (D) 06/19/2000 Jokioinen, FIN 6'1" 196 lbs
7 #187 William Worge Kreü (D) 05/15/2000 Linköping, SWE 6'6" 172 lbs
2017
1 #8 Casey Mittelstadt (C) 11/22/1998 Edina, MN, USA 6'1" 201 lbs
2 #37 Marcus Davidsson (C/W) 11/18/1998 Tyresö, SWE 6'0" 192 lbs
2 #54 Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (G) 03/09/1999 Espoo, FIN 6'5" 212 lbs
3 #89 Oskari Laaksonen (D) 07/02/1999 Tampere, FIN 6'2" 165 lbs
4 #99 Jacob Bryson (D) 11/18/1997 London, ON, CAN 5'9" 179 lbs
7 #192 Linus Weissbach (LW/RW) 04/19/1998 Göteborg, SWE 5'8" 161 lbs
2016
1 #8 Alexander Nylander (RW/LW) 03/02/1998 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'1" 192 lbs
2 #33 Rasmus Asplund (C) 12/03/1997 Filipstad, SWE 5'11" 176 lbs
3 #69 Cliff Pu (RW/C) 06/03/1998 North York, ON, CAN 6'2" 192 lbs
3 #86 Casey Fitzgerald (D) 02/25/1997 North Reading, MA, USA 5'11" 185 lbs
4 #99 Brett Murray (LW) 07/20/1998 Bolton, ON, CAN 6'4" 216 lbs
5 #129 Philip Nyberg (D) 04/27/1997 Linköping, SWE 6'3" 190 lbs
5 #130 Vojtech Budik (D) 01/29/1998 Holice, CZE 6'1" 203 lbs
6 #159 Brandon Hagel (LW) 08/27/1998 Morinville, AB, CAN 6'1" 174 lbs
7 #189 Austin Osmanski (D) 04/30/1998 East Aurora, NY, USA 6'4" 207 lbs
7 #190 Vasili Glotov (C) 09/04/1997 Barnaul, RUS 5'11" 183 lbs
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