Team Facts

2016-2017 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#40 Robin Lehner (G) 27 1991 Göteborg, SWE 6'4" 240 L
#31 Anders Nilsson (G) 29 1990 Luleå, SWE 6'6" 229 L
#35 Linus Ullmark (G) 25 1993 Lugnvik, SWE 6'4" 214 L
DEFENSEMEN
#67 Brady Austin (D) 26 1993 Bobcaygeon, ON, CAN 6'4" 229 L
#47 Zach Bogosian (D) 29 1990 Massena, NY, USA 6'3" 227 R
#46 Erik Burgdoerfer (D) 30 1988 East Setauket, NY, USA 6'1" 207 R
#41 Justin Falk (D) 30 1988 Snowflake, MB, CAN 6'5" 223 L
#38 Taylor Fedun (D) 31 1988 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 201 R
#6 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
#45 Brendan Guhle (D) 21 1997 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'2" 196 L
#77 Dmitri Kulikov (D) 28 1990 Lipetsk, RUS 6'0" 205 L
#29 Jake McCabe (D) 25 1993 Eau Claire, WI, USA 6'1" 205 L
#34 Casey Nelson (D) 27 1992 Stillwater, MN, USA 6'1" 185 R
#55 Rasmus Ristolainen (D) 24 1994 Turku, FIN 6'4" 216 R
FORWARDS
#56
Justin Bailey (RW) 24 1995 Buffalo, NY, USA 6'4" 214 R
#73 Nicholas Baptiste (RW) 23 1995 Ottawa, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 R
#48 William Carrier (LW/RW) 24 1994 LaSalle, QC, CAN 6'2" 212 L
#44 Nicolas Deslauriers (LW/RW) 28 1991 LaSalle, QC, CAN 6'1" 220 L
#15 Jack Eichel (C) 22 1996 North Chelmsford, MA, USA 6'2" 201 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” 40 1979 Rochester, NY, USA 5'7" 179 R
#28 Zemgus Girgensons (C/W) 25 1994 Riga, LAT 6'2" 212 L
#27 Derek Grant (C/LW) 29 1990 Abbotsford, BC, CAN 6'3" 216 L
#9 Evander Kane (LW) 27 1991 Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'2" 212 L
#22 Johan Larsson (C) 26 1992 Lau, SWE 6'0" 203 L
#42 Sean Malone (C) 24 1995 Buffalo, NY, USA 6'0" 196 L
#8 Cody McCormick (C/W) 36 1983 London, ON, CAN 6'2" 227 R
#26 Matt Moulson (LW/RW) 35 1983 North York, ON, CAN 6'1" 203 L
#70
Alexander Nylander (RW/LW) 21 1998 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'1" 192 R
#19 Cal O'Reilly (C) 32 1986 Seaforth, ON, CAN 6'0" 187 L
#90 Ryan O'Reilly (C)   “A” 28 1991 Clinton, ON, CAN 6'1" 216 L
#21 Kyle Okposo (RW) 31 1988 St. Paul, MN, USA 6'0" 218 R
#23 Sam Reinhart (C/RW) 23 1995 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'1" 192 R
#71 Evan Rodrigues (W/C) 25 1993 Etobicoke, ON, CAN 5'11" 183 R
#10 Cole Schneider (LW/RW) 28 1990 Williamsville, NY, USA 6'1" 203 L
#49 C.J. Smith (LW) 24 1994 Des Moines, IA, USA 5'11" 181 L
Position: G:2 D:9 F:20 | Av Age: 26.13 years | Av Ht: 6'2" | Av Wt 209 lbs | Compare with other teams

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Arena Information
  • Arena Name KeyBank Center
  • Location Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Capacity 19 070
  • Construction Year 1996
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
07/15/2019
07/15/2019 Confirmed Joining Dylan Cozens (F) Joining from Lethbridge Hurricanes
07/12/2019
07/12/2019 Extension Johan Larsson (F)
07/10/2019
07/10/2019 Confirmed Leaving Jack Dougherty (D) Leaving for Belleville Senators
07/09/2019
07/09/2019 Confirmed Leaving Alexander Nylander (F) Leaving for Chicago Blackhawks
07/09/2019 Confirmed Joining Henri Jokiharju (D) Joining from Chicago Blackhawks
07/06/2019
07/06/2019 Confirmed Joining Marcus Johansson (F) Joining from Boston Bruins
07/05/2019
07/05/2019 Extension Zemgus Girgensons (F)
07/05/2019 Confirmed Leaving Eric Cornel (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 82 33 - 39 - 10 226 271 76 6 Did not make playoffs
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Patrik Berglund (F) 2019-2020 Djurgårdens IF SHL - - - - -
2. Clarke MacArthur (F) 2019-2020 Ottawa Senators NHL - - - - -
3. Chris Stewart (F) 2019-2020 Philadelphia Flyers NHL - - - - -
4. Alexander Sulzer (D) 2019-2020 Düsseldorfer EG DEL - - - - -
5. Zac Dalpe (F) 2019-2020 Cleveland Monsters AHL - - - - -
6. Erik Burgdoerfer (D) 2019-2020 Hershey Bears AHL - - - - -
7. Tim Schaller (F) 2019-2020 Vancouver Canucks NHL - - - - -
8. Brendan Guhle (D) 2019-2020 Anaheim Ducks NHL - - - - -
9. Danny O'Regan (F) 2019-2020 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL - - - - -
10. Nathan Paetsch (D) 2019-2020 Rochester Americans AHL - - - - -
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1281 545 884 1429
2. Dave Andreychuk (F) 891 381 458 839
3. Rick Martin (F) 743 406 342 748
4. Craig Ramsay (F) 1159 269 451 720
5. René Robert (F) 571 244 347 591
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1281 545 884 1429
2. Rick Martin (F) 743 406 342 748
3. Dave Andreychuk (F) 891 381 458 839
4. Danny Gare (F) 561 290 254 544
5. Craig Ramsay (F) 1159 269 451 720
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1281 545 884 1429
2. Dave Andreychuk (F) 891 381 458 839
3. Craig Ramsay (F) 1159 269 451 720
4. Phil Housley (D) 643 188 397 585
5. René Robert (F) 571 244 347 591
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Rob Ray (F) 944 43 95 3358
2. Mike Foligno (F) 703 260 535 1593
3. Larry Playfair (D) 617 24 106 1489
4. Brad May (F) 461 70 167 1382
5. Matthew Barnaby (F) 344 54 144 1327
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1281 545 884 1429
2. Craig Ramsay (F) 1159 269 451 720
3. Mike Ramsey (D) 983 81 274 355
4. Rob Ray (F) 944 43 52 95
5. Bill Hajt (D) 934 44 218 262
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Pat LaFontaine (F) 287 170 412 1.436
2. Alexander Mogilny (F) 412 225 474 1.150
3. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 372 119 419 1.126
4. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1281 545 1429 1.116
5. René Robert (F) 571 244 591 1.035
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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 91 55 105 160 1.76 63
2. Alexander Mogilny (F) 1992-1993 NHL 84 83 54 137 1.63 46
3. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1979-1980 NHL 94 50 77 127 1.35 65
4. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1975-1976 NHL 89 48 73 121 1.36 40
5. René Robert (F) 1974-1975 NHL 90 45 68 113 1.26 91
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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 84 83 54 137 1.63 46
2. Danny Gare (F) 1979-1980 NHL 90 60 40 100 1.11 125
3. Rick Martin (F) 1974-1975 NHL 85 59 51 110 1.29 92
4. Pat LaFontaine (F) 1992-1993 NHL 91 55 105 160 1.76 63
5. Danny Gare (F) 1975-1976 NHL 88 55 25 80 0.91 150
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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 91 55 105 160 1.76 63
2. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 1992-1993 NHL 89 21 89 110 1.24 54
3. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 1991-1992 NHL 84 25 80 105 1.25 27
4. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1979-1980 NHL 94 50 77 127 1.35 65
5. Daniel Brière (F) 2006-2007 NHL 97 35 75 110 1.13 105
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Rob Ray (F) 1990-1991 NHL 72 9 9 18 0.25 406
2. Rob Ray (F) 1991-1992 NHL 70 5 3 8 0.11 356
3. Mike Hartman (F) 1988-1989 NHL 75 8 9 17 0.23 350
4. Matthew Barnaby (F) 1995-1996 NHL 73 15 16 31 0.42 335
5. Rob Ray (F) 1993-1994 NHL 89 4 4 8 0.09 317
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2019-2020 6'1" 197 lbs 25.81
2018-2019 6'1" 198 lbs 26.16
2017-2018 6'1" 203 lbs 26.45
2016-2017 6'2" 209 lbs 26.13
2015-2016 6'2" 207 lbs 25.84
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Recent NHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2019
1 #7 Dylan Cozens (C/RW) 02/09/2001 Whitehorse, YT, CAN 6'3" 181 lbs
1 #31 Ryan Johnson (D) 07/24/2001 Irvine, CA, USA 6'0" 172 lbs
3 #67 Erik Portillo (G) 09/03/2000 Göteborg, SWE 6'6" 207 lbs
4 #102 Aaron Huglen (RW/LW) 03/06/2001 Roseau, MN, USA 5'11" 165 lbs
5 #143 Filip Cederqvist (LW) 08/23/2000 Skara, SWE 6'1" 187 lbs
6 #160 Lukas Rousek (RW/LW) 04/20/1999 Ostrov nad Ohri, CZE 5'11" 165 lbs
2018
1 #1 Rasmus Dahlin (D) 04/13/2000 Trollhättan, SWE 6'3" 190 lbs
2 #32 Mattias Samuelsson (D) 03/14/2000 Voorhees, NJ, USA 6'4" 216 lbs
4 #94 Matej Pekar (C) 02/10/2000 Turnov, CZE 6'0" 170 lbs
4 #117 Linus Lindstrand Cronholm (D) 07/03/2000 Malmö, SWE 6'1" 172 lbs
5 #125 Miska Kukkonen (D) 06/19/2000 Jokioinen, FIN 6'1" 198 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" 203 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 6'4" 196 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
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