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Plays in National Hockey League Team colours Royal Blue + Gold + White Town Buffalo, NY, USA Founded 1970

2021-2022 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#41 Craig Anderson (G) 41 1981 Park Ridge, IL, USA 6'2" 185 L
#80 Aaron Dell (G) 33 1989 Airdrie, AB, CAN 6'0" 201 L
#32 Michael Houser (G) 30 1992 Youngstown, OH, USA 6'1" 185 L
#1 Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (G) 23 1999 Espoo, FIN 6'4" 196 L
#47 Malcolm Subban (G) 28 1993 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 216 L
#31 Dustin Tokarski (G) 33 1989 Humboldt, SK, CAN 6'0" 198 L
DEFENSEMEN
#55 Johnny Boychuk (D) 38 1984 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'2" 227 R
#78 Jacob Bryson (D) 24 1997 London, ON, CAN 5'9" 179 L
#4 Will Butcher (D) 27 1995 Sun Prairie, WI, USA 5'10" 190 L
#26 Rasmus Dahlin (D) 22 2000 Trollhättan, SWE 6'3" 207 L
#45 Casey Fitzgerald (D) 25 1997 North Reading, MA, USA 5'11" 179 R
#8 Robert Hägg (D) 27 1995 Uppsala, SWE 6'2" 207 L
#10 Henri Jokiharju (D) 23 1999 Oulu, FIN 6'0" 201 R
#33 Colin Miller (D) 29 1992 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 6'1" 198 R
#25 Owen Power (D) 19 2002 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'6" 214 L
#6 Ethan Prow (D) 29 1992 Sauk Rapids, MN, USA 5'11" 183 R
#13 Mark Pysyk (D) 30 1992 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 6'1" 198 R
#23
Mattias Samuelsson (D) 22 2000 Voorhees, NJ, USA 6'4" 227 L
#86
Christian Wolanin (D) 27 1995 Québec, QC, CAN 6'2" 190 L
FORWARDS
#74 Rasmus Asplund (C/W) 24 1997 Filipstad, SWE 5'11" 190 L
#46 Brandon Biro (LW) 24 1998 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 5'11" 170 L
#96 Anders Bjork (LW/RW) 26 1996 Mequon, WI, USA 6'0" 196 L
#91 Drake Caggiula (C/LW) 28 1994 Pickering, ON, CAN 5'10" 176 L
#24 Dylan Cozens (C) 21 2001 Whitehorse, YT, CAN 6'3" 187 R
#20 Cody Eakin (C) 31 1991 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'0" 196 L
#28 Zemgus Girgensons (C/W)   “A” 28 1994 Riga, LAT 6'2" 212 L
#15 John Hayden (C/RW) 27 1995 Chicago, IL, USA 6'3" 223 R
#29 Vinnie Hinostroza (C/RW) 28 1994 Melrose Park, IL, USA 5'10" 176 R
#17 Mark Jankowski (C) 28 1994 Hamilton, ON, CAN 6'4" 212 L
#19 Peyton Krebs (C/LW) 21 2001 Okotoks, AB, CAN 6'0" 185 L
#49
Ryan MacInnis (C) 26 1996 St. Louis, MO, USA 6'4" 201 L
#37 Casey Mittelstadt (C) 23 1998 Edina, MN, USA 6'1" 196 L
#57 Brett Murray (LW) 24 1998 Bolton, ON, CAN 6'5" 227 L
#21 Kyle Okposo (RW/C)   “A” 34 1988 St. Paul, MN, USA 6'0" 216 R
#71 Victor Olofsson (LW/RW) 27 1995 Örnsköldsvik, SWE 5'11" 183 L
#77 JJ Peterka (W/C) 20 2002 München, GER 5'11" 192 L
#22 Jack Quinn (RW/LW) 21 2001 Cobden, ON, CAN 6'0" 176 R
#25 Arttu Ruotsalainen (C/W) 24 1997 Oulu, FIN 5'9" 185 L
#53 Jeff Skinner (LW/C) 30 1992 Markham, ON, CAN 5'11" 196 L
#72
Tage Thompson (C/W) 24 1997 Glendale, AZ, USA 6'7" 218 R
#89 Alex Tuch (RW/C) 26 1996 Syracuse, NY, USA 6'4" 216 R
Position: G: 4, D: 11, F: 18 | Av Age: 26.97 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 200 lbs | Compare with other teams
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Team Facts
Nationalities 17 players
15 players
4 players
3 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Buffalo Sabres: 3 723 GP
NHL: 9 631 GP
WC: 246 GP
OG: 12 GP
SHL: 514 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 22 GP
Liiga: 281 GP
AHL: 3 873 GP
DEL: 98 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL)
Rochester Americans (AHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name KeyBank Center Location Buffalo, NY, USA Capacity 19 070 Construction Year 1996
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/22/2022
09/22/2022 Confirmed Leaving Jimmy Schuldt (D) Leaving for Coachella Valley Firebirds
09/12/2022
09/12/2022 Confirmed Leaving Cody Eakin (F) Leaving for Calgary Flames
08/31/2022
08/31/2022 Extension Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (G)
08/30/2022
08/30/2022 Extension Tage Thompson (F)
08/19/2022
08/19/2022 Confirmed Joining Tyson Kozak (F) Joining from Portland Winterhawks
08/10/2022
08/10/2022 Confirmed Joining Riley Sheahan (F) Joining from Seattle Kraken
07/22/2022
07/22/2022 Confirmed Leaving Will Butcher (D) Leaving for Dallas Stars
07/18/2022
07/18/2022 Extension Brett Murray (F)
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1992-1993 NHL 84 38 10 36 - - 335 297 86 1.02 15 Conference SF loss
1993-1994 NHL 84 43 9 32 - - 282 218 95 1.13 10 Conference QF loss
1994-1995 NHL 48 22 7 19 - - 130 119 51 1.06 11 Conference QF loss
1995-1996 NHL 82 33 7 42 - - 247 262 73 0.89 20 Did not make playoffs
1996-1997 NHL 82 40 12 30 - - 237 208 92 1.12 6 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 NHL 82 36 17 29 - - 211 187 89 1.09 10 Conference Final loss
1998-1999 NHL 82 37 17 28 - - 207 175 91 1.11 9 Final loss
1999-2000 NHL 82 35 11 32 - 4 213 204 85 1.04 16 Conference QF loss
2000-2001 NHL 82 46 5 30 - 1 218 184 98 1.20 8 Conference SF loss
2001-2002 NHL 82 35 11 35 - 1 213 200 82 1.00 20 Did not make playoffs
2002-2003 NHL 82 27 10 37 - 8 190 219 72 0.88 26 Did not make playoffs
2003-2004 NHL 82 37 7 34 - 4 220 221 85 1.04 18 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 NHL 82 52 - 24 - 6 281 239 110 1.34 5 Conference Final loss
2006-2007 NHL 82 53 - 22 - 7 308 242 113 1.38 1 Conference Final loss
2007-2008 NHL 82 39 - 31 - 12 255 242 90 1.10 18 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 NHL 82 41 - 32 - 9 250 234 91 1.11 18 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 NHL 82 45 - 27 - 10 235 207 100 1.22 11 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 NHL 82 43 - 29 - 10 245 229 96 1.17 15 Conference QF loss
2011-2012 NHL 82 39 - 32 - 11 218 230 89 1.09 19 Did not make playoffs
2012-2013 NHL 48 21 - 21 - 6 125 143 48 1.00 23 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 NHL 82 21 - 51 - 10 157 248 52 0.63 30 Did not make playoffs
2014-2015 NHL 82 23 - 51 - 8 161 274 54 0.66 30 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 NHL 82 35 - 36 - 11 201 222 81 0.99 23 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 NHL 82 33 - 37 - 12 201 237 78 0.95 26 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 NHL 82 25 - 45 - 12 199 280 62 0.76 31 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 NHL 82 33 - 39 - 10 226 271 76 0.93 27 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 NHL 69 30 - 31 - 8 195 217 68 0.99 25 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 NHL 56 15 - 34 - 7 138 199 37 0.66 31 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 NHL 82 25 - 39 7 11 232 290 75 0.91 11 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 NHL 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 4 -
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Mikhail Grigorenko (F) 2022-2023 CSKA Moskva KHL 9 4 3 7 0
2. Luke Adam (F) 2022-2023 Straubing Tigers DEL 3 1 4 5 2
3. Brady Austin (D) 2022-2023 Kölner Haie DEL 4 2 2 4 0
4. Zach Redmond (D) 2022-2023 EHC München Champions HL 4 2 2 4 4
5. Scott Wilson (F) 2022-2023 Vityaz Podolsk KHL 8 2 2 4 4
6. Vladimír Sobotka (F) 2022-2023 HC Sparta Praha Champions HL 4 1 3 4 0
7. Luke Adam (F) 2022-2023 Straubing Tigers Champions HL 4 2 1 3 0
8. Linus Omark (F) 2022-2023 Genève-Servette HC NL 5 2 1 3 0
9. T.J. Brennan (D) 2022-2023 HC Ajoie NL 5 1 2 3 4
10. Phil Varone (F) 2022-2023 Spartak Moskva KHL 10 1 2 3 4
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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 1.44
2. Alexander Mogilny (F) 381 211 444 1.17
3. Dale Hawerchuk (F) 342 110 385 1.13
4. Gilbert Perreault (F) 1191 512 1326 1.11
5. René Robert (F) 524 222 552 1.05
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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 0.43 335
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
2022-2023 6'1" 198 lbs 25.96
2021-2022 6'1" 200 lbs 26.97
2020-2021 6'1" 201 lbs 26.69
2019-2020 6'1" 199 lbs 27.18
2018-2019 6'1" 200 lbs 26.29
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Recent NHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2022
1 #9 Matthew Savoie (C) 01/01/2004 St. Albert, AB, CAN 5'9" 179 lbs
1 #16 Noah Östlund (C) 03/11/2004 Nykvarn, SWE 5'11" 165 lbs
1 #28 Jiri Kulich (C) 04/14/2004 Kadan, CZE 6'0" 179 lbs
2 #41 Topias Leinonen (G) 01/25/2004 Jyväskylä, FIN 6'5" 234 lbs
3 #74 Viktor Neuchev (LW) 10/25/2003 Chelyabinsk, RUS 6'2" 165 lbs
4 #106 Mats Lindgren (D) 08/26/2004 North Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'0" 176 lbs
5 #134 Vsevolod Komarov (D) 01/11/2004 Chelyabinsk, RUS 6'2" 183 lbs
6 #170 Jake Richard (RW) 08/15/2004 Jacksonville, FL, USA 6'1" 172 lbs
6 #187 Gustav Karlsson (C) 10/31/2003 Guldsmedshyttan, SWE 6'1" 165 lbs
7 #202 Joel Ratkovic Berndtsson (RW) 10/18/2003 6'0" 179 lbs
7 #211 Linus Sjödin (C/RW) 10/02/2002 Ängelholm, SWE 6'0" 168 lbs
2021
1 #1 Owen Power (D) 11/22/2002 Mississauga, ON, CAN 6'6" 214 lbs
1 #14 Isak Rosén (W/C) 03/15/2003 Stockholm, SWE 5'11" 163 lbs
2 #33 Prokhor Poltapov (RW) 02/01/2003 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'0" 176 lbs
2 #53 Alexander Kisakov (LW/C) 11/01/2002 Solikamsk, RUS 5'10" 150 lbs
3 #88 Stiven Sardaryan (RW/C) 02/07/2003 St. Petersburg, RUS 6'1" 157 lbs
3 #95 Josh Bloom (LW) 06/08/2003 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'2" 183 lbs
4 #97 Olivier Nadeau (RW/C) 01/15/2003 Lac-Etchemin, QC, CAN 6'2" 198 lbs
5 #159 Viljami Marjala (LW) 01/29/2003 Oulu, FIN 6'0" 179 lbs
6 #161 William von Barnekow (C/W) 11/12/2002 Malmö, SWE 6'2" 159 lbs
6 #188 Nikita V. Novikov (D) 07/25/2003 Moskva, RUS 6'4" 207 lbs
7 #193 Tyson Kozak (C) 12/29/2002 Souris, MB, CAN 5'11" 165 lbs
2020
1 #8 Jack Quinn (RW/LW) 09/19/2001 Cobden, ON, CAN 6'0" 176 lbs
2 #34 JJ Peterka (W/C) 01/14/2002 München, GER 5'11" 192 lbs
5 #131 Matteo Costantini (C) 08/16/2002 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 6'1" 192 lbs
7 #193 Albert Lyckåsen (D) 07/29/2001 Bålsta, SWE 5'11" 183 lbs
7 #216 Jakub Konecny (C) 06/19/2002 Brno, CZE 5'10" 161 lbs
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