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Sabres acquire Nevins from Montreal

The Buffalo Sabres, parent club of the AHL’s Rochester Americans, have acquired forward Jack Nevins and a seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Torrey Mitchell.

Nevins, 21, has played 32 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL) this year in his first full professional season, totaling 88 penalty minutes.

A native of Stittsville, Ont., Nevins made his professional debut in 2013-14 with three games in Hamilton after recording 48 points (19 goals, 29 assists) and 159 penalty minutes in his final QMJHL season with Charlottetown and Rouyn-Noranda.