Shawn Szydlowski (RW)
||St. Clair Shores, MI
Signed a three-year, entry-level NHL contract with the Buffalo Sabres as an undrafted free agent on April 8, 2011.
2012-13: Returned to Rochester for the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs after appearing in seven regular-season games with the Amerksâ€¦ Registered 26 points (10+16) and 41 PIM in 45 regular-season games with the Forth Worth Brahmas (CHL), ranking 10th on the team in scoringâ€¦ Added six points (2+4) in seven CHL Playoff appearances, leading all Brahmas skaters in assists and pointsâ€¦ Recorded an assist in his professional playoff debut in Game 3 of Fort Worthâ€™s first-round series against Quad City on 4/03â€¦ Assigned to Forth Worth on 3/30â€¦ Missed four games (3/23-3/29) with an injuryâ€¦ Made his season debut at Binghamton on 3/09, earning 7:11 of ice timeâ€¦ Reassigned to Rochester on 3/05â€¦ Appeared in his 100th professional game at Arizona on 2/13â€¦ Had a four-game point streak (4+5) from 1/25 to 2/01, including back-to-back three-point outings (1+2) and a goal in each game during the stretchâ€¦ Scored his first goal as a member of the Brahmas as part of a two-point game (1+1) against Allen on 10/27â€¦ Made his CHL debut against Allen on 10/26â€¦ Reassigned by the Buffalo Sabres (NHL) to the Fort Worth Brahmas on 10/12
2011-12: Played the majority of his rookie season in Rochester, recording eight assists and 21 PIM in 53 games with the Amerksâ€¦ Appeared in six games with the ECHLâ€™s Gwinnett Gladiators, scoring one goal and adding two assistsâ€¦ Scored his first professional goal in his first career multi-point game (1+1) at Kalamazoo on 2/18â€¦ Missed three games (2/08-2/11) with an injuryâ€¦ Scored the game-winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout to lift Rochester to a 4-3 win at Grand Rapids on 1/21â€¦ Collected an assist and was +1 against Hamilton on 1/14â€¦ Recorded 10 PIM in two fights in his return to the lineup at Hamilton on 12/11â€¦ Missed five games (12/02-12/10) with an illnessâ€¦ Recorded his first professional point with an assist against Grand Rapids on 10/16â€¦ Made his pro/AHL debut at Hamilton on 10/08â€¦ 2010-11: Made professional debut with the Portland Pirates (AHL) on 4/08 at Providenceâ€¦ Was a point-per-game player in the 2011 OHL Playoffs, collecting seven points (2+5) in as many gamesâ€¦ Had a breakout year with Erie (OHL), capturing career-highs in all offensive categories in goals (41), assists (37), points (78) and games played (66) to finish third on the team in scoringâ€¦ His 41 goals were the ninth most in the league, 11 of which came on the power-play and four that were shorthanded, a team-best for the second straight seasonâ€¦ Averaged 1.18 points per game and had a plus-19 on-ice ratingâ€¦ Had the OHLâ€™s eighth best shootout percentage with a .667 efficiency rate (two goals on three attempts)â€¦ Recorded 25 points (13+12) during an OHL career-best 14-game point streak (12/31-2/16)â€¦ Appeared in 200th career OHL game at Kitchener on 10/11â€¦ Participated in the Ottawa Senators Training Campâ€¦ 2009-10: Contributed five points (1+4) in five postseason appearancesâ€¦ Posted his second consecutive 20-goal season en route to finishing the campaign sixth on the team with 48 points (21+27) in 65 games with the Ottersâ€¦ Nine of his 21 goals were on special teams, including five on the power-play and a team-high four shorthanded markers, which were the second most among league leadersâ€¦ Had the OHLâ€™s fifth best shootout percentage with a .667 efficiency rate (two goals on three attempts)â€¦ Racked up a personal-best 90 PIMâ€¦ Had a career-high 11-game point-scoring streak (8+9) end 2/28 vs. Kitchenerâ€¦ Collected his 100th OHL point with a goal on 2/04 at Bramptonâ€¦ Had a three-point night (1+2) on 12/31 at Niagaraâ€¦ Scored the shootout winner on 10/17 vs. Owen Soundâ€¦ 2008-09: Scored three goals in five OHL postseason gamesâ€¦ Was Erieâ€™s fifth-most productive forward in the regular season after recording 46 points (23+23) in 61 outingsâ€¦ His six power-play tallies were the second most on the teamâ€¦ Netted his second career hat trick on 1/30 vs. Oshawa... Played his 100th career game on 1/30 vs. Kitchener... Registered his first career hat trick on 11/05 vs. Barrieâ€¦ 2007-08: Had a productive rookie season, finishing second among Erieâ€™s first-year players with 25 points (6+19) in 66 games with the Ottersâ€¦ Scored his first career OHL goal at Owen Sound on 10/27â€¦ Registered his first career OHL assist at Owen Sound on 10/26â€¦ Made his Otters/OHL debut at Windsor on 9/21â€¦ INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: Represented the United States at the 2007 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament held in August in Slovakia and the Czech Republic