Tim Schaller (LW)
Signed a two-year, entry-level NHL contract as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo Sabres on April 2, 2013.
2012-13: Completed his senior year at Providence College (H-East) and served as an assistant captain with the Friars… Led Providence to its second straight appearance in the Hockey East semifinals… Scored eight goals and added 15 assists for a career-high 23 points while appearing in all 38 games… His 15 assists led the team, while his 23 points tied for the second most ... Recorded a career-high five-point game (1+4) in a 6-2 win against Northeastern on 2/22… Scored two power-play goals and added an overtime game-winning tally at Merrimack on 11/30… Had five multi-point games on the season… Led Friar centers with a .563 winning percentage on face-offs… Named Hockey East Defensive Forward of the Year and was the recipient of the New England Writers Association Frank Jones Award as the best Defensive Forward of the Year… Tabbed the HE Player of the Week for period ending Dec. 24 and was a four-time winner of the HE Weekly Top Performer (10/29, 11/19, 12/3, 2/25, 3/18)… Totaled 68 points (29+39) and 161 PIM in 131 career games at Providence
2011-12: Took part in the 2012 Calgary Flames Development Camp… Played in 26 games as an assistant captain and battled through a series of injuries… Was one of 21 finalists for the Walter Brown Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England… Named Hockey East Player of the Week twice (11/7, 2/13)… Earned INCH National Player of the Week honors (11/8)… Named Hockey East Player of the Month for November… Led the team with a career-high 14 goals and finished fourth with 21 points, helping the Friars advance to the Hockey East semifinals… Also led the team with six power-play goals… Recorded two short-handed goals and two game-winning goals… Notched the game winner and had an assist in a win over No. 12 Maine on 2/10… Had one goal and two assists in a win at No. 1 Merrimack on 12/03… Recorded two goals and one assist versus Alabama-Huntsville on 11/12… Scored power-play goals in wins over Vermont on 11/05 and Alabama-Huntsville on 11/11… Notched his first career hat trick with two power-play goals and a short-handed tally in a win over Vermont on 11/04… Scored a short-handed goal in a win over UMass on 10/15... 2010-11: Played in all 34 games for the Friars and totaled 19 points on five goals and 14 assists… Ranked second on the team in assists and fourth in points… Recorded an assist in consecutive games vs. UMass-Lowell on 2/25 and 2/26… Notched two assists in a 4-4 overtime tie at Brown on12/07… Scored his first-career, short-handed goal at Alabama-Huntsville on 11/13… Posted two assists in a 3-3 tie vs. Vermont on 11/06… Scored one goal at No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth on 10/16 and the game winner versus Merrimack on 11/5... Participated in the NHL prospect camp for the Chicago Blackhawks in the summer of 2011… 2009-10: Played in 33 of 34 games as a freshman… Finished with five points on two goals and three assists… Assisted on the game-tying goal against UMass-Lowell on 2/27… Recorded points in back-to-back games vs. Northeastern on 11/20 and 11/21… Scored first-career goal at Northeastern on 11/20… Shared the Rev. Herman Schneider Most Valuable Freshman Award… 2008-09: Tallied 16 goals and 24 assists for 40 points in 47 appearances with the New England Jr. Huskies (EJHL)… Finished second on the team in assists and ranked third in scoring while serving as team captain… 2007-08: Led all New England rookies in scoring and placed fourth overall with 33 points (8+25) in 44 outings for the Huskies… 2006-07: Appeared in one game with the EJHL’s New England Jr. Huskies
Played hockey, golf and baseball at Merrimack High School ... Earned Merrimack High School Rookie of the Year honors (2005-06) and voted most athletic during his senior season.