The Buffalo Sabres don’t want Matej Pekar to tone down his game. They need him to refine it, to become a mature pro. They need a lot more players who are tough to play against.
In Tim Kennedy and Nathan Paetsch, the Buffalo Sabres have added development coaches who can speak firsthand to the habits required to become an NHL player.
The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to a two-year contract.
The Rochester Americans have signed goaltender Michael Houser to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2021-22 season.
The Rochester Americans have signed forward Michael Mersch to a two-year American Hockey League contract.
Former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca has been named an assistant coach with the AHL’s Rochester Americans.
The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Ethan Prow to a one-year contract.
The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Jimmy Schuldt to a one-year contract for the 2021-22 season.
The New York Rangers have acquired defenseman Nick DeSimone from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for forward Brett Howden.
Jack Quinn struggled production-wise with the Rochester Americans in 2020-21. But he left with a better understanding of what he needs to do to earn a spot on the Buffalo Sabres’ roster.