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Saturday, 08.16.2014 / 3:00 AM
additions prop up the blue line? -- Competition on defense will be fierce, with young players Mark Pysyk, Rasmus Ristolainen, Nikita Zadorov and Jake McCabe all in the mix. But it will be up to veteran additions Josh Gorges, Andrej Meszaros and Andre Benoit to stabilize a team that was 25th in goals against (243), 28th in shots against per game (34.3 percent) and 20th in penalty killing (81.4 percent).
Saturday, 08.16.2014 / 3:00 AM
Subtractions: D Christian Ehrhoff, F Ville Leino, F Cory Conacher, F John Scott
Pending free agents: F Zenon Konopka (UFA), D Henrik Tallinder (UFA), D Jamie McBain (UFA)
Promotion Candidates: C Sam Reinhart, RW Joel Armia, C Mikhail Grigorenko, D Chad Ruhwedel, D Mark Pysyk, D Nikita Zadorov, D Rasmus Ristolainen
Top 2014 NHL Draft picks: C Sam Reinhart (1st round, No. 2), LW Brendan...
Thursday, 07.24.2014 / 3:11 PM
Girgensons, Rasmus Ristolainen, Cody Hodgson, Tyler Myers, Jake McCabe, Nikita Zadorov, Mark Pysyk and whoever they draft next season.
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Wednesday, 07.23.2014 / 3:00 AM
BUFFALO -- If there's a position battle to keep an eye on in training camp for the Buffalo Sabres, it's defenseman.
Sabres development camp boasted a roster that featured four defensemen who played in the NHL last season, three first-round picks. Mark Pysyk, Buffalo's first-round pick in 2010, and 2013 first-round picks Rasmus Ristolainen and Nikita Zadorov joined 2012 second-round selection...
Monday, 07.21.2014 / 3:00 AM
Reinhart’s potential teammates include forwards Mikhail Grigorenko, Zemgus Girgensons and Joel Armia, and defensemen Mark Pysyk, Rasmus Ristolainen and Nikita Zadorov. Each was a Sabres first-round pick since 2010. They're part of what's become a growing stable of talent in Buffalo.
"Obviously there's a lot of skill here with Reinhart, Grigorenko and Armia," said Pysyk, the 23rd pick in 2010. "It...
Tuesday, 07.01.2014 / 9:09 PM
's real stuff. That's legendary stuff and he's now a Buffalo Sabre."
Gorges was an alternate captain with the Canadiens under Gionta. His role in helping lead a crew of young Sabres defensemen -- Tyler Myers, Rasmus Ristolainen, Mark Pysyk, and Nikita Zadorov -- makes him a vital addition.
"He's heart and soul. He plays to the most of his ability and the most of an effort level every shift," Murray...
Monday, 06.30.2014 / 4:29 PM
talent on the way, some of whom played last season. While there is free agency to attend to beginning Tuesday, Murray believes the building blocks for future success already are in place.
"There were good players here," Murray said. "The young guys that are on the team I talk about, [Tyler] Myers, [Marcus] Foligno, [Tyler] Ennis and those guys all the time, but when you have [Mark] Pysyk, [Rasmus...
Sunday, 04.13.2014 / 1:35 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres scrambled to recall three players from their AHL affiliate to fill an injury-depleted roster for their season finale against the New York Islanders.
Goalie Andrey Makarov, forward Nicolas Deslauriers and defenceman Mark Pysyk were promoted from Rochester on Sunday. The moves came a day after the Sabres lost five players to injuries in a 4-1 loss at Boston...
Tuesday, 04.08.2014 / 2:45 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenceman Mark Pysyk and goalie Andrey Makarov from the minors to fill holes on an injury-depleted roster.
The moves were made Tuesday, before the last-place Sabres (21-48-9) hosted the Detroit Red Wings (37-27-14).
Makarov takes over the backup spot behind Matt Hackett after Nathan Lieuwen sustained a concussion in a 5-2 loss at Philadelphia...
Tuesday, 04.08.2014 / 1:16 PM
The Sabres recalled goalie Andrey Makarov and defenseman Mark Pysyk from the American Hockey League. Makarov will back up Matt Hackett, who gets the start. Goalie Nathan Lieuwen is out with a concussion sustained in a third-period collision with the Flyers' Jay Rosehill on Sunday.
Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said he was staying with the same lineup the team used in its 5-3 loss to the Montreal Canadiens...