The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Alexander Nylander from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Nylander (6'1", 192 lbs., 3/2/1998) has already set career-high totals in goals (12) and points (31) in 49 games with Rochester this season. He has also tied his career high with 19 assists and posted a plus-11 rating. The recall comes on the heels of a four-game goal streak with the Amerks. In his last six games, Nylander has totaled seven points (4+3).
The Calgary, Alberta native joins the Sabres for the first time this season after tallying two points (1+1) in seven career NHL games played during the last two seasons. A first-round pick (eighth overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft, Nylander has totaled 86 points (30+56) in 165 career AHL games.