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Queen City Sports:
Word coming from Cody Hodgson’s camp saying that he and the Sabres are “working on a new deal”.
Hodgson was acquired in a deal in which the Sabres sent Zack Kassian and Marc-Andre Gragnani to the Vancouver Canucks for Hodgson and Alex Sulzer.
Hodgson has technically still not played a full season in a Sabres uniform. In 68 games in the blue and gold he has tallied 53 points, 20 goals and 33 assists. The Sabres traded for him in hopes that he could become a first line center and the verdict is still out. He is still very young, 23 years old, and has shown glimpses that he can become a solid offensive number one NHL centermen.
The former 10th overall pick has received criticism for not being a two way forward. That was one of the original reasons he was traded from Vancouver in the first place.
GM Mike Gilles said during the Canucks playoff run that at times Hodgson was not playing hard enough on the defensive end and did not fulfill the responsibilities of what was asked of him i...
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6. Mark Pysyk : 23rd Overall, 2010, 21 years old, 6â1 198lbs, Rochester Americans in the AHL
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