Found July 11, 2013 on Queen City Sports:
On Wednesday, Alex Lepkowski of West Seneca signed his first pro contract to play for the Rochester Americans this upcoming hockey season.  But this week, his focus, as well as other local players, is with the Buffalo Sabres during their annual development camp at First Niagara Center. Lepkowski was drafted by the Sabres in 2011 but was never signed and is again with the team in camp this season.  He is joined by two other Western New Yorkers as 2013 draftees Justin Bailey and Sean Malone of Buffalo are participating in camp. “I think us Western New York guys are all going to stick together,” said Lepkowski. It’s no secret that playing for your hometown team is a dream come true but it’s not often you have three battling to be on the same team.  Bailey, who just turned 18 on July 1, was drafted in the second round by the Sabres as he spent last season in the OHL playing for the Kitchner Rangers.  Malone, also 18 years old, was a sixth round pick as he spent last season as a part of ...
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