Buffalo Sabres president of hockey operations Pat LaFontaine today announced the team has recalled forward Luke Adam and defenseman Brayden McNabb from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL).
LaFontaine also announced that forward Mikhail Grigorenko has been returned to the Sabres. After complying with all guidelines in the Collective Bargaining Agreement as...
Defensemen Brayden McNabb and Chad Ruhwedel were among six Buffalo Sabres assigned to the minors.
Also demoted to AHL Rochester on Monday were forwards Mike Zigomanis and Matt Ellis, defenseman Drew Bagnall and goalie Matt Hackett. Bagnall and Ellis must first clear waivers.
The moves came a little over a week before Buffalo opens the season at Detroit Oct. 2.
McNabb and Ruhwedel...
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September 23, 2013
Brayden McNabb had two goals and an assist to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-2 preseason victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.
Johan Larsson had a goal and an assist for the Sabres, who improved to 3-0 in exhibition play.
Buffalo scored the last four goals. McNabb's left point shot was deflected by Larsson past Carolina goaltender Anton Khudobin at the 18...
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September 19, 2013
Brayden McNabb departed Buffalo at the end of last season feeling great about his game. The first-year pro played 25 games with the Sabres during several call-ups, and he was a regular on the blue line when the team finished the year. When he comes back to training camp, though, McNabb will likely be back to square one despite taking numerous steps during his rookie season. The...
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Defenseman Brayden McNabb is player that Sabres fans became familiar with quite fast last season.
After a strong start in AHL Rochester, McNabb earned himself a call-up in December when the injury bug began to hit the team.
His 25 game stretch in the NHL earned him the respect and admiration of the Sabres faithful for his big hitting and...
Now that Tyler Myers has served his time, Reggie Sekera is back to 100% good health, and Alexander Sulzer is the surprise of the season, Brayden McNabb becomes the odd D man out.
Myers will return from his three game suspension on Wednesday night vs. Montreal.
The Buffalo Sabres have demoted defenseman Brayden McNabb to AHL Rochester, where the rookie will have the benefit of getting more playing time after missing eight games with a concussion.
Coach Lindy Ruff announced the move Thursday, saying McNabb has been cleared to play.
Ruff says McNabb was sent down to allow him to get additional ice time. That's unlikely to happen in...
If Buffalo, NY had its own official paper currency, its a lead pipe cinch...
Buffalo, NY - Brayden McNabb is quickly becoming one of Buffalo’s better playing defensemen, and if it keeps up he may just earn himself a full-time roster spot when the team eventually returns to full health.
“I really think he’s getting better every game,” head coach Lindy Ruff said after Friday’s 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers.
McNabb has not put up any numbers on...