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Sabres sign RFA Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year deal

The young defenseman could have a frequent role on the Sabres blueline this season. The Sabres announced that they have signed defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year extension. With his signing, Tyler Ennis and Luke Adam are the Sabres only unsigned restricted free agents. Ruhwedel has played 28 games with the Sabres since signing as a college free agent out of UMass-Lowell. He...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Ruhwedel re-signs with Buffalo Sabres

(Photo/John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images) The Buffalo Sabres announced on Wednesday, July 16 they have signed defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract. Ruhwedel has been with the Sabres organization since he turned professional following the 2012-13 Hockey East season. The former UMass Lowell River Hawk standout defenseman has spent 28 games at the National Hockey League...
Via Mill City Sports
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres' Chad Ruhwedel likely done for year with concussion

Buffalo Sabres' defenseman Chad Ruhwedel has suffered a concussion at the hands - rather - the elbow of Philadelphia Flyers' centerman Zac Rinaldo and is probably done for the season - but to hear Rinaldo tell it, it makes one wonder who he thinks the victim actually is."That always happens with me. I get on a good streak and then something bad always happens."...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zac Rinaldo ejected for dirty hit on Chad Ruhwedel

I have to say that there's going to be a review and a good chance that there might be suspension coming from the NHL's Department of Player Safety for this hit. Zac Rinaldo hits Chad Ruhwedel in the head. Thoughts on this one? Rinaldo is like a linebacker on skates.Philadelphia Zac Rinaldo served by Jay Rosehill Match penalty - 10 min against Chad Ruhwedel
Via Goon's World
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Folin bolts for Wild, forfeits remaining two years at Lowell

The UMass Lowell suffered a big loss on Sunday night to Boston College and fell short of a return trip to the Frozen Four. However, the River Hawks may have suffered an even bigger loss on Monday when sophomore defenseman Christian Folin decided to forfeit his remaining two years of NCAA eligibility to sign with the National Hockey League. Folin inked a two-year entry level contract...
Via View From 123
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Christian Folin garnering more and more interest

The UMass Lowell River Hawks are preparing for the Northeast Regionals at the DCU Center next weekend in Worcester, Mass. after capturing their second straight Hockey East title on Saturday night. However, National Hockey League teams are counting down the days until they can make a move on Christian Folin. The sophomore defenseman is the most sought after collegiate unrestricted...
Via View From 123
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Folin atop college unrestricted free agent list

The UMass Lowell River Hawks are still in the heat of the Hockey East playoffs and are almost certainly a lock for the national tournament, so their season is far from over. However, many National Hockey League teams are counting down the days until they can put in their offer on a certain sophomore defenseman from the River Hawks. Entering this offseason, Christian Folin is the...
Via View From 123
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Ruhwedel notches first pro goal in Amerks win

The UMass Lowell River Hawks won the Hockey East regular season and Tournament Championship last season with the help of defenseman Chad Ruhwedel. Following the season, Ruhwedel opted to depart the school early and sign professionally with the Buffalo Sabres. Ruhwedel spent the remainder of the 2012-13 season up with the Sabres in the National Hockey League. In seven NHL games,...
Via View From 123
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres D Ruhwedel reflects on marathon bombings

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, Buffalo Sabres defenseman Chad Ruhwedel has another reason to be thankful for jumping to the NHL. Ruhwedel ended his college career at UMass Lowell to sign with Buffalo on Saturday. Had that not happened, the 22-year-old figures he would have been with his friends watching the marathon not far from the finish line where two explosions...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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