The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled goaltender Andrey Makarov from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Makarov (age 21, 6'1″, 186 pounds) joins the Sabres for his third career NHL recall after being signed by Buffalo as an undrafted free agent in 2012. With the Amerks this season, Makarov has played in 33 games, recording a 14-14-3 record with a .899 save percentage and 3.04 goals-against average. After joining the Amerks in March, he helped the team close out its regular season by posting a 7-3-0 record, while registering a .927 save percentage and a 2.20 goals-against average.
In the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs, Makarov went 2-3-0 in five games played and recorded a .907 save percentage and 3.01 goals-against average.