The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team recalled forwards Evan Rodrigues and Cole Schneider from the Rochester Americans (AHL). Both players will be joining the Sabres for their first career recall.
Rodrigues (age 22, 5'11", 174 pounds) has 28 points (9 goals, 19 assists) in 68 games for Rochester this season during his first professional campaign. The Toronto native signed with Buffalo as an unrestricted free agent on April 22, 2015, and ranks second among Amerks rookies in assists and points.
Schneider (age 25, 6'1", 198 pounds) is a native of Williamsville, and leads the Amerks with 54 points (20/34) in 69 games this season. Since being acquired from the Ottawa Senators in a seven-player trade on Feb. 27, Schneider has compiled 12 points (3/9) in 15 games.