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Buffalo Sabres recall Alexander Nylander

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Mon, Mar 11th 2019 01:45 pm

The Buffalo Sabres on Sunday announced the team recalled forward Alexander Nylander from the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Nylander (age 21, 6’1,” 192 pounds) has already set career-high totals in goals (12) and points (31) in 49 games with Rochester this season. He has also tied his career high with 19 assists and posted a plus-11 rating. The recall comes on the heels of a four-game goal streak with the Amerks. In his last six games, Nylander has totaled seven points (4 goals, 3 assists).

The Calgary, Alberta, native joins the Sabres for the first time this season after tallying two points (1/1) in seven career NHL games played during the past two seasons. A first-round pick (eighth overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft, Nylander has totaled 86 points (30/56) in 165 career AHL games.

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