Niagara Gazette — Sabres assign players to minors, juniors
The Buffalo Sabres assigned several players to the minors or to their respective junior clubs Friday.
The following players were assigned to the Rochester Americans, the Sabres’ American Hockey League affiliate: forwards Colin Jacobs, Eric Locke, Johnathon McGuire, Jonathan Parker, Kevin Sundher, Shawn Szydlowski and Frederick Roy, defensemen Alex Lepkowski and Matt MacKenzie, and goaltenders Connor Knapp, Nathan Lieuwen and Andrey Makarov.
Defenseman Nick Crawford, pending waivers, will also be assigned to Rochester.
Returning to their junior clubs are Brady Austin (Belleville Bulls, Ontario Hockey League) and Peter Trainor (Rimouski Oceanic, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League).
— Staff Reports