SABRES RECALL SZCZECHURA, McNABBNews | 11/26/2011 2:12:35 PM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today that forward Paul Szczechura and defenseman Brayden McNabb have been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. In addition, the Amerks have recalled defenseman Corey Fienhage from the ECHL’s Gwinnett Gladiators.
In 223 career AHL games, Szczechura has totaled 155 points (63+92) between Rochester, Norfolk and the Iowa Stars.
Fienhage (6’3”, 215 lbs., 5/4/90), has appeared in all 19 games for Gwinnett this season, recording eight points on three goals and five assists to tie for the team-lead in scoring among defensemen. Last season, the 6-foot-3, 215-pound Fienhage registered 14 points (4+10) in 70 games with Kamloops of the WHL before making his AHL debut with the Portland Pirates, appearing in four regular season games and six playoff contests. Fienhage was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the third round (81st overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
The Rochester Americans continue their three-game holiday homestand tonight as the Hamilton Bulldogs return to Western New York for the second time this season. The 7:35 p.m. North Division matchup will be the fourth of 10 scheduled meetings this season between the divisional rivals and can be heard live on 107.3 FM and 1280 AM, Rochester’s Sports Talk.