SABRES ASSIGN ELIGIBLE PLAYERS TO ROCHESTER, AMATEUR CLUBSNews | 9/14/2012 6:15:48 PM | BUFFALO SABRES
Newly signed goaltender Makarov among 26 players loaned
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today the team has loaned the following 20 players to the Rochester Americans (AHL):
Forwards Luke Adam, Riley Boychuk, Brian Flynn, Marcus Foligno, Zemgus Girgensons, Cody Hodgson, Jacob Lagace, Jonathan Parker, Kevin Sundher, Shawn Szydlowski, Corey Tropp, Phil Varone; defensemen Alex Biega, Nick Crawford, Jerome Gauthier-Leduc, Matt MacKenzie, Brayden McNabb, Mark Pysyk; goaltenders Connor Knapp and Nathan Lieuwen.
Forward Joel Armia has been loaned to Assat (SM-liiga) and forwards Daniel Catenacci (Owen Sound-OHL) and Mikhail Grigorenko (Quebec-QMJHL) have been loaned to their respective junior clubs.
NOTE: As per the American Hockey League (@TheAHL), "In the event of a lockout, AHL clubs may sign NHL-contracted players who finished 2011-12 (season) in AHL or who were on 2012 Clear Day list."