#44 Drew Schiestel
BORN: Mar. 9, 1989
HOME TOWN: Hamilton, Ontario
ACQUIRED: Buffalo's 2nd round choice (59th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft


Buffalo Sabres’ second-round selection (59th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Re-signed a one-year, two-way NHL contract with Buffalo on July 25, 2012.

: Collected 12 points (2+10) and 12 PIM in 43 games with Rochester… Also appeared in 16 games for the Texas Stars (AHL), recording five assists… Notched an assist in each of his first three games for the Stars (3/07-3/10)… Made his debut for Texas vs. Grand Rapids on 3/07… Reassigned to the Texas Stars (AHL) by the Buffalo Sabres (NHL) on 3/05… Had a three-game point streak (1+3) from 12/27 to 12/30… Notched one assist and was +2 at Oklahoma City on 12/28… Scored the overtime game-winner in a 4-3 win at Oklahoma City on 12/27… Scored his first goal as an Amerk at Albany on 12/04… Recorded his first point as an Amerk with an assist and finished +2 at Binghamton on 11/04, marking the 100th professional game of his career… Returned to the lineup at Binghamton on 10/29… Missed seven games (10/13-10/27) with an injury… Made his Amerks debut at Hamilton on 10/08

Finished second season with the Portland Pirates (AHL), scoring 23 points (5+18) and racking up 32 PIM in 45 games… Posted career-highs in all offensive categories… His plus-15 on-ice rating was the third highest among team defensemen… Selected as a member of the Eastern Conference AHL All-Star Team for the 2011 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Capital BlueCross January 30th and 31st in Hershey, PA, but was unable to participate due to injury… Suffered injury on 1/25 and missed remainder of season… Enjoyed a five-game point streak (1+4) from 12/05-12/12… Bypassed rookie total of 12 points in 52 games, earning 13th point in his 24th game of the season at Providence on 12/10… First career two-point game (0+2) came on 11/02 at Charlotte… Topped his pro career-high in goals scored from his rookie season with his second of the year at Norfolk on 10/30… Scored a goal in back-to-back games for first time in career on 10/29 and 10/30 at Norfolk… 2009-10: Appeared in four postseason contests… Registered 12 points (1+11) in 52 games in his rookie campaign with Portland… Scored his first career AHL goal (game-winner) vs. Norfolk on 12/21… Registered his first career AHL point with an assist at Norfolk on 10/24… Made his pro debut at Springfield on 10/03… 2008-09: Posted his best season of junior hockey with the Niagara IceDogs (OHL), setting career-highs in goals (10), assists (38), points (48) and penalty minutes (75)… Scored four goals on the power-play for the third straight season and finished fourth overall on the team in scoring… Led all IceDogs’ defensemen in scoring in both the regular season and playoffs, including placing 11th among the OHL’s top offensive blueliners… 2007-08: Played in 10 OHL Playoff games, picking up seven points (1+6) and 10 PIM… Finished as Niagara’s second-best rearguard with 37 points (8+29) and played in more games than other defenseman with a career-high 68 appearances… Averaged .54 points per game and completed the regular season with a plus-15 on-ice rating… 2006-07: Assisted on six goals in five playoff games… Had a productive sophomore season in Mississauga (OHL), scoring six goals and adding 15 assists for 21 points… His four power-play tallies were the most among team blueliners… Finished with a plus-13 rating on-ice rating… 2005-06: Skated in 40 games for Mississauga, collecting five points (1+4) and 42 PIM

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