The Sabres have recalled Cole Schneider from Rochester (AHL).
Schneider, 26, has been great in the AHL this season, picking up 17 points (7G / 10A) in 13 games with Rochester. Schneider has one assist in two games with the Sabres and tonight he is expected to appear in his third NHL game of the season.
Source: Bill Hoppe 11/19/16, 5:34 am EST
Schneider will make his NHL debut on Friday.
Schneider, 25, was an undrafted free agent that was acquired in an AHL trade with Ottawa Senators at the trade deadline. The 6-foot-1 right winger has registered 12 points (3G / 9A) in 15 games with Rochester since the trade and has 20 goals and 34 assists (54 points) in 69 AHL games between Rochester and Binghamton.
Source: John Vogl 04/8/16, 8:17 am EST
The Sabres have acquired Cole Schneider, Eric O’Dell, Alex Guptill and Michael Sdao from the Senators for Jason Akeson, Phil Varone, Jerome Gauthier-Leduc and a conditional draft pick.
Schneider, 25, was leading Binghamton (AHL) in points with 42 (17G / 25A) in 54 games at the time of the trade. He now heads to Rochester after spending nearly five full years with Binghamton, where he had 83 goals and 108 assists (191 points) in 263 games.
Sophomore Cole Schneider (UConn) has signed with the Ottawa Senators. #atlantichockey
Schneider is expected to start his professional career with the Binghampton Senators of the AHL. He scored 23 goals and 45 points in 38 games with the University of Connecticut.