The Canadiens have acquired Marco Scandella from the Sabres for a 2020 fourth-round pick.
Scandella suited up in 31 of 41 games this season, scoring three goals with six assists (nine points) while averaging 1.23 hits and 1.1 blocked shots per game. Scandella is in the final year of his five-year deal that carries a $4.0M AAV cap-hit. He joins the left-side of the Canadiens' blueline that includes Ben Chiarot, Brett Kulak and Victor Mete.
Source: @SabresPR 01/2/20, 7:34 pm EST
Scandella (illness) will not play on Friday.
Scandella comes out of the Christmas break sick and will not play Friday vs. the Bruins. With Scandella out, Colin Miller will draw back into the lineup for the first time since December 19th.
Scandella will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Scandella has played in three straight games but will be replaced by Collin Miller vs. the Wild. Scandella has collected two goals on 19 shots (10.5 SH%) and added two assists in 14 games this season.
The Sabres have placed Marco Scandella (lower-body) on IR.
Scandella is expected to miss 2-to-3 weeks with a lower-body injury.
Source: @SabresPR 10/27/19, 12:50 pm EST
Scandella (lower-body) will not play Friday in Detroit.
Source: @SabresPR 10/25/19, 3:48 pm EST
Scandella left Thursday’s game with a leg injury; questionable to play Friday.
Scandella tried his leg prior to the third period but didn’t feel right so did not play the rest of the night. If Scandella can’t play in Detroit, John Gilmour is expected to replace him.
Scandella (lower-body) will miss the rest of the regular season.
Scandella suffered a lower-body injury while blocking a shot on Saturday and will miss the final three games of the regular season.
Source: Bill Hoppe 04/2/19, 12:01 pm EST
Scandella will draw into the Sabres lineup on Sunday.
Scandella (lower-body) will not play Friday against the Penguins.
Source: John Vogl 03/1/19, 11:41 am EST
Scandella (upper-body) will return to the Sabres lineup on Saturday.
The Sabres have placed Marco Scandella (undisclosed) on IR.
Scandella has missed the last two games but the Sabres believed there was a chance he would return to the lineup on Friday. His move to IR will not allow that to happen but did clear a roster spot for Buffalo to call-up Matt Tennyson from Rochester.
Scandella (undisclosed) will not play Thursday; could return on Friday.
Scandella will miss his second straight game on Thursday but the Sabres are hopeful that he will play Friday in Florida. With Scandella still out, Nathan Beaulieu will remain in the lineup.
Scandella (undisclosed) will not play on Tuesday.
Scandella is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury, so Nathan Beaulieu will suit up against the Sharks.
Source: @WGR550 11/27/18, 5:53 pm EST
Scandella (lower-body) is back in the Sabres lineup on Friday.
Source: Bill Hoppe 11/23/18, 4:03 pm EST
Scandella (lower-body) will be a game-time decision on Friday.
Source: Joe Yerdon 11/23/18, 2:58 pm EST
Scandella is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Scandella was hurt in Monday’s win in Pittsburgh after being blasted in the foot by a Evgeni Malkin shot. Scandella will be replaced by Nathan Beaulieu vs. the Flyers.
Scandella (illness) missed Monday's practice; listed as questionable to play on Tuesday.
Scandella was absent from Monday’s practice session as the Sabres’ blueline woes continue. He is questionable for Tuesday’s game so monitor his status during the morning skate.
The Sabres acquired Marco Scandella, Jason Pominville and a 2018 4th round pick from the Wild for Tyler Ennis, Marcus Foligno and a 2018 3rd round pick.
Scandella, 27, is a big physical defenseman but does not possess a lot of offensive ability outside of a big slap shot. Scandella has a career-high of just 23 points (11G / 12A) and is coming off of a year in which he had just four goals and nine assists (13 points) in 71 games. The Sabres have made a clear effort to improve their blue line, by adding Scandella and Nathan Beaulieu this offseason.
Source: John Vogl 06/30/17, 5:56 pm EST
Scandella (ankle) will return to the Wild lineup on Wednesday.
Scandella missed the last 10 games after being place on LTIR, but will return to the lineup tonight vs. Winnipeg. Scandella will replace Mike Reilly in the lineup and is expected to skate with Mathew Dumba. Scandella has just one assist in seven games this season.