Ullmark will start Thursday in Dallas.
Thompson underwent successful surgery on his right shoulder on Tuesday and will miss 5-to-6 months.
Thompson was hurt in his season debut on November 17th and has been sidelined ever since. He elected to have surgery on Tuesday and will be sidelined for the rest of the 2020 regular season. His 5-to-6 month timetable means he should be ready for the 2020-21 training camp.
Ullmark will start Tuesday vs. the Golden Knights.
Ullmark stopped 21 of 22 shots in the Sabres 5-1 win over the Red Wings on Sunday. The 26-year-old has gone 3-1-0 with a 2.25 GAA and .920 SV% in his last four starts but will be tested tonight with the Golden Knights in town. Vegas has struggled recently, losing there straight but are expected to get Jonathan Marchessault back after a five-game absence.
Bogosian will draw into the Sabres lineup on Sunday.
Bogosian was a healthy scratch on Saturday but will draw in as a seventh defenseman on Sunday. Bogosian will replace Jimmy Vesey.
Vesey will be a healthy scratch on Sunday.
Vesey was promoted to the top line on Saturday but will come out of the lineup in Detroit. The Sabres will go back to 11 forwards and seven defensemen, re-inserting Zach Bogosian into the lineup.
Ullmark will start Sunday in Detroit.
Bogosian will be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
The Sabres went with seven defensemen in St. Louis on Thursday but will go back to 12/6 today, so look for Evan Rodrigues to replace Bogosian as the 12th forward.
Rodrigues will draw back into the Sabres lineup on Saturday.
Rodrigues has been a healthy scratch for the last four games but will replace Scott Wilson in the lineup on Saturday afternoon. He's had a disastrous season, failing to score a goal with just three assists in 24 games.
Miller will be a healthy scratch on Saturday afternoon.
With Jake McCabe returning from his upper-body injury, Miller will be scratched for the first time since New Year's Eve. He's had a tough debut season in Buffalo, scoring just one goal on 49 shots (2.0 SH%) with five assists (six points) in 32 games.
McCabe (upper-body) will return to the Sabres lineup on Saturday.
McCabe missed Thursday's game in St. Louis but will replace Colin Miller on Saturday afternoon vs. the Canucks. McCabe has just two goals and five assists (seven points) in 41 games this season.
Hutton will start Saturday afternoon vs. the Canucks.
Ullmark will start Thursday in St. Louis.
Ullmark allowed two goals on 34 shots in the Sabres win over the Panthers. Ullmark has started seven straight games, going 3-4-0 with a 2.62 GAA and .905 SV%. He starts in St. Louis, where the Blues have won six in a row while scoring 3.67 goals per game.
Frolik will make his Sabres debut on Thursday.
Frolik was acquired from the Flames last Thursday and will make his season debut a week later. Frolik skated on the second line with Marcus Johansson and Conor Sheary at Wednesday's practice and is also expected to see some penalty kill time.
Source: Bill Hoppe 01/8/20, 1:39 pm EST
McCabe is day-to-day with an upper-body injury; will not travel to St. Louis.
McCabe will miss Tuesday's practice and will miss at least one game with an upper-body injury. With McCabe out, Lawrence Pilut was called up from Rochester (AHL) and will likely make his season debut against the Blues.
Source: @SabresPR 01/7/20, 11:06 am EST
The Sabres have recalled Lawrence Pilut from Rochester (AHL).
Pilut appeared in 33 NHL games last season but has spent the entire 2019-20 season in the AHL so far. The 24-year-old defenseman has picked up 21 points (5G / 16A) in 29 games with Rochester.
Source: Bill Hoppe 01/7/20, 10:31 am EST
The Sabres have reassigned Dalton Smith to Rochester (AHL).
Smith appeared in just one game during his call-up and cleared waivers late last week. He heads back to the AHL to make room for the arrival of Michael Frolik.
Ullmark starts Saturday afternoon vs. the Panthers.
Olofsson will miss 5-to-6 weeks with a lower-body injury.
Olofsson had to be helped off of the ice on Thursday and it looked like he could miss a few weeks. The Sabres confirmed that it will be 5-to-6 weeks, which sidelines him until at least mid-February. This is a huge blow for the Sabres and Olofsson's rookie of the year chances. The 24-year-old is second on the team in goals (16) and points (35) this season.
Source: Joe Yerdon 01/3/20, 12:03 pm EST
The Sabres shave recalled Scott Wilson from Rochester (AHL).
Victor Olofsson was hurt on Thursday night, so Wilson has been summoned from the AHL and will likely make his season debut on Saturday afternoon. Wilson has six goals and eight assists (14 points) in 22 AHL games this season.
Olofsson left Thursday's game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
Olofsson had to be helped down the tunnel after suffering a lower-body injury on the Sabres' game-tying goal. The Sabres quickly recalled Scott Wilson from Rochester on Friday morning, suggesting that Olofsson is going to miss some time. Expect the Sabres to release a more detailed injury update in the next 24 hours.
Source: Joe Yerdon 01/3/20, 11:06 am EST