Buffalo Sabres Prospect Tournament Roster

The Buffalo Sabres have announced their 2011 roster for the NHL prospect tournament at Centre I.C.E. arena in Traverse City, MI. The team features first round draft choices Mark Pysyk (2010) and Zack Kassian (2009).  The roster also features twenty players drafted by the Sabres and just four undrafted free agent tryouts – the lowest of any roster in the tournament. This year’s Tournament is scheduled from September 10 – 14 and will feature teams from Dallas, Detroit, Columbus, Buffalo, Carolina, Minnesota, New York, and St. Louis. For details on the tournament and ticket information please click here.

NO. PROSPECT NAME POS HT WT DRAFTED 2010-11 TEAM
FORWARDS
72 Luke Adam C 6.02 203 BUF-08 (2-44) Portland (AHL)
34 Steven Beyers * RW 5.11 165 Barrie (OHL)
45 Riley Boychuk LW 6.05 220 BUF-10 (7-208) Portland (WHL)
43 Daniel Catenacci C 5.10 180 BUF-11 (3-77) Sault Ste. Marie (OHL) 
82 Marcus Foligno LW 6.03 216 BUF-09 (4-104) Sudbury (OHL)
41 Cedrick Henley LW 6.05 196 BUF-10 (6-173) Val d’Or (QMJHL)
54 Zack Kassian RW 6.03 215 BUF-09 (1-13) Windsor (OHL)
83 Jacob Legace LW 5.11 190 BUF-08 (5-134) Portland (AHL)
48 Jonathan Parker * RW 5.10 195 Prince Albert (WHL)
56 Steven Shipley C 6.02 200 BUF-10 (4-98) Niagra (OHL)
32 Kevin Sundher C 6.00 188 BUF-10 (3-75) Chilliwack (WHL)
49 Gregg Sutch RW 6.02 190 BUF-10 (5-143) Mississauga (OHL)
38 Shawn Szydlowski RW 6.00 208 Erie (OHL)
78 Corey Tropp RW 6.00 185 BUF-07 (3-89) Portland (AHL)
84 Phil Varone * C 5.10 186 SJ-09 (5-147) Erie (OHL)
DEFENSEMEN
70 Alex Biega D 5.10 191 BUF-06 (5-147) Portland (AHL)
62 Nick Crawford D 6.01 183 BUF-08 (6-164) Portland (AHL)
64 Corey Fienhage D 6.03 215 BUF-08 (3-81) Kamloops (WHL)
74 Jerome Gauthier-Leduc D 6.01 176 BUF-10 (3-68) Rimouski (QMJHL)
51 Alex Lepkowski D 6.03 216 BUF-11 (5-137) Saginaw (OHL)
47 Matt MacKenzie D 6.02 198 BUF-10 (3-83) Calgary (WHL)
81 Brayden McNabb D 6.04 210 BUF-09 (3-66) Kootenay (WHL)
53 Mark Pysyk D 6.01 188 BUF-10 (1-23) Edmonton (WHL)
GOALTENDERS
50 Nathan Lieuwen G 6.05 192 BUF-11 (6-167) Kootney (WHL)
60 Ryan Rondeau * G 6.00 175 Yale (NCAA)

* denotes free agent tryout

** All Rosters are in draft form and are subject to change.

One Response to “Buffalo Sabres Prospect Tournament Roster”

  1. Negro said:

    Jan 25, 13 at 6:39 am

    I’ve expected this move for some time. I fguried if Grachev didn’t make the NHL roster he would be sent to Hartford for further development. However, based on the positive reviews I heard of his camp, I could easily see Tortorella pushing Grachev ahead of Prospal and Lisin for the avalible left wing spot. We already know Tortorella loves youth and wants to get more kids in the lineup. On a side note; I remember reading something a few months ago that should make every ranger fan proud; I read that some pundits thought John Tavares skills were overblown and he was only playing so well because of a “highly skilled winger in Evgeny Grachev.”. This makes me pumped, I could get used to a Grachev-Dubinsky/Anisimov-Gaborik line.


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