The Sabres waive a defenseman and call up a forward

February 18, 2017
With Cody Franson returning to the lineup on Saturday, the Sabres have eight defensemen on the roster. Dan Bylsma has said they won’t carry eight, so Taylor Fedun has been waived.
In 25 games with Buffalo Fedun has no goals and seven assists.
Fedun has played 20 games in Rochester netting four goals and 13 assists for 17 points.
Buffalo has also called up winger Nick Baptiste. Baptiste scored two goals in his 12 games with Buffalo this season. In 42 games with the Amerks he has 19 goals and 11 assists for 30 points.

Sam Reinhart is out with an injury or sickness.