Buffalo Sabres Make Roster Moves

The Buffalo Sabres have made a few roster moves before their contest against the Winnipeg Jets. Buffalo has called up Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen from the Rochester Americans after a brief stay with the AHL team. Meanwhile, 2020 first-round pick Jack Quinn has been sent back down to the Americans.

Luukkonen returning to the NHL team is not surprising in the slightest, as he has been solid for them this year. At the time of this writing, he has a 9-3-1 record, so it is clear that he has been doing his job when it comes to securing wins for the Sabres. Now, he will be looking to get his 10th win of the year, as he is expected to be the starting netminder against the Jets.

Quinn, on the other hand, has had a solid rookie campaign with the Sabres. In 33 games on the year, he has six goals to go along with 17 points. Overall, he certainly has shown that he can produce at the NHL level, but he also has cooled off as of late, as he has zero points in his last nine games. As a result, this demotion could have been made by the Sabres in hopes of Quinn gaining some confidence back against weaker competition. Let’s see how long his stay in the AHL lasts this time around.

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