The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team today recalled defenseman Mark Pysyk and forward Johan Larsson from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL). The team also announced it has assigned defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to Rochester.
Pysyk (1/11/92, 6’1″, 192 lbs) re-joins the Sabres after being assigned to Rochester on Dec. 17. He played in three games for the Amerks during his time in Rochester, contributing one assist. Through parts of two NHL seasons, Pysyk has played in 50 games for the Sabres, recording nine points (1+9). The Sabres drafted the Sherwood Park, Alberta native in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.