Sabres call up Lazar from the Amerks

By WGR 550 SportsRadio
In response to the injuries on the roster, the Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Curtis Lazar from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.

The Sabres have announced the following roster news.

— Sabres PR (@SabresPR) November 13, 2019

This will be Lazar's second call up to Buffalo this season, but he did not suit up for any games when he was called up back on October 13.

In 11 games this season with the Amerks, Lazar has four goals and five assists for nine points. That includes a five-point night back on October 26 in a game against the Syracuse Crunch, where he had two goals and also added three assists in a 7-6 overtime win.

The Sabres are dealing with injuries to forwards Marcus Johannson (day-to-day) and Vladimir Sobotka (out 4-to-6 weeks), and are about to play three games in four days, starting on Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes at KeyBank Center.

The Sabres are also expecting to get defensemen Marco Scandella (lower-body injury) and Zach Bogosian (hip) back to practice on Wednesday as they recover from injuries. Bogosian has yet to play this season and is ruled as week-to-week, while Scandella is day-to-day.

A former first round pick by the Ottawa Senators in the 2013 NHL Draft, Lazar has played in 246 NHL games in his career, scoring 15 goals and 36 assists for 51 points.