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The Buffalo Sabres announced today that the team has reassigned forward Cal O’Reilly to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. In a corresponding move, the Rochester Americans have recalled forward Matthew Lane from the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL.

Lane, 22, returns to Rochester after appearing in nine games with the Amerks this season, recording one assist. A native of Rochester, N.Y., Lane has also registered 24 points (11+13) in 45 games for Elmira to rank second among team rookies and fourth overall among Jackals skaters.

Prior to signing an AHL contract with his hometown Amerks, the 5-foot-10, 175-pound forward played four seasons at Boston University, collecting 69 points (33+36) in 152 career games with the Terriers. In his final campaign with BU, Lane had a career-high of 28 points (14+14) while appearing in all 39 games and serving as an assistant captain.

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