News | 11/16/2011 9:55:31 AM | BUFFALO SABRES
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today that forward Corey Tropp has been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Tropp (6’0”, 195 lbs., 7/25/89) joins the Sabres on his second career recall after dressing for the team for four games from Nov. 4 to Nov. 11, 2011. In those four games in Buffalo, he recorded his first career goal and added an assist.
Tropp has seven points (4+3) in 11 games with Rochester this season. He spent 2010-11 in Portland, posting 40 points (10+30) in his first professional season.
Tropp was selected by the Sabres in the third round (89th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
In addition, the Rochester Americans announced today that forward Riley Boychuk has been assigned to the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL.
Boychuk, 20, has appeared in nine games for the Amerks this season, recording one assist and eight penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Boychuk collected 30 points (14+16) and 157 penalty minutes with the Portland Winterhawks (WHL) in 2010-11. A native of Abbotsford, BC, Boychuk was the Sabres’ seventh round pick (208th overall) in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. In four seasons with the Winterhawks, Boychuk has accumulated 83 points (39+44) and 391 penalty minutes in 194 games.