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2023-24 AMERKS ROSTER TRACKER

Last updated May 21, 2024

PLAYER NAME POSITION TEAM TRANSACTION
Brandon Biro F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Christopher Brown F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Jacob Bryson^ D   Restricted Free Agent
Joseph Cecconi D   Unrestricted Free Agent
Filip Cederqvist** F   Restricted Free Agent
Kale Clague^ D   Restricted Free Agent
Eric Comrie^ G   Unrestricted Free Agent
Devin Cooley** G   Unrestricted Free Agent
Jeremy Davies D   Unrestricted Free Agent
Riley Fiddler-Schultz F Rochester (AHL) Two-year AHL Contract
Damien Giroux F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Michael Houser G   Unrestricted Free Agent
Chris Jandric** D   Unrestricted Free Agent
Mason Jobst F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Ryan Johnson D Buffalo (NHL) Two-Year NHL Contract
Tyson Jost^ F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Aleksandr Kisakov F Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Tyson Kozak F Buffalo (NHL)  
Jiri Kulich F Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Noah Laaouan D   Unrestricted Free Agent
Devon Levi G Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Michael Mersch F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Zach Metsa D Rochester (AHL) Two-Year AHL Contract
Brett Murray F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Olivier Nadeau F Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Viktor Neuchev F Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Nikita Novikov D Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Noah Östlund F Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Ethan Prow D   Unrestricted Free Agent
Justin Richards F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Isak Rosén F Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Lukas Rousek F Buffalo (NHL) Two-Year NHL Contract
Nicolas Savoie** D   Unrestricted Free Agent
Calle Själin D Rögle BK (SHL) Two-year Contract
Graham Slaggert F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Riley Stillman D   Restricted Free Agent
Dustin Tokarski G   Unrestricted Free Agent
Anton Wahlberg F Buffalo (NHL) Entry-Level Contract
Brendan Warren F   Unrestricted Free Agent
Linus Weissbach F   Unrestricted Free Agent

^= Finished the season with the Buffalo Sabres (NHL)

*= Finished the season in the Western Hockey League (WHL)

**= Did not finish the season with the organization

PLAYERS CURRENTLY UNDER CONTRACT

The following players are under contract with the Rochester Americans (AHL) or Buffalo Sabres (NHL) for the 2024-25 season:

PLAYER NAME POSITION 2024-25 CONTRACT TERM (YEAR EXPIRES)
Riley Fiddler-Schultz F Amerks (AHL) Two-Year AHL Contract (2024-25)
Ryan Johnson D Sabres (NHL) Two-Year NHL Contract (2024-25)
Aleksandr Kisakov F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2024-25)
Tyson Kozak F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2024-25)
Jiri Kulich F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2024-25)
Devon Levi G Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2025-26)
Zach Metsa D Amerks (AHL) Two-Year AHL Contract (2024-25)
Olivier Nadeau F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2024-25)
Viktor Neuchev F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2025-26)
Nikita Novikov D Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2025-26)
Noah Östlund F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2025-26)
Isak Rosén F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2024-25)
Lukas Rousek F Sabres (NHL) Two-Year NHL Contract (2024-25)
Matthew Savoie F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2026-27)
Anton Wahlberg F Sabres (NHL) Entry-Level Contract (2026-27)

*Please note that this list is not the actual or implied Amerks roster for next season — this list includes players on entry-level or two-way contracts with the Buffalo Sabres.

CONTRACT + PLAYER TERMINOLOGY

A player that is a restricted free agent (RFA) has reached the end of their initial entry-level contract but is not yet an unrestricted free agent. Their rights are still held by the NHL team.

A player is an unrestricted free agent (UFA) if older than 25 (or after 7 years, whichever comes first) and his contract ends. UFAs can sign with any team.

All new players, under the age of 25, are required to sign an entry-level contract. Entry-level contracts are three years if the player is age 18-21, two years if age 22-24 and one year if age 24.

If a player signs an AHL contract, then he is not eligible to play in the NHL.

If a player is currently on a two-way contract, then his pay is dependent on if he is assigned to the NHL or the AHL. All entry-level contracts are two-way contracts.

If a player is currently on a one-way contract, then he is paid the same amount of money regardless of whether he plays in the NHL or AHL.

JACKSONVILLE AS ECHL AFFILIATE

The Buffalo Sabres announced last summer the Jacksonville Icemen will serve as the organization's ECHL affiliate. The Icemen have posted back-to-back 40-plus wins and 90-plus points each of the last two seasons, which included club records for wins (44) and points (93) during the 2022-23 campaign. Jacksonville has made the Kelly Cup Playoffs the last three years dating back to 2022.

JACKSONVILLE ICEMEN

KEY OFFSEASON DATES

JUNE 28-29: NHL ENTRY DRAFT

The 2024 NHL Entry Draft will take place on Friday, June 28 (Round 1) and Saturday, June 29 (Rounds 2-7) at the Sphere in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Buffalo Sabres currently own the 11th-overall pick.

JULY 1: FREE AGENCY BEGINS

The Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans can sign any unrestricted free agents starting on July 1 at 12 p.m. ET.