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SABRES RECALL JOE FINLEY FROM ROCHESTER

Tuesday, 12.6.2011 / 10:35 AM ET / News
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SABRES RECALL JOE FINLEY FROM ROCHESTER
Joe Finley
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today that defenseman Joe Finley has been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.

Finley (6’8”, 260 lbs., 6/29/87) joins the Sabres on his second career recall after making his NHL debut in the team’s game on Friday, Dec. 2 vs. Detroit. He has appeared in two games for the Sabres this year.

The defenseman has two points (1+1) in 18 games played with the Americans and leads the team with 57 penalty minutes. He is playing in his third professional season after spending parts of the 2008-09 and 2010-11 seasons with the Hershey Bears. In 26 career AHL games, Finley has three points (1+2) and 79 penalty minutes, posting a plus/minus rating of plus-16. 

The Edina, Minn. native, who was originally selected by the Washington Capitals in the first round (27th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, signed a multi-year contract with the Sabres on Nov. 28.

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Ennis 78 20 26 -19 46
M. Moulson 77 13 28 -11 41
B. Gionta 69 13 22 -13 35
Z. Girgensons 61 15 15 -16 30
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
N. Deslauriers 82 5 10 -24 15
N. Zadorov 60 3 12 -10 15
A. Meszaros 60 7 7 -13 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Lindback 4 8 2 .924 2.76
M. Hackett 0 4 1 .884 4.32