Sabres send Enroth to Portland
The Buffalo Sabres finalized their 23-man roster Wednesday by
assigning goalie Jhonas Enroth to Portland of the American Hockey
The team also announced forward Matt Ellis cleared waivers and
also will going to Portland.
Ellis played in 72 games for the Sabres last season, but became
expendable when Buffalo signed veteran free- agent Rob
Meanwhile, coach Lindy Ruff said that both injured forward
Thomas Vanek (head) and defenseman Craig Rivet (throat) have a good
chance of being ready for Friday’s season opener at Ottawa after
they both skated in practice.
Buffalo also signed 11-year NHL veteran forward Mark Parrish and
loaned him to Portland. Parrish spent the preseason with Buffalo on
a tryout contract.