The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Tim Schaller from their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Rochester Americans.
Schaller, 25, has tallied two assists and earned a plus-1 rating in his six games played with the Sabres during his first recall of the 2015-16 season.
He has five goals and five assists for a total of 10 points in his 18 played games for Rochester this season after posting a career-high 43 points (15G, 28A) in 65 games for the Rochester Americans last year.
Since joining the Americans in the 2013-14 season, he has 155 career American Hockey League games in which he has recorded 31 goals and 40 assists along with 173 penalty minutes.
In 24 career NHL games Schaller has produced a goal and four assists and a -4 plus/minus rating.
The 6’1”, 213 pound forward is a native of Merrimack, New Hampshire who signed with the Buffalo Sabres as a free agent in April of 2013. Having played for Providence College before turning pro he had 29 goals and 39 assists in 131 collegiate games. Completing his college career with 68 points and 161 penalty minutes. Schaller was named the 2012-13 NCAA (Hockey East) Best Defensive Forward.