McNabb suffered an upper-body injury last night and has been placed on IR. With McNabb out, Matt Greene will play on Sunday in Chicago. There's no word on how long McNabb is expected to be out, but his movement to IR means that he will miss at least the next four games.
McNabb is expected to make his season debut on Friday.
After sitting out the season opener on Wednesday, McNabb is expected to replace Matt Greene in the lineup tonight vs. the Coyotes. McNabb had 24 points (2G / 22A) in 71 games with the Kings last season.
McNabb will likely make his Kings' debut on Thursday.
All signs are pointing towards Jake Muzzin being unavailable tonight, which leaves the 23-year-old McNabb to make his Kings' debut on the Stanley Cup banner raising night and on the top D-pair with Drew Doughty to boot. McNabb was acquired from the Sabres at last year's deadline and totaled 10 goals and 26 assists (36 points) in 52 AHL games between Manchester and Rochester. He failed to record any points in 12 games with the Sabres.
The Sabres have traded Brayden McNabb, Jonathan Parker and two second round picks to the Kings for prospects Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers
McNabb, 23, was selected in the third round (66th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He is a 6-foot-4, 205 lbs. defenseman who has seven goals and 22 assists (29 points) in 38 games with the Rochester Americans (AHL) this season. He has failed to record a point in 12 games with the Sabres.
The Sabres have reassigned Brayden McNabb to Rochester (AHL).
McNabb played in seven games during his most recent call-up. He failed to record a points and was a plus-1 with seven shots and 14 hits. He returns to Rochester where he has 15 points (3G / 12A) in 20 games.
The Sabres have returned Brayden McNabb to Rochester (AHL).
McNabb appeared in three games with the Sabres, he failed to record a point while averaging 16:48 TOI. He returns to Rochester where he has two goals and 10 assists in 15 games. He will play one game in Rochester tonight and then likely head back to Buffalo.
The Sabres have recalled Brayden McNabb from Rochester (AHL).
McNabb, 22, was the 66th overall pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-4, 205 lbw. defenseman has two goals and 12 points in 15 games with Rochester this season. He skated in 25 games with the Sabres in 2011-12 registering one goal and seven assists.
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that defensemen Brayden McNabb and TJ Brennan have been recalled on an emergency basis from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
McNabb gets another look with the team. He scored a goal and five points in his first 21 games with the Sabres.