Deslauriers did not make the trip to Winnipeg after sustaining a lower-body injury on a hit to the knee late in Saturday’s win over the Panthers. With Deslauriers out, Nick Baptiste has been recalled from Rochester (AHL).
Deslauriers (lower-body) is expected to return to the lineup on Wednesday.
Deslauriers has been out since January 2nd with a lower-body injury, but will be back in the lineup on Wednesday. Deslauriers has averaged just 9:39 TOI and posted seven points (3G / 4A) in 38 games this season.
The Sabres have reassigned Nicolas Deslauriers to Rochester (AHL).
Deslauriers averaged 13:10 TOI and scored one goal with a minus-9 rating in 16 games with the Sabres. He heads back to the AHL where he had 39 points (18G / 21A) in 60 games with Manchester. He has not suited up for the Rochester Americans after being acquired at the deadline from L.A.
It has been a crazy week for Deslauriers. First he was traded on Wednesday and now he will make his NHL debut tonight with the Sabres. He was a third-round pick in 2009 and has recorded 18 goals and 21 assists (39 points) in 60 games this season.
The Sabres have recalled Nicolas Deslauriers from Rocheser (AHL) on an emergency basis.
Deslauriers was acquired by the Sabres on Wednesday and could make his NHL debut tonight in Florida. Deslauriers has been recalled because Chris Stewart and Zemgus Girgensons were injured on Thursday and are unavailable for Friday's game. He had 18 goals and 21 assists (39 points) in 60 games with Manchester (AHL) before the trade.
The Kings have traded prospects Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers to the Sabres for Brayden McNabb, Jonathan Parker and two second round picks.
Deslauriers, 23, was a third-round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He is a 6-foot, 230 lbs. defenseman who has 18 goals and 21 assists (39 points) in 60 games with Manchester (AHL) this season. He has yet to make his NHL debut.
Assigned to Manchester of the American Hockey League were forwards Andy Andreoff, Ray Kaunisto, Brandon Kozun and Linden Vey, defensemen Nicolas Deslauriers, David Kolomatis and Patrick Mullen and goalie Martin Jones. Tyler Toffoli was re-assigned to his junior team.
The Kings have signed defenseman Nicolas Deslauriers to a three-year entry-level contract. Deslauriers, 20, was a third-round draft pick in 2009 and has completed his junior-hockey career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.