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Top Riley Sheahan News

  • Riley Sheahan: Signs in Switzerland

    Sheahan has inked a contract with EHC Biel-Bienne in Switzerland, TSN's Chris Johnston reports.

    The Sabres terminated his contract earlier in the week when he refused to go to the AHL after Buffalo sent him down. The Sabres then placed him on unconditional waivers and terminated his contract once he passed through. Sheahan had no points in two games with the Sabres this season and three helpers in six games with AHL Rochester.

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  • Riley Sheahan: Goes on unconditional waivers

    Sheahan was placed on unconditional waivers Sunday with the intent to terminate his contract, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Sheahan told the Sabres that he didn't want to report to the minors again following his Tuesday demotion. He will look for an opportunity to play elsewhere. Sheahan has appeared in just two games with Buffalo this year. He had three assists in six contests with Rochester earlier this month.

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  • Sabres' Riley Sheahan: Heads to AHL

    Sheahan was assigned to AHL Rochester on Tuesday.

    Sheahan appeared in two games with the Sabres last week, including his season debut Nov. 16 against Vancouver. The Sabres activated Mattias Samuelsson (knee) from injured reserve in a corresponding move.

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  • Sabres' Riley Sheahan: Brought up from minors

    Sheahan was recalled from AHL Rochester on Tuesday.

    Sheahan has 635 games of NHL experience for the Red Wings, Penguins, Panthers, Oilers, Sabres and Kraken, so it would seem he likely has the inside track for a spot in the lineup given the Sabres' injury concerns. Still, that experience hasn't seen Sheahan get into a game this year yet, with him instead plying his trade in the minors and logging six games for AHL Rochester in which he's tallied three assists.

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  • Sabres' Riley Sheahan: Waived by Sabres

    Sheahan was put on waivers Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

    Sheahan hasn't been in the lineup yet this season and could see some playing time in the minors if he clears. In 69 games with Seattle last year, he posted four goals and 17 points.

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  • Sabres' Riley Sheahan: Removed from IR

    Sheahan (undisclosed) isn't listed on injured reserve, per the NHL media site.

    Sheahan sat out the first two games of the season due to injury, but it appears as though he is healthy again. Still, it is unclear when he will be back in the lineup. Sheahan rotated in during line rushes during Tuesday's morning skate, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.

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  • Sabres' Riley Sheahan: Starting season on IR

    Sheahan (undisclosed) is expected to begin the season on injured reserve, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Sheahan was dealing with an undisclosed muscular injury during the later stages of training camp. It doesn't appear as though he will be ready to play in Buffalo's opener on Thursday against Ottawa.

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  • Sabres' Riley Sheahan: Not skating Friday

    Sheahan (muscular) is not at practice Friday, per Sabres beat writer Joe Yerdon.

    This is not the first practice this week that Sheahan has missed. Consider the depth forward day-to-day.

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  • Sabres' Riley Sheahan: Back in Buffalo

    Sheahan signed a one-year, $950,000 contract with the Sabres on Wednesday.

    Sheahan spent last season with the Kraken, posting 17 points in 69 contests in a bottom-six role. The 30-year-old previously played with the Sabres in 2020-21, logging 13 points in 53 contests. His deal is two-way, so while he'll get a $100,000 raise at the NHL level, it doesn't come with any additional job security.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Pots goal Sunday

    Sheahan scored a goal on two shots in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Jets.

    Sheahan put the Kraken ahead 3-1 at 13:19 of the second period, but his goal was their last one this season. The 30-year-old closed the campaign with two tallies and two helpers in the last five contests. He finished with 17 points, 69 shots and a plus-6 rating in 69 outings overall despite mostly playing in a bottom-six role.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Nabs assist Friday

    Sheahan recorded an assist in Friday's 3-0 win over the Sharks.

    Sheahan set up Victor Rask on an empty-net tally in the final minute of the game. In his last four games, Sheahan has a goal, two assists, six shots on net and a plus-2 rating. The 30-year-old forward is up to 16 points, 67 shots on net and a plus-7 rating while mainly playing in a fourth-line role through 68 contests this season.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Manages helper Tuesday

    Sheahan provided an assist and fired two shots on goal in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks.

    Sheahan has a goal and an assist in his last two games. The fourth-liner has been steady for the Kraken this season, but it hasn't led to much offense. He's at 15 points, 64 shots on net and a plus-6 rating through 66 contests.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Opens scoring in loss

    Sheahan scored a goal and added two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Stars.

    Sheahan put the Kraken on the board at 6:50 of the first period, but they couldn't hang onto their lead as their offense dried up later. The goal snapped Sheahan's six-game drought. The 30-year-old center has 14 points, 62 shots on net and a plus-6 rating in 65 contests this season, mainly playing in a bottom-six role.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Picks up helper

    Sheahan notched an assist and blocked two shots in Thursday's 2-0 win over the Blackhawks.

    Sheahan has been limited to just three helpers in 16 games since the start of March. The 30-year-old saw second-line usage Thursday, but that increase in role doesn't figure to make the defensive center all that much more prominent on offense. For the season, he's at 13 points in 58 contests, matching his output from 53 outings with the Sabres last season. He's added 57 shots on net and a plus-7 rating in 2021-22.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Notches assist Monday

    Sheahan posted an assist in Monday's 6-1 win over the Kings.

    Sheahan ended an eight-game point drought when he set up Daniel Sprong's third-period marker. The 30-year-old Sheahan continues to fill a fourth-line role despite the lack of offense -- with Jaden Schwartz (upper body) out, the Kraken don't have any extra forwards on their roster. Sheahan is at 12 points, 54 shots on net and a plus-5 rating through 53 appearances.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Draws helper in loss

    Sheahan produced an assist in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Capitals.

    Sheahan picked up his fourth point in the last six games with the primary helper on Joonas Donskoi's first-period marker. The 30-year-old Sheahan has a goal and three assists in his recent productive stretch. The veteran defensive forward has 11 points, 46 shots on net and a plus-4 rating in 44 contests overall, mainly in a bottom-six role.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Posts shorthanded assist

    Sheahan logged a shorthanded assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Bruins.

    For the second time in three games, Sheahan fed Mark Giordano for a shortie. Sheahan has a goal and two helpers in his last three outings, giving him 10 points in 41 appearances overall. The 30-year-old has added 43 shots on net and a plus-6 rating. He played on the second line as part of a lineup shuffle necessitated by Jared McCann's (upper body) absence, though it's unclear if Sheahan will stick in a more advanced role.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Gets fortunate bounce for goal

    Sheahan scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Islanders.

    Sheahan benefited from an Islanders clearing attempt deflecting oddly off the glass. It went right to the center at the net front, and he tucked it inside the post for the Kraken's second goal. The 30-year-old has points in consecutive games for the first time this season, and he's at two goals, seven assists, 40 shots on net and a plus-6 rating through 40 appearances.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Offers shorthanded helper

    Sheahan produced a shorthanded assist in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks.

    Sheahan had the secondary helper on a Mark Giordano goal in the first period. The 30-year-old Sheahan has picked up at least one shorthanded point in each of the last five seasons as a solid defensive forward. In 39 contests this year, he's at eight points, 37 shots on net and a plus-5 rating while often centering the Kraken's fourth line.

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  • Kraken's Riley Sheahan: Sets up game-winner

    Sheahan put up an assist and blocked two shots in Friday's 4-3 win over the Ducks.

    Sheahan set up Jordan Eberle at 18:18 of the third period for the game-winner. This was Sheahan's first point since he earned an assist Jan. 23 versus the Panthers. The 30-year-old has been a fixture in the Kraken's bottom six, but he has just seven points with 35 shots on net and a plus-4 rating in 35 contests this season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 216 lbs
Birthplace: St. Catharines, ON
Age: 32
Experience: 12
Shoots: Left