Brendan Guhle Called up to Buffalo Sabres on an Emergency Basis
Prince George, B.C. – Earlier this afternoon the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres announced that they have called up 1997-born defenceman Brendan Guhle (Sherwood Park, AB) on an emergency basis.
Per the Sabres news release:
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenceman Brendan Guhle from the Prince George Cougars (WHL) on an emergency basis. Guhle (6’1”, 186 lbs., 7/29/1997) has scored three goals in four games since being acquired by Prince George on November 19. In 19 games for the Cougars and Prince Albert Raiders this season, Guhle has seven points (5+2) and 10 penalty minutes. Drafted by the Sabres in the second round (51st overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft, the Sherwood Park, Alberta native has compiled 77 points (20 + 57) and 128 penalty minutes in 205 career WHL games.
Guhle and the Sabres are next in action tomorrow afternoon at 10:00 AM Pacific time at home against the Boston Bruins.
“We are very happy for Brendan and his family and we wish him the very best during his time with the Buffalo Sabres,” said Cougars General Manager, Todd Harkins. “Our job is to develop players and get them ready for the next level. He’s been a first class representative of the Western Hockey League, the Prince Albert Raiders and most recently with the Prince George Cougars. He’s very deserving of this opportunity.”
Tonight the B.C. Division leading Prince George Cougars return to action against their rivals, the Victoria Royals. Tonight’s game marks the start of a season long seven game home stand for the Cougars.