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Team W-L-OTL Pts
58-18-6 122
54-21-7 115
51-23-8 110
51-26-5 107
32-39-11 75
32-40-10 74
33-42-7 73
22-49-11 55

Top Alex Tuch News

  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Gelling with Sabres

    Tuch supplied a power-play assist in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Islanders.

    Tuch is averaging 2.6 points per 60 minutes, which is a career-best mark in his first season with the Sabres. Injuries have been a concern for the New York native, plus his supporting cast isn't as strong as it was for him in Vegas, but the difference is that he's averaging a career high in ice time (18:20), including 2:51 on the man advantage.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Thriving in prominent role

    Tuch had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Hurricanes.

    Tuch did his damage early, with both points coming in the first 6:25. The Syracuse native has made himself right at home in Western New York. Tuch's skating on the top line, and he's been producing like a first-line winger recently with three multi-point games in his last six.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Two helpers against Nashville

    Tuch picked up two assists in Friday's 4-3 win over the Predators.

    He had a hand in both of Tage Thompson's first-period tallies, helping his linemate reach the 30-goal plateau for the first time. Tuch has cooled off a bit lately and has only two goals and eight points through 15 games since the beginning of March, but with two multi-point efforts in the last three contests, he could be gearing up for another heater.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: One of each in win

    Tuch scored a goal on two shots, dished a power-play assist, blocked three shots and added two hits in Monday's 6-5 win over the Blackhawks.

    Tuch helped the Sabres make their final push Monday. He scored the game-tying goal with 2:14 left in the third period, then helped out on Tage Thompson's game-winner with 12 seconds left in the contest. It's been a tough stretch lately for Tuch, who entered Monday with just seven points in his last 18 outings despite remaining in a top-line role. The winger is up to 28 points, 103 shots on net, 37 blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in 35 appearances.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Provides helper Sunday

    Tuch managed an assist and three shots on goal in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Canucks.

    Tuch set up Rasmus Dahlin on the game-winning goal 48 seconds into overtime. The assist was just the second point in Tuch's last eight games, though he's been active with 26 shots on net in that span. The 25-year-old hasn't looked out of place on the Sabres' top line, logging 25 points, 97 shots and a plus-5 rating through 31 contests this season, so he'll remain a solid depth winger in fantasy.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Good to go Monday

    Tuch (undisclosed) is expected to play Monday against the Panthers, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Tuch was a game-time call Monday but he won't miss any time while dealing with his minor injury. The 25-year-old winger has 23 points through 25 games on the year. He's expected to skate in his usual top-line role Monday.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Game-time call Monday

    Tuch (undisclosed) was deemed a game-time decision for Monday's contest against the Panthers, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.

    Tuch departed Sunday's 3-0 loss to Los Angeles early and did not return to play due to an undisclosed injury. The 25-year-old has averaged 19:22 of ice time -- 2:50 during the power play -- and recorded 23 points over 25 games this season. All of the scans Tuch received following the injury came back clear, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Exits Sunday's game with injury

    Tuch departed Sunday's game early and received imaging due to an undisclosed injury, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Coach Don Granato stated Tuch's test results were "as positive as can be," Lysowki adds. The 25-year-old has averaged 19:16 of ice time -- 2:31 during the power play -- and tallied nine points over the last 10 games. He will set his sights on returning for Monday's game against Florida.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Three helpers in Sunday's win

    Tuch notched three assists, two on the power play, in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Canadiens.

    He had a hand in three of Jeff Skinner's four goals on the afternoon, as the Sabres' top line continues to do plenty of damage. Tuch extended his point streak to three games with the performance, and over the last 12 contests he's racked up five goals and 14 points.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Scores against former team

    Tuch scored a goal on four shots, blocked four shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights.

    Tuch spoiled Robin Lehner's shutout bid with 4:00 left in the second period. This was Tuch's first game against Vegas since he was included as part of the return in the Jack Eichel trade. The 25-year-old Tuch has had more of a featured role with the Sabres than he ever did with the Golden Knights, and he's thrived with five goals and eight assists in 13 appearances this season. He's added 37 shots on net and a plus-3 rating, though fantasy managers shouldn't expect the winger to lay out for four blocks again any time soon.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Records two points in win

    Tuch scored a goal on seven shots, dished an assist, logged two hits and went plus-2 in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Coyotes.

    Tuch and Peyton Krebs assisted on each other's goals in the contest. The 25-year-old Tuch has produced multiple points in four of his 11 outings this year. He's only been held off the scoresheet three times, and two of those instances were when the Sabres were shut out. The winger has four goals, eight assists, 29 shots on net, 15 hits and a plus-5 rating while filling a top-line role.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Logs goal, assist

    Tuch contributed a goal, an assist, and two hits in a 3-1 win over the Senators on Tuesday.

    Tuch now has seven points over his last seven games since returning from injury (shoulder). The 25-year-old established himself during his four seasons with Vegas but has really only just gotten started with Buffalo, playing in just the seven games this season. He already is logging more ice time, 18:08 per game, with Buffalo than he ever did with the Golden Knights, and his role should only increase with health and if he maintains this rate of scoring.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Logs assist in return

    Tuch finished with an assist and two hits in a 4-1 win over the Predators on Thursday.

    Tuch had missed Buffalo's previous two games under COVID-19 protocols before returning Thursday. The former Golden Knight has four points over his last four contests, the only four he has logged this season.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Likely playing Thursday

    Tuch (not injury related) will likely enter the lineup Thursday in Nashville, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.

    Tuch cleared COVID-19 protocols Tuesday and should be recovered enough to play Thursday. He'll look to continue his strong start with Buffalo, which has included three points in as many games.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Departs COVID-19 protocols

    Tuch (not injury related) exited the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.

    Tuch has averaged 17:08 of ice time, distributed two assists and recorded one power-play goal over his three appearances this season. Coach Don Granato said the 25-year-old will not participate in Tuesday's contest with Tampa Bay, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Added to COVID-19 protocols

    Tuch was designated for the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday.

    Tuch has averaged 17:08 of ice time -- 2:06 during the power-play -- and has recorded three points through his three NHL appearances with the Sabres this season. He was previously unable to play due to a shoulder injury. His value to the Sabres has yet to be seen since he was traded to them back in November.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Two points in OT loss

    Tuch scored a power-play goal and added an even-strength assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Bruins.

    Both points came in the second period as the Sabres grabbed a 3-1 lead, but the offense went cold the rest of the way and the win slipped through their fingers. Tuch is off to a quick start since finally joining the Buffalo lineup, picking up a goal and three points in his first two games for his new club.

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  • Sabres' Alex Tuch: Ready for Sabres debut

    Tuch (shoulder) will be added to the active roster and make his Buffalo debut Monday versus Columbus, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

    Tuch, whom the Sabres acquired from the Golden Knights as part of the Jack Eichel trade in early November, will likely slot into a top-six role for Monday's contest. The 25-year-old winger racked up 18 goals and 33 points through 55 games with Vegas last season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 220 lbs
Birthplace: Syracuse, NY
Age: 26
Experience: 6
Shoots: Right