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Fri, Apr 29
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Eastern Atlantic Standings

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

2021 Stats

STATS A
Assists
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Points
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Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 13 19 -14 16:07 4

Top Casey Mittelstadt News

  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Big day on power play Sunday

    Mittelstadt notched two power-play assists in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Panthers.

    Both helpers came in a two-minute span midway through the third period as the Sabres tried to rally from a 4-1 deficit. Mittelstadt has been able to provide Buffalo with some scoring balance lately, and over the last eight games the 23-year-old has one goal and eight points.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Snags assist Monday

    Mittelstadt posted an assist and three shots on goal in Monday's 6-5 win over the Blackhawks.

    Mittelstadt's productive run continued Monday -- he's earned a goal and five helpers in his last five outings. The center helped out on an Alex Tuch equalizer in the third period of this contest. Mittelstadt has been limited by injuries and his third-line role this year, but he's produced a reasonable 12 points, 47 shots on net and a minus-12 rating in 25 appearances.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Two helpers in Sunday's loss

    Mittelstadt picked up two assists, one on the power play, in Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Rangers.

    He played a key role in the Sabres' comeback from an early 2-0 deficit, helping set up Rasmus Asplund for Buffalo's first goal of the game and then initiating the play that resulted in Jeff Skinner's tying goal midway through the third that sent the game to OT. Mittelstadt is enjoying a bit of a hot streak, racking up one goal and five points over the last four games, but on the season he's managed only three goals and 11 points through 24 contests.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Snaps six-game slump

    Mittelstadt scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist and blocked two shots in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Canucks.

    Mittelstadt opened the scoring just 1:50 into the game, and he also had a hand in Jeff Skinner's second-period tally. This was Mittelstadt's second multi-point game of the season, but it also came on the heels of a six-game drought. The 23-year-old has eight points, 37 shots on net and a minus-13 rating in 21 appearances, and he shouldn't be counted on for more than depth scoring during a third straight injury-plagued campaign.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Two-point effort Friday

    Mittelstadt scored a goal and an assist, both on the power play, in Friday's 5-4 win over the Wild.

    His work with the man advantage gave the Sabres a 2-1 lead heading into the third period, setting the stage for a scoring frenzy in the final 20 minutes. After barely playing through the first four months of the season due to upper-body issues, Mittelstadt may finally be healthy and ready to add some consistent secondary scoring to the Buffalo offense.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Ready to rock

    Mittelstadt (upper body) will return to the lineup Saturday versus the Avalanche, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.

    Mittelstadt is expected to return to a third-line role following his five-game absence. The 23-year-old forward has picked up two points through seven contests this campaign.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Not playing Thursday

    Mittelstadt (upper body) will not play against the Senators on Thursday, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

    The 23-year-old has "responded well at practice" and could make his return this weekend against Colorado or Columbus. Mittelstadt has appeared in just seven games this season while battling several injuries. Upon his return, he'll likely suit up in a middle-six role.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Possibly returning Thursday

    Mittelstadt (upper body) is a game-time call for Thursday's contest against Ottawa, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

    Coach Don Granato said a Mittelstadt return Thursday is "possible," Harrington adds. The 23-year-old has played in just six games since the end of November, averaging 15:07 of ice time -- 3:06 during the power play -- and tallying two points over that period.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Expected to remain out Thursday

    Mittelstadt (upper body) is slated to miss out versus the Senators on Thursday. Coach Don Granato told reporters, "No chance in my mind that he'll be in tomorrow," per Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550.

    Mittelstadt has been limited to a mere seven games this season due to his upper-body issue. In those games, the 23-year-old Minnesota native has generated one goal, one assist and eight shots while averaging 14:16 of ice time, including 2:57 with the man advantage. Whenever Mittelstadt is cleared to play, he should be in the mix for a top-six role and is capable of offering top-half fantasy value.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Remains out Tuesday

    Mittelstadt (upper body) will not play in Tuesday's tilt versus the Islanders, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.

    Mittelstadt will hope to be cleared to return by Thursday's game against Ottawa. The 23-year-old will be withheld from a fourth consecutive contest due to an upper-body injury. His last NHL point was logged as an assist in a 3-1 victory over Arizona on Jan. 29.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Ruled out Sunday

    Mittelstadt (upper body) will not participate in Sunday's contest against Montreal, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports Saturday.

    Mittelstadt is expected to miss a third consecutive game while dealing with an upper-body injury he incurred in a 4-1 loss to Colorado on Jan. 30. The 23-year-old will set his sights on returning for Tuesday's game against the Islanders. The Minnesota native has logged one assist over his last five performances.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Ditches non-contact sweater

    Mittelstadt (upper body) was a full participant at Friday's practice, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

    Mittelstadt has missed Buffalo's last two games due to an upper-body injury, but the fact that he's been cleared for contact suggests he could be ready to return as soon as Sunday versus Montreal. The 23-year-old forward has tallied two points through seven NHL appearances this season.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Deemed week-to-week

    Mittelstadt (upper body) was ruled a week-to-week decision Tuesday.

    Mittelstadt has generated two points over seven appearances this season. The 23-year-old is not expected to participate in Thursday's game against Columbus as a result of his week-to-week designation. Cody Eakin saw a slightly expanded role in Mittelstadt's absence last Tuesday.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Meeting with surgeon

    Mittelstadt is dealing with a recurrence of the upper-body injury that required surgery back in early December and will be meeting with his surgeon, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    It's certainly not good news for Mittelstadt after he played in just three games coming out of his surgery. The 23-year-old center will be out of action for at least Tuesday's matchup with the Knights, though it could be longer if Mittelstadt requires a follow-up procedure.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Exits Sunday's game

    Mittelstadt (undisclosed) left Sunday's game against the Avalanche and did not return, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Mittelstadt registered a minus-1 rating in 4:59 of ice time Sunday. The team expects to know more Monday, but it sounds like a minor injury as of now. The 23-year-old has dressed in just seven games with the Sabres this season.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Draws helper Saturday

    Mittelstadt logged an assist in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Coyotes.

    Mittelstadt set up Peyton Krebs' tally in the first period, which stood as the game-winner. This was Mittelstadt's first assist and second point in six appearances this season, as he's missed two significant chunks of time due to upper-body injuries. The 23-year-old center has added a minus-6 rating, eight shots on net and two PIM. He should see middle-six usage if he can stay healthy.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Returning Tuesday

    Mittelstadt (upper body), as expected, will be in action against Ottawa on Tuesday, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.

    Mittelstadt has been limited to just four games this season due to injury, including this most recent 16-game stint on injured reserve. With the center back in the lineup, he figures to slot into a second-line role alongside Peyton Krebs and Anders Bjork and will likely get a look with the man advantage. as well. Given his extended layoff, fantasy players may want to temper expectations out of the gate but can likely expect Mittelstadt to offer solid top-half fantasy value once back up to game speed.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Slated to play Tuesday

    Mittelstadt (upper body) is likely to participate Tuesday in Ottawa, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports Friday.

    Mittelstadt has averaged 15:26 of ice time -- 3:14 during the power play -- and lit the lamp once over four appearances this season. He will likely miss Saturday's contest with Philadelphia and should be in line for a top-six role if he returns as expected Tuesday.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Upgraded to day-to-day

    Mittelstadt (upper body) was listed as day-to-day on the Sabres' injury report and according to coach Don Granato, the team hopes to have the center back within the next 2-3 games, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    While Mittelstadt won't be available against the Stars on Thursday, he is at least trending in the right direction, which is good news for a Buffalo squad that just lost Kyle Okposo (upper body) and Vinnie Hinostroza (lower body) to week-to-week injuries. Once cleared to play, Mittelstadt should at least push for a top-six role, though the club could ease him back into action on the third line to start out.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Undergoes surgery Friday

    Mittelstadt (upper body) had successful surgery Friday.

    Head coach Don Granato gave no indication of when Mittelstadt might return to the ice, but it doesn't figure to be particularly soon. The center has been limited to only four games thus far in 2021.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 195 lbs
Birthplace: Eden Prairie, MN
Age: 23
Experience: 4
Shoots: Left