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Matt Moulson | Winger | #26

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (33) / 11/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 9 (263) / PIT
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With the NHL expansion draft less than a month away, The Buffalo News has linked Matt Moulson as one of the players Vegas might target.
Vegas GM George McPhee knows Moulson very well, as he is the godfather to Moulson's wife, Alicia. Moulson might just be the veteran forward McPhee is looking for to mentor some of the younger players the Golden Knights will draft, something Moulson did well with Jack Eichel in Buffalo. Going to Vegas would likely put Moulson in a top-six role and back on fantasy radars going into next season. Despite bottom line minutes for most of the season, Moulson is considered as being somewhat of a power play specialist with 11 power play goals on the year, good for 15th most in the NHL. Sabres fans will be hoping family ties are enough for Vegas to draft Moulson, seeing as the 33-year-old carries a $5 million cap-hit for the next two seasons. Jun 10 - 9:33 AM

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Matt Moulson might be a buyout candidate for the Sabres if he isn't claimed by the Golden Knights in the expansion draft.

It's very likely that Buffalo will choose to expose Moulson because he has two seasons left on his five-year, $25 million contract. If he stays with Sabres going into the 2017-18 season then Moulson will hope to get a larger role than the one he had under former head coach Dan Bylsma. He averaged just 11:36 of ice time per contest and posted 32 points in 81 games.
May 9 - 11:29 AM

Matt Moulson will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Toronto.

Rookie Alex Nylander is making his NHL debut and he'll take Moulson's spot in the lineup. Moulson has 14 goals and 18 assists this season, but he has just one goal in his last nine contests. Justin Falk and Nicolas Deslauriers will also watch from the press box tonight.
Apr 3 - 6:42 PM

Matt Moulson collected his 32nd point of the season during Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Islanders.

It was his 18th helper of the campaign through 78 games. Unfortunately, Buffalo didn't quite get what they were hoping for when they signed the veteran winger.
Apr 2 - 6:57 PM

Matt Moulson contributed two assists in a 4-2 win over Florida on Monday night.

It's been a better season for Moulson after he produced just 21 points in 81 appearances last year. However, he still hasn't had much fantasy value with 14 goals and 31 points in 2016-17.
Mar 28 - 9:57 AM

Matt Moulson netted the game-winning goal Monday night against Detroit.

He scored at the 8:59 mark of the second period. Moulson got his team-leading 11th power-play goal of the season. Buffalo went 2-for-2 on the man advantage in the contest. He has 15 goals and 29 points in 73 games.
Mar 21 - 9:47 AM

Matt Moulson got his 12th goal of the season Tuesday night.

He scored just 51 seconds into the third period to tie the game and help the Sabres rally from a 2-1 deficit for a 3-2 victory. Moulson has 22 points in 57 games this season after he had 21 points in 81 appearances last year.
Feb 15 - 9:52 AM

Matt Moulson is vying for a spot on Buffalo's top line.

He is projected to start Monday's game alongside Ryan O'Reilly and Kyle Okposo based on Sunday's practice. Moulson saw seven shifts in that spot Saturday, while Tyler Ennis received seven shifts as well and Justin Bailey had two.
Feb 6 - 9:48 AM

Matt Moulson has scored 10 goals this season and eight of them have come on the power play.

He scored his latest power-play marker in Thursday's 4-3 loss to Dallas. Moulson gave the Sabres a 2-0 lead, but the Star came back to record the victory. It's been a much better season for Moulson in 2016-17, as he already has 20 points in 48 contests after he posted 21 points in 81 matches last year.
Jan 27 - 8:20 AM

Matt Moulson scored his ninth goal of the year Thursday night.

He opened the scoring in a 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay. Moulson had just eight goals and 21 points in 81 games last season. He has been better this campaign with 18 points after 41 contests, but he still doesn't have much fantasy value.
Jan 13 - 8:12 AM

Matt Moulson picked up a pair of helpers in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Bruins.

He didn't have a point in his previous five outings. Unfortunately, he hasn't quite been able to rediscover his scoring touch in Buffalo, as he's up to just seven assists and 15 points in 35 games.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 10:59:00 PM

Matt Moulson earned a pair of assists in Tuesday's 6-3 win against Los Angeles.

He was moved up to a line with Jack Eichel and Kyle Okposo for most of the contest and he posted helpers on both of Eichel's goals. Moulson had been seeing around 10 minutes of ice time or under in each of his previous six appearances. He has 12 points in 28 games this season.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 09:44:00 AM

Matt Moulson has scored six of his seven goals on the power play this season.

That power-play total places him second in the league behind only Montreal's Shea Weber, who has seven. Buffalo's top unit has consisted of Rasmus Ristolainen, Taylor Fedun, Kyle Okposo, Sam Reinhart and Moulson. He scored just eight goals all of last season, but he has had a much better start to the 2016-17 campaign with nine points in 19 contests.
Wed, Nov 23, 2016 09:37:00 AM

Matt Moulson scored the second of two Buffalo goals at the 9:43 mark of the third as the Sabres lost to the New Jersey Devils 4-2 Saturday night.

Moulson also scored the lone goal against the Devils Friday night to give him six markers in 15 games this season.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 12:34:00 AM

Matt Moulson scored in Friday's 2-1 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils.

Moulson's opened the scoring with a power play goal at the 10:34 mark of the first period. After scoring just eight goals all of last season, Moulson has produced five goals in 14 games in 2016-17. All five of his goals have been scored on the power play. Kyle Okposo and Ryan O'Reilly assisted on Buffalo's only goal.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 10:45:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Johan Larsson
4Evan Rodrigues
5Jacob Josefson
6Zemgus Girgensons
7Sean Malone
LW1Evander Kane
2Alexander Nylander
3Matt Moulson
4Benoit Pouliot
5Nicolas Deslauriers
6C.J. Smith
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Jason Pominville
4Justin Bailey
5Nicholas Baptiste
6Seth Griffith
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Jake McCabe
5Marco Scandella
6Josh Gorges
7Viktor Antipin
8Matt Tennyson
9Justin Falk
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson
3Linus Ullmark