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Cody Franson | Defenseman | #6

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/8/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 224
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 3 (79) / NAS
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Cody Franson will remain sidelined due to an undisclosed injury as Buffalo takes on Columbus on Tuesday.
Through 65 games this season he's posted three goals and 19 points along with 65 blocks and 80 hits. He has not played since March 17th. Mar 28 - 6:51 PM

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Cody Franson is unlikely to play Monday against Detroit due to an undisclosed injury.

He was hurt in Friday's game against Anaheim. Through 65 games this season he's posted three goals and 19 points along with 65 blocks and 80 hits.
Mar 19 - 2:08 PM

Cody Franson will be back in Buffalo's lineup on Saturday.

He missed four games with a foot injury after blocking a shot against Anaheim back on Feb. 9. He has 16 points in 51 games in 2016-17.
Feb 18 - 11:50 AM

Dan Bylsma is pretty sure that Cody Franson (foot) will play in at least one of Buffalo's two games this weekend.

And it could be Saturday's match with St. Louis. We'll keep you posted. Through 51 games this season he has posted three goals and 16 points along with 47 blocks and 64 hits.
Feb 17 - 3:33 PM

Cody Franson will be sidelined with a bone bruise in his foot for the next two-to-three weeks

Which will keep him out of the lineup until about the trade deadline. Through 51 games this season he has posted three goals and 16 points along with 47 blocks and 64 hits.
Feb 11 - 12:42 PM

An update on Cody Franson's injury status.

The veteran defender has a foot injury, which was suffered after blocking a shot in Thursday's match with Anaheim. He'll be reevaluated more today but will miss the weekend's slate of games nevertheless.
Feb 10 - 1:45 PM

After blocking a shot on Wednesday against Anaheim, Cody Franson will be sidelined with an undisclosed injury for the weekend.

Which means he'll miss both games against Toronto and Vancouver. Through 51 games this season he has posted three goals and 16 points along with 47 blocks and 64 hits.
Feb 10 - 1:09 PM

Cody Franson scored a goal in Thursday's 2-1 OT loss to the New York Rangers.

Franson's goal tied the game at one with just over five minutes remaining in regulation. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two shots on goal and one hit in 24:57 of ice time. Franson's up to three goals and 12 assists in 47 games this season. Ryan O'Reilly and Tyler Ennis picked up the assists on Buffalo's only goal.
Feb 2 - 11:01 PM

Cody Franson contributed two assists Tuesday in a 5-4 overtime win against the Nashville Predators.

The Sabres defender has picked up one goal and three helpers during a three-game point streak. Franson currently has 13 points in 44 outings this season.
Jan 25 - 10:27 AM

Cody Franson is slated to play in his 500th NHL game Tuesday night.

It will also be his 100th contest with the Sabres. During the 2016-17 season, Franson has one goal and eight assists in 40 outings.
Jan 17 - 4:07 PM

Cody Franson (lower body) will be back on Thursday.

Franson missed three straight games due to the injury. He has a goal and eight points in 31 games in 2016-17.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 12:41:00 PM

Cody Franson might be available to return Thursday night from a lower-body injury.

"I'm working back, and it's feeling really good," Franson said. "We're kind of going day-by-day with it right now. I felt good out there, so I'm hopeful." He has missed the last three games, but practiced fully on Wednesday.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 07:48:00 AM

Cody Franson (undisclosed) sat for a third straight game on Tuesday versus Detroit.

He is dealing with an undisclosed injury. Justin Falk has continued to fill in during Franson's absence.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 10:16:00 AM

Cody Franson apparently missed Thursday's game due to an injury.

He was surprisingly scratched despite participating in the morning skate and pregame warmups. Justin Falk replaced Franson in the lineup.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 08:02:00 AM

Cody Franson found the back of the net in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

He cut Tampa's lead to 2-1 at the time. The goal was Franson's first of the season and it was scored in the second period while the Sabres were on the power play. Evander Kane and Taylor Fedun had the assists on Buffalo's only goal. Franson has five points in 17 games this season.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 10:07:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Johan Larsson
LW1Evander Kane
2Tyler Ennis
3Marcus Foligno
4Nicolas Deslauriers
5William Carrier
6Cody McCormick
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Matt Moulson
4Brian Gionta
5Nicholas Baptiste
6Evan Rodrigues
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Jake McCabe
5Josh Gorges
6Cody Franson
7Justin Falk
8Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Anders Nilsson