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Zach Bogosian | Defenseman | #47

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/15/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 228
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (3) / WPG
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Zach Bogosian will play in his 500th career NHL game on Friday night against Carolina.
If it feels like Bogosian has been around forever, it might be because he has been. The 26-year-old came into the league not too long ago as an 18-year-old for the then-Atlanta Thrashers, finishing 12th for the Calder. The former third overall pick in 2008 has posted 47 goals and 161 points along with 446 PIMs, 725 blocks and 971 hits. Not too shabby for the young veteran. Jan 13 - 6:25 PM

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Zach Bogosian got through his first game back from injury Saturday night without incident.

Bogosian, who had missed 20 games with a knee injury, was on the ice for 21:17 and 22 shifts against the Islanders, most with Dmitry Kulikov. The veteran rearguard was minus one for the evening and took one shot on goal. If you have Bogosian on your fantasy team, he is now safe to activate.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 08:51:00 AM

The Buffalo Sabres will get Zach Bogosian back after he missed the last 20 games with a knee injury.

The veteran defender has no points with six PIMS, six hits, and 15 blocks through just nine game and averaging 18:59 of ice time per.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 05:15:00 PM

Zach Bogosian (knee) practiced Thursday with his teammates and met with the medical staff afterwards.

There's a chance he may available to play as soon as Friday night, but he should probably be considered questionable for the contest.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 08:01:00 AM

Zach Bogosian (knee) is scheduled to take part in a full practice Thursday.

"He's felt good on the ice, felt comfortable skating," said coach Dan Bylsma. "He's gone through progression minus his teammates. You have to get into practice. There is some reaction and movement with the drills" in the morning skate. "That's a progression for him. Full practice would be super beneficial in seeing where he's at with his knee." Bogosian has missed 19 games with a sprained MCL and there is no timetable for his return, but he is making progress.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 05:36:00 PM

Zach Bogosian (knee) skated with his teammates Tuesday morning.

It's the first time he has done that since he suffered a sprained MCL on Nov. 1. "I don't have a game scheduled or penciled in right now," Bogosian said. "I'm just kind of taking it a day at a time, talk to Dan and the training staff and see if we can come up with a plan."
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 01:52:00 PM

Zach Bogosian (knee) skated with rehab and development coach Dennis Miller on Sunday.

"He's ramping up his skating from being on the ice to being on the ice with gear," coach Dan Bylsma said. "His skating level is going higher here. Hopefully, he continues to progress here." Bogosian suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in his knee Nov. 1 and he hasn't played since. There is no timetable for when he will resume practices with his teammates.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 10:07:00 AM

Zach Bogosian is still 10-14 days away from returning to action.

Bogosian is still recovering from a sprained MCL and needs more time to strengthen his knee. The oft-injured Bogosian is a useful fantasy defenseman when he is healthy. Unfortunately, that is rarely the case.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 09:38:00 AM

Zach Bogosian (knee) sat out Wednesday's game against Detroit.

He has missed 11 matches due to an MCL sprain. Coach Dan Bylsma said that Bogosian is still "a long ways away" from returning. He is about three weeks into his four-to-six-week timetable.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 07:28:00 AM

Zach Bogosian sustained a sprained MCL Tuesday night.

Coach Dan Byslma said that Bogosian will be sidelined for weeks because of the ailment. Bogosian has not recorded a point in his first nine games this season.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 11:26:00 AM

Zach Bogosian exited Tuesday's game against Washington with a knee injury.

Bogosian left the game after playing just 5:45. He's considered day-to-day at this point, but the team will likely provide and update on his status after the game.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 09:29:00 PM

Zach Bogosian (groin) should be expected to play Thursday.

He got back on the ice for practice on Tuesday. If he is able to play then he will be paired with Jake McCabe.
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 04:16:00 PM

Zach Bogosian (groin) was back on the ice Thursday.

"Zach Bogosian skated today, be it by himself before our practice," said coach Dan Bylsma. "He's returned to the ice and hopefully progress over the next five days or so." He sustained a groin injury last Thursday.
Fri, Oct 7, 2016 07:49:00 AM

Zach Bogosian suffered a mild groin strain in Thursday's exhibition game.

He didn't skate on Saturday, but it doesn't sound like an issue to worry about. "Left the game more on precaution than it was an injury," coach Dan Bylsma said.
Sat, Oct 1, 2016 03:55:00 PM

Zach Bogosian is hoping to get off to a better start this season.

He missed the first 17 games of the season due to injury and didn't find his rhythm until the second half when he posted 16 of his 24 points after the All-Star Game. Coach Dan Bylsma has liked what he has seen at training camp so far from the 26-year-old defenseman. "He's skating great," Bylsma said. "He's been a leader for us in the first three days of camp and how we want to play, the pace which we want to play and that's what we've seen so far. Even in morning skate he's excited about the opportunity to get on the ice and play a game here."
Wed, Sep 28, 2016 09:58:00 AM

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