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Mark Pysyk | Defenseman | #3

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/11/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (23) / BUF
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Mark Pysyk contributed an assist in Buffalo's 2-1 overtime loss to Edmonton on Tuesday night.
Cal O'Reilly scored the marker for the Sabres in the third to force the extra session. Pysyk has five points, all of which are assists, in 37 games this season. Mar 2 - 8:05 AM

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Mark Pysyk will return to Buffalo's blue line Sunday against Colorado.

With just three points, 12 PIMs, 23 hits, and 28 blocks through 29 games, the young defender doesn't offer much fantasy value unfortunately.
Feb 14 - 12:15 PM

Mark Pysyk and Carlo Colaiacovo will both be scratched from Friday's match with Boston.

We're not always told why a given player is scratched, Colaiacovo is a prime example tonight. However Coach Dan Byslma lent us a glimpse into his thoughts on Pysyk, "We've won with the lineup and, for the most part, liked our six defensemen in those games," Bylsma said. "He's not going to have to wait for a loss to get in, though." Underline glimpse. But the point is that Byslma is intent on getting the young Pysyk more playing time.
Source: Joe Yerdon
Jan 15 - 6:32 PM

Mark Pysyk is expected to draw back into the lineup on Friday against Boston.

He just finished his conditioning stint in the minors and is slated to be scratched Tuesday night against Minnesota. The Sabres don't want to carry eight defensemen, so a roster move will probably come shortly.
Jan 12 - 2:25 PM

Mark Pysyk is back with the Buffalo Sabres after completing his conditioning assignment in the minors.

He earned one assist and a two penalty minutes in three games with Rochester.
Jan 11 - 4:54 PM

It would appear that Mark Pysyk is set to return to the Sabres.

Pysyk has been on IR since mid-November due to a broken foot, and just completed his first weekend of the conditioning stint down on the farm. Nothing is official just yet but it seems all but a formality now. Pysyk has a point, 10 hits, and 18 blocks in 18 games this season.
Jan 10 - 7:49 PM

Mark Pysyk will be sent to the minors for conditioning.

He is expected to play for Rochester this weekend. Pysyk has been sidelined since Nov. 17, so he will get some time in the AHL before returning to the Sabres.
Jan 5 - 2:48 PM

Mark Pysyk (foot) may be ready to return this weekend.

He hasn't played since Nov. 17 because of a broken bone in his foot.
Jan 4 - 2:11 PM

Mark Pysyk (foot) participated in Friday's practice.

Pysyk was originally diagnosed with a bruise, but he revealed that additional X-rays showed that he had a broken bone. That would explain why he's been out for a month and a half now. There's no timetable for his return, but he has been skating for a few days now, so we're getting clear signs of progress.
Jan 1 - 4:24 PM

Mark Pysyk (lower body) has been described by Buffalo as being week-to-week.

Pysyk hasn't played since Nov. 17 due to a bone bruise. He has an assist in 18 contests in 2015-16.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 01:05:00 PM

Mark Pysyk (lower body) is skating on his own, but he isn't ready to return yet.

He will miss his seventh straight game Tuesday night because of a bone bruise.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 09:38:00 AM

Mark Pysyk (lower body) will not make his return on Wednesday.

This is the fourth straight game that Pysyk will miss. He has an assist in 18 contests in 2015-16.
Wed, Nov 25, 2015 11:49:00 AM

Mark Pysyk (lower body) took part in Monday's morning skate.

He sat for a third straight game due to a bone bruise, but appears to be closer to returning to the lineup.
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 09:59:00 AM

Mark Pysyk's lower-body injury is a bone bruise, according to coach Dan Bylsma.

He missed his second straight game Saturday because of the ailment. Pysyk has contributed just one assist in 18 games this season.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 09:46:00 AM

Mark Pysyk is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Carlo Colaiacovo will draw into the lineup as a result. Pysyk has an assist in 18 games this season.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 03:02:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Johan Larsson
4Zemgus Girgensons
5David Legwand
LW1Evander Kane
2Marcus Foligno
3Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Sam Reinhart
2Brian Gionta
3Matt Moulson
4Hudson Fasching
5Tyler Ennis
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Jake McCabe
4Josh Gorges
5Mark Pysyk
6Casey Nelson
7Carlo Colaiacovo
8Cody Franson
G1Chad Johnson
2Robin Lehner
3Jason Kasdorf