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Chad Ruhwedel | Defenseman | #5

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (26) / 5/7/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 181
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Chad Ruhwedel was returned to AHL Rochester on Saturday.
The 25-year-old Ruhwedel has posted just two points in 33 career NHL games, which unfortunately is not enough to warrant a spot on your fantasy roster. Mar 19 - 6:31 PM
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Chad Ruhwedel has been called up by the Buffalo Sabres.

This might be an indication that Carlo Colaiacovo (lower body) won't be able to play on Friday. Ruhwedel has eight goals and 22 points in 46 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Mar 18 - 11:43 AM

Chad Ruhwedel will indeed play against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.

The 24 year old Ruhwedel has posted 10 goals and 34 points in 69 games for AHL Rochester this season, plus one more point during his two games with the Sabres this season. He's expected to pair with Nikita Zadorov to form their third defensive unit.
Source: Craig Merz
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 06:16:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel has been summoned by the Buffalo Sabres.

Ruhwedel has 10 goals and 34 points in 69 AHL contests this season. The 24-year-old might get some ice time in the Sabres' season finale on Saturday.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 02:04:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel has been sent to the minors.

Ruhwedel has eight goals and 31 points in 59 AHL contests in 2014-15. He also has an assist in two games with Buffalo this season.
Fri, Mar 20, 2015 03:48:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel will make his season debut Monday night against the Washington Capitals.

Ruhwedel was called up earlier in the day and will suit up on the blue line for the depleted Sabres Monday evening. With veterans Zach Bogosian and Andrej Meszaros both being held out of the lineup, Ruhwedel will play in first NHL game since April 6, 2014. In 28 career NHL games, he has just one assist.
Mon, Mar 16, 2015 05:19:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel is expected to be called up by Buffalo for Monday's game against Washington.

Coach Ted Nolan said that Ruhwedal will likely appear in his first game with Buffalo this season. A transaction isn't official yet, but we are going to add him to the roster.
Mon, Mar 16, 2015 03:03:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel has been taken off of the Buffalo Sabres' training camp roster.

Ruhwedel will report to AHL Rochester instead. He had an assist in 27 games with Buffalo in 2013-14.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 06:38:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel suffered a concussion when he was hit by Philadelphia's Zac Rinaldo at the 4:29 mark of the third period on Sunday.

Rinaldo has a hearing scheduled for Monday for the play. "Those are the type of hits that we have to get rid of," coach Ted Nolan said. "Those are not only dangerous hits but you're also putting a fellow player in jeopardy of his career. Head injuries, concussions, we all know how serious they are and we still have guys with flying elbows going directly to the head." Ruhwedel has one assist and a minus-3 rating in 21 games with the Sabres this season.
Mon, Apr 7, 2014 10:13:00 AM

Chad Ruhwedel was called up from the minors on Saturday March 15.

Ruhwedel had two shots on goal in 15:11 minutes of playing time on Saturday. He has now played in 17 career games and is searching for his first NHL point.
Sun, Mar 16, 2014 03:04:00 AM

Chad Ruhwedel stayed with the Sabres in Carolina even though he was returned to AHL Rochester before Thursday's game.

He was with the team on an emergency basis, but he could be brought on board shortly as a regular recall.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 08:55:00 AM

Chad Ruhwedel was called up on an emergency basis after Alexander Sulzer was injured, so he could be on his way back to the minors.

He may stay up with the Sabres if they make him a regular recall. "I'm not 100 percent on the rules as far as if he was called up on emergency for Sulzer or not, so we'll have to wait and see," interim coach Ted Nolan said. His status is a little cloudy right now.
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 03:01:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel was called up from the minors on Sunday.

Rudwedel played 15:56 minutes on Sunday and was minus-one with a minor penalty. He has now played in 15 NHL games during his career but has yet to garner a point.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 01:34:00 AM

Chad Ruhwedel has been sent to AHL Rochester.

Ruhwedel has four goals and 17 points in 34 AHL contests this season. He has participated in 14 career NHL games and is searching for his first point at that level.
Fri, Feb 7, 2014 12:07:00 PM

Chad Ruhwedel will make his season debut with the Sabres on Saturday night.

"He can skate. We need good puck-moving defensemen," interim coach Ted Nolan said. "Everybody looks for them and he'll have his opportunity tonight." Ruhwedel feels better acclimated to the pro game than he did during his seven NHL appearances last season out of college.
Sat, Jan 25, 2014 03:38:00 PM

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