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Nicholas Baptiste | Winger | #13

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (22) / 8/4/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 3 (69) / BUF
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Nicholas Baptiste has been sent to AHL Rochester.
Baptiste has no points in four games with Buffalo this season. At the AHL level, he has three goals and five points in eight contests. Nov 16 - 6:12 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Nicholas Baptiste skated alongside Sam Reinhart and Seth Griffith at Monday's practice.

Baptiste looks poised to make his season debut with Buffalo on Tuesday night versus Washington after he was scratched for the last two games. He posted three goals and one assist in 14 games with the Sabres last season.
Nov 7 - 9:30 AM

Nicholas Baptiste will be a healthy scratch as the Buffalo Sabres take on the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.

Baptiste has yet to dress in a game since being called up on November 1st. He tallied three goals and added an assist in 14 NHL games last season before starting this year in Rochester of the AHL. He is the only healthy body in the press box for the Sabres but he will be joined by Rasmus Ristolainen (Upper-body) and Justin Bailey (Lower-body)
Source: NHL.com
Nov 4 - 7:57 PM

Nicholas Baptiste has been called up by the Buffalo Sabres.

Baptiste has three goals and five points in eight games this season. In 2016-17, he had three goals and four points in 14 contests with the Buffalo Sabres.
Nov 1 - 1:07 PM

Nicholas Baptiste has been sent to the AHL.

Baptiste might get summoned by Buffalo at some point during the season though. He had three goals and four points in 14 contests with the Sabres in 2016-17.
Sep 28 - 12:49 PM

Nicholas Baptiste wants to claim an NHL spot out of training camp next year.

"My goal is to make the team," Baptiste said. "When I was up there, I showed that I could play up there and play with those guys. For me, it's bringing tons of speed. Obviously, my scoring ability is something that I've got to continue to do, bringing energy. I'll have a great opportunity next year to hopefully make that roster." He had three goals and one assist in 14 appearances with the Sabres in 2016-17. Baptiste also registered 25 markers and 41 points in 59 contests with Rochester of the AHL.
Apr 26 - 10:24 AM

Nicholas Baptiste, Justin Falk and Nicolas Deslauriers will be scratched from Saturday's match with the Avalanche.

Baptiste has managed to post four points along with 12 hits in 14 games this season with the Sabres. Falk has seven assists with 21 PIMs, 28 blocks and 77 hits in 41 games. Deslauriers meanwhile has accumulated 23 PIMs and 80 hits in 31 games.
Feb 25 - 6:14 PM

The Buffalo Sabres have sent Nicholas Baptiste to the minors.

The Sabres are on their bye week, so it makes sense to move some players to the AHL for a bit of extra work. Baptiste has three goals and four points in 14 games with Buffalo in 2016-17.
Feb 20 - 11:40 AM

Nicholas Baptiste posted both a goal and an assist for his first career multi-point game during Saturday's 3-2 win over the Blues.

The youngster now has three goals and four points in 13 games with the Sabres this season. This kid might be for keeps.
Feb 18 - 4:32 PM

The Sabres recalled Nicholas Baptiste on Saturday.

The 21-year-old has posted 19 goals and 30 points in 42 games with AHL Rochester so far this season, and seems poised to add onto his two goals over 12 games with the Sabres today against the Blues.
Feb 18 - 12:35 PM

Nicholas Baptiste will report to AHL Rochester.

Baptiste has two goals in 12 games with Buffalo this season. He also has five goals and seven points in six AHL contests.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 05:53:00 PM

Nicholas Baptiste has been summoned by the Buffalo Sabres.

Baptiste was only sent down on Sunday. He has two goals in 10 games with Buffalo in 2016-17.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 12:13:00 PM

The Buffalo Sabres have returned Nicholas Baptiste to AHL Rochester.

Over 10 games with the Sabres, the young winger posted two goals with six PIMs. Still just 21-years-old, it seems likely that he'll be back with the team at some point.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 03:12:00 PM

Nicholas Baptiste scores in Wednesday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators.

Baptiste opened the scoring at the 2:49 mark of the first period, but unfortunately for Buffalo, they couldn't get themselves on the board again in this game. Cole Schneider and Derek Grant assisted on Baptiste's goal. Sam Reinhart scored in the shootout for Buffalo, but it wasn't enough to get them the win. Baptiste has two goals in eight games in 2016-17.
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 11:47:00 PM

The Buffalo Sabres have summoned Nicholas Baptiste from AHL Rochester and he is slated to play Sunday versus Winnipeg.

Baptiste has played in seven games so far this season, two with Buffalo and five with Rochester. The 21-year-old has posted three goals and five points down on the farm, plus one more goal while with the big club. He's beginning to appear as an under-the-radar rookie worth paying attention to.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 01:01:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Sam Reinhart
4Evan Rodrigues
5Jacob Josefson
6Johan Larsson
LW1Evander Kane
2Benoit Pouliot
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Jordan Nolan
5Scott Wilson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Jason Pominville
3Hudson Fasching
4Justin Bailey
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Marco Scandella
3Zach Bogosian
4Nathan Beaulieu
5Jake McCabe
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
8Justin Falk
9Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson