|Assets:||Has good size and solid offensive acumen. Is comfortable enough on the power play, thanks to a very good point shot. Is also steady and safe in the defensive zone. Plays a mature game, overall.|
|Flaws:||Is inconsistent in all areas of the game, including the physical department, so he could stand to step it up in that area to become a better NHLer. Doesn't produce enough points at the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Mobile depth defenseman.|
|12/05/2013||Undisclosed, injured reserve.|
|11/23/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|10/14/2013||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|10/05/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres.|
|7/06/2013||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Buffalo Sabres to a one-year contract.|
|2/25/2013||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|10/17/2012||Signed with ERC Ingolstadt (Germany).|
|5/21/2012||Re-signed by the Buffalo Sabres to a one-year contract.|
|2/27/2012||Acquired from the Vancouver Canucks.|
|7/07/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|4/10/2011||Missed the last 5 regular season games (groin).|
|3/22/2011||Missed 7 games (oblique).|
|2/25/2011||Acquired from the Nashville Predators.|
|3/12/2010||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|3/08/2010||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|3/04/2010||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|3/01/2010||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|2/15/2010||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|2/03/2010||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|1/22/2010||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|12/30/2009||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|12/28/2009||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|12/07/2009||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|12/01/2009||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|11/26/2009||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|11/24/2009||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|10/20/2009||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|9/29/2009||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|4/12/2009||Missed the last 23 games of the regular season (left shoulder injury).|
|3/04/2009||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|3/04/2009||Missed 17 games (left shoulder injury).|
|1/30/2009||Left shoulder injury, late February.|
|1/26/2009||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|1/17/2009||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|1/14/2009||Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL).|
|1/08/2009||Signed by the Nashville Predators to a two-year contract.|
|10/04/2008||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|9/23/2007||Assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).|
|6/01/2007||Signed by the Nashville Predators to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|2/27/2012||Vancouver Canucks traded Cody Hodgson and Alexander Sulzer to the Buffalo Sabres for Zack Kassian and Marc-Andre Graganni.|
|7/07/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|2/25/2011||Nashville Predators traded Alexander Sulzer to the Florida Panthers for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2012.|
|6/21/2003||Drafted by the Nashville Predators in the 3rd round (92nd overall) in 2003.|
Alexander Sulzer needs to be re-evaluated | 12/04/2013 12:51 PM
NewsAlexander Sulzer (undisclosed) will need to be re-evaluated on Thursday.
ImpactSulzer skipped Monday's practice for "maintenance" purposes, but whatever's bothering him apparently hasn't gone away. We would be surprised if he played Thursday.
Alexander Sulzer is questionable Thursday | 12/03/2013 1:35 PM
NewsAlexander Sulzer (undisclosed) has missed two straight practices.
ImpactThe Sabres originally said Sulzer was out for "maintenance" purposes, but now he's questionable for Thursday's game. He has no points in five games this season.
Buffalo calls up Alexander Sulzer | 11/24/2013 9:09 AM
NewsThe Buffalo Sabres have summoned Alexander Sulzer.
ImpactSulzer is expected to play in Buffalo's game against Detroit on Sunday. He has two goals and seven points in 10 contests this season.
Alexander Sulzer goes back to AHL | 10/14/2013 5:49 PM
NewsBuffalo has sent Alexander Sulzer to the minors.
ImpactThe Sabres made the call to send Sulzer down in order to activate Henrik Tallinder from injured reserve. Sulzer was waived and sent to the minors prior to the start of the season, so his demotion isn't surprising.
Andrew Sulzer could draw in Saturday | 10/12/2013 9:16 AM
NewsDon't be surprised if Andrew Sulzer draws into the Sabre lineup Saturday against the Blackhawks.
ImpactBufflao is one of two NHL teams (New Jersey being the other) who have yet to win a game this season and the team's defense has been horrible. Coach Ron Rolston may insert Sulzer into the lineup to shake things up a bit. If he does, Mike Weber, who is minus eight so far this season, may be the odd man out.
Sabres recall defenseman Alexander Sulzer | 10/05/2013 3:00 PM
NewsAlexander Sulzer attended Buffalo's practice after being called up from the minors.
ImpactHe played in Rochester's AHL opener Friday, but was called up after Henrik Tallinder was injured. Sulzer isn't expected to play Saturday night versus Pittsburgh.
Buffalo Sabres waive Alexander Sulzer Sunday | 09/29/2013 2:57 PM
NewsThe Buffalo Sabres decided to waive defenseman Alexander Sulzer on Sunday.
ImpactIt's a tough break for a player who's trying to overcome a significant knee injury, but perhaps he'll be able to stick somewhere after getting a little more time to recover.
Alexander Sulzer hopes to keep roster spot | 09/23/2013 9:44 AM
NewsAlexander Sulzer suffered a serious knee injury less than seven months ago, but he's back and competing for a roster position with the Sabres.
ImpactThere are 10 players vying for jobs on Buffalo's blueline, including veteran newcomers Henrik Tallinder and Jamie McBain and No. 1 draft picks Rasmus Ristolainen and Nikita Zadorov. Sulzer had been playing well alongside fellow German Christian Ehrhoff last season prior to requiring surgery on his ACL.
Alexander Sulzer re-signs with Sabres | 07/06/2013 12:10 PM
NewsAlexander Sulzer has agreed to a one-year deal.
ImpactSulzer had three goals and an assist in 17 games last season. He isn't expected to have any fantasy value in 2013-14.
Sabres' Sulzer out for remainder of the year | 03/14/2013 2:51 PM
NewsAlexander Sulzer is expected to miss the rest of the season after undergoing successful surgery on the ACL in his right knee.
ImpactHe was injured Feb. 23 against the Islanders and doctors had to wait for the swelling to go down before they could operate. Sulzer appeared in 17 games for the Sabres this season, while recording three goals, four points and a plus-3 rating.
Alexander Sulzer is on the IR list | 02/25/2013 2:37 PM
NewsAlexander Sulzer (lower body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
ImpactSulzer will be out for "a while," according to Sabres coach Ron Rolston. Sulzer left Saturday's contest in the first period because of the injury.
Alexander Sulzer leaves game with injury | 02/24/2013 12:06 PM
NewsAlexander Sulzer left Saturday's contest in the first period with a lower body injury and did not return.
ImpactSulzer was acquired last year as part of the trade deadline move that saw Cody Hodgson join the Sabres in exchange for Zack Kassian and Marc-Andre Gragnani. He has four points in 17 games this season.
Sabres sit Alexander Sulzer Tuesday vs. Sens | 02/13/2013 11:09 AM
NewsAlexander Sulzer was a healthy scratch for the second time this season Tuesday night.
ImpactHe leads the team's defense corps with three goals, which oddly enough is more than all but four of Buffalo's forwards. Sulzer has also added an assist and a plus-4 rating in 12 appearances this season for the Sabres. Coach Lindy Ruff said the decision to sit Sulzer was made "based on what we're looking at in the game" and "some of it is based on mobility of our defense and how they get involved."
|10/10/2013||Buf||CBJ||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/08/2013||Buf||TB||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/05/2013||Buf||Pit||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||1|
|Assists||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||1|
|Points||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||1|
|Penalty Minutes||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||4|
|Plus/Minus||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||0|
|Power Play Points||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||5 times-last:at NJ||last:Nov 30||0|
|Shots||2||vs. Tor||Nov 29||3|
|Goals||3||2 times-last: 2012-13 (Buf)|
|Penalty Minutes||14||2010-11 (Nas/Fla)|
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