|Assets:||Has good size and the ability to play both wing and center. Goes to the net well, can be a big-bodied presence down low and can play well as a complement to scoring forwards.|
|Flaws:||Needs to continue to work on his skating. Could also stand to play with more aggression in order to take better advantage of his size and strength. Must become more consistent on offense.|
|Career Potential:||Big, versatile forward with upside.|
|AHL||Dudley "Red" Garret Memorial Trophy||2010-11|
|QMJHL||First All-Star Team||2009-10|
|7/27/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Buffalo Sabres to a one-year two-way contract.|
|6/30/2014||Buffalo Sabres tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/08/2014||Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|4/04/2014||Recalled from the Rochester Americans (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|3/08/2014||Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|3/07/2014||Recalled from the Rochester Americans (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|12/17/2013||Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|11/20/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|9/28/2013||Placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres for the purpose of being assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|7/22/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Buffalo Sabres to a one-year contract.|
|4/17/2013||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|4/01/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|2/11/2012||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|3/09/2011||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|3/08/2011||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|1/18/2011||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|12/27/2010||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|12/14/2010||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|11/23/2010||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|11/01/2010||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|10/30/2010||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|10/27/2010||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|10/26/2010||Recalled from Portland (AHL).|
|10/02/2010||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|4/08/2010||Signed by the Buffalo Sabres to a three-year entry level contract.|
|4/08/2010||Assigned to Portland (AHL).|
|9/17/2009||Returned to his junior team (Cape Breton-QMJHL).|
|9/23/2008||Returned to his junior team (Montreal-QMJHL).|
|6/21/2008||Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round (44th overall) in 2008.|
Luke Adam heads back down to the AHL | 04/09/2014 6:40 AM
NewsLuke Adam was returned to AHL Rochester on Tuesday.
ImpactHe has one goal in 12 games with Buffalo this campaign. Adam played two games with the Sabres during his latest NHL stint.
Luke Adam is back with Buffalo | 04/04/2014 12:23 PM
NewsLuke Adam has been summoned by the Buffalo Sabres.
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ImpactAdam has a goal in 10 games with Buffalo in 2013-14. He's been far more successful in the minors where he's netted 27 goals and recorded 20 assists in 53 games.
Sabres return Luke Adam to the AHL | 03/08/2014 1:29 PM
NewsLuke Adam has been returned to the minors.
ImpactHe was up with the Sabres on an emergency recall for Friday game against Florida. Adam has one goal in 10 NHL appearances this season, but he's been great in the minors with 42 points in 42 games.
Buffalo calls up Luke Adam | 03/07/2014 12:21 PM
NewsLuke Adam has been summoned on an emergency basis.
ImpactAdam has 24 goals and 42 points in 42 games this season. He's worth keeping an eye on as he might have some fantasy value in 2014-15. We can't recommend picking him up at the moment though.
Luke Adam heads to the minors | 12/17/2013 2:40 PM
NewsLuke Adam will report to AHL Rochester.
ImpactAdam has 13 goals and five assists in 15 AHL games this season. He was averaging just 12:50 minutes per contest with Buffalo though and had just one point in nine NHL matches.
Luke Adam looks great Friday v Leafs | 11/30/2013 8:47 AM
NewsSabre forward Luke Adam may be someone to watch going forward.
ImpactHe was tied for the AHL lead in goals scored when he was called up by Buffalo on November 19th and although he had not registered a point in his first three games with the Sabres, he was Buffalo's best player Friday night against Toronto. He scored a goal and had many more scoring chances. Keep an eye on Adam as he may be worthy of a pick up in deeper pools.
Luke Adam still adjusting after AHL recall | 11/27/2013 6:36 AM
NewsLuke Adam is expected to suit up in his third game with Buffalo on Wednesday.
ImpactHe has no points, two shots and two hits in his previous two NHL outings this year, while averaging 12:24 of ice time. "A lot of things go through these younger players minds when they get called up. My biggest thing is try to make the comfortable with what they do and up their tempo a little bit," interim coach Ted Nolan said. "Luke has some natural ability that a lot of us would like to have. We've just got to up the speed level to the National Hockey League level." Adam has 13 goals and 18 points in 15 contests with AHL Rochester.
Buffalo promotes Luke Adam | 11/20/2013 12:13 PM
NewsLuke Adam has been called up by the Buffalo Sabres.
ImpactAdam fell short of making the team's opening game roster, but has excelled in the minors. He has 13 goals and 18 points in 15 games with the Rochester Americans.
Buffalo places Luke Adam on waivers | 09/28/2013 3:52 PM
NewsLuke Adam has been placed on waivers by Buffalo.
ImpactIf he clears then he will head down to the AHL. In 67 games with Rochester last season, Adam notched 15 goals and 37 points. He also netted one marker in four NHL outings with the Sabres.
Adam scores for first time since 2011 | 04/06/2013 9:14 AM
NewsLuke Adam's goal against Ottawa Friday night was his first in the NHL since December 17, 2011.
ImpactAdam was once regarded as a hot prospect. That is not the case any longer. Although he may garner some additional ice time over the last three weeks of the season as the Sabres have cleaned house, Adam can be ignored for fantasy purposes.
Luke Adam earns promotion to Sabres | 04/02/2013 7:55 AM
NewsLuke Adam has been summoned from the minors.
ImpactHe might be up in case Ville Leino (lower body) or Thomas Vanek (upper body) can't play Tuesday night, but his presence on the team could also be a safeguard for a possible trade. With the deadline just a day away this type of speculation should be expected. Adam had 10 goals and 10 assists in 52 games with the Sabres last season.
Luke Adam passed over for promotion | 03/02/2013 10:31 AM
NewsThe fact that the Sabres opted to promote Brian Flynn Friday over Luke Adam is telling for how the franchise now regards Adam.
ImpactHe has registered a disappointing 24 points in 49 games in the AHL this season and seems to be the forgotten man. If you have been waiting for Adam, a top pick, to break out it may be time to cut him loose.
|12/14/2013||Buf||Cgy||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||1||vs. Tor||Nov 29||1|
|Assists||0||12 times-last:at Phi||last:Apr 6||0|
|Points||1||vs. Tor||Nov 29||1|
|Penalty Minutes||2||2 times-last:at Fla||last:Mar 7||2|
|Plus/Minus||1||2 times-last:at Det||last:Apr 4||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||12 times-last:at Phi||last:Apr 6||0|
|Power Play Points||0||12 times-last:at Phi||last:Apr 6||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||12 times-last:at Phi||last:Apr 6||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||12 times-last:at Phi||last:Apr 6||0|
|Shots||3||vs. Tor||Nov 29||1|
|Penalty Minutes||14||2011-12 (Buf)|
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