|Assets:||Has the size scouts want from the blueline position. Also has good offensive instincts and a mean streak. Displays plenty of shutdown potential, as well. Can log big minutes.|
|Flaws:||Needs more polish in terms of his defensive work. He also needs to display more game-to-game consistency in all facets of the game in order to maximize his potential.|
|Career Potential:||Big all-round defenseman with upside.|
|WHL||East First All-Star Team||2010-11, 2009-10|
|7/14/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Los Angeles Kings to a two-year contract.|
|6/30/2014||Los Angeles Kings tendered a qualifying offer.|
|5/04/2014||Recalled from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|3/05/2014||Acquired from the Buffalo Sabres.|
|1/22/2014||Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|1/11/2014||Recalled from the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|1/10/2014||Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|12/31/2013||Recalled from the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|12/17/2013||Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|12/05/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|12/04/2013||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|11/20/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|9/23/2013||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|4/07/2012||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|3/31/2012||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|3/21/2012||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|3/14/2012||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|2/02/2012||Missed 8 games (concussion).|
|2/02/2012||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|1/16/2012||Concussion, injured reserve.|
|11/26/2011||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|9/26/2011||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|5/18/2011||Signed by the Buffalo Sabres to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/29/2010||Returned to his junior team (Kootenay-WHL).|
|9/17/2009||Returned to his junior team (Kootenay-WHL).|
|3/05/2014||Buffalo Sabres traded Brayden McNabb, Jonathan Parker and a 2nd round selection in 2014 and 2015 to the Los Angeles Kings for Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers.|
|6/27/2009||Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round (66th overall) in 2009.|
Brayden McNabb signs two-year deal | 07/15/2014 9:18 AM
NewsBrayden McNabb has agreed to a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings.
ImpactMcNabb will come with a $650,000 annual cap hit, according to cap geek. With Willie Mitchell gone, it looks like McNabb has a fair shot at taking his roster spot.
Kings recall Brayden McNabb from Manchester | 05/05/2014 8:34 AM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings have recalled Brayden McNabb from the minors.
ImpactMcNabb was dealt from Buffalo at the trade deadline as they gave Buffalo a couple of prospects (Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers) in exchange for McNabb and a couple of second round picks. While McNabb has yet to suit up for the Kings, he managed to play 12 games with Buffalo this season. He had no points and six penalty minutes.
Kings acquire Brayden McNabb from Buffalo | 03/05/2014 1:08 PM
NewsBrayden McNabb has reportedly been traded to the Los Angeles Kings.
ImpactThe Kings will also received two second-round picks in exchange for prospects Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers. McNabb has skated in 12 games with the Sabres this season, but he's spent the majority of the year in the AHL with Rochester.
Buffalo demotes Brayden McNabb | 01/22/2014 4:29 PM
NewsBrayden McNabb has been sent to the minors.
ImpactMcNabb has no points in 12 games with Buffalo this season. He's far more effective in the AHL where he has 15 points and 31 penalty minutes in 20 contests.
| 01/13/2014 1:45 AM
NewsBrayden McNabb was called up from the minors on Sunday January 12.
Brayden McNabb heads back to the minors | 01/10/2014 5:29 PM
NewsThe Buffalo Sabres have sent Brayden McNabb to the AHL.
Sabres.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactMcNabb has no points in six games with Buffalo this season. He also has 15 points and 31 penalty minutes in 19 AHL contests.
Buffalo promotes Brayden McNabb | 01/01/2014 1:53 PM
NewsBrayden McNabb has been summoned by the Buffalo Sabres.
Mike Harrington on Twitter
ImpactMcNabb 15 points and 31 penalty minutes in 19 games with the AHL Rochester Americans in 2013-14. He also has two penalty minutes in five NHL contests.
Buffalo sends Brayden McNabb to the AHL | 12/17/2013 2:36 PM
NewsThe Buffalo Sabres have sent down Brayden McNabb.
ImpactMcNabb is an offensive defenseman, as evidenced by his 51 points in 80 AHL contests over the last two campaigns. If the 22-year-old can establish himself as a regular at the NHL level, then he'll certainly be worthy of consideration in most fantasy leagues, but we don't expect that to happen in 2013-14.
McNabb to play against Flames Saturday | 12/14/2013 12:58 PM
NewsBrayden McNabb will be back in the Buffalo lineup Saturday against Calgary.
ImpactHe has been in and out of the Sabre lineup as a healthy scratch. No fatnasy value here.
Brayden McNabb will get another shot | 12/10/2013 2:54 PM
NewsThe Buffalo Sabres will reinsert Brayden McNabb into their lineup on Tuesday.
ImpactMcNabb has been healthy, but the Sabres haven't used him since Nov. 27. However, he stayed sharp during that time by heading to the AHL on a conditioning stint.
Brayden McNabb set to rejoin Sabres' lineup | 12/10/2013 8:00 AM
NewsBrayden McNabb was back up with the Sabres at Monday's practice.
ImpactHe saw time on the team's second power-play unit and he worked alongside Tyler Myers during the session, which suggests that he'll play Tuesday night against Ottawa. McNabb played in three games with Buffalo in late November.
Brayden McNabb returns to the minors | 12/04/2013 12:15 PM
NewsBrayden McNabb has been sent down to the minors.
Amy Moritz on Twitter
ImpactMcNabb has two goals and 12 points in 15 AHL games this season. He's also played in three games with Buffalo in 2013-14, but he didn't record a point.
Brayden McNabb gets called up by Buffalo | 11/20/2013 12:14 PM
NewsThe Buffalo Sabres have summoned Brayden McNabb.
ImpactMcNabb has 12 points and 29 penalty minutes in 15 AHL games this season. He last played in the NHL in 2011-12 when he had a goal and eight points in 25 contests.
Brayden McNabb collects four points Thursday | 09/19/2013 10:20 PM
NewsBuffalo Sabres prospect Brayden McNabb scored a goal and three assists in the team's 5-2 win against the Carolina Hurricanes in a Thursday exhibition.
ImpactMcNabb played in 25 games for the team in 2011-12, but didn't make the squad at all in 2013.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsBrayden McNabb was called up from the minors on Friday January 18.
|Goals||0||33 times-last:vs. StL||last:Dec 18||0|
|Assists||2||vs. Fla||Nov 18||0|
|Points||2||vs. Fla||Nov 18||0|
|Penalty Minutes||7||2 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Nov 29||2|
|Plus/Minus||2||2 times-last:vs. Bos||last:Dec 2||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||33 times-last:vs. StL||last:Dec 18||0|
|Power Play Points||1||3 times-last:at Ari||last:Dec 4||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||33 times-last:vs. StL||last:Dec 18||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||33 times-last:vs. StL||last:Dec 18||0|
|Shots||3||2 times-last:vs. Chi||last:Nov 29||3|
|Penalty Minutes||15||2011-12 (Buf)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2011-12 (Buf)|
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