By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Buffalo Sabres have claimed Tyson Jost off of waivers. He was recently put on waivers by the Minnesota Wild.
In a corresponding move to add Jost, the Sabres have announced that forward Anders Bjork was sent to the Rochester Americans in the American Hockey League.
The 24-year-old Jost appeared in 12 games with the Wild before the departure. He had three assists in those games.
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He last suited up in a loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on November 17th. He saw action on the ice for seven minutes and 54 seconds.
Things have gone downhill in the last three games. After having 10 or more minutes of ice time, these last three games have been lower than 9 minutes and 40 seconds.
He was on the ice for eight minutes and 49 seconds in a loss to the Los Angeles Kings on November 8th. The following night, he saw the ice for nine minutes and 35 seconds in a win against the Anaheim Ducks.
Then, he had the aforementioned seven minutes and 54 seconds against the Penguins.
He had a season-high 17 minutes and 22 seconds of ice time in a loss to the Colorado Avalanche on October 17th.
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With the Sabres, he is joining a young time, where he is expected to receive playing time. With several centers already on the roster, Jost may receive additional time at a winger position.
Other centers on the roster include Riley Sheahan, Peyton Krebs, Rasmus Asplund, Vinny Hinostroza, Casey Mittelstadt, and Dylan Cozens.
This is Jost’s third NHL team. He spent the first six seasons of his career with the Colorado Avalanche. He has 47 goals in 354 NHL games.
Jost also has 65 assists for 112 points.
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