Sabres swing a trio of trades before deadline

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Buffalo Sabres made a trio of trades, two of them right at the wire, to wrap up business at the NHL trade deadline.

The headliner is Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick being sent to Minnesota in exchange for a pair of second-round draft picks (2014 & 2016) along with forward Torrey Mitchell.

The Sabres also traded away recently-acquired goalie Jaroslav Halak to the Washington Capitals, along with a 2015 third-round draft pick, picking up goalie Michal Neuvirth and defenseman Rostislov Klesla.

Earlier in the day, Buffalo acquired a pair of prospects from the LA Kings, Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers, for Brayden McNabb and two second-round picks. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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