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Eastern Atlantic Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
34-12-14 82
38-16-4 80
33-16-8 74
32-20-6 70
32-23-5 69
27-27-4 58
25-28-3 53
22-28-8 52

2023 Stats

Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
Time On Ice Per Game
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 31 44 12 18:19 26

Top Casey Mittelstadt News

  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Offers helper in comeback win

    Mittelstadt registered an assist in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Kings.

    Mittelstadt set up Jack Quinn's game-tying goal in the second period. It's been a solid January for Mittelstadt, who has nine points over 10 games this month, but he hasn't strung together a scoring streak of more than two contests in that span. The 25-year-old center is up to 12 goals, 28 helpers, 78 shots on net, 21 blocked shots and a plus-7 rating through 48 appearances. He's on pace to top the 60-point mark for the first time in his career.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Three points in Monday's win

    Mittelstadt scored the game-winning goal and added two assists, one on the power play, in Monday's 3-0 win over the Sharks.

    Mittelstadt snuck a puck through traffic and under the arm of Kaapo Kahkonen midway through the second period, and it was all the offensive support Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen would need. The 25-year-old Mittelstadt has three multi-point performances in the last six games, and he's erupted for six goals and 16 points in 14 contests over the last month while seeing a regular top-six shift and holding down a spot on the Sabres' top power-play unit.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Two helpers against Seattle

    Mitteldstadt notched two assists in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Kraken.

    The line of Mittelstadt, Jeff Skinner and Alex Tuch accounted for all of Buffalo's offense on the night. Mittelstadt has been humming lately -- over the last 11 games he's racked up five goals and 13 points, putting the 25-year-old on pace for a career-best campaign with 11 goals and 35 points through 41 contests.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Starring role in win

    Mittelstadt scored twice, added an assist and went plus-3 in Friday's 5-2 win over the Golden Knights.

    Mittelstadt set up Dylan Cozens' opening goal in the second period, before adding two tallies of his own in the third as the Sabres rallied for the win. This was Mittelstadt's first multi-point effort since Nov. 27, and he had just two goals over eight games in between. The 25-year-old has played well in a top-six role this season, collecting 25 points, 49 shots on net, 15 blocked shots, 16 PIM and a plus-3 rating over 31 appearances.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: On five-game point streak

    Mittelstadt collected a goal and two assists in a 5-1 victory over the Rangers on Monday.

    Mittelstadt supplied the primary helper on both of Alex Tuch's goals before helping himself to an empty-net marker late in the third period. Mittelstadt is on a five-game scoring streak, providing a goal and seven points over that stretch. That brings him up to four markers and 20 points in 22 outings this campaign. Mittelstadt entered Monday's action averaging 18:07 of ice time in 2023-24, which is way up from his 2022-23 average of 15:44. As long as he continues to serve in such a big role, the 25-year-old has a solid shot of surpassing his career high of 59 points.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Posts assist in loss

    Mittelstadt recorded an assist in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Flyers.

    Mittelstadt is on a three-game point streak with two goals and two helpers in that span. The 24-year-old center saw a season-low 14:10 of ice time Friday, though that may have been a product of the lopsided score rather than his own performance. He's been solid overall with three goals, seven assists, 14 shots on net, seven blocked shots and a plus-2 rating through 11 appearances.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Goal, assist in win

    Mittelstadt tallied a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Flyers.

    Mittelstadt got Buffalo on the board early in the first period, beating Carter Hart off the rush to make the game 1-1 before adding an assist on Brandon Biro's empty-netter in the third. It's already the fourth multi-point game of the season for Middlestadt, who's up to three goals and nine points through his first 10 contests. The 24-year-old center is looking to build off a promising 2022-23 campaign in which he tallied 15 goals and 44 assists while settling into a top-six role.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Apple season continues

    Mittelstadt picked up two assists Saturday in a 3-1 win over the Islanders.

    Mittelstadt has four points, including three assists, in his last four games. The eighth overall pick from 2018 finally showed his potential last season with 59 points, including 44 assists, in 82 games. In 2023-24, he's picked up right from where he left off. Mittelstadt is a solid enough fantasy play in the right format, but he won't contribute much to faceoff, shot or hit totals.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Records two points Saturday

    Mittelstadt collected a goal and an assist in Buffalo's 3-2 loss to the Islanders on Saturday.

    Mittelstadt set career highs last season with 15 goals and 59 points in 82 contests. It wouldn't be surprising to see the 24-year-old record similar offensive numbers this campaign while logging middle-six minutes and getting some power-play ice time.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Good to go for opener

    Mittelstadt (upper body) is expected to play in Thursday's season opener versus the Rangers, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

    Mittelstadt was labeled day-to-day after tweaking something earlier in the week. He was able to practice Wednesday, and he'll now suit up as the third-line center between Jordan Greenway and Zach Benson for the Sabres' home opener.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Day-to-day with upper-body injury

    Mittelstadt (upper body) is consider day-to-day after sitting out practice Tuesday, according to Heather Engel of

    Mittelstadt, who tweaked something during Monday's practice, is expected to return to the ice Wednesday. Depending on how that session goes, Mittetstadt could be available for Opening Night on Thursday versus the Rangers. The 24-year-old forward accounted for 15 goals and a career-high 59 points in 82 games last season.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Provides two points Friday

    Mittelstadt tallied a goal and recorded an assist in Buffalo's 5-2 win over Columbus on Friday.

    Mittelstadt has concluded the campaign on a six-game scoring streak, during which he recorded five goals and 10 points. That helped him finish with 15 goals and 59 points in 82 outings in 2022-23. Mittelstadt broke out this season, shattering his previous career high of 25 points, a mark he set in 2018-19. The 24-year-old should continue to provide great value next season, which will be the final campaign of his three-year, $7.5 million contract.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Two points including OT winner

    Mittelstadt scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Senators.

    After helping set up Henri Jokiharju for the game's first tally 43 seconds into the second period, Mittelstadt potted the final goal himself, finishing off a Buffalo cycle in the Ottawa end by taking the puck out of the corner and zipping it past Mads Sogaard. The 24-year-old center is on a heater to finish the season, piling up four goals and 15 points in the last 10 games, and with one contest left on the Sabres' schedule he needs three points to reach 60 for the first time.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Plays hero Monday in shootout win

    Mittelstadt scored his 13th goal of the season in Monday's 3-2 shootout win over the Rangers.

    His tally midway through the third period sent the game to overtime, and when the extra five minutes couldn't settle it, Mittelstadt came through again by beating Igor Shesterkin on the backhand for the decisive strike in the shootout. The 24-year-old center has three goals in the last two contests and 12 points (three goals, nine helpers) in the last eight. If the Sabres somehow squeak into the playoffs, Mittelstadt will go down as one of the main reasons why.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Lights lamp twice in win

    Mittelstadt scored two goals in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Hurricanes.

    He potted Buffalo's first and third tallies on the afternoon, tying the game at 3-3 late in the second period. Mittelstadt snapped a 17-game goal drought in the process, but he'd been plenty productive lately with nine assists in the last six games. On the season, the 24-year-old has 12 goals and 53 points through 78 games.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Seven assists in four-game streak

    Mittelstadt delivered three assists Saturday in a 6-3 win over the Flyers.

    Mittelstadt has seven assists during a four-game point streak. It has taken him a long time to show he could deliver offense. This has been the best season of his career. Mittelstadt has 10 goals and 39 assists in 75 games, and with his current hot streak and a touch of luck, he could crack 50 points this year.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Two helpers in OT win

    Mittelstadt notched two assists in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Rangers.

    He had the primary assist on Jordan Greenway's tally in the second period as well as Jeff Skinner's winner in OT. Mittelstadt has a three-game point streak going as he handles duties on the first line while Tage Thompson (upper body) is sidelined, but his fantasy appeal will shrink as soon as Thompson returns.

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  • Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt: Two helpers in Friday's loss

    Mittelstadt picked up two power-play assists in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Flyers.

    While Mittelstadt's typically on the second power-play unit, the Sabres were down 4-0 heading into the third period and coach Don Granato shook things up a bit in the final frame. The 24-year-old snapped a five-game point drought with the performance, and on the season he's got 10 goals and a career-high 42 points through 68 contests.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 195 lbs
Birthplace: Eden Prairie, MN
Age: 25
Experience: 6
Shoots: Left