News:Corey Tropp suffered a knee injury in Friday's AHL contest and will require season-ending surgery, reports The Buffalo News.
Analysis:Corey Tropp had already popped a pair of goals before suffering the injury in his AHL season debut, and was expected to be in the mix for a full-time gig with the Sabres at the conclusion of the NHL lockout.
News:Corey Tropp posted an assist in Wednesday's win over Montreal, giving him a point in each of the last two games.
Analysis:Corey Tropp is a big winger who saw some time with the team's top line recently and has two points in the last two games. He has six points on the season, so don't look for the rookie to produce too much down the stretch.
News:Corey Tropp took the right wing alongside Derek Roy and Jason Pominville on the top line for Buffalo in Friday's morning skate, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Analysis: Desperate times call for desperate measures in Buffalo. Corey Tropp provides much, much more size and power than Thomas Vanek, who he replaces on the top line. But as we have seen with coach Lindy Ruff, the lines may look one way to start the game, and completely different ten minutes later.
News: Buffalo recalled Corey Tropp on Tuesday, Sabres.com reports.
Analysis: With just two points and an average ice time of 8:30 in 15 games for Buffalo, Corey Tropp is not on the fantasy radar at the moment.
News:Corey Tropp has been assigned to AHL Rochester, the team's official site reports.
Analysis:Corey Tropp played two games in his latest stint with the Sabres, replacing the injured Brad Boyes. With Boyes returning to health, Tropp was no longer needed with the big club.
News:Corey Tropp is in the lineup on Saturday against the Rangers, the Sabres' Official Twitter reports.
Analysis: Until Friday, Corey Tropp had not seen ice time in the NHL since December 9. It would be a minor surprise if he sees double-digit minutes.
News: The Sabres recalled Corey Tropp on Friday, the team's official Twitter page reports.
Analysis:Corey Tropp has played in 13 career NHL games, all this season with the Sabres. He has recorded two points (1G, 1A) and 11 PIM. The 22-year-old might see some action, but you shouldn't expect much in terms of fantasy production.
News:Corey Tropp has been recalled from Rochester (AHL), the Sabres' official Twitter feed reports.
Analysis:Corey Tropp, who has been unremarkable in limited time with Rochester since being sent back down, will come up to replace Nathan Gerbe, who suffered a facial laceration in Friday's loss to Detroit.
News:Corey Tropp has been sent to Rochester (AHL), the Sabres' official Twitter feed reports.
Analysis: His limited role in Buffalo led to two points over 10 games this season, so he'll be in a position to receive more minutes with the Americans now that he's back in the AHL.
News: The Sabres have recalled Corey Tropp from the AHL on Wednesday, Sabres' official Twitter reports.
Analysis:Corey Tropp has bounced up and down from the NHL and AHL, spending four games in the big club. He started November with the Sabres netting one goal and adding another assist. Tropp seems to be the swing man for the Sabres to bounce around based on injuries. He doesn't seem to be a major contributor as his two points came in blowout scoring games by the Sabres.
News:Corey Tropp netted the first goal of his NHL career in Tuesday's 6-5 win over Winnipeg.
Analysis:Corey Tropp should be up with the Sabres until Tyler Ennis is back from his ankle injury. With no real timetable for Ennis' return, the chance is there for Tropp to make a name for himself.
News: Tropp led the Pirates with two goals and five assists in Portland's first-round win over Connecticut in the AHL playoffs.
Analysis: It's an embarrassment of riches in the Sabres organization with all of the young talent they have in the AHL as well as in junior hockey.