Mikhail Grigorenko RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sabres’ Grigorenko changes mind, will go to Quebec

    Buffalo News "Mikhail Grigorenko really had only one option for his immediate future. After two days of discussions, the Sabres’ prospect is taking it. The center decided late Sunday night he will accept Buffalo’s decision to return him to junior hockey. Grigorenko’s acceptance ended a 30-hour stalemate in..." January 13

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    Nolan on Grigorenko: "Tim and Pat will take care of that. I’ve got this group of guys to worry about that are here." Expected him to report.

  • Grigorenko issues statement on Facebook

    Buffalo News "The following has just been posted by Mikhail Grigorenko on his Facebook page. We have previously confirmed this is, in fact, his page. ------------------ Hi everyone, I just want to apologized (sic) for the situation going on right now. We just need to find a place for me where i can..." January 12

  • Surprise! Grigorenko refuses to join junior team

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Buffalo Sabres want Mikhail Grigorenko to play hockey and they want him to do it with his junior team, the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL, as they assigned him there this morning. Grigorenko apparently has other ideas. According to Kathleen Lavoie of La Presse (link in French), Grigorenko..." January 12

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    MORE: The #Sabres have loaned Mikhail Grigorenko to the Quebec Remparts (QMJHL) and Cody Hodgson has been activated from IR.

  • Grigorenko ‘really’ wants to stay with the Sabres

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mikhail Grigorenko doesn’t want to go back to junior again. He wants to stay in Buffalo, playing in the NHL. “I really want to stay here,” the 19-year-old Sabres forward said Thursday, per the Buffalo News. “I did everything they wanted me to do. I didn’t really complain much. I just knew it..." January 10

  • Sulzer still out; Grigorenko decision could play into McCormick's return

    Buffalo News "Alexander Sulzer missed his second straight day of practice today and the Sabres defenseman, who missed Monday for what the team termed a "maintenance" day, is now iffy for Thursday's game against the New York Rangers. Interim coach Ted Nolan said he's hoping Sulzer can practice Wednesday but..." December 03

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    Mikhail Grigorenko has also been returned to #Sabres after conditioning assignment ruled against by NHL.

  • Sabres’ Mikhail Grigorenko to sit tonight for Johan Larsson

    Buffalo Hockey Beat "As expected the Sabres will scratch 19-year-old center Mikhail Grigorenko tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Rookie Johan Larsson a scratch Tuesday will pivot Zemgus Girgensons and Brian Flynn inside the First Niagara Center. Grigorenko one of 17 pointless Sabres hasn’t showcased the..." October 10

  • Grigorenko ruled ineligible to play for Sabres in prospect tournament

    Buffalo News "Mikhail Grigorenko one of the biggest names scheduled to participate in the Traverse City prospect tournament this week will not suit up for the Sabres after being ruled ineligible. "Grigorenko was deemed to be ineligible for the tournament because of the number of NHL games he appeared on the..." September 04

  • Sabres' Grigorenko excited for second season

    NHL.com "As rookie seasons go they don't get much more tumultuous than the one Buffalo Sabres prospect Mikhail Grigorenko experienced in 2012-13. Before the NHL staged its annual prospect combine for the 2012 NHL Draft Grigorenko a center with the Quebec Remparts was criticized for a lack of effort...." September 02

  • Time for Sabres’ Grigorenko is now

    Buffalo News "The Sabres have laid out the plan. It’s up to Mikhail Grigorenko to execute it. No deep thinking needed. Months before training camp starts, Darcy Regier said his No. 1 pick in last year’s draft will be in the NHL this season and won’t be shuttled back to junior, since he’s too young to play in..." July 12

  • Grigorenko returns but will take seat tonight

    Buffalo News "Center Mikhail Grigorenko rejoined the Sabres for practice Tuesday and flew to Boston with the team but is not expected to play tonight against the Bruins. After that? No one really knows. The team’s No. 1 draft choice was officially recalled from the Quebec Remparts after his junior season..." April 17

  • Regier takes long view on Grigorenko’s demotion

    Buffalo News "Darcy Regier got to know Mikhail Grigorenko the past three months as a player and person. The Sabres’ general manager believes Grigorenko will grow into a top-line center who will shine in Buffalo. The 18-year-old isn’t ready to do that now, however. The Sabres sent their top prospect back..." March 16

  • Mikhail Grigorenko sent back to juniors by Buffalo Sabres

    Die By The Blade "The Buffalo Sabres have assigned rookie forward Mikhail Grigorenko to the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, according to John Vogl of the Buffalo News on Friday afternoon. Grigorenko had made the Sabres out of training camp, despite his flexibility to be sent back to..." March 15

  • Grigorenko works to get up to speed with Sabres

    Buffalo News "Buffalo Sabres fans hoped The Grooming of Grigo would be a key story line to follow this season. The team had modest hopes and there have been few instant results. As the shortened season continues, particularly if the Sabres maintain their spot in the basement of the Eastern Conference, the..." February 25