The Sabres are waiving Ville Leino today for the purpose of executing a compliance buyout.
Buffalo News "Ville Leino remains the NHL's most likely buyout candidate, but there hasn't been much talk between the Sabres and his agent. "I have had few very short discussions about Leino with Tim Murray," Leino's agent, Markus Lehto, told The News by email. Murray, Buffalo's general manager, has said..." June 13
Sabres GM Tim Murray on Ville Leino buyout: "Very good possibility."
I'm sorry Leino, upper body injury and won't return
Nolan had no info on Leino or Stafford. Didn't seem too optimistic about either for Monday.
"Sometimes it better to sit back and look and observe" -Nolan on Leino who will be out tonight. #Sabres
NHL.com "When the Buffalo Sabres host the Los Angeles Kings at First Niagara Center on Tuesday, Sabres forward Ville Leino will be back in the lineup after being a healthy scratch for the team's 6-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Friday. "I've been playing around 10 or 11 minutes and not really [on the]..." November 12
Injury update: Ville Leino has a cracked rib will be out indefinitely #Sabres Coach Rolston says.
Buffalo News "Ville Leino said it feels like he’s getting a second chance with the Buffalo Sabres. And while that may be true it’s also likely his last chance. But Leino has got some things in his favor. The biggest is that he’s healthy after nearly four years of nagging hip trouble. “It’s exciting” Leino..." September 13
Buffalo News "For the first time in 11 months, Ville Leino gets to play hockey. The Buffalo forward is set to make his season debut this afternoon when the Sabres host the Ottawa Senators. Leino has been sidelined by a hip ailment that may still need surgery during the offseason, but he’s ready to go after a..." March 16