Sabres demote 6 to AHL Rochester
The moves came a little over a week before Buffalo opens the season at Detroit Oct. 2.
McNabb and Ruhwedel were both regarded as contenders to make the Sabres roster.
Teams have until Sept. 30 to set their 23-player rosters.
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