NHL upholds Patrick Kaleta's 10-game suspension

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The NHL has upheld a 10-game suspension handed to Buffalo's Patrick Kaleta for hitting Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson in the head during a check.

NHL hands Sabres' Patrick Kaleta handed 10-game suspension

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Oft-suspended Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta was handed a 10-game sanction Tuesday after delivering a hit to the head of an opponent.

NHL: Buffalo 3, New Jersey 2 (SO)

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 7 (UPI) -- Nathan Gerbe notched the only goal of a shootout Sunday and the Buffalo Sabres emerged with a 3-2 win over fading New Jersey.

NHL: New York Rangers 4, Philadelphia 2

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Rick Nash broke a third-period tie with a pair of goals Tuesday and the New York Rangers overcame the absence of Brad Richards to down Philadelphia 4-2.

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NHL suspends Sabres' Kaleta five games

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been handed a five-game suspension for an illegal hit on the New York Rangers' Brad Richards, the NHL said Monday.

NHL: New York Rangers 3, Buffalo 2 (SO)

NEW YORK, March 3 (UPI) -- Rick Nash provided a goal and an assist and scored during a shootout Sunday, powering the New York Rangers over Buffalo 3-2.

NHL: Buffalo 3, Montreal 1

MONTREAL, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Paul Gaustad netted the decisive goal in the third period and added two assists Tuesday in the Buffalo Sabres' 3-1 win over Montreal.

NHL: New York Islanders 4, Buffalo 2

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Michael Grabner's goal with 3:03 left in regulation Saturday broke a 2-2 tie and his empty-netter sealed the New York Islanders' 4-2 win over Buffalo.

NHL: Phoenix 4, Buffalo 2

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Mike Smith turned aside 43 shots and Paul Bissonnette notched the go-ahead goal Saturday in the Phoenix Coyotes' 4-2 win over Buffalo.

NHL: Buffalo 4, Columbus 2

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Patrick Kaleta scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:52 remaining Thursday, helping lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-2 victory over Columbus.

NHL: Buffalo 6, New Jersey 1

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Thomas Vanek scored a pair of goals and Tyler Ennis added a goal and an assist Saturday in the Buffalo Sabres' 6-1 rout of New Jersey.

NHL: Buffalo 3, Florida 1

SUNRISE, Fla., March 20 (UPI) -- Ryan Miller was solid in nets Saturday, stopping 31 shots to boost the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-1 victory over Florida.

NHL: Buffalo 2, New York 1 (OT)

NEW YORK, March 7 (UPI) -- Patrick Kaleta scored on his own rebound 2:22 into overtime Sunday, lifting the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 win over New York.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Buffalo 2

PITTSBURGH, March 2 (UPI) -- Ruslan Fedotenko scored a third-period goal and added an assist Tuesday to pace the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over Buffalo.
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Patrick Kaleta

Patrick Kaleta (Polish: Patryk Kaleta; born June 8, 1986, in Angola, New York) is an American professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Sabres in the sixth round, 176th overall, of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Kaleta grew up in the Buffalo suburb of Angola, NY and played most of his minor hockey with Hamburg Hawks and the West Seneca Wings. He played high school hockey for St. Francis HS in Athol Springs. It was there he was discovered by the Peterborough Petes of the OHL who selected him in the 2nd round (31st overall) in the 2002 OHL Draft.

Kaleta spent his junior hockey career with the Peterborough Petes of the OHL where he compiled 147 points and 460 penalty minutes over four seasons. In the 2006 OHL playoffs, Kaleta scored 8 goals and added 10 assists as Peterborough reached the Memorial Cup. Kaleta signed his first professional contract in June, 2006, with the Buffalo Sabres.

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