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Sabres Report Cards: Tyler Ennis

May 15th, 2017 at 1:02 PM
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The season is over, and we’re going to rate every player who played more than 20 games this season on their performance the same way we were all graded back in the day – on a report card scale of A to F. We’re taking a look at everyone from Bailey to Rodrigues in our 2016-17 Buffalo Sabres Report Cards.

Age: 27

Contract: Cap hit of $4.6 million, signed through 2018-19 season.

Introduction: Tyler Ennis has been a polarizing figure in Buffalo over the last two seasons. Sabres fans of yore remember an exciting, dynamic player who drove offense and would give defenders fits with his combination of quick hands and fast feet.

But if you’ve only watched games over the last two seasons, all you’ve seen from Ennis is an overpaid player who can’t stay healthy and isn’t very productive when he’s on the ice (though he can make a mean sandwich sauce.) Thanks to his contract, there’s a very good chance that Ennis will still in Buffalo next year, and we’ll get to see if a new coach and a new system can help Enzo find his on-ice sauce once again.

Key Stat: Ennis ranks second-worst among regular Sabres forwards this season in cost-per-point. With just five goals and eight assists in his 51 games, and taking into consideration his $4.6 million cap hit, each point that Ennis …

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