Sabres activate Hodgson from IR

Buffalo, NY ( - The Buffalo Sabres activated center Cody Hodgson from injured reserve among a slew of roster moves Saturday.

Hodgson hasn't played since sustaining an upper-body injury after blocking a shot in the first period of a 4-2 win over Boston on Dec. 19.

The 23-year-old has supplied eight goals and 11 assists in 33 games this season.

Buffalo also announced that they recalled defenseman Brayden McNabb from Rochester of the American Hockey League, assigned forward Johan Larsson and defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to Rochester and loaned forward Mikhail Grigorenko to Quebec of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.