AMHERST, NY – Make that eight players and counting from the 2012-13 season who are college bound. Defenseman Sean Federow, who was acquired by the Jr. Sabres from the Oakville Blades in April 2012 to boost the blue and gold’s blueline, recently confirmed via his Twitter account that he has committed to Division I college hockey program American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts beginning next semester.
Federow appeared in 52 regular season game, scoring 11 goals and 32 assists. He was the team’s top scoring defenseman and fifth overall on the team in scoring. He was especially valued as the key man on the Buffalo power play and gained a reputation for smooth puck movement and passing, as well as excellent body positioning when he was not in control of the puck or directly defending the opponent who possessed it.
The resident of Niagara Falls, Ontario quickly established himself as a popular and respected teammate in the Buffalo dressing room, one year after playing for their division rivals the Oakville Blades.
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