Andrey Makarov could receive his first NHL start today. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald

Sabres recall three from Amerks on emergency basis

BUFFALO – Yes, the Sabres will have a full lineup for this afternoon’s season finale against the New York Islanders inside the First Niagara Center.

The injury-ravaged club, which lost five players in Saturday’s 4-1 loss in Boston, today recalled winger Nick Deslauriers, goalie Andrey Makarov and defenseman Mark Pysyk from Rochester on an emergency basis.

Makarov could make his first NHL start against the Isles. The 20-year-old Russian played Friday and Saturday for the Americans, who have won five straight games.

Connor Knapp, who relieved the injured Matt Hackett on Saturday, is the Sabres’ other goalie.

Meanwhile, the Amerks play this afternoon in Cleveland. They signed goalie Mark Guggenberger, a 2012 Sabres development camp attendee, to a tryout today.

The Amerks are fighting for an AHL playoff spot.

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