Grigorenko, the No. 12 pick in 2012, has one goal and two points 12 NHL games this season. The 20-year-old Russian scored in Monday’s 4-1 loss in New Jersey. He has seven goals and 22 points in 30 AHL games with the Americans.
Varone scored twice in Thursday’s 5-2 loss in Carolina and played three games during his second NHL recall. The 24-year-old has eight goals and a team-high 29 points in 35 games with the Amerks.
The Sabres, losers of seven straight games, have today off. Rochester hosts Oklahoma City tonight.