Buffalo Sabres Offseason Update: Zack Kassian Arrested in Windsor

June 1st, 2010 by Matthew Hogan Leave a reply »

The Buffalo Sabres may have gotten more than they bargained for when they drafted Zack Kassian 13th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

The Windsor Star has reported that the 19-year-old Kassian was arrested and later released early Sunday morning after an “altercation” with another man at a Windsor bar.

Kassian recently collected his first Memorial Cup with the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League. He finished with seven goals and 16 points in 19 playoff games, and also had 38 penalty minutes.

The arrest is not the first problem the young prospect has had so far this year.

Back in January, Kassian received a 20-game suspension for an open-ice headshot on Matt Kennedy of the Barrie Colts.

“I’m shocked that Zack received 20 games,” Spitfires coach Bob Boughner told The S ...

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