Ryan O'Reilly pens farewell letter to Sabres fans

July 14, 2018 - 1:12 pm

For three seasons, center Ryan O'Reilly was able to call Buffalo home, and after he was traded to the St. Louis Blues on July 1st, O'Reilly has released a farewell letter to Sabres fans and the team, thanking them for their support.

A message from Ryan O’Reilly: pic.twitter.com/cdKXfDVu5V

— The Instigators (@TheInstigators) July 14, 2018

O'Reilly was traded on July 1st to St. Louis for Tage Thompson, Vladimir Sobotka, Patrik Berglund, a 2019 first round pick with top-10 protection and a 2021 second round pick.

O'Reilly put up 176 points in 224 games in three seasons with Buffalo, while averaging 21:19 minutes per game for the Sabres. O'Reilly was acquired from the Colorado Avalanche during the 2015 NHL Draft along with Jamie McBain for Nikita Zadorov, JT Compher, Mikhail Grigorenko and the 31st pick in 2015 (which was then traded to the San Jose Sharks).

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