Dylan Cozens

Buffalo Sabres logo
Age 23 Feb 9, 2001
Whitehorse Canada
Center shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
194 lbs 88 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2027
Agent Allain Roy
Draft Year 2019
Drafted Overall 7
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres logo

Transaction History
Feb 19, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens recorded a pair of assists in Monday's 4-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 27, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal and added two assists in a 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday.
Jan 24, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on four shots, added an assist and went plus-3 in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Jan 23, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens notched a power-play assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 20, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) will return to action versus Tampa Bay on Saturday, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.
Jan 18, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens is day-to-day with an upper-body injury and won't play versus Chicago on Thursday, per Bleacher Report's Joe Yerdon.
Jan 12, 2024 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal and added an assist in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Dec 20, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 9-4 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Dec 15, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on three shots, added two assists and went plus-3 in Friday's 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Dec 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens registered two assists and three shots on goal in Thursday's 6-4 loss against the St. Louis Blues.
Nov 10, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) will return to the lineup Friday versus Minnesota.
Nov 10, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) is back at practice in a regular jersey Friday, albeit with a full face shield, according to Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550.
Nov 6, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) may be able to practice in a few days, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports, indicating he won't be available to play Tuesday against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Nov 4, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) is expected to miss Saturday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, according to Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550.
Oct 27, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal in Friday's 5-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils.
Oct 17, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Oct 6, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (undisclosed) will play Friday versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Oct 4, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (undisclosed) was sore after Wednesday's morning skate and won't play versus the Columbus Blue Jackets, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Apr 7, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored two goals, one on the power play, and added an even-strength assist in Thursday's 7-6 shootout win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Apr 5, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on three shots in the Buffalo Sabres' 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday.
Mar 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens notched a goal and an assist in Friday's 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 21, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens found the back of the net in a 7-3 loss to Nashville on Tuesday.
Mar 13, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens tallied a goal and an assist in Monday's 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Mar 7, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens collected a goal in Buffalo's 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Mar 6, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens found the back of the net in Buffalo's 3-2 loss to Edmonton on Monday.
Feb 26, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored three goals and added an assist in Sunday's 7-4 win over the Washington Capitals.
Feb 18, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal in Saturday's 4-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Feb 16, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on two shots and added an assist in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Feb 13, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on three shots and added two PIM in Monday's 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Feb 7, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens signed a seven-year, $49.7 million contract extension with the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday.
Feb 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (undisclosed) will return to the lineup Wednesday versus the Carolina Hurricanes, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 30, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (undisclosed) remains day-to-day after practicing Monday, Heather Engel of NHL.com reports.
Jan 28, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (undisclosed) will miss Saturday's game versus the Minnesota Wild, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 28, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens will be a game-time decision Saturday versus Minnesota after he left Thursday's game versus Winnipeg with an undisclosed injury in the third period and did not return, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 24, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens found the back of the net in a 5-3 win against the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday.
Jan 19, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored the winning goal in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the New York Islanders.
Jan 14, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on three shots, blocked two shots and went plus-2 in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators.
Jan 10, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens recorded two assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Jan 8, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens notched one goal and one assist in Saturday's 6-5 overtime win over the Minnesota Wild.
Jan 1, 2023 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins.
Dec 15, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored an empty-net goal on two shots in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Dec 13, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens racked up three assists, two on the power play, in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Dec 7, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens recorded a goal and two assists in Wednesday's 9-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The goal and one assist came on the power play.
Dec 4, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens recorded three assists, six shots on goal, four PIM and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 6-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Dec 1, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a power-play goal and added two assists, one with the man advantage, in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Nov 30, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored twice on five shots, including a shorthanded goal, in Wednesday's 5-4 shootout win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Nov 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal during Monday's 6-5 overtime loss to the visiting Lightning.
Nov 11, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens collected two assists, one on the power play and one short-handed, in Thursday's 7-4 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Nov 4, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens notched an assist and two hits in Friday's 5-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Oct 31, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on five shots and added two hits in Monday's 8-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Oct 25, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Oct 20, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on six shots in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames.
Oct 18, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens registered an assist in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Sep 25, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens is confident that he will improve his goal scoring this season, Bill Hoppe of the Buffalo Hockey Beat reports.
Mar 28, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens logged two assists in Monday's 6-5 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Mar 2, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens dished out two helpers -- one on the power play -- in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Feb 16, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens picked up three assists, one short-handed, in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the New York Islanders.
Jan 30, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on three shots in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Jan 18, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens finished with a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday.
Jan 3, 2022 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Monday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Dec 26, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens entered the COVID-19 protocols Sunday, according to Chris Ryndak of the Buffalo Sabres' official site.
Dec 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on five shots in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over the Minnesota Wild.
Dec 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 7-4 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Nov 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal on two shots in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Nov 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Nov 12, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored two goals on three shots and went plus-2 in Friday's 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Nov 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens notched a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Nov 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens recorded an assist and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens notched two assists with a plus-1 rating in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Apr 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens tallied an assist in Sunday's win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Apr 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens collected two assists with four shots and two hits in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals.
Apr 10, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) will be in Sunday's lineup against the Philadelphia Flyers, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Apr 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) will not be available for Friday's contest against the Washington Capitals, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 8, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) won't play Thursday versus the New Jersey Devils, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 5, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the New Jersey Devils, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 31, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | According to general manager Kevyn Adams, Cozens (upper body) is "probably around a week away" from returning, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens left Monday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers due to an upper-body injury, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens left Monday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers with an undisclosed injury and will not return.
Mar 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored his fourth goal of the season in Monday's 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers.
Mar 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) is expected to return to the lineup for Monday's game versus the New York Rangers, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) won't play in Tuesday's game against the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) will not be in Monday's lineup against the Washington Capitals, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Mar 12, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 11, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (upper body) was injured on a hit by the Pittsburgh Penguins' Zach Aston-Reese in the third period of Thursday's game, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens recorded an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.
Mar 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens engaged in his first career NHL fight in Tuesday's loss to the New York Rangers.
Feb 20, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (not injury related) will be added to the Buffalo Sabres' active roster and play Saturday against the New Jersey Devils, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Feb 18, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (COVID-19 protocol) won't be available for Thursday's game against the Washington Capitals, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Feb 16, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens (COVID-19 protocol) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the New York Islanders.
Feb 6, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens was added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list Saturday, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Taylor Hall | Hall is expected to skate with Eric Staal and Dylan Cozens on the Buffalo Sabres' second line during Saturday's matchup with New Jersey, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens has been added to Buffalo's active roster from the taxi squad ahead of Tuesday's clash with the New York Rangers.
Jan 24, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | The Sabres placed Cozens on the taxi squad Sunday.
Jan 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored his first career NHL goal in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Washington Capitals.
Jan 19, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens played on Buffalo's second line during Monday's win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jan 5, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dylan Cozens | Cozens, who has starred for Team Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championship, will take a private charter jet straight to Buffalo (likely Wednesday), per Bob McKenzie of TSN.
Sep 26, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Assigned C Dylan Cozens to Lethbridge (WHL).
Sep 18, 2019 Philadelphia Flyers | Released D Sean Comrie.
Jul 15, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | Signed C Dylan Cozens to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Dylan Cozens
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres logo 55 11 24 35 -4 31 690 51.70 51.60 1.40 50.10 -1.20 0.52 1.74
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2013-2014 Whitehorse Mustangs U15 A U15 A 12 8 5 13 0
2014-2015 Whitehorse Mustangs U15 A U15 A 23 9 9 18 0
2014-2015 Team Yukon CWG 5 2 1 3 2
2015-2016 Delta Hockey Academy U15 Prep G CSSHL U15 25 19 12 31 18 Playoffs 3 5 1 6 0
2015-2016 Cariboo Cougars U18 AAA BCEHL U18 2 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 BCMML Wild 1 BC U16 Cup 5 1 1 2 6
2015-2016 Delta Hockey Academy U15 Prep G John Reid Bantam 6 9 6 15 2 Playoffs 3 5 1 6 0
2016-2017 Yale Hockey Academy U18 Prep CSSHL U18 30 27 30 57 40 Playoffs 3 2 2 4 0
2016-2017 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 3 1 0 1 0 Playoffs 12 3 5 8 0
2017-2018 Team Red U17-Dev 3 1 1 2 0
2017-2018 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 57 22 31 53 20 Playoffs 16 7 6 13 0
2017-2018 Canada Red U17 WHC-17 6 1 6 7 0
Draft Yr 2018-2019 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 2 3 5 0
Draft Yr 2018-2019 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 68 34 50 84 30 Playoffs 7 4 4 8 0
Draft Yr 2018-2019 Canada U18 WJC-18 7 4 5 9 4
Draft Yr 2018-2019 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 1 0 1 0
2019-2020 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 51 38 47 85 38
2019-2020 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 2 7 9 4
2019-2020 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 0 2 2 2
2020-2021 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 8 8 16 6
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 41 4 9 13 16 499 39.20 45.50 -0.70 46.70 0.50 0.36 1.44
2021-2022 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 13 25 38 55 1,026 43.20 46.40 -0.10 49.60 1.00 0.64 1.46
2021-2022 Canada WC 10 7 6 13 2
2022-2023 Buffalo Sabres NHL 81 31 37 68 41 940 50.50 50.00 0.10 49.10 -3.10 1.34 2.49
2023-2024 Buffalo Sabres NHL 55 11 24 35 31 690 51.70 51.60 1.40 50.10 -1.20 0.52 1.74
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Active Contract

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date February 7, 2023
Signing Status RFA
Agent Allain Roy
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 7 Years $49,700,000 8.50% of cap space
2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030
Cap Hit $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000
UFA
AAV $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000
Minors Salary $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000
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Contract History

Signing Team Buffalo Sabres logo
Signing Date July 15, 2019
Agent Allain Roy
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $874,125
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.13% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,775,000 $1,744,167 $1,744,167 $1,744,167
Performance Bonuses $0 $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $925,000 $925,000 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
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