He ranks 12th among AHL defensemen with 21 points. He has five goals and 16 assists in 29 games. Pilut was previously called up by Buffalo in November, but didn't play a game during Buffalo's two-game series against Tampa Bay in his native Sweden.
The 23-year-old had a goal and five assists in 33 games with the Sabres as an NHL rookie last season. The Sabres have won two straight and are in the midst of a four-day break before playing at St. Louis on Thursday.
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