Cody Hodgson is a former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL), including a notable stint with the Buffalo Sabres. Born on February 18, 1990, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Hodgson was a highly regarded young talent when he entered the NHL.
Hodgson was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and later traded to the Buffalo Sabres during the 2011-2012 season. He played for the Sabres from 2012 to 2016. Hodgson was known for his offensive skills and was expected to be a key contributor to the Sabres' offense.
While he showed promise early in his career, injuries and inconsistencies hindered his progress, and he eventually retired from professional hockey in 2016 due to health issues. Cody Hodgson's time with the Sabres marked a period of potential and transition for the team, but it was marred by challenges he faced as a player.