The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Curtis Lazar to a two-year contract with an AAV of $800,000.
- Made his Sabres debut in 2019-20, setting career-high marks in faceoff percentage and goals per game and tying his career high in points per game.
- Played 18 games for the Rochester Americans (AHL) in 2019-20, leading the team in points per game (.78) and ranking third with a plus-10 rating.
- Won two WHL Championships and a Memorial Cup as a member of the Edmonton Oil Kings before captaining Team Canada to a gold medal at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship, where he tied for the tournament lead in goals.
“Curtis established himself as an important player for the organization last season and we’re excited to see him stay with the Sabres for the next two seasons. His abilities as a player and character as a person make him a perfect fit for the Buffalo Sabres organization on and off the ice.”
– Sabres General Manager Kevyn Adams