SABRES SIGN DELL TO 1-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres have signed goaltender Aaron Dell to a one-year contract worth $750,000.

Highlights:
  •  Has a 49-39-12 career record with a .906 save percentage and a 2.83 goals-against average in 114 career NHL games for the San Jose Sharks and New Jersey Devils.
  • Ranked fifth among qualified goaltenders in save percentage in each of his first two AHL seasons (2014-15 and 2015-16). Owns a 33-26-11 record with a .923 save percentage and 2.31 goals-against average in 73 career AHL contests.
  • Played three years of collegiate hockey for the University of North Dakota, where he notched a 49-20-5 career record and was a part of teams that won three consecutive WCHA titles.

SABRES SIGN ANDERSON TO 1-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres have signed goaltender Craig Anderson to a one-year contract worth $750,000.

Highlights:
  • Ranks second among active NHL goaltenders in career saves (18,251) and fifth in career wins (291).
  • Was the recipient of the Bill Masterton Trophy in 2017, an award given annually “to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.”
  • Played 10 of his 18 career seasons for the Ottawa Senators and ranks first among the franchise’s all-time goaltenders (min. 100 GP) in wins (202) and save percentage (.914).

SABRES SIGN SCHULDT TO 1-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Jimmy Schuldt  to a one-year contract worth $750,000.

Highlights:
  • Ranked second among Henderson defensemen with 14 points last season and paced the team’s blueliners with six goals.
  • Played four years collegiately at St. Cloud State University (NCHC) from 2015 to 2019 and served as team captain in each of his last three seasons with the Huskies. Among his collegiate accolades, he was a Hobey Baker Award finalist and NCHC Player of the Year in 2018-19.
  • Made his NHL debut and recorded his first NHL assist for the Vegas Golden Knights on April 6, 2019.

SABRES SIGN PYSYK TO 1-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Mark Pysyk to a one-year contract worth $900,000.

Highlights:
  • Recorded four points (3+1) in 36 games for Dallas in 2020-21 and ranked second among Stars defensemen with a 55.7 shot-attempt percentage.
  • Played in 125 games for the Sabres from 2012 to 2016 after being selected by Buffalo in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft. During his time in Buffalo, he notched 26 points (5+21) and averaged 17:24 of ice time.
  • Captured a WHL championship with the Edmonton Oil Kings in his second season as the team’s captain (2011-12).
  • Won a bronze medal with Team Canada at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship.

SABRES SIGN MALONE TO 1-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Sean Malone to a one-year contract worth $750,000.

Highlights:
  • Recorded his first career NHL point with a primary assist vs. Tampa Bay on Feb. 9.
  • Spent the first four seasons of his pro career in Buffalo’s organization after being selected by the Sabres in the sixth round (159th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.
  • Played four years of collegiate hockey at Harvard University, where he compiled 99 points (42+57) in 115 career games and was a member of two ECAC Championship teams (2015 and 2017).