The Sabres have signed forward Sam Reinhart to a one-year contract with an AAV of $5.2 million.
- Has ranked among Buffalo’s top three point-scorers every season since 2015-16, joining Rick Martin, Dave Andreychuk and Jack Eichel as one of four Sabres ever to do so in each of his first five full NHL seasons.
- Ranks second among all Sabres in total goals and points since he made his NHL debut in October 2014.
- Appeared in all of the team’s games for the third consecutive season in 2019-20, scoring a career-best .32 goals per game.
The Sabres have signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000.
- Registered 12 points (4+8) in 48 games for the Rochester Americans during his fifth professional season in 2019-20.
- Led the Amerks with a career-best plus-18 rating while ranking fourth on the team and second among club defensemen in shots (107).
- Posted six points and tied his NHL career high with five assists while skating in 38 games for the Sabres in 2018-19.
- Won two WCHA championships in three years at Minnesota State University and was named the 2016 WCHA Defensive Player of the Year.