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SABRES SIGN FITZGERALD TO 2-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to a two-year contract with an AAV of $750,000.

Highlights:
  • Tied for second among Rochester Americans (AHL) defensemen in goals (2) and tied for third among team defensemen in points (11) in 22 games for the Amerks in 2020-21.
  • Played four seasons for Boston College (Hockey East), where he was team captain for two seasons and was named Hockey East’s Best Defensive Defenseman after his junior season in 2017-18.
  • Won a gold medal with the United States at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, the 2015 IIHF World U18 Championship and the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship.

SABRES QUALIFY FIVE RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS


The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has tendered a qualifying offer to the following restricted free agents:

Forwards Rasmus Asplund and Casey Mittelstadt

Defensemen Rasmus Dahlin, Casey Fitzgerald
and Henri Jokiharju

SABRES ANNOUNCE ROSTER MOVES


The Sabres have assigned the following players to the Rochester Americans (AHL):

Forwards Brandon Biro, Steven Fogarty, Brett Murray and C.J. Smith

Defensemen Casey Fitzgerald and Ryan Jones

Goaltenders Michael Houser and Dustin Tokarski

SABRES SIGN FITZGERALD TO ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 26, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to a two-year, entry-level contract with an AAV of $925,000. Fitzgerald will sign an ATO and report to the Rochester Americans (AHL). The entry-level contract will begin starting with the 2019-20 season.

Fitzgerald (5’11”, 186 lbs., 2/25/1997) recently finished his senior season at Boston College (Hockey East), where he recorded 82 points (17+65) in 151 career games and served as captain during the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.

During his tenure with the Eagles, Fitzgerald earned several Hockey East accolades, highlighted by his Best Defensive Defenseman and Second All-Star Team honors as a junior in 2017-18. As a senior, he was selected as a Hockey East All-Star Honorable Mention. A native of North Reading, Massachusetts, he also won a gold medal with the United States at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship.

The Sabres selected Fitzgerald in the third round (86th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft after a 27-point freshman season at Boston College that earned him Hockey East All-Rookie honors.