The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Sean Malone to a one-year contract worth $750,000.
- 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).
BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 6, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forward Sean Malone to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 12, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Sean Malone to a one-year, two-way contract worth $787,500 at the NHL level.
Malone (6’0”, 197 lbs., 4/30/1995) made his NHL debut in the last game of 2016-17 before completing his first full professional season in 2017-18. In 73 games for the Rochester Americans (AHL) last season, he recorded 22 points (12+10) and added two assists in three playoff contests. The Buffalo, New York native’s 12 goals ranked second among Amerks rookies.
Drafted by the Sabres in the sixth round (159th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft, Malone recorded 99 points (42+57) in 115 games for Harvard (ECAC) from 20123 to 2017 before turning pro. The forward ranked third on the team with 42 points (18+24) in 36 games during his senior campaign in 2016-17 and was named to the ECAC All-Tournament Team that season.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 25, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has tendered a qualifying offer to forwards Justin Bailey, Nick Baptiste, Sean Malone, Danny O’Regan, Sam Reinhart and C.J. Smith.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 3, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Sean Malone and Alexander Nylander to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
The Sabres now have 25 players (14 forwards, nine defensemen and two goaltenders) on their training camp roster.