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Buffalo, NY - With the signing of Patrick Kaleta now out the way, the Buffalo Sabres have one more key player to lock down for the future, restricted free agent Tyler Ennis.
On Wednesday morning Sabres general manager Darcy Regier updated the current state of the negotiations with Ennis.
“We spoke with his agent yesterday,” said Regier. “I think that’ll continue today.”
Regier said that it’s always tough to judge whether you’re close to a deal or not until a contract is actually signed. ”
“You can feel close and not be close, or you can feel a long ways apart and be close,” he said. “The positive is, it’s moving in the right direction.”
Regier has previously stated that Ennis would not be getting a “long-term deal” with this next contract.
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Patrick Kaleta cashed in on his pesky role with the Buffalo Sabres by agreeing to a three-year, $3.825 million contract with the team on Tuesday.
A person familiar with the contract provided the terms of the deal to The Associated Press shortly after the Sabres announced the agreement had been reached on Tuesday. Kaleta is set to make $1.275 million each season, according to the...
Decision making time is getting close for five-star guard Tyler Ennis. The five-star guard has narrowed his list to five schools and will announce his choice soon.
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Buffalo, NY – At the start of the offseason there were plenty of fans and media members who felt that Patrick Kaleta’s time with the organization was coming to end. However, as time went on it became more obvious that he was going to stick around.
Now, he’ll be here for at least a few more years as he signed a 3-year contract worth a reported $3.7-million...
From the moment the Sabres season reached an all too abrupt end on April 7th in Boston, much has been made of their lack of what the fans and media consider to be a true number one center. Over the course of the off-season Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier has traded away the consensus top line pivot in Derek Roy, and Buffalo has been bandied about as a possible destination for...
Day #2 of Sabres in Focus - Tyler Myers
Entering his fourth season with the Sabres is standout defenseman Tyler Myers. He only played in 55 games last season, but put up eight goals and 15 assists for 23 points.
Myers is signed through 2019 and I would expect a bounce back year from him.
Myers' career best offensive numbers came during his rookie season, in which...
This is the first of a 5-part audio series taken from a podcast that Joe Pinzone of Buffalo Wins recorded with me. Each part will be a quick 5 or 6-minute segment discussing Sabres related topics.
In today’s clip, Joe tells me how underwhelmed he is about the Sabres re-signing Patrick Kaleta.
If you’re having trouble with the player, just click here to listen.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 31, 2012)—- Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the team has agreed to terms with forward Patrick Kaleta on a new, multi-year contract.
Kaleta (6’1”, 206 lbs., 6/8/86) led the team in 2011-12 with 116 PIM and led all forwards with 139 hits. Through 63 games played last season, Kaleta recorded 10 points (5+5).
A Buffalo native...
This is great news!
The Sabres have announced that tehy have locked up pesky forward and PK specialsit, Pat Kaleta for multiple yeras.
Here's the team's release:
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the team has signed forward Patrick Kaleta to a new, multi-year contract.
Kaleta (6â1â, 206 lbs., 6/8/86) led the team in 2011...
Day #3 of Sabres in Focus - Tyler Ennis
Although he is unsigned at this point, I'm confident the Sabres will ink him in the near future. That being said, here is what I expect from Ennis this season.
This one is a bit tougher to break down than the previous two I have written up. Tyler Ennis has played one full season for the Sabres (last year he played just 48 games)....
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The Sabres continue to get tougher by bringing back a familiar face.
The team announced on Tuesday that they have resigned Patrick Kaleta to a multi-year deal. The terms of the deal were not disclosed
In 63 games last season, Kaleta scored 10 points (5 + 5) and lead the Sabres in penalty minutes with 116. He also lead the team forwards in hits with 139.
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Buffalo, NY – Over the past few days there has been a lot of speculation that the Buffalo Sabres were one of the few teams scheduled to meet with veteran free agent Shane Doan.
This morning, Sabres general manager Darcy Regier put those rumors to rest, for now. “No, we have not met with him (Doan),” said Regier. “I don’t know whether we will...
Let's kick off this daily 'Sabres in Focus' with captain Jason Pominville.
Perhaps the only one who was consistent throughout the entire past season, Pominville has put up solid numbers during his career in Buffalo.
A former 2nd round pick (55th overall) in the 2001 draft, Pominville has played all 82 regular season games for the Sabres in five of the past six...
Here's a quick post for you as this is the only chance I've had all day to write.
Good to see that the Sabres have signed Patrick Kaleta to a multi-year contract. Some will argue that he doesn't contribute much to the team, but I like having a guy like him on the team.
His role has become a bit limited with penalties and suspensions, but he can easily be a physical...