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The Buffalo Sabres have signed journeyman minor-league forward Jamie Tardif to a one-year contract.
Selected by Calgary in the fourth-round of the 2003 draft, Tardif has spent most of his seven professional in the minors. Last year, he finished tied for fifth among American Hockey League players with career-best 30 goals playing for Providence, the Boston Bruins' affiliate.
Tardif also made his NHL debut last season, playing in two games for Boston.
Overall, he has 123 goals, 106 assists and 398 penalty minutes in 438 career AHL games.
He's expected to open next season with AHL Rochester, the Sabres affiliate.
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According to Renaud Lavoie of RDS, former Bruin Jamie Tardif has signed with the Buffalo Sabres.
Jamie Tardif signed with the Sabres. 1 year / $550 000 (2 way)
— Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) August 5, 2013
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Jamie Tardif has signed a one year, $550,o00 deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Tardif was drafted 112th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames. Unsigned by the Flames, Tardif re-entered the 2005 NHL Entry Draft and was passed over. On July 26, 2007, Tardif signed with the Griffins for the 2007–08 season. On April 15, 2008, after scoring 17 goals and 34 points, [...]
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