Tonight the Sabres acquired the Rights to UFA Defensemen Christian Ehrhoff. Ehrhoff was traded from the Canucks to the Islanders earlier this week. The Sabres give up a 4th RD Pick in next year’s draft. The Sabres will now have until Noon on Friday to sign Ehrhoff to a contract.
Per the Buffalo Sabres’ official Twitter account the Sabres have signed Nathan Gerbe to a new contract. According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie the contract if for 3 years, $4.3 million (Gerbe’s entry level deal was for $850,000 per year), that would give Gerbe a cap hit of $1.43 million.