The Sabres tonight announced that they Traded UFA Defensemen Steve Montador’s Rights to The Chicago Blackhawks for a conditional 7th RD Draft Pick. Blackhawks have until noon on Friday to sign him.
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.