Buffalo Sabres sign defensemen Sulzer, Bagnallby jmaloni
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced Friday that the team agreed to terms with defenseman Alexander Sulzer on a one-year contract and defenseman Drew Bagnall on a multi-year, two-way contract.
Sulzer (age 29, 6'1", 204 lbs.) has appeared in 32 games as a member of the Sabres in the past two seasons, tallying 12 points (6 goals, 6 assists) and 16 penalty minutes, after the team acquired him from the Vancouver Canucks at the 2012 trade deadline. In 106 NHL games with Buffalo, Vancouver, Florida and Nashville, Sulzer has recorded 20 points (7/13) and 36 penalty minutes.
Bagnall (age 29, 6'3", 222 lbs.) appeared in 47 games with the Houston Aeros (AHL) in 2012-13, recording six points (1/5), 88 penalty minutes and a plus-2 rating. In six AHL seasons, the Oakbank, Manitoba, native has totaled 52 points (6/46) and 676 penalty minutes in 382 regular-season games for Houston and Manchester. In 2010-11, Bagnall appeared in two games for the Minnesota Wild.