Buffalo Sabres re-sign Adam, Hackettby jmaloni
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the Sabres re-signed forward Luke Adam and goaltender Matt Hackett to one-year contracts.
Adam (age 23, 6'2", 206 lbs.) appeared in four games with the Sabres last season, scoring one goal. In addition to his time in Buffalo, the St John's, Newfoundland native appeared in 67 games for the Rochester Americans (AHL) last season, collecting 37 points (15 goals, 22 assists). Over the past three seasons, Adam appeared in 75 career NHL games, picking up 25 points (14/11).
Adam was selected by the Sabres in the second round (44th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Hackett (age 23, 6'2", 173 lbs.) appeared in three regular season games with the Americans last season after being acquired in a trade with the Minnesota Wild. The London, Ontario, native compiled a 22-20-3 record with a 2.59 goals-against average last year in games with Houston (AHL) and Rochester. Overall, Hackett has appeared in 13 NHL games, including one last season (0-1-0). Hackett is 3-7-0 with a 2.64 GAA in his NHL career.
Hackett was selected by Minnesota in the third round (77th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.