Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the team has signed forward Cody Hodgson to a long-term, multiyear contract extension.
"We are extremely excited to have signed Cody to a long-term deal," Regier said. "We feel he is going to be an important piece of our organization's success in the future and look forward to watching him develop as a player."
Hodgson (age 23, 6'0", 194 lbs.) appeared in all 48 games in 2012-13, finishing second among all Sabres skaters with 15 goals and 34 points.
In parts of four NHL seasons, the Toronto native has appeared in 139 games between the Sabres and Vancouver Canucks, tallying 77 points (35 goals, 42 assists).