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Sabres sign Enroth to two-year extension

by jmaloni

Press release

Fri, Jun 21st 2013 09:25 am

Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced Thursday the team signed goaltender Jhonas Enroth to a two-year contract extension.

In the 2012-13 season, Enroth (age 24, 5'10", 166 lbs.) posted career-best marks for save percentage (.919) and goals-against average (2.60), while recording a 4-4-2 record through 12 games played. In his final six starts of the season, he notched a record of 4-1-1 with a 1.47 goals-against average and a .956 save percentage.

After his NHL season, Enroth helped Team Sweden capture the gold medal in the 2013 IIHF World Championship. He was named the tournament's best goaltender after recording a .956 save percentage and a 1.15 goals-against average.

The Stockholm, Sweden, native was selected by the Sabres in the second round (46th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. In his four seasons playing for Buffalo, he has appeared in 53 games, compiling a 21-18-10 record with a .914 career save percentage and a 2.72 goals-against average. He was named to the 2011-12 NHL All-Rookie Team after he led all NHL rookie goaltenders in games played (26), games started (22), saves (693) and shots against (756).

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