Buffalo Sabres, Casey Mittelstadt agree to entry-level deal
Mon, Mar 26th 2018 12:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Monday announced forward Casey Mittelstadt has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract.
Mittelstadt (age 19, 6'1", 201 pounds) recently completed his freshman season at the University of Minnesota, earning a spot on the Big Ten All-Freshman Team after recording 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists) in 34 games for the Golden Gophers.
The Minnesota native also helped lead the U.S. to a bronze medal at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo this season, earning tournament MVP honors after tying for the tournament lead with 11 points (4/7) in seven games.
Mittelstadt was selected by the Sabres in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft.