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Buffalo Sabres sign Malone to one-year contract

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Thu, Jul 12th 2018 11:25 am
The Buffalo Sabres on Thursday announced the team signed forward Sean Malone to a one-year, two-way contract worth $787,500 at the NHL level.
Malone (age 23, 6'0", 197 pounds) made his NHL debut in the last game of 2016-17 season before completing his first full professional season in 2017-18. In 73 games for the Rochester Americans (AHL) last season, he recorded 22 points (12 goals, 10 assists) and added two assists in three playoff contests. The Buffalo native's 12 goals ranked second among Amerks rookies.
Drafted by the Sabres in the sixth round (159th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft, Malone recorded 99 points (42/57) in 115 games for Harvard (ECAC) from 2013-17 before turning pro. The forward ranked third on the team with 42 points (18/24) in 36 games during his senior campaign in 2016-17 and was named to the ECAC All-Tournament Team that season.

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