Person familiar with deal tells AP that Sabres reach 5-year agreement to re-sign C Tyler Ennis
Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jul 18, 2014
- A person familiar with the agreement has confirmed to The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to re-sign centre Tyler Ennis to a five-year contract worth about $23 million. A person familiar with the agreement confirmed to The Associated Press early Thursday that the Sabres have reached a deal to re-sign Ennis to a five-year contract worth about $23 million.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Jeff Roberson Ennis was a restricted free agent. Ennis is now the Sabres' second-highest paid forward, behind Matt Moulson; and along with Cody Hodgson, the three are locked up until the end of the 2017-18 season. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabres referred to the contract only as a multiyear deal. After talk about the Sabres potentially having an issue reaching the salary cap floor after they bought out Christian Ehrhoff, general manager Tim Murray has invested in his club, putting the team, at least on paper, on a road away from the Connor McDavid sweepstakes. And then we got to a point where we thought, both sides moved, but we got to a point where we thought our last offer was very credible and in line with a lot of players of his caliber in the League."
Forward Tyler Ennis signed a multiyear contract with the Buffalo Sabres, the team announced Thursday. Terms were not disclosed, but multiple media outlets reported it's for five years and $23 million. "It certainly wasn't straightforward," S...