BUFFALO – The Sabres added more defense depth today, signing Andre Benoit to a one-year contract.
The deal’s worth $800,000, according to TSN’s Aaron Ward.
Benoit just completed his first full NHL season, compiling seven goals, 28 points and 26 penalty minutes in 79 games with the Colorado Avalanche. He averaged 21:17 of ice time.
The 30-year-old has 10 goals, 39 points and 40 penalty minutes 120 career NHL contests.
Sabres general manager Tim Murray knows Benoit well from their time together with the …