Dylan Blujus spent the last three seasons in Utica. ©2021, Micheline Veluvolu, Rochester Americans

Amerks sign Buffalo native Dylan Blujus to AHL contract

The Rochester Americans have signed Buffalo native Dylan Blujus to a one-year AHL contract, the team announced today.

Blujus, a defenseman, has spent most of the past six seasons in the AHL, compiling 20 goals and 82 points 274 games. He played the last three seasons for the Utica Comets.

The Tampa Bay Lightning drafted Blujus, 26, in the second round in 2012, 40th overall. After playing playing junior with the Ontario Hockey League’s North Bay and Brampton Battalion, he began his pro career in the AHL with the Syracuse Crunch in 2014-15.

The 6-foot-3, 203-pound Blujus also played 21 games for the Jacksonville Icemen, an ECHL team, in 2017-18.

The Amerks, the Sabres’ top affiliate, began training camp Friday. The AHL season is scheduled to start Feb. 5.

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