Chad Ruhwedel has played 28 NHL games. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald

Sabres re-sign Chad Ruhwedel to 2-year deal

BUFFALO – The Sabres have re-signed defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract, leaving center Tyler Ennis as the club’s lone notable restricted free agent.

Ruhwedel had one assist in 21 NHL games last season. The 24-year-old four goals and 28 points in 47 games with Rochester.

The San Diego native has played 28 NHL contests. The Sabres signed him as a free agent after three NCAA seasons at the University of UMass Lowell.

Update: This article originally stated Ruhwedel must clear waivers to return to the AHL. According to, Ruhwedel’s still exempt from waivers.

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