The Buffalo Sabres signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.
Benoit (5-foot-11, 191 pounds) played with the Colorado Avalanche in 2013-14, appearing in 79 regular-season games and recording a career-high 28 points (seven goals, 21 assists). He also played in seven playoff games with the Avalanche, recording an assist.
Prior to being signed by Colorado in July 2013, the 30-year-old Benoit played parts of two seasons with the Ottawa Senators. In 120 career NHL games, Benoit has registered 39 points (10 goals, 29 assists) and 40 penalty minutes.
A native of St. Albert, Ontario, Benoit was signed to an entry-level contract by the Montreal Canadiens in 2006 after playing five seasons with the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League
By The Sports Xchange
Publish Date: July 23, 2014 04:00:33 PM
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