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Posted: Sunday, 21 July 2013 7:46PM

Sabres Re-Sign Four



BUFFALO, NY (WGR 550)  -- The Buffalo Sabres re-signed four of their Restricted Free Agents this weekend, three of them have NHL experience.

Forward Luke Adam is the latest player to sign his qualifying offer, which is a one year 2-way contract.  Adam's deal is worth $735,000 (65,000.00 in the AHL).

Adam scored one goal in four games for the Sabres, while also recording 37 points (15 goals, 22 assists) in 67 games in Rochester.

On Sunday, RDS’ Renaud Lavoie tweets that goaltender Matthew Hackett has accepted his one year qualifying offer of $715,000. The report says it is a 2 way contract.



Hackett has 13 games of NHL experience, in which he posted a 3-7 record with the Minnesota Wild between 2011 and 2013.  He spent most of last season in the AHL, and posted a 3-0 record in his three games with the Rochester Americans.

The 23-year old was acquired from at the Trade Deadline, in a deal that that sent Captain Jason Pominville and a draft pick to the Minnesota Wild.  Hackett came to Buffalo along with forward Johan Larsson, a 2013 1st round draft pick and a 2014 2nd round draft pick. 

On Friday, the Sabres re-signed forward Brian Flynn and defenseman Nick Crawford.  Flynn was awarded a 2-year deal after notching 11 points (6 goals & 5 assists) in 26 games with the Blue and Gold last season.   

Crawford signs a one-year deal with the Sabres, after spending the last three seasons in the Sabres’ system.  In that span, Crawford has 72 total points (18 goals & 54 assists) along with 71 penalty minutes in 199 AHL games.

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