Sabres, Peters Come To Terms
Monday, 07.10.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
Buffalo Sabres | Press Release
July 10, 2006
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today the Sabres have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with restricted free agent forward Andrew Peters.
The 6'4'', 247 lbs. left wing from St. Catharines, Ontario appeared in 28 games for the Sabres. Peters led the team in penalty minutes for the second straight season, collecting 100.
Peters, Buffalo's second round selection (34th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft has appeared in 70 regular season games, collecting two points (2+0) and 251 PIM.
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier also announced today that the team has traded the rights of defenseman Jan Hejda to the Edmonton Oilers, in exchange for Edmonton's seventh round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-3, 209 lbs. native of the Czech Republic was the Sabres' fourth choice (106th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.