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Sabres Walk Away From Dumont

Tuesday, 08.8.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Sabres Walk Away From Dumont
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today that the club has exercised its walk-away option on the arbitration award to forward J.P. Dumont. Effective immediately, Dumont becomes an unrestricted free agent able to sign with any NHL team.

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Dumont had his case heard by an arbitrator on Monday, July 31, and was subsequently awarded a one-year, $2.9 million contract on Wednesday, August 2. As per the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Sabres must then accept the decision and sign Dumont to a one-year contract, or exercise a walk-away option and render Dumont an unrestricted free agent.

Dumont, 28, scored 40 points (20+20) in 54 games for Buffalo last season. Since being acquired in a trade from Chicago on March 10, 2000, Dumont scored 223 points (102+121) in 362 games with the Sabres. For his career, Dumont has 256 points (121+135) in 434 games with Chicago and Buffalo.

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Ennis 78 20 26 -19 46
M. Moulson 77 13 28 -11 41
B. Gionta 69 13 22 -13 35
Z. Girgensons 61 15 15 -16 30
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
N. Deslauriers 82 5 10 -24 15
N. Zadorov 60 3 12 -10 15
A. Meszaros 60 7 7 -13 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Lindback 4 8 2 .924 2.76
M. Hackett 0 4 1 .884 4.32