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SABRES SIGN MATHIEU DARCHE

Thursday, 07.24.2008 / 3:02 PM / All News
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SABRES SIGN MATHIEU DARCHE
Mathieu Darche (Photo: Getty Images)
Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier today announced the Sabres have signed unrestricted free agent Mathieu Darche.

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The left winger (11/26/1976, 6’1”, 217 lbs.) spent the 2007-08 season with Tampa Bay, recording a career-high 22 points (7+15) in 73 games. He also picked up 10 points (3+7) in four games with Norfolk (AHL). Darche has 24 points (8+16) in 101 career NHL games with Columbus, Nashville, San Jose and Tampa Bay.

A native of Montreal, Quebec, the 31-year-old Darche has 352 points (165+187) in 440 AHL games since signing as an undrafted free agent with Columbus on May 16, 2000. He has five seasons of 20 or more goals, including two when he topped the 30-goal plateau. In 2006-07 with Worcester, Darche posted career-highs in goals (35), assists (45) and points (80).

Darche played four seasons (1996-2000) of Canadian university hockey with the McGill Redmen, scoring 130 points (60+70) in 90 games. He is one of just 98 players from the Canadian university system who have gone on to play in the NHL. Darche’s older brother, J.P., is a long snapper with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82