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BRADY AUSTIN SIGNS ELC WITH SABRES

Thursday, 05.29.2014 / 4:53 PM ET / News
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BRADY AUSTIN SIGNS ELC WITH SABRES
The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has signed defenseman Brady Austin to a three-year, entry-level contract.

The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has signed defenseman Brady Austin to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Austin (6'3", 234 lbs., 6/16/93), the Sabres’ seventh-round (193rd overall) selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, has been playing in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) since 2009.

A native of Peterborough, Ontario, Austin spent the 2013-14 season playing with the Belleville Bulls and the London Knights of the OHL, setting career highs in points (33), goals (9) and assists (24) through 67 games played. His career-high plus-51 rating during the 2013-14 regular season ranked sixth among all OHL skaters.

In addition to the Knights and Bulls, Austin also spent two seasons with the Erie Otters during his five-year career in the OHL. He has appeared in 322 career OHL games, registering 110 points (29+81) and 194 penalty minutes.

STATS

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