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SABRES SIGN BAPTISTE TO ENTRY-LEVEL DEAL

2013 third-round pick had 45 goals with the OHL's Sudbury Wolves this season

Saturday, 05.31.2014 / 6:34 PM ET / News
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SABRES SIGN BAPTISTE TO ENTRY-LEVEL DEAL
The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has signed forward Nicholas Baptiste to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Nicholas Baptiste

The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has signed forward Nicholas Baptiste to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Baptiste (6'1", 196 lbs., 8/4/95), the Sabres’ third-round (69th overall) selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, has been playing for the Sudbury Wolves in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) since 2011.

In 2013-14, Baptiste registered career highs in goals (45), points (89) and assists (44) in 65 games played. His goal and point totals led the Wolves and his 45 goals tied him for fourth-best among all OHL skaters. Through three seasons with the Wolves, Baptiste has played in 195 games and recorded 164 points (74+90). The Ottawa native also earned a gold medal while playing with Team Canada at the 2013 U18 World Junior Championship in Sochi, Russia.

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
C. Stewart 61 11 14 -30 25
D. Stafford 50 9 15 -18 24
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
B. Flynn 54 5 12 -3 17
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Enroth 13 21 2 .903 3.27
M. Neuvirth 6 17 3 .918 2.99