BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres have signed Casey Fitzgerald to a two-year, $1.85 million entrance contract following the defenseman completed his senior season at Boston College.
Fitzgerald initially may sign up an amateur tryout contract and are accountable to Buffalo’s American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York, ” the Sabres announced Tuesday. That means that his professional contract will not kick in until next season.
Fitzgerald has been selected by Buffalo from the next round of this 2016 draft. The two-time Eagles captain had been selected as Hockey East’s best defensive defenseman in 2017-18, and he also finished his college career with 17 goals and 82 points in 151 games.