Sabres sign defenseman Andre Benoit

Wednesday, 07.23.2014 / 3:44 PM

The Buffalo Sabres signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Benoit, 30, is a left-shooting defenseman who had seven goals, 28 points and 26 penalty minutes in 79 regular-season games for the Colorado Avalanche in 2013-14. He had one point and six penalty minutes in seven Stanley Cup Playoff games.

In 120 NHL games with the Avalanche and Ottawa Senators, Benoit has 10 goals, 39 points and 40 penalty minutes.

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