Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier announced today the Sabres have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent center Rob Niedermayer on a one-year contract.
Niedermayer (12/8/1974, 6’2”, 200 lbs.) is a veteran of 16 NHL seasons, and won a Stanley Cup with Anaheim in 2007. Niedermayer was also a member of the Florida Panthers team that advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1996. The 35-year-old Niedermayer has 39 points in 109 career playoff games, including 10 (5+5) in 21 games during Anaheim’s 2007 Cup run.
A native of Cassiar, B.C., Niedermayer has 450 points (181+269) and 882 PIMs in 1,082 career games with Florida, Calgary, Anaheim and New Jersey. Niedermayer spent last season in New Jersey where he scored 22 points (10+12) in 71 games. He was also second on the team with a faceoff percentage of 50.6, winning 478 of 945 draws.
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