Buffalo Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff has signed with the Krefeld Penguins of the Deutsch Eishockey Liga League in Germany.
Ehrhoff, 30, is in the second year of a 10-year, $40 million deal with the Sabres. He had five goals and 32 points during the 2011-12 season
The defenseman is expected to practice with the Penguins on Tuesday and could play Friday. Ehrhoff last played for Krefeld in 2003, helping the club win the German championship.