The Buffalo Sabres announced today that the team has signed forward Dalton Smith to a one-year, two-way contract with an average annual value of $700,000.
Smith, 27, has one goal, three assists and 27 penalty minutes in 21 games with the Rochester Americans this season.
The 6-foot-2, 210-pound forward signed a one-year AHL contract with Rochester on July 1.
Last season, he recorded eight points (2+6) and a team-high 111 penalty minutes in 48 games with the Amerks.
A native of Oshawa, Ontario, Smith was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the second round (34th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.