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Sabres, Mittelstadt agree to entry-level deal

by Sabres PR @SabresPR /

The Buffalo Sabres today announced forward Casey Mittelstadt has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract.

Mittelstadt (6'1", 201 lbs., 11/22/1998) recently completed his freshman season at the University of Minnesota, earning a spot on the Big Ten All-Freshman Team after recording 30 points (11+19) in 34 games for the Golden Gophers.

The Minnesota native also helped lead the United States to a bronze medal at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo this season, earning tournament MVP honors after tying for the tournament lead with 11 points (4+7) in seven games.

Mittelstadt was selected by the Sabres in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft.

Tweet from @BuffaloSabres: First-round pick.Freshman phenom.Minnesota's Mr. Hockey.Casey Mittelstadt is officially a Buffalo Sabre. ������

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