Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the team has signed free agent defenseman Mike Kostka, who just finished his senior season at the University of Massachusetts.
Kostka (22 years old, 6’2”, 210 lbs.) was named to the Hockey East 2nd All-Star Team this season. The native of Ajax, Ont., finished the season ranked third on the team with a career-high nine goals and led the Minutemen with a plus-11 rating.
Seven of Kostka’s nine goals were on the power play, which led all defensemen nationally. The team captain and a Hobey Baker nominee, Kostka finished his career with 15 goals and 38 assists in 143 career games and a plus-16 rating