Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier announced today the Sabres have signed defenseman Matt Generous to a one-year entry level contract. Generous was Buffalo’s seventh-round selection (208th overall) in the 2005 Entry Draft.
Generous will finish this season with the Portland Pirates on an AHL ATO, and his NHL contract will begin next season.
Generous (5/4/1985, 6’3”, 200 lbs.) recently completed his senior season at St. Lawrence University, and was named the ECAC’s Outstanding Defensive Defenseman. Generous had 15 points (7+8) and was +5 in 33 games in his senior year. A native of Cheshire, CT, Generous finished his four-year college career with 56 points (18+38) in 139 games, and was a four-time member of the ECAC All-Academic Team.