Sabres 2020 offseason and draft tracker

All the latest info from the NHL Draft, free agency and more
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Here is the Buffalo Sabres 2020 offseason tracker. We’ll update anything that needs to be as soon as new information becomes available. Be sure to bookmark and refer to this page daily:

2020 NHL Draft picks:

Round 1 (8): Jack Quinn - Right Wing - Ottawa 67's (OHL)
Round 2 (34)*: J-J Peterka - Left Wing - EHC München (DEL)
Round 5 (131): Matteo Constantini - Center - Buffalo Jr. Sabres (OJHL)
Round 7 (193): Albert Lyckasen - Defense - Linköping HC J20 (Sweden)
Round 7 (216)**: Jakub Konecny - Forward - HC Sparta Praha U20 (Czech Republic)

* - From the San Jose Sharks
** - From the Dallas Stars

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Unrestricted free agents:
- RW - Dominik Kahun*
- RW - Wayne Simmonds (Signed one-year deal with Toronto Maple Leafs)
- RW - Michael Frolik (Offered a one-year deal with Avangard Omsk in the KHL)
- LW - Jimmy Vesey (Signed one-year deal with Toronto Maple Leafs)
- LW - Zemgus Girgensons (Re-signed by Sabres to a three-year, $6.6 million contract)
- C - Johan Larsson (Signed two-year deal with Arizona Coyotes)
- RW - Vladimir Sobotka (Signed as temporary injury replacement with SC Rapperswil-Jona in NLA)
- LW - Remi Elie*
- LW - Scott Wilson
- LW - Dalton Smith (Signed one-year AHL deal with Rochester Americans)
- D - Matt Hunwick
- D - Casey Nelson
- D - Brandon Hickey*
- D - Matthew Spencer*
- D - John Gilmour
- G - Andrew Hammond

* - Not extended qualifying offers

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Group 6 UFAs:

- LW - Taylor Leier

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Restricted free agents:

- RW - Sam Reinhart*
- LW - Victor Olofsson*
- C - Curtis Lazar (Re-signed by Sabres to a two-year, $1.6 million contract)
- RW - Tage Thompson (Re-signed by Sabres to a three-year, $4.2 million contract)
- C - Casey Mittelstadt
- C - Andrew Oglevie (Re-signed by Sabres to a two-year, $1.5 million contract)
- D - Brandon Montour (Re-signed by Sabres to a one-year, $3.85 million contract)
- D - Lawrence Pilut (Signed two-year deal with Traktor Chelyabinsk in the KHL)
- G - Linus Ullmark*
- G - Jonas Johansson (Re-signed by Sabres to one-year, $700,000 contract)

* - Filed for salary arbitration

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Free agent signings:

- RW - Tobias Rieder (One-year, $700,000 contract)
- D - Matt Irwin (One-year, $700,00 contract)
- D - Brandon Davidson (One-year, $700,000 contract)
- C - Cody Eakin (Two-year, $4.5 million)
- LW - Taylor Hall (One-year, $8 million contract)

* - Not confirmed by team yet

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Acquired via trade:

- C - Eric Staal (from the Minnesota Wild for forward Marcus Johansson)

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Traded away:

- LW - Marcus Johansson (to the Minnesota Wild for forward Eric Staal)

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Entry-level signings:

- LW - Brandon Biro (Two-year, $2.7 million contract)
- C - Dawson DiPietro (One-year, $750,000 contract)
- D - Mattias Samuelsson (Three-year, $2.775 million contract)
- D - Oskari Laaksonen (Three-year, $2.775 million contract)
- LW - Brett Murray (Two-year, $1.55 million contract)

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Loaned out players:

- C - Arttu Ruotslainen (Loaned to Ilves in the Finnish Liiga)
- G - Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (Loaned to TPS Turku in the Finnish Liiga)
- C - Rasmus Asplund (Loaned to Vasteras IK in Allsvenskan)
- D - Oskari Laaksonen (Loaned to Pelicans in the Finnish Liiga)

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New Hires/Promotions:

- Kevyn Adams - General manager
- Jeremiah Crowe - Director of Scouting
- Jason Nightingale - Assistant Director of Scouting
- Seth Appert - Rochester Americans head coach
- Matt Ellis - Director of Player Development
- Adam Mair - Rochester Americans assistant coach
- Mike Weber - Rochester Americans assistant coach
- Tristan Musser - Amateur and Pro Scout

All contract info according to CapFriendly.com.