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):
Round 2:
Round 4:
Round 5:
Round 7:
Round 7 (from Dallas):

Unrestricted Free Agents:

- RW - Wayne Simmonds
- RW - Michael Frolik (Offered a one-year deal with Avangard Omsk in the KHL)
- LW - Jimmy Vesey
- LW - Zemgus Girgensons
- C - Johan Larsson
- RW - Vladimir Sobotka
- LW - Scott Wilson
- LW - Dalton Smith
- D - Matt Hunwick
- D - Casey Nelson
- D - John Gilmour
- G - Andrew Hammond

Group 6 UFAs:

- LW - Taylor Leier

Restricted Free Agents:

- RW - Sam Reinhart*
- RW - Dominik Kahun*
- LW - Victor Olofsson*
- C - Curtis Lazar*
- RW - Tage Thompson
- C - Casey Mittelstadt
- C - Andrew Oglevie*
- LW - Remi Elie*
- D - Brandon Montour*
- D - Lawrence Pilut* (Signed two-year deal with Traktor Chelyabinsk in the KHL)
- D - Brandon Hickey*
- D - Matthew Spencer
- G - Linus Ullmark*
- G - Jonas Johansson

* - Arbitration eligible

Acquired via trade:

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

Traded away:

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

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)

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 (Reportedly loaned to Vasteras IK in Allsvenskan)

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

All contract info according to CapFriendly.com.