Sabres sign defenseman Antipin

Sabres sign defenseman Antipin

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Victor Antipin (an-TEE-pihn) to a one-year, entry-level contract.

Antipin (5’11”, 179 lbs., 12/6/1992) appeared in 59 games with Metallurg Magnitogorsk (KHL) in the 2016-17 season, registering 24 points (6+18). He also totaled 11 points (7+4) in 18 playoff games.

“Victor is a well-rounded defenseman who has played in all situations at the pro level,” Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill said. “His mobility and puck-moving skills make him a perfect match for what we’re hoping to build with our defense corps next season.” Read more at sabres.nhl.com

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