Sabres Foward Patrick Kaleta Gets New Contract

August 1, 2012 Updated Aug 1, 2012 at 10:51 AM EDT

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Sabres Foward Patrick Kaleta Gets New Contract

August 1, 2012 Updated Aug 1, 2012 at 10:51 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier announced the organization has come to terms with forward Patrick Kaleta on a new, multi-year contract.

The Buffalo native's contract is a three-year deal, worth $3.825 million. Team cap hit and salary are $1.275 million each year.

Kaleta led the team in 2011-12 with 116 PIM and led all forwards with 139 hits. 63 games last season, Kaleta recorded 10 points.

The Sabres will hold a press conference today at the FNC to acknowledge the contract.