Sabres Sign Biega

August 2, 2012 Updated Aug 2, 2012 at 8:43 PM EDT

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Sabres Sign Biega

August 2, 2012 Updated Aug 2, 2012 at 8:43 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Sabres Press Release) – Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that the team has signed defenseman Alex Biega to a one-year, two-way contract.

Biega (5’10”, 191 lbs., 4/4/88) was Buffalo’s fifth-round pick (147th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. After spending the 2010-11 season with the Portland Pirates (AHL), Biega played for the Rochester Americans last season and recorded 23 points (5+18) in 65 games with the Amerks.

Biega has appeared in 126 career AHL games over two seasons, collecting 41 points (8+33), 99 penalty minutes and a +28 rating. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Biega also played four seasons of college hockey at Harvard.

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