Sabres Sign Niedermayer

July 8, 2010 Updated Jul 10, 2010 at 12:46 AM EDT

By WKBW Internet

July 8, 2010 Updated Jul 10, 2010 at 12:46 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) -- Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier announced Wednesday that the Sabres have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent center Rob Niedermayer on a one-year contract.

Niedermayer is a 16-year veteran of the NHL, playing most recently with the New Jersey Devils and winning a Stanley Cup with Anaheim in 2007.

The 35-year-old Niedermayer has 39 points in 109 career playoff games, including 10 (5+5) in 21 games during Anaheim’s 2007 Cup run.

A native of Cassiar, B.C., Niedermayer has 450 points (181+269) and 882 PIMs in 1,082 career games with Florida, Calgary, Anaheim and New Jersey. Niedermayer spent last season in New Jersey where he scored 22 points (10+12) in 71 games. He was also second on the team with a faceoff percentage of 50.6, winning 478 of 945 draws.

Earlier in the week, the Sabres signed defenseman Jordan Leopold, formerly of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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