Sabres Sign Schiestel

July 25, 2012 Updated Jul 25, 2012 at 4:33 PM EDT

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Sabres Sign Schiestel

July 25, 2012 Updated Jul 25, 2012 at 4:33 PM EDT

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

Schiestel (6’1”, 197 lbs., 4/9/89) was selected by the Sabres with the 59th overall pick in the second round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Through three seasons in the AHL, Schiestel has appeared in 156 professional games, tallying 52 points (8+44) and 71 PIM.

Last season, the Hamilton, Ontario native played in 59 games, notching 17 points (2+15).

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