Sabres, Larsson agree to new 2-year contract

Sabres, Larsson agree to new 2-year contract
Posted at 8:12 PM, Jul 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-08 20:13:29-04

The Sabres and centerman Johan Larsson have come to terms on a new deal ahead of their salary arbitration hearing.

The two sides agreed to a two-year deal worth close to $3 million dollars ($1.475 AAV) on Saturday.

Larsson had established himself nicely a year ago, centering a productive third line before a wrist injury and surgery saw him miss the final 46 games of the regular season.

The 22-year-old had 11 points, which included six goals before being sidelined.

He was one of three players to file for arbitration ahead of the July 5 deadline.

Still no new deals announced for Robin Lehner or newly acquired defenseman Nathan Beaulieu.