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Sabres sign defenseman Jacob Bryson to entry-level contract

Bryson will sign an ATO and report to the Amerks
Posted: 4:26 PM, Apr 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-15 16:26:36-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Fresh off a Frozen Four appearance, Jacob Bryson is taking the next step in his hockey career.

The former Providence defenseman has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres which is set to begin starting with the 2019-2020 season. Bryson will sign an amateur tryout contract and reporting to the Rochester Americans ahead of the AHL playoffs.

Bryson recently wrapped up his junior season with the Friars where he set new career highs in both assists and points. He finished his collegiate career recording 73 points in 121 games.

Bryson was selected by the Sabres in the fourth round as the 99th oevrall pick of the 2017 NHL Draft.