Sabres sign Devante Stephens to three-year ELC

Sabres sign Devante Stephens to three-year ELC
Posted at 6:00 PM, Apr 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-26 18:00:22-04

Who needs a general manager? On Wednesday the Buffalo Sabres announced that defenseman Devante Stephens has signed a three-year entry level deal.

The Sabres selected Stephens in the fifth round of the 2015 NHL Draft. Stephens spent last season with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League [WHL] where he scored 13 goals and added 22 assists.

Stephens' 35 points more than tripled his total [2G, 9A, 11P] in 2015-2016.

Bove's take:

Believe it or not, I don't watch many Kelowna Rockets games, but it's nice to see the Sabres organization get younger on the blue line. Stephens had a nice development camp last summer and was one of the players I remember standing out. He'll now have a chance to make his mark at the professional level.