Sabres sign another player from 2021 draft class

Olivier Nadeau was the 97th overall pick in the draft

Buffalo, N.Y. (WGR 550) – The Buffalo Sabres have inked a fourth player from their 2021 draft class to their entry-level contract.

Olivier Nadeau was a fourth-round pick, who currently plays for the Shawinigan Cataractes of the QMJHL. He joins the first overall pick, Owen Power, second-round pick Aleksandr Kisakov and third-round pick Josh Bloom as being under contract.

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Both Nadeau and Bloom played in the 2021 Sabres Prospect Challenge against the Boston Bruins and the New Jersey Devils, and neither registered a point.

The 2021-22 season is still going for Nadeau, as Shawinigan is in the QMJHL playoffs. In six playoff games, the winger has six points. In the regular season, the 19-year-old had 35 goals and 43 assists for 78 points in 65 games.

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***Photo: Shawinigan Cataractes (@Cataractes_Shaw)

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