Henri Jokiharju signs three-year deal with Sabres worth $2.5 million per-year

The defenseman inked a three-year deal

Buffalo, N.Y. (WGR 550) – The Buffalo Sabres have their second signee of Thursday, inking defenseman Henri Jokiharju to a three-year deal worth $7.5 million.

The 22-year-old has played three seasons in the NHL, but none better than after Don Granato took over as head coach for the fired Ralph Krueger. Granato took two young, struggling defensemen when he put Jokiharju and Rasmus Dahlin together and they both responded with their best hockey.

Jokiharju was taken in the first round (29th overall) of the 2017 NHL Dr