Sabres acquire Will Butcher, fifth round pick from New Jersey

Buffalo attempted to land Butcher as a college free agent in the summer of 2017

The Buffalo Sabres have acquired some depth on defense in a trade with the New Jersey Devils.

The Sabres announced on Wednesday the acquisition of left-handed defenseman Will Butcher, along with a 2022 fifth round pick from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for future considerations.

According to Lance Lysowski from The Buffalo News, the Devils are also retaining $1 mil