Sabres re-sign Andrew Oglevie to two-year deal

Oglevie had a nice bounce back 2019-20 season after an injury depleted season the year before

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Friday that the team has re-signed forward Andrew Oglevie to a two-year contract worth an average annual value of $750,000.

The 25-year-old Oglevie had a very solid 2019-20 season for the Rochester Americans, where he tied teammate Jean-Sebastien Dea for the team lead in goals with 15. He also added 14 assists for 29 points to finish fourth on the team for scoring in 55 games this season.

The 2019-20 campaign was a nice bounce back year for Oglevie after his rookie season in the American Hockey League saw him finish with five goals and five assists for 10 points in just 28 games. However, he did miss more than half of the 2018-19 season in Rochester due to multiple concussions.

Former Sabres general manager Jason Botterill signed Oglevie as a college free agent in 2018 after playing three years of hockey with the University of Notre Dame. In that time with the Fighting Irish, Oglevie appeared in 107 games, scoring 41 goals and collecting 48 assists for 89 points.

Oglevie is a good skating playmaker with the goal scoring capabilities to potentially become to be a solid depth forward at the NHL level down the road. He has played most of the time on the wing with the Amerks, but has been able to fill in down the middle when needed.

He was set to become a restricted free agent this offseason.