Buffalo, N.Y. (WGR 550) – The Buffalo Sabres have brought back a former player for some added forward depth. Riley Sheahan inked a one-year contract with the team on Wednesday for $950,000.
During the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season, Sheahan scored four goals and nine assists for 13 points in 53 games.
Last year with the Seattle Kraken, Sheahan had four goals and 13 assists for 17 points in 69 games. He also got sent to the American Hockey League for the first time in eight years, playing four games with the Charlotte Checkers.
Sheahan is a native of St. Catharines, Ontario. The 30-year-old has 74 goals and 120 assists for 194 points in 635 NHL games with Buffalo, Seattle, the Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings.