The Canadian professional ice hockey forward playing with the Buffalo Sabres – Nicolas Deslauriers signs two-year contract. Financial terms were not yet revealed.
The 23-year-old forward had one goal and 18 penalty minutes in 17 games for the Sabres this season, making his National Hockey League debut after he was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings on March 5, 2014.
According to the sources – “Nick was able to step in and compete in every situation we put him in. We’re confident that he will be an important part of our organization going forward.” Sabres general manager Tim Murray told.
Formerly to being acquired by the Sabres, Nicolas led the Manchester Monarchs, the AHL affiliate of the Kings, in goals (18) and shots (217). He completed the American Hockey League season with 19 goals and 42 points in 65 games in his first professional season as a forward, and added one goal and one assist in 5 Calder Cup playoff games with the Rochester Americans.
Nicolas Deslauriers was chosen by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.