Myers Inks 7 Year, $38.5M Deal

The Buffalo Sabres have confirmed that defenseman Tyler Myers has been signed to a seven year contract, including a $10M signing bonus.

Bob McKenzie of TSN has reported that the deal is 7 years, $38.5M. His salaries for each season are $2M, $6M, $5M, $5M , $4M, $3.5M and $3M.

Myers would have become a restricted free agent at the end of this season, but instead, the Sabres locked him up throughout the 2018-2019 season.

Myers has played in all but a pair of games during the past two seasons. His rookie campaign had him winning the Calder Trophy with 48 points (11G, 37A), and a plus 13 rating. This past season, Myers’ numbers slid a bit, especially at the beginning of the season. However, he managed to finish the year with 37 points (10G, 27A) and five game winnning goals.

The new contract won’t affect the Sabres until next season. Myers is heading into the final year of his entry level contract, which is a cap hit of $1.3M.


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