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Sabres Sign Two to Entry-Level Deals

The Buffalo Sabres announced this afternoon that they have center Daniel Catenacci and goaltender Connor Knapp to entry-level deals.

Daniel Catenacci, 19 years old, was drafted by the Sabres in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He was drafted in the 3rd round, 77th overall.

Catenacci most recently spent time with the Owen Sound Attack in the OHL where he recorded 72 points (33 goals, 39 assists).

In 199 career OHL games, Catenacci has recorded 173 points (69 goals, 104 assists).

Here’s what Catenacci had to say regarding his signing via Twitter.

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Connor Knapp, 21 years old, was drafted by the Sabres in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He was drafted in the 6th round, 164th overall.

Knapp just finished his four-year career at the University of Miami (OH), posting a 15-8 record with a 1.69 GAA and a .933 save percentage with five shutouts.

In his career at Miami (Ohio), Knapp posted a career record of 46-22-11 while recording a 1.64 GAA and a .918 save percentage.

Here’s what Knapp said regarding his signing via Twitter.

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Both players will join the Rochester Americans under an amateur tryout and their entry-level contracts will begin next season.

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