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Sabres Links: Hackett signs qualifying offer, players file for arbitration, Gretzky denies Seattle rumors

Sabres Links: Hackett signs qualifying offer, players file for arbitration, Gretzky denies Seattle rumors

It's been a quiet holiday weekend in the NHL as things start to wind down after the high point of the NHL off-season. Steve Ott is still a free agent though, and as time passes you begin to wonder what the market for him is really like. Sabres Links Matt Hackett accepted the Sabres qualifying offer, one-year at $750k. If he doesn't impress, it could open the door for Linus Ullmark to start in Rochester after this season [Pro Hockey Talk] Around The League P.K. Subban and James Reimer were among the 20 players to file for arbitration [TSN] Wayne Gretzky's agent denies that his client is...
Buffalo News Jul 5, 2014

Hackett signs Sabre offer sheet

Goalie Matt Hackett will be back with Buffalo Sabres this fall.According to several media reports, Hackett accepted a qualifying offer from the team and agreed to a one-year, $750,750 contract for the upcoming season.Hackett took a turn in the Sabres’ net last season, when the team was in the midst of a run of injuries to its goaltenders, such as Jhonas Enroth and Michal Neuvirth. He had a 1-6-1 record with a 3.10 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage.However, his season ended prematurely when he suffered a knee injury in a game against the Boston Bruins.Hackett came to the...

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