Robin Lehner signs 1-year- contract with Sabres

Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner (40) makes a glove save during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Buffalo Sabres signed goalie Robin Lehner to a new one-year contract.

The contract is worth $4 million.

Lehner was picked by the Ottawa Senators in the second round of the 2009 NHL Draft.

The Sweden native ranks third in the NHL in terms of saves, with 1,758.

With a .921 save percentage over the course of two seasons with the Sabres, Lehner was ranked the sixth best NHL goaltender. He played in at least 50 games during that time period.

Lehner’s NHL record with the Sabres and Senators is 58-71-26. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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