Reinhart signs two-year contract with Sabres

Reinhart signs two-year contract with Sabres. Restricted free agent forward gets $3.65 million annually. photo courtesy NHL on twitter

Sam Reinhart signed a two-year, $7.3 million contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday. It has an average annual value of $3.65 million.

The 22-year-old forward, who was a restricted free agent, had an NHL career-high 50 points (25 goals, 25 assists) in 82 games with Buffalo last season. He was third on the Sabres in points and was tied with Jack Eichel for first in goals.

The Sabres selected Reinhart, son of former NHL defenseman Paul Reinhart, at No. 2 in the 2014 NHL Draft. He has 140 points (65 goals, 75 assists) in 249 NHL games with Buffalo.