Striker Zemgus Girgensons has accepted a one-year contract with the Buffalo Sabers.
The agreement is worth $ 1.6 million.
In 72 games last year with the Sabers, he had 18 points, including five goals. His points total is the highest total since his 23 in the 2014-15 season.
Girgensons had been a first-round pick, the 14th overall, in 2012.
In 420 games since the beginning of his career, he has scored 49 goals and 70 assists.