WGR-550 AM is reporting that Nathan Gerbe has agreed to terms with the Sabres.
The Buffalo Sabres have signed prospect Nathan Gerbe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Gerbe helped Boston College win the NCAA Championship over Notre Dame this season. The Junior was the runner-up for the Hobey Baker award for best Collegiate player. Gerbe had 5 goals and 3 assists in the Frozen Four.The signing comes hours after the Buffalo News ran a nice article on the speedster in this morning's edition. Sabres prospect Gerbe won’t be shortchanged
With the inspiration from his brother and the skill that runs in the family, Gerbe is at a place few have reached. The last month has been a storybook, starting with his success at Boston College and ending with an invitation to train with the United States world championship team. “Obviously, winning the Frozen Four is the highlight of the month, year or career there so far,” Gerbe said last week in Maine after a Team USA practice. “This is another highlight of mine, to be able to compete for your country again. . . . It’s definitely been a fun couple weeks.” Now comes the hard part. The 20-year-old must decide whether to sign with the Sabres and begin his professional career or return to Boston College for his senior year. To Gerbe, it’s not a big dilemma. On one hand, he wins. On the other hand, he wins again. “Right now I’m 50-50,” said Gerbe, who added there has been little contact with the Sabres. “I would like to see what happens when I talk to them. I think it would be nice for a new challenge. Going back to school would also be fun. There’s definitely positives to both sides. I just have to get ready to make a good decision here. “I’m pretty open. I like to hear both sides. I’ll probably go back to school and have a sit down with our coaching staff. I haven’t been able to do that yet. I think it would be good to hear what they have to say.”Apparently what they (the Sabres) said was good enough. See you at camp, Nate.