Sabres make it official

As previously reported, the Sabres today announced the signings of T.J. Brennan and Drew Schiestel to three-year deals beginning in 2009-10. From the Sabres: Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier announced today the Sabres have signed defensemen T.J. Brennan and Drew Schiestel to three-year entry level contracts that will begin in the 2009-10 season. Brennan (31st overall) and Schiestel (59th) were Buffalo's first two selections in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Brennan (4/3/1989, 6’0”, 205 lbs., shoots left) played three seasons in the QMJHL with the St. John's/Montreal franchise, finishing with 116 points (37+79) and 234 PIMs in 192 games. Brennan was the QMJHL's defensive Rookie of the Year in 2006-07 when he scored 41 points (16+25) in 68 games. A native of Willingboro, NJ, Brennan also scored 20 points (7+13) in 20 career playoff games. Schiestel (3/9/1989, 6’2”, 193 lbs., shoots left) is coming off a career year that saw him amass 48 points (10+38) in 63 games with the OHL's Niagara IceDogs. He also had eight points (2+6) in 12 games during the 2009 OHL Playoffs. In four seasons with the IceDogs, Schiestel had 111 points (25+86) and 197 PIMs in 237 games. The 20-year-old Schiestel (pronounced Shiss-tull) is a native of Hamilton, Ontario.
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I am pumped about this news. You know Schiestel is my boy, he's fast, has a decent shot and darts all over the ice.. Just like his effort from prior camps.. I dont think he's going to be throwing the body, but having another guy who goes full speed ahead can only be a good thing.. I really hope he stays healthy next year and develops on pace. A full season in Portland may have him on the cusp of making the big squad

Congrats bro gaf you got PERTAMAX...! hehehehe...