Buffalo Sabres sign Karabacek, 2014 2nd-round draft pick

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have signed prospect forward Vaclav Karabacek to a three-year entry-level contract.

The Czech Republic-born player was selected by the Sabres with the 49th pick in the 2014 draft. Karabacek is coming off a season in which he had 18 goals and 12 assists in 47 games split between Baie-Comeau and Moncton in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Overall, he has 56 goals and 61 assists in 171 career QMJHL games.

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