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Buffalo Sabres Sign Top Prospect Tyler Myers To NHL Entry-Level Deal

Published by on May 11, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The Buffalo Sabres have announced today they have signed 2008 first-round draft pick,  and current Kelowna Rockets defenseman, Tyler Myers, to a three-year NHL entry-level contract.

The 6-foot-8 defenseman was recently named the Western Hockey League's Playoff MVP, as his Kelowna Rockets have advanced to the Memorial Cup Championship. Myers contributed with 20 points (5G-15A) in 22 games this postseason.

He is coming off a career-best year in the WHL where he posted 42 points (9G-33A) in 58 games, along with a +31 plus-minus rating and 105 penalty minutes.

Myers showed great potential this past winter for the Canadian junior team, who won the 2009 World Junior Championships in Ottawa. Myers had one g...

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