The Buffalo Sabres have agreed to a one-year, $800,000 contract with defenceman Andre Benoit.
Benoit, 30, scored seven goals and added 21 assists in 79 games with the Colorado Avalanche in 2013-14.
In 120 career NHL games with the Avalanche and Ottawa Senators, Benoit has scored 10 goals and added 29 assists.
Benoit was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Montreal Canadiens in 2006. He signed with the Senators in 2010, making his NHL debut with the team in 2010-11.