Skip to main content

Buffalo Sabres continue bulking up by signing forward Jeff Cowan

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Rugged winger Jeff Cowan has signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres, who continue to add muscle this off-season.

Cowan is an eight-year NHL veteran but spent last season playing for Peoria of the AHL.

He previously played two years with Vancouver, where he combined for seven goals and four assists, and 203 penalty minutes in 88 games.

Listed at six-foot-two, 205 pounds, Cowan broke into the NHL with Calgary during the 1999-2000 season, and has also played for Atlanta and Los Angeles.

In 413 career games, he has 81 points (47 goals, 34 assists) and 695 penalty minutes.

The Sabres have already bulked up in free agency this summer by signing forward Mike Grier and defenceman Steve Montador.


Jagger Firkus

Jagger Firkus Doesn't Care About Your Size Concerns

Jagger Firkus - one of the greatest names from the 2022 NHL draft class - has the skill to get you talking, and he did everything possible to show that size isn't a problem for him.

Russia and Belarus

IIHF Upholds Bans for Russia, Belarus

The IIHF has rejected appeals from the Russian and Belarusian hockey federations regarding the suspensions of both teams from international tournaments.


NHL Off-Season Outlook: Chicago Blackhawks

If the Blackhawks are going to put up more of a challenge in the Central Division, they're going to need to have a busy summer.