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Hackett signs Sabre offer sheet

Goalie Matt Hackett will be back with Buffalo Sabres this fall.

According to several media reports, Hackett accepted a qualifying offer from the team and agreed to a one-year, $750,750 contract for the upcoming season.

Hackett took a turn in the Sabres’ net last season, when the team was in the midst of a run of injuries to its goaltenders, such as Jhonas Enroth and Michal Neuvirth. He had a 1-6-1 record with a 3.10 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage.

However, his season ended prematurely when he suffered a knee injury in a game against the Boston Bruins.

Hackett came to the Sabres in April, 2013 with two draft choices and Johan Larson. Jason Pominville and a draft choice were dealt to the Wild in the transaction.

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