Russian center Vasily Glotov has signed a one-year American Hockey League contract with the Buffalo Sabres organization, agent Dan Milstein tweeted.
The Sabres have not announced the signing.
On Wednesday, Glotov confirmed the deal on Twitter:
I’m very happy to sign my first pro contract with @AmerksHockey and very excited for the upcoming season!
— Vasily Glotov (@Glotov97) July 18, 2018
Glotov, 20, was a seventh-round draft pick of the Sabres in 2016 and has spent the last two years in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He had 15 goals and 35 assists in 64 games in 2016-17 for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles and 29 goals and 14 assists in 64 games in 2017-18 with the Shawnigan Cataractes.
He also played in five games in the East Coast Hockey League with Cincinnati and one game with Rochester in the AHL.
He has taken part in the last three Sabres' development camps and has become a fan favorite.
"Big thanks to the Buffalo Sabres organization!," he tweeted after the camp last month. "Development camp was unreal. Thanks to all the (staff) who was making us better players here. Thank you all!"