Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that the team has signed defenseman Alex Biega to a one-year, two-way contract.
Biega (5’10”, 191 lbs., 4/4/88) was Buffalo’s fifth-round pick (147th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. After spending the 2010-11 season with the Portland Pirates (AHL), Biega played for the Rochester Americans last season and recorded 23 points (5+18) in 65 games with the Amerks.
Biega has appeared in 126 career AHL games over two seasons, collecting 41 points (8+33), 99 penalty minutes and a +28 rating. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Biega also played four seasons of college hockey at Harvard.