As we said late last Friday night, Jeff Cowan has been signed by the Buffalo Sabres. It was confirmed by the team today w/ this press release:
Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier announced today the Sabres have signed unrestricted free agent LW Jeff Cowan.
Cowan (9/27/1976, 6’2”, 205 lbs.) is a veteran of 413 NHL games with Calgary, Atlanta, Los Angeles and Vancouver. A native of Scarborough, Ont., Cowan has collected 81 points (47+34) and 695 PIMs in eight NHL seasons. Cowan played for the AHL’s Peoria Rivermen last season, picking up 15 points (5+10) and 94 PIMs in 71 games.
Cowan was originally signed by Calgary as an undrafted free agent on October 2, 1995, following a three-year OHL career with Guelph and Barrie.