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Colts’ Pekar signs with Sabres

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Buffalo, NY – The Buffalo Sabres announced Wednesday that they’ve signed Barrie Colts forward Matej Pekar to a three-year entry level NHL contract.

The 18-year-old native of Turnov, Czech Republic is off to a strong start in his first OHL season, recording 11 points (6-5–11) through 10 games in Barrie.

The 6-foot, 170Ib. centreman was Buffalo’s fourth round (94th overall) pick this past summer after earning USHL Rookie of the Year honours with the Muskegon Lumberjacks, putting up 54 points (14-40–54) in 56 games.

Pekar, who won silver with the Czech Republic at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, was Barrie’s second round (108th overall) pick in the 2018 CHL Import Draft.

For the full story, visit nhl.com/sabres.

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