The Sabres announced today that they have signed unrestricted free agent Jeff Cowan. Cowan has played 413 games in the NHL with Calgary, Atlanta, L.A. and Vancouver but is now basically an AHL player. Cowan will add some depth to the Portland Pirates and will be an experienced player to call up in an emergency.
This is a good signing for the Pirates and will have no effect on the Buffalo Sabres this season. They signed Montador and Grier to help with the big club and Dipenta and Cowan will fill that role in Portland. A job well done Darcy!