The Buffalo Sabres continue to sign their prospects in anticipation for stocking an entire farm team as opposed to splitting a team with the Florida Panthers. They signed goalie Jhonas Enroth to a three-year entry level contract. Enroth has been hyped up by many hockey scouts as an outstanding goalie and the heir apparent to Sabres net minder Ryan Miller.
Enroth has been playing over in Sweden and he had been quoted as saying he was ready to make the transition to North America . As mentioned in the story on Sabres.com that I linked above, he really proved in this seasons World Junior Championship that he is ready to make the leap to the AHL.
I don't expect the Sabres to rush Enroth any faster than he needs to be. They will allow him time to develop into a NHL caliber goalie in the AHL similar to the way they did with Ryan Miller. Miller spent three full seasons playing with the Rochester Americans, only playing sparingly in Buffalo. It wasn't until 2005-2006 that Miller emerged as the Buffalo Sabres top goalie.