The Buffalo Sabres and Philadelphia Flyers have signed free agent defenseman and 2012 sixth-round pick Bennie Logan to a one-year, entry-level contract, the team announced.
The deal is worth $550,000 per season, and Logan will have a cap hit of $2.5 million.
He will make $2 million in base salary this season, with a $1.75 million signing bonus, the Sabres announced.
He’ll also have an $890,000 salary cap hit next season.
The 25-year-old will earn $1 million for the next two seasons, which will be the same amount he earned in 2015-16.
Logan will make about $3.5-$4 million this season on a five-year contract, which includes $500,000 in performance bonuses.
He played a total of 24 games for the Sabres last season and recorded a plus-3 rating with four penalty minutes and one assist.
He registered a plus/minus rating of plus-22.4 last season with Buffalo and a minus-14 rating with the Islanders, who signed him as an undrafted free agent.
Lizard, the Buffalo native, played for the Flyers in 2016-17, recording nine points (two goals, eight assists) in 38 games.
He also appeared in six NHL games with Pittsburgh last season.