Sabres Offer Shane Doan 4-Year Contract, According To Report

Shane Doan, whose free agency has attracted wide attention around the NHL, has reportedly received a four-year offer from the Buffalo Sabres worth $30 million, according to reports.

The veteran, who has played his entire NHL career with the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes franchise, is valued highly around the league at 35 years old. Doan has been making the rounds this offseason, meeting with the Vancouver Canucks earlier this month while the San Jose Sharks reportedly played the role of favorite for his services.

Doan has visited with the a variety of teams, including the Rangers and Penguins, in his search for a free-agent contract.

In 79 games played in 2011-12, Doan scored 22 goals and had 28 assists for the Coyotes.

If Doan were to accept the offer, his $7.5 million per year would be a Sabres team-high, according to NBC Sports. The Sabres are also close to the temporary cap.

For more on the Buffalo Sabres, visit Die By The Blade.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.