The Buffalo Sabres announced Monday that the team has signed Providence junior defenseman Jacob Bryson to a three-year, entry-level contract.Bryson will sign an amateur tryout and report to the AHL’s Rochester Americans.The entry-level contract will begin with the 2019-20 season.Originally selected by the Sabres in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft, Bryson earned Hockey East Second Team All-Star honors in 2018-19 after recording 28 points (four goals, 24 assists) in 42 games and serving as a team captain for the Friars.The London, Ont., native was the recipient of Hockey East’s Len Ceglarski Sportsmanship Award in 2018 and 2019. Bryson also earned CCM/AHCA Second Team All-American honors at the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.He finishes his collegiate career with 73 points (11 goals, 62 assists) in 121 games.
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