'The 29-year-old Grier (6-1, 220), appeared in 14 games with Buffalo in 2003-04 recording one goal, 8 assists and a +10 plus/minus rating. His totals for last season were a combined 82 games with nine goals, 20 assists, and 29 points. He made his NHL debut against Buffalo on October 4, 1996, while with the Edmonton Oilers.'
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'Grier, who earned $1.6 million last season, is an eight-year veteran and former two-time 20-goal scorer. He had a total of nine goals and 20 assists in 82 games last season.'
'"Mike provided our team with tremendous leadership after acquiring him late last season," Sabres general manager Darcy Regier said. "He supplied us with a physical presence and veteran leadership that will help our young team develop, and we look forward to having him for a full season."'
'The bruising forward posted eight goals and 12 assists in 67 games for the Washington Capitals last season. He was dealt to Buffalo for prospect forward Jakub Klepis.'
'Grier will make $1,795,200 next season.'