‘Windsor Spitfires forward faces the prospect of being denied entry to the United States — where he’s a first-round Buffalo Sabres draft pick — after police charged him with assault for allegedly punching a man in the face.’
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‘During the 2009-10 season, Lagace collected 73 points in 70 games with Chicoutimi and Cape Breton in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.’
‘Jacob Lagace, who signed an entry-level contract with the Sabres on Tuesday, likely isn’t on the fast track to the big club. He’s not a sure bet like Myers or Ennis. But the winger, a gritty scoring prospect the Sabres can add to their stable, could be an asset someday.’
Based on talent, the Sabres aren’t that far off; changing the chemistry and bolstering the blueline might be all that’s needed.
‘His contract is for $545,000 this season and $565,000 each of the following two seasons.’