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Yukon’s Dylan Cozens signs 7-year, $49.7M deal with Buffalo Sabres

Cozens was the seventh overall pick by the NHL team in 2019
Dylan Cozens has signed a contract extension with the Buffalo Sabres worth $49.7 million. (Yukon News file)

The Yukon’s Dylan Cozens is staying in Buffalo.

Cozens and the Buffalo Sabres have agreed to a seven-year, $49.7-million contract extension.

Cozens, who is from Whitehorse, was the NHL team’s seventh overall pick in 2019.

The 21-year-old forward has played 169 NHL games, including 49 with the Sabres this season. He has tallied 17 goals and 26 assists for a total of 43 points and 24 penalty minutes in 2022-23.

Premier Ranj Pillai sent a congratulatory tweet to Cozens with the hashtag: #workhorsefromwhitehorse.

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