The Buffalo Sabers kept forward Vinnie Hinostroza under their aegis on Tuesday, signing him to a one-year, $1.7 million contract.
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The 28-year-old winger would enjoy full autonomy the next day. He received a salary of $1.05 million in 2021-2022.
Hinostroza had 13 goals and 12 assists for 25 points in 62 games last season. The former Chicago Blackhawks, Arizona Coyotes and Florida Panthers had his best offensive campaign since 2018-19, when he had 39 points in 72 games.
Since the start of his career, the Hawks' sixth-round pick in the 2012 draft has amassed 137 points in 334 contests.