Grier agrees to return to Sabres

Updated: August 10, 2009, 8:31 PM ET
Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Veteran forward Mike Grier has agreed to a one-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres.

The deal Monday brings Grier back to the team he played with from 2004-06. He was considered a leader on the Sabres club that reached the Eastern Conference finals in 2006.

The following summer, Grier rejected an offer to re-sign with the Sabres and joined the San Jose Sharks.

The 34-year-old Detroit native has 345 points in 914 NHL games with Edmonton, Washington, Buffalo and San Jose.

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