The Sabres have signed C.J. Smith to a two-year, $1.4M contract ($700K AAV).
Smith will be a healthy scratch on Saturday.
The Sabres have recalled C.J. Smith from Rochester (AHL) and will play on Monday.
Smith, 24, is tied for the team-lead in points with Rochester this season, scoring 13 goals and 16 assists (29 points) in 33 games. Smith will make his season debut on Monday, which will be his third career NHL contest.