'Counting long-term injured reserve, the Sabres' cap expenditure was just more than $82.8 million this season. Capfriendly.com lists that as fifth in the NHL – higher than heavyweight names Pittsburgh, Boston, Tampa Bay, Washington, Philadelphia, Vegas, Edmonton and Colorado. Taken in that context, it's pretty easy to see why Terry and Kim Pegula want to tighten their belts and … [Read more...] about One outgrowth of ‘leaner’ Sabres could be new approach to salary cap
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'The lottery will be the first major league event for Kevyn Adams since he was named Sabres general manager last week. The Sabres, who won the 2018 lottery in Toronto and the right to draft Rasmus Dahlin at No. 1 overall, have the seventh-best odds in this year's lottery. They have a 6.5% chance to win the top pick, expected to be Rimouski winger Alexis Lafreniere.' … [Read more...] about What are the Sabres’ chances for winning the NHL Draft lottery?
'My other concern for the Sabres is simply one of time. Assuming the draft takes place in late October or early November, they’re looking at about five months to put a new crew together – including a new director of amateur scouting.' … [Read more...] about How will the Buffalo Sabres rebuild their scouting department?
'No more waffling. I choose Draisaitl. He’s a better faceoff man to get the puck. There is less chance he’ll make a sloppy play to lose the puck. His ability to score in tight is a bit better.' … [Read more...] about Leon Draisaitl Vs Jack Eichel: Who would you rather have?
'The Boston College-product became exactly what the team, media, and fans embracing the tank thought he would be as a star forward. Each year, Eichel has improved in virtually every area, while it feels like the team has regressed since his first season.' … [Read more...] about Jack Eichel is the lone top-10 scorer to miss the playoffs