‘Will Borgen, a 24-year old with only 14 games of NHL experience, appears to be the Sabres’ player most likely to land in Seattle. He’s a 6-foot-3 right-shot defenseman who uses his size to clear the front of the net and plays with a fearlessness that Buffalo needs at the position. Borgen would be a cheap option for the Kraken – he’s a restricted free agent after earning a $925,000 salary in 2020-21 – and showed last season that he’s ready for a full-time NHL role.’
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‘However, a quick look at the Sabres’ current prospect pipeline shows a need for more impact forwards. Here’s a look at every player, signed and unsigned, who has yet to appear in more than 15 NHL games for the club…’.
‘The Sabres, who own the first overall pick Friday, are expected to select Michigan defenseman Owen Power. But the 6-foot-1, 207-pound McTavish could be an enticing choice for them if they acquire another high pick by trading captain Jack Eichel, center Sam Reinhart or defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen.’
‘From the moment the Eichel trade chatter started, the Ducks began popping up. With a jam-packed cupboard of prospects and the No. 3 overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, no team may be better suited than Anaheim to make a push for the Sabres superstar center.’