'So far, the Sabres appear to be pleased with the Russians they drafted in 2021.' … [Read more...] about Sabres notes: Will Buffalo draft more Russians this year?
Archives for July 2, 2022
'It’s true Buffalo showed spunk under head coach Don Granato, and eventually overtook the Detroit Red Wings for fifth place in the Atlantic Division. But don’t let their place in the standings fool you – they had a whopping 19 fewer wins than the Bruins and finished 32 points behind Boston. The gap makes clear how far the Sabres still have to go to be a playoff team, and even … [Read more...] about NHL off-season outlook: Buffalo Sabres
'“It is unique this year in that we have a lot of draft capital with the three first round picks and 11 picks total, so something can change a day or two before the draft and you end up with an extra pick or you end up in a slot that you weren’t anticipating, so the last thing you want to do is to be caught off guard and not be prepared to take a pick.”' … [Read more...] about The Sabres are in final preparations for the draft
'“There’s a chance you’re getting just as good a player at nine as you’re getting at four or five,” Forton said. “I think it’s pretty deep right down to 20, 25, 30 on our list. I think it’s a really good draft.”' … [Read more...] about Sabres face multiple options with three first round picks