Eichel & Skinner: The Next Great Sabres Duo

The Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes came out of nowhere last week when they announced that Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner was traded to Buffalo. Sabres GM Jason Botterill has kept his promise of making major changes to the organization, and has been true to his word on adding speed & skill to the wings. When ...

Mittelstadt Series – Playmaking

Casey Mittelstadt's vision and playmaking skills are at the top of the list for what make him such a dynamic prospect. He has probably the best vision I've personally seen in a prospect besides Connor McDavid. He often surprises teammates with the puck on their stick when they didn't even see a passing lane, yet ...

Mittelstadt Series – Transition

Casey Mittelstadt's ability to use his other elite tools while at top speed make him an elite player in transition. Teammate, Jack Eichel, is one of the best in the NHL in transition, finding himself in the same conversation as Patrick Kane and Connor McDavid in the top five, league-wide. The Sabres have the luxury ...

Mittelstadt Series – Shot

If this is the first post of the series you found, when you're done reading head over to the main blog post at __________ to find the links to the other categories. In the "shot" category I'll be taking a look at a couple different things that construct Mittelstadt's elite shooting ability: Release Ability to ...

Star in the Making: Casey Mittelstadt

photo via gophersports.com Casey Mittelstadt is one of the most polarizing prospects the Sabres have had in the last 20 years. At the bottom of this page - in 3 subpages divided by skillset, I analyze and show you plays that make Casey Mittelstadt elite in different areas. There are a lot of clips I've ...

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