All posts by Austin Broad

NC Journalism Student

Sabres Trending Upwards Under Botterill

After becoming the NHL’s first ever 31st place team, Buffalo Sabres’ GM Jason Botterill didn’t waste any time this off-season before drastically changing his roster. Botterill let Robin Lehner become an unrestricted free agent, shipped out Ryan O’Reilly, all while bringing in Conor Sheary, Matt Hunwick, Carter Hutton, Tage Thompson, Vladimir Sobotka and Patrik Berglund. ...

Tage Thompson: An In-Depth Look

The Buffalo Sabres made a splash on July 1 by sending Ryan O'Reilly to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Vladimir Sobotka, Patrik Berglund, Tage Thompson, a 2019 1st RD pick and a 2021 2nd RD pick. While Sobotka and Berglund are serviceable players, the main "gets" for Botterill are the draft choices and ...

An In-Depth Look at Mattias Samuelsson

With the 32nd overall pick at the 2018 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres took Mattias Samuelsson from the US National Development Team. Samuelsson is a very good selection for the Sabres, but in a sense, can be viewed as a safe pick. There is little doubt that Samuelsson will be an NHL defenceman, but his ...

Sabres Acquire Sheary from Pens

The Buffalo Sabres acquired forward Conor Sheary, and defenceman Matt HUnwicj from the Pittsbrgh Penguins in exchange for a 2019 Draft Pick. Pending trade call Sheary and Hunwick to the Buffalo Sabres for a pick.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 27, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The draft pick is a 2019 4th that can become a 3rd round ...

Dahlin Introduced as a Sabre

Photo via twitter.com/BuffaloSabres Earlier today the Buffalo Sabres introduced their new franchise defenceman to the public at a press conference. During the media session Rasmus Dahlin unveiled his new number, discussed how he feels joining the Sabres organization, and what he is looking forward to this upcoming season. On top of that Sabres' GM Jason ...