All posts by Austin Broad

NC Journalism Student

Jack Quinn scouting report: 67’s vs Oshawa 12/20/2019

For the second installment of my Jack Quinn series, I tracked the Ottawa 67’s December 20th game against the Oshawa generals. Previous game: Ottawa 67's vs Niagara IceDogs (11/1/2019) WHY I CHOSE THIS GAME The game against the Generals was interesting to me because it was one of the games that Quinn didn’t register a ...

Jack Quinn scouting report: 67’s vs Niagara 11/1/19

Over the last few weeks I have taken the time to track and analyze Ottawa 67’s games to get a better understanding of Jack Quinn as a player. When the Sabres selected him with the 8th overall pick, he immediately became a polarizing choice, considering there were other more prominent names on the board. Kevyn ...

Draft Profile: Jamie Drysdale

Erie Otters defenceman Jamie Drysdale is arguably the top-ranked defensive prospect in the 2020 NHL Draft. Although Jake Sanderson has shot up the ranks, there’s no doubt that Jamie Drysdale has the talent to be a top-10 pick in the draft. Player Profile Draft Rankings Future Considerations – 7th ISS - 3rd NHLCS (NA) - ...

Wayne Simmonds can bring value to the Sabres

Before Monday’s NHL trade deadline, Jason Botterill sent a conditional 2021 5th round draft pick to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Wayne Simmonds. We have acquired Wayne Simmonds from the @NJDevils in exchange for a conditional fifth-round pick in 2021.Details: https://t.co/blNyFFTQiu pic.twitter.com/jRH72sHE7a— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) February 24, 2020 The Sabres have long ...

Prospect Matej Pekar is transitioning nicely in Sudbury

With the 94th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft the Buffalo Sabres selected forward Matej Pekar from the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the USHL. A year later the Czech born forward made the jump to the OHL playing with the Barrie Colts. The 6’0 170lbs forward has enjoyed a solid OHL career, and now finds ...