All posts by Austin Broad

NC Journalism Student

The Sabres get a versatile player in Marcus Johansson

Today the Sabres announced that they signed 28-year-old forward Marcus Johansson to a 2-year 9-million dollar contract (4.5 million aav). We have signed forward Marcus Johansson to a two-year contract with an AAV of $4.5 million. pic.twitter.com/l4WcIEyb1j — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) July 6, 2019 The Sabres are adding a middle-6 forward who brings playmaking ability, ...

Sabres Prospects: Aaron Huglen a possible mid-round gem?

Buffalo Sabres GM Jason Botterill traded up in the fourth round of the 2019 NHL Draft to select Aaron Huglen of the Fargo Force (USHL) and Roseau High School (USHS-MIN). #Sabres traded picks 122 and 175 to the #Canucks for the 102nd where they took RW Aaron Huglen. — Greg Vorse TV (@GregVorse) June 22, ...

TCB Roundtable: Final Predictions for the 7th Overall Pick

The NHL draft is Friday night in Vancouver, the Sabres will have a lot of options at 7th. While he won't have a shot at Kakko or Hughes, Botterill will have a lot of prospects from all over the world who will be available when he walks onto the stage. Here at @TheChargingBUF we have ...

Improving from within: Amerks who need to compete for NHL spots in 2019

There's plenty of Sabres story lines to follow during the 2019 off-season, will Skinner sign? Who will go 7th overall? Will Ristolainen be traded? etc. While everyone will be focusing on the additions Jason Botterill makes to the Sabres' roster, I am interested to see what improvements will be made from an internal perspective. Good ...

Sabres “to-do list” for 2019 off-season

Jason Botterill has hired his second head coach since taking over the Buffalo Sabres in 2017. Now that Ralph Krueger is officially in the fold for the Sabres, the two can begin forming their plan for the 2019 off-season. Both Botterill and Krueger need to work together and come up with a unified approach that ...