All posts by Austin Broad

NC Journalism Student

The Broad Statement: Mittelstadt’s points will come

Since his shaky pre-season there has been a debate about Casey Mittelstadt, and if he is ready for a top-6 role in the NHL. While it is clear that maybe he was a little overhyped heading into the 2018-19 season, and he hasn't been putting up the points, Mittelstadt has shown why he is going ...

The Broad Statement: Sabres Stagnant PP

Welcome to The Broad Statement, my new regular column on TCB. In this column I will be addressing all things Sabres as the 2018-19 season progresses, up first: The Sabres Powerplay issues. Hope you Enjoy! The Buffalo Sabres have been one of the worst 5v5 scoring teams in the NHL for the last few seasons. ...

Sabres Sign Reinhart

The Buffalo Sabres signed their lone RFA holdout Sam Reinhart to a two-year bridge deal with an AAV of $3.65 million. 🚨 BREAKING: We've signed forward Sam Reinhart to a two-year deal. pic.twitter.com/E0dodwJdFs— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) September 19, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The signing comes after Reinhart missed some practices and the team's first two pre-season games. ...

Observations: Sabres vs Pens

The Buffalo Sabres had their first home game of 2018-19 (pre-season) and iced a very talented roster. Their opponents on the other hand, didn't. The Penguins dressed a weaker lineup and it reflected on the ice. The Sabres controlled play, and were by far the better team for a majority of the game. Things got ...

5 Things to Watch: Prospects Challenge

On Tuesday the Sabres announced their roster for the upcoming Prospects Challenge taking place from September 7th - 10th at Harborcenter. Four teams will be participating, with Pittsburgh, Boston and New Jersey joining Buffalo once again. The Sabres are bringing a very talented team to the ice this weekend, including top two prospects Casey Mittelstadt ...