All posts by Austin Broad

NC Journalism Student

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 ...

Sabres Game 33 – Report Card

Charts Forwards Jack Eichel A Goals – 2 Assists – 0 Points – 2 Breakouts – 3 Breakout Rate – 50% Entries – 3 Entry Rate – 75% Eichel’s line had a bit of a tough night in terms of overall play, but the Sabres captain was dominant when it counted, scoring 2 huge goals ...

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Sabres Game #23 Recap – Florida Panthers 11/24/2019

Final Score – 5-2 BUF Arrow Up – Secondary Scoring The Sabres scored five even strength goals in this game and Jack Eichel only picked up 1 of those goals. Buffalo had four different scorers score five goals, including Zemgus Girgensons (2), Jack Eichel, Victor Olofsson and Jeff Skinner. For the last little while Jack ...

Sabres Game #20 Recap – Chicago Blackhawks 11/17/2019

Final Score – 4-1 CHI Arrow Up – Eichel Scored Again In a night where there wasn’t a lot of good to take away, Jack Eichel scored his fifth goal in the last two games. Now with 13 goals on the season, the Sabres captain is on pace for a 50-goal season, obviously there is ...