All posts by Austin Broad

NC Journalism Student

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 ...

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 ...