All posts by Austin Broad

NC Journalism Student

Prospect Profile: Martin Necas

Martin Necas, C, HC Brno (Czech), 6'1", 168 lbs, DOB 01-15-1999 The Sabres have the eighth overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft on June 23rd and there is a very high chance that Martin Necas will be on the board at #8. Necas, ranked 9th by Future Considerations, 5th (Europe) by Central Scouting, and ...

Prospect Profile: Eeli Tolvanen

With every passing day we are getting closer to the 2017 NHL Draft, and the Sabres have the eighth overall selection. Last article outlined Brooks Bandits D-Man Cale Makar, this time we look at another possible target for the Sabres. Eeli Tolvananen, LW, Sioux City Musketeers (USHL), 5’10”, 181 lbs., DOB 04-22-1999 Tolvanen is an ...

What to do with Robin Lehner?

Lately there has been a lot of chatter surrounding the Sabres and moves they could make this off-season. The most surprising name to come up for a lot of Sabres fans is goalie Robin Lehner. Lehner, 25, is fresh off of his first full healthy season as the Sabres' number one goaltender. He finished with ...

Prospect Profile: Cale Makar

With the NHL Draft starting on June 23rd its time to look at players that the Buffalo Sabres could target with the eighth overall selection. Cale Makar, D, 5'11", 179 lbs, DOB 10-30-1999 Makar , from the Alberta Junior Hockey League's (AJHL) Brooks Bandits, is the most appealing prospect at the eighth pick. Makar, 18, ...

Five Potential Candidates For Next Sabres Captain

Center, Jack Eichel This would be the popular pick amongst Sabres fans, and it would be the pick that makes the most sense. The new NHL allows young superstars to thrive and take on huge leadership roles early in their careers. McDavid was named captain at 19, Landeskog was also named captain at 19 and ...