All posts by Austin Broad

NC Journalism Student

October 2020 NHL Draft Rankings

#1 - Alexis Lafrieniere, LW, Rimouski (QMJHL) The 2020 NHL Draft is the “Lafreniere Draft”, the Rimouski winger will likely be the wire-to-wire #1 overall prospect. Lafreniere is a big-bodied, super-talented playmaking winger who can excel in any offensive situation. Whoever drafts #1 will be getting as close to a can’t miss prospect as humanely ...

Sabres Game #9 Recap – San Jose Sharks 10/19/19

Final Score 4-3 Buffalo Arrow Up - Secondary Scoring The Sabres have won games this year without solely relying on Jack Eichel and his linemates. Against the Sharks, the Sabres got goals from Marcus Johansson, Casey Mittelstadt, Jeff Skinner and Zemgus Girgensons. Getting offence from all four lines will be key for the Sabres this ...

Buffalo Sabres Game Preview #7 – Anaheim Ducks 10/16/19

Sabres Projected Lines Victor Olofsson – Jack Eichel – Sam Reinhart Jeff Skinner – Marcus Johansson – Vladimir Sobotka Jimmy Vesey – Casey Mittelstadt – Evan Rodrigues Zemgus Girgensons – Johan Larsson – Kyle Okposo Rasmus Dahlin – Colin Miller Jake McCabe – Rasmus Ristolainen Marco Scandella – Henri Jokiharju Linus Ullmark Carter Hutton Ducks ...

Buffalo Sabres Game Preview #3 – Blue Jackets 10/7/19

Sabres Lines: Olofsson – Eichel – Reinhart Skinner – Johansson – Sobotka Vesey – Mittelstadt – Sheary Girgensons – Larsson – Okposo McCabe – Ristolainen Dahlin – Miller Scandella – Jokiharju Ullmark The Sabres used some different D-pairings at practice but Krueger said not to read into it for tonight, so it's assumed they will ...

Making the case for 2C: Mittelstadt vs E-Rod

With training camp opening in just under two weeks, the Sabres still don’t have a proven second-line center on their roster. Jack Eichel is clearly entrenched as the Sabres top-line center, and it appears that Johan Larsson will be getting another crack at the fourth line center role. That leaves Evan Rodrigues, and Casey Mittelstadt ...