All posts by Bill

Where do the Sabres go from here into 2019-20?

(AP Photo - Jeffrey T. Barnes) The question in the title is not a rhetorical question, I genuinely do not know and no one else does. I'd be skeptical of anyone suggesting they have the answers to propel this team into the playoffs next season. There are issues at all three positions, behind the bench, ...

Time to focus on Rochester

I'm waving the white flag. The Sabres aren't making the playoffs and at this point, they are trending more likely to have a top 10 pick than to sneak into the wildcard. That's not necessarily a bad thing when it comes to lottery odds and getting a high end prospect, but playoffs would taste much ...

Ask TCB: Luke Buckley

You know the deal, we'll get right into it. Introduce yourself to the readers My name is Lucas Buckley. I grew up in Lancaster, New York and attended Lancaster High School. I currently am a student at Medaille College in the Communications program. When did you join TCB? How has the brand evolved from the ...

Sabres Slowly Losing Grip of Hot Start

After entering December 17-7-3, the Buffalo Sabres have stumbled a bit into their final game of 2019 sporting a 21-12-6 record. There isn't one specific area where the Sabres are faltering, there are multiple. I'll give the dead horse another whack. With a lack of depth scoring, consistent playing over a full 60 minutes and ...

World Juniors 2019: Four Prospects to Represent Sabres

Before we begin, let's enjoy this clip from Casey Mittelstadt's goal in last year's World Juniors en route to an MVP for the Sabres center. https://twitter.com/FromTheFaceoff/status/1042223535748468736 On December 26, the 2019 World Juniors Championship returns to Vancouver. Four Sabres prosepcts are headed to British Columbia: Ukko-Pekka Lukkonen (Finland), Oskari Laaksonen (Finland) , Matej Pekar (Czech ...