All posts by D.J. Mitchell

Be a GM: Blogger Edition – Realistic Reconstruction of the Sabres – Part 1

Photo from https://www.icethetics.co/ The Stanley Cup has come and gone, and we can officially shift into off-season mode. For many blogs and sporting news publications, this is the time we get a list of potential targets that fit for the Buffalo Sabres roster. Instead of giving you a cookie cutter article with potential trades we ...

Final Look Back at the 2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres: What Happened to the Sabres of November?

*Image from Mark Mulville/Buffalo News* I’m sure many of you who are reading have been asked by your friends, co-workers, or family; “What happened to the Sabres this season?” After having some time to digest all that unfolded this season many may still be asking; How could a team who seemed like a lock to ...

Sabres Game Preview: Game 12/82

The Buffalo Sabres are back on home ice as they take on the Calgary Flames. Calgary is fresh off a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs who were without star player Auston Matthews. The Flames found goals from Monahan, Lindholm, and Frolik and outshot the Maple Leafs 34 to 25. Their only goal against ...

Interview with Down Goes Brown: The Past, Present, and Future of the NHL and Buffalo Sabres

When I first had the idea to interview Sean McIndoe, I knew it would be a longshot that he would respond. When he was open to the idea it was a huge opportunity for me to have a one-on-one conversation with someone who I have enjoyed reading for years. If I could model my writing ...

Interview with Micah Blake McCurdy of HockeyViz – Visualize The Rasmii

Within the hockey media and analytic community, there may be no one I trust more Micah Blake McCurdy. I’m honored to have him join me for my 3rd interview in my summer series where I highlight my favorite hockey media members. Micah is an all-around great guy who sees the game on a different level. ...