All posts by D.J. Mitchell

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. ...

Interview with Pete Blackburn of CBS Sports – All Things Buffalo

We have reached the point in the off-season where there is very little hockey news to cover. While some have resorted to going outside and enjoying their summer, I continue to press on with my series of interviews. One of my favorite Twitter follows is Pete Blackburn who seems to send out NHL gifs faster ...

Interview with Hayden Speak of prospect-stats.com – Sabres Prospect Anaylsis

While some reporters head off into the summer sunset to drink margaritas yours truly will be hard at work delivering interviews from eight hockey media members. These are individuals whose work I will be referencing many times throughout the year or simply interesting people who I thought would provide for incredible summer reading as we move closer to the season.   My first interview ...