All posts by D.J. Mitchell

2020 Trade Deadline Recap and Grades

Initial Overall Grade: C+ After an evening to digest the trade deadline, I feel alright about what GM Botterill accomplished. It felt as if the entire day we sat around waiting for the big trade to hit and it never landed for the Sabres. We watched some big names fall into the hands of conference ...

Buffalo Sabres Post-Game Recap #6 – Dallas Stars 10/14/19

Final Score: 4-0 Sabres Arrow Up: Victor “Powerplay” Goalofsson – After a poor showing on their first attempt, The Sabres' top power-play unit took the ice after a dominating offensive zone possession. The dog-tired Stars were forced into a Delay of Game penalty, which allowed Victor "Goalofsson" to bury his NHL record breaking Power Play ...

Interview with Suzie Cool – Rochester Amerks New In-Arena Host

Image from Tim Cammett from Getty Images When I began my interview with Suzie I had one rule for myself, do not make any puns surrounding her last name! If you think you have a new, clever pun for Suzie Cool I assume she's heard it before and while Suzie Coolaid or Suzie Coolikov are ...

Buffalo Sabres Post-Game Recap #3 – Blue Jackets 10/7/19

Final Score:  4-3 (OT) Blue Jackets Arrow up: Jeff Skinner Can Do It Himself - With the Sabres down by one in the 2nd period Jeff Skinner makes a fantastic individual effort to not the game up at 2-2. It was the only shot on goal for Skinner who's line was somewhat forgettable outside of this ...

Eight Optimistic & Realistic Predictions for the Buffalo Sabres

Image from Channel 4 wivb.com Eight Optimistic & Realistic Predictions for the Buffalo Sabres: To quote one of my favorite comedians, John Mulaney “…it seems like everyone everywhere is super mad about everything all the time”. This is the perfect way to describe the vibe around Sabres twitter as we approach the 50th season anniversary. ...