All posts by Joe Marino

Five intriguing options for the Sabres with the seventh overall pick

Another April has arrived marking another great time of the year to talk about the NHL Draft. As much as we'd love to be writing about the Sabres as part of the current Stanley Cup race in the NHL, we need to fill you in on some of the players who could help Buffalo get ...

April 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

Check out the last few draft rankings in the links below January Rankings: https://thechargingbuffalo.net/2019/01/24/january-2019-draft-rankings/ February Rankings: https://thechargingbuffalo.net/2019/02/15/february-2019-nhl-draft-rankings/ March Rankings: https://thechargingbuffalo.net/2019/03/22/march-2019-nhl-draft-rankings/ 1. Jack Hughes, C, 5’10” 168 lbs (USNTDP) 2. Kaapo Kakko, RW, 6’2″ 190 lbs (TPS, Liiga) 3. Dylan Cozens, C, 6’3″ 185 lbs (Lethbridge, WHL) 4. Alex Turcotte, C, 5’11” 194 lbs (USNTDP) 5. Bowen ...

March 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

Dumpster fire, train wreck, debacle, call it what you want but the Buffalo Sabres' season has faded away before our eyes and they have taken themselves out of playoff contention with their horrendous play in the second half of the season. The 2018-2019 Sabres season may go down as one of the biggest collapses in ...

2019 trade deadline preview

It's expected to be yet another quiet trade deadline for the Buffalo Sabres this year. The 2019 NHL trade deadline is right around the corner and there's a big decision looming for Sabres general manager, Jason Botterill. For the first time in many years, it might not be out of the question for the Sabres ...

February 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

A WHL comeback The Western Hockey League will have a big presence in the first round of this year's NHL Entry Draft. Ty Smith and Alexander Alexeyev were the only players from the WHL that were selected in the first round in 2018. There should be at least six players from the western league that ...