All posts by Joe Marino

2019 Buffalo Sabres Prospect Pyramid

If you're not familiar with this style of ranking, Steve Dangle of SportsNet came up with this concept a few years back where as opposed to straight up ranking players, you place them in tiers. I like the idea so over the past few years I've put out my own pyramid for Buffalo's prospects. So ...

Final 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

The 2019 NHL Draft is now less than a month away and unlike last year, there is a lot of intrigue for the Buffalo Sabres going into round one of the draft. Last year it was a guarantee that Rasmus Dahlin would be the selection with the first overall pick, and now that the Sabres ...

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 ...