All posts by Joe Marino

Sabres recall C.J. Smith

After forward Remi Elie cleared waivers and was assigned to the Rochester Americans, it was expected that the Buffalo Sabres would call up a forward from their farm team in the American Hockey League. That move came Monday morning as left winger C.J. Smith was brought up to Buffalo for the second time this season. ...

January 2019 Draft Rankings

Jack Hughes, C, 5'10" 168 lbs (USNTDP) No surprise here but yes, Jack Hughes is the consensus number one overall pick for the 2019 NHL draft. Kaapo Kakko is getting a lot of love because of his performance at the world juniors and his play against men in Finland but Hughes is still on another ...

November 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

A lot has changed this month for the Buffalo Sabres and that has a huge effect on their draft. The Sabres have now won nine games in a row and have put them right in the discussion for a playoff spot. That's something that we haven't been able to discuss for a very, very long ...

October 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

I know it's early but the 2019 NHL Draft looks like it's going to be a very strong draft and I'd say that it's just as good as any other draft in the past decade or so. This draft has many high end NHL prospects in it including Jack Hughes, who I believe will be ...

2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres Season Preview

(photo via nhl.com) After a horrific season in 2018, the Sabres made several moves to shake up the core of the team. The Sabres moved on from the fringe AHL players that were cluttered throughout their roster and now for the first time in years, the Sabres have depth in all positions of their roster. ...