All posts by Walt Zurowski

eric staal Evaluating the Eric Staal trade

Evaluating the Eric Staal trade

Kevyn Adams made his first splash as the General Manager of the Buffalo Sabres after dealing Marcus Johansson for Eric Staal this past Wednesday. After months of fans and local media discussing potential trades to help shore up the #2 center position, Eric Staal was not a name that came up too often and Marcus ...

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Draft Profile: Marat Khusnutdinov

Every year, there's always that one player who is the trendy "sleeper" pick in the NHL Draft. It's that one player who may not be rated very high by most scouting agencies, but they still have high-end potential. This year, I think that player happens to be Marat Khusnutdinov out of the MHL in Russia. ...

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Draft Profile: Lucas Raymond

This time of year is usually the best time for hockey. The NHL playoffs are in full swing, the U18 World Championship provides some new insight on draft prospects, and the Men's World Championship gives us a chance to see a variety of NHL and international talent. Obviously, those events will not be happening anytime ...

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Sam Reinhart: He’s the solution, not the problem

It’s yet another season where Jason Botterill and Sabres’ management slowly watch the team’s postseason hopes circle down the drain. The end of the 2019-20 season will mark 9 consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance for the Buffalo Sabres, a feat that only 4 other teams have accomplished throughout the history of the NHL. It’s ...

dallas prev Buffalo Sabres Game Preview #48 - Dallas Stars

Buffalo Sabres Game Preview #48 – Dallas Stars

The Lines Buffalo Sabres Lines: Zemgus Girgensons - Jack Eichel - Sam Reinhart Conor Sheary - Marcus Johansson - Michael Frolik Rasmus Asplund - Johan Larsson - Kyle Okposo Jimmy Vesey - Curtis Lazar - Evan Rodrigues Lawrence Pilut - Rasmus Ristolainen Rasmus Dahlin - Brandon Montour Jake McCabe - Henri Jokiharju Linus Ullmark   ...

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