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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 ...

The NHL Should Stick With The 24-Team Playoff Format, and Here is Why

The NHL's expanded post-season has been quite well received so far. After all, it is the first time the league has seen more than 16 teams included in the tournament, and at five rounds it is also the longest offering the NHL has given its fans in the league's history. There is more suspense than ...

Analyzing possible linemates for Dylan Cozens

The Pegulas cleaned house, the current situation looks bleak, but it's a clean slate for a change in the front office. I genuinely want this new direction to work for everyone involved, from ownership all the way to fans halfway across the world, we just want to win. Unfortunately, that won't happen for the 2020 ...

The Sabres Are Picking 8th Again, So Now What?

“It seems like the Sabres pick 8th every year,” read the top comment on our Instagram post revealing the Sabres draft lottery odds last month. Well, let’s take a look: 2012 - 8th 2016 - 8th 2017 - 8th 2019 - 7th 2020 - 8th Choosing in this spot every few years doesn't feel great ...

Prospect Notebook: 2019-20 Year End Review

The hockey season ended prematurely for everyone around the world due to COVID-19 and it is still an unknown how the aforementioned pandemic will impact the 2020-21 season for all leagues. This weekly column was intended to track and provide updates on how Buffalo Sabres Prospects were performing and developing so I thought that it ...