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Rochester Americans have depth for substantial playoff run

The Buffalo Sabres are done for the season. While they we're "too busy trying to score goals" according to former head coach Phil Housley, 75 miles east down the thruway, goals were actually being scored. 244 goals and counting to be exact, which is tied for 3rd in the AHL. With a playoff spot locked ...

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 ...

Where do the Sabres go from here into 2019-20?

(AP Photo - Jeffrey T. Barnes) The question in the title is not a rhetorical question, I genuinely do not know and no one else does. I'd be skeptical of anyone suggesting they have the answers to propel this team into the playoffs next season. There are issues at all three positions, behind the bench, ...

Victor Olofsson’s game should translate well to the NHL

Victor Olofsson has been generating buzz for the last two seasons. Olofsson lit up the Swedish Elite League (SHL) in 2016-17, and has continued his success in with the Rochester Americans (AHL) this year. He currently has 60 points in 64 games (Tied for 5th), and 27 goals (Tied for 6th) and is the driving ...

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 ...