Category: Everything

Time to focus on Rochester

I'm waving the white flag. The Sabres aren't making the playoffs and at this point, they are trending more likely to have a top 10 pick than to sneak into the wildcard. That's not necessarily a bad thing when it comes to lottery odds and getting a high end prospect, but playoffs would taste much ...

2019 trade deadline preview

It's expected to be yet another quiet trade deadline for the Buffalo Sabres this year. The 2019 NHL trade deadline is right around the corner and there's a big decision looming for Sabres general manager, Jason Botterill. For the first time in many years, it might not be out of the question for the Sabres ...

February 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

A WHL comeback The Western Hockey League will have a big presence in the first round of this year's NHL Entry Draft. Ty Smith and Alexander Alexeyev were the only players from the WHL that were selected in the first round in 2018. There should be at least six players from the western league that ...

Botterill may have a hidden gem in Linus Weissbach

Everyone knows Victor Olofsson, the 2014 7th round draft pick has become one of the most polarizing prospects in the Sabres organization. While the #Goalofsson hype is well-warranted, there is another 7th rounder in the Sabres prospect pool that could generate the same hype in a season or two. Linus Weissbach, Wisconsin Badgers forward, was ...

TCB Interview: Taylor Leier

This past week, I had the chance to sit down and pick the brain of recently acquired left-winger Taylor Leier, and discuss several aspects of his career, personal life, and hockey in general. You couldn't have asked for a nicer guy to talk hockey with, and the crew here at TCB are beyond thankful for ...