Category: Prospects

Star in the Making: Casey Mittelstadt

photo via gophersports.com Casey Mittelstadt is one of the most polarizing prospects the Sabres have had in the last 20 years. At the bottom of this page - in 3 subpages divided by skillset, I analyze and show you plays that make Casey Mittelstadt elite in different areas. There are a lot of clips I've ...

Sabres Lineup For an NHL Prospects Summer League

Welcome to the unequivocally slowest part of the year for hockey. Besides some pro summer leagues like Da Beauty League in Minnesota or the Foxbourough Pro League in Massachusetts, there is not much happening in the NHL. Free agency, buyouts and trades are mostly over with.  Players are likely done their vacations and are either ...

2018 Buffalo Sabres Prospect Pyramid

Sabres Development Camp has come to an end and that means that it's time for the third annual prospect pyramid ranking. If you're not familiar with the prospect pyramid, it's a prospect ranking in tiers rather than just compiling a huge list. Credit goes to Steve Dangle of Sports Net for this idea so go ...

Tage Thompson: An In-Depth Look

The Buffalo Sabres made a splash on July 1 by sending Ryan O'Reilly to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Vladimir Sobotka, Patrik Berglund, Tage Thompson, a 2019 1st RD pick and a 2021 2nd RD pick. While Sobotka and Berglund are serviceable players, the main "gets" for Botterill are the draft choices and ...

A Way Too Early Assessment Of Free Agency/Trades

Arguably the biggest day during the NHL offseason has now came and gone. July 1st marked perhaps the biggest deal GM Jason Botterill has completed during his tenure in Buffalo, when he traded star centerman Ryan O'Reilly to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Vladimir Sobotka, Patrik Berglund, Tage Thompson, a 2019 first-round pick, ...