Category: Prospects

Mittelstadt Series – Shot

If this is the first post of the series you found, when you're done reading head over to the main blog post at __________ to find the links to the other categories. In the "shot" category I'll be taking a look at a couple different things that construct Mittelstadt's elite shooting ability: Release Ability to ...

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 ...