Tag: Jason Botterill

The Last 33

In what felt like an eternity, the Buffalo Sabres eleven-day midseason break has now come to a close, and the team now has 33 games remaining to claw themselves back into a playoff spot. The course of action in which they attempt to tackle that feat, however, is yet to be seen. Let's take a ...

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, ...

An In-Depth Look at Mattias Samuelsson

With the 32nd overall pick at the 2018 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres took Mattias Samuelsson from the US National Development Team. Samuelsson is a very good selection for the Sabres, but in a sense, can be viewed as a safe pick. There is little doubt that Samuelsson will be an NHL defenceman, but his ...

Dahlin Is A Sabre. Now What?

Photo Source: Ron Jenkins/Getty Images North America This past weekend concluded the first major portion of the offseason, the NHL Entry Draft.  By now, it’s no surprise that the Buffalo Sabres selected talented Swedish defenceman Rasmus Dahlin first overall. While no one here will disagree that that was Buffalo’s easiest decision to make this summer, ...

Dahlin Introduced as a Sabre

Photo via twitter.com/BuffaloSabres Earlier today the Buffalo Sabres introduced their new franchise defenceman to the public at a press conference. During the media session Rasmus Dahlin unveiled his new number, discussed how he feels joining the Sabres organization, and what he is looking forward to this upcoming season. On top of that Sabres' GM Jason ...