Tag: matej pekar

Prospect Notebook: 2019-20 Year End Review

The hockey season ended prematurely for everyone around the world due to COVID-19 and it is still an unknown how the aforementioned pandemic will impact the 2020-21 season for all leagues. This weekly column was intended to track and provide updates on how Buffalo Sabres Prospects were performing and developing so I thought that it ...

Prospect Matej Pekar is transitioning nicely in Sudbury

With the 94th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft the Buffalo Sabres selected forward Matej Pekar from the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the USHL. A year later the Czech born forward made the jump to the OHL playing with the Barrie Colts. The 6’0 170lbs forward has enjoyed a solid OHL career, and now finds ...

World Junior Championship 2020 Preview

My Story: The World Junior Tournament is one of my favorite hockey events of the entire year.  There is so much pride that these kids are playing for and it shows in the efforts they give on the ice, especially when rival opponents are up against each other.  Participating in this tournament is a sign ...

Evaluating the Sabres 2018 Draft Class

The NHL Draft has concluded and the Sabres have brought in another new crop of prospects. The Sabres only had six picks after parting ways with their 3rd and 6th round picks. They selected defenseman with five out of the six. Grade: A- I'd give the Sabres an overall grade of A-, Rasmus Dahlin playing ...