Tag: Prospects

2019 Buffalo Sabres Prospect Pyramid

If you're not familiar with this style of ranking, Steve Dangle of SportsNet came up with this concept a few years back where as opposed to straight up ranking players, you place them in tiers. I like the idea so over the past few years I've put out my own pyramid for Buffalo's prospects. So ...

Final 2019 NHL Draft Rankings

The 2019 NHL Draft is now less than a month away and unlike last year, there is a lot of intrigue for the Buffalo Sabres going into round one of the draft. Last year it was a guarantee that Rasmus Dahlin would be the selection with the first overall pick, and now that the Sabres ...

Mittelstadt Series – Playmaking

Casey Mittelstadt's vision and playmaking skills are at the top of the list for what make him such a dynamic prospect. He has probably the best vision I've personally seen in a prospect besides Connor McDavid. He often surprises teammates with the puck on their stick when they didn't even see a passing lane, yet ...

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 ...