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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 2:53 pm
Going into the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, Casey Mittelstadt was projected to go as one of the top picks in the first round. The top-rated American-born player had been projected to be taken as a top-five pick by many people leading up to Friday's first round. However, the 18-year old slipped down...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 2:02 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have made their final selection of the 2017 NHL Draft, taking forward Linus Weissbach with the 192nd overall pick in the seventh round. Weissbach put up a good year with the Tri-City Storm in the USHL last season, leading the team in scoring with 19 goals, 28 assists and 47...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 12:53 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have taken their second defenseman of the 2017 NHL Draft, selecting Jacob Bryson with the 99th overall pick in the NHL Draft. Bryson is an over-ager, 19, who spent last season playing college hockey with the Providence Friars in the Hockey East. He scored three goals and...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 12:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres take their first defenseman of the 2017 NHL Draft, selecting Oskari Laaksonen with the 89th overall pick in the third round. Laaksonen, 6' 1" and 165-pounds, split his time between the junior-A league and junior-B league with the Ilves program in the Finnish Liiga. In the A-...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2017 - 10:43 am
The Buffalo Sabres have selected another center with their first pick in the second round. Marcus Davidsson from Djurgårdens IF in the Swedish Hockey League is Buffalo's pick with the 37th overall selection in the 2017 NHL Draft from Chicago. The 18-year old is considered a gritty two-way center...
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Brayton Wilson
June 23, 2017 - 9:15 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have taken 18-year old center Casey Mittelstadt with the eighth overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. Mittelstadt played his hockey with Eden Prairie High School last season, scoring 24 goals and registering 64 points in 25 games. He then joined the Green Bay Gamblers in the United...
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Brayton Wilson
June 23, 2017 - 6:56 pm
The NHL offseason is underway and now is the time for teams to begin making moves to re-tool their rosters before the 2017-18 NHL season begins. Track all of the trades that have gone down this offseason below...
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Brayton Wilson
June 23, 2017 - 6:10 pm
The first round of the 2017 NHL Draft has come to a close. The Buffalo Sabres ended up selecting Casey Mittelstadt with the eighth overall pick in the NHL Draft. It was the second consecutive season the Sabres had the eighth overall pick, and for just the third time in franchise history. Last year...
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Paul Hamilton
June 23, 2017 - 11:58 am
Chicago, IL (WGR 550) -- Cal Petersen is not going to sign with Buffalo and he will become an unrestricted free agent. The Sabres picked him in the 5th round of the 2013 draft and Jason Botterill said, “I’ve spoken to Cal, at this time I think he’s probably going to move to free agency and we’ll go...
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Brayton Wilson
June 22, 2017 - 4:28 pm
The 2017-18 regular season schedule was released for all 31 teams around the National Hockey League at 3 p.m. on Thursday. We already know that the Buffalo Sabres will open their first season under new general manager Jason Botterill and head coach Phil Housley on Thursday October 5th against the...
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