NHL Draft

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Brayton Wilson
July 15, 2019 - 3:34 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have one of their first round picks in the 2019 NHL Draft under contract. The team announced on Monday that seventh overall pick Dylan Cozens has signed his three-year entry-level contract with the Sabres. It’s official! -- We have signed forward Dylan Cozens to a three-year,...
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Brayton Wilson
June 25, 2019 - 10:52 am
For the first time since the 2019 NHL Combine, both Dylan Cozens and Ryan Johnson are back in the city of Buffalo. This time, they will both be suiting up for the Buffalo Sabres this week at development camp at Harborcenter. The Sabres took Cozens with the seventh overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft...
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Brayton Wilson
June 22, 2019 - 6:52 pm
The Buffalo Sabres wrapped up their 2019 NHL Draft by taking left winger Lukas Rousek with the 160th overall pick in the sixth round. With the 160th overall pick, we select Lukas Rousek. #Sabres50 | #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/Qc9BM0ksmF — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 The 20-year-old...
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Brayton Wilson
June 22, 2019 - 6:11 pm
The Buffalo Sabres moved up in the fourth round of the 2019 NHL Draft to select right winger Aaron Huglen out of Roseau High School in Minnesota. Welcome to the Sabres, Aaron! #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/RHB4cZLsEw — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 In order to take Huglen with the 102nd...
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Derek Kramer
June 22, 2019 - 4:57 pm
For a second time on Saturday, the Buffalo Sabres moved up in the 2019 NHL Draft to get a player that they targeted. The Sabres ended up trading the 177th overall pick and the 191st overall pick in this year's draft to the Detroit Red Wings in order to move back into the fifth round. With the 143rd...
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Derek Kramer
June 22, 2019 - 2:44 pm
The Buffalo Sabres added a goaltender to their system on Saturday, taking Erik Portillo with the 67th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. With the 67th overall pick, we select goaltender Erik Portillo. #Sabres50 pic.twitter.com/hOgC5ahMCq — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 22, 2019 The 18-year-...
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Derek Kramer
June 22, 2019 - 1:53 pm
The second day of the NHL Draft got started with a trio of massive trades involving some big names and salary dumps. First, the Toronto Maple Leafs sent forward Patrick Marleau to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Leafs are looking for cap relief and paid a big price to get Marleau's $6.25 million cap...
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Brayton Wilson
June 21, 2019 - 11:42 pm
With the 31st overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres have selected defenseman Ryan Johnson from the Sioux Falls Stampede in the United States Hockey League. We’ve selected defenseman Ryan Johnson with the 31st pick! #NHLDraft | #Sabres50 pic.twitter.com/Xutu3E6te2 — Buffalo Sabres...
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Brayton Wilson
June 21, 2019 - 4:18 pm
The NHL offseason is underway and now is the time for teams to begin making moves to re-tool their rosters before the 2019-20 NHL season begins. Track all of the trades that have gone down this offseason below...
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Brayton Wilson
June 21, 2019 - 2:24 pm
The first round of the 2019 NHL Draft has wrapped up at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. The top of this year's draft class was highlighted by two players who are destined to be franchise players in the National Hockey League. Jack Hughes was taken with the first overall selection by...
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