Joseph Vito DeLuca | @joevitodeluca

Joe, American born, now makes his residence in Berlin, Germany where he does PR within the capital city's burgeoning tech scene. In addition to Germany, he has experience in the US, UK and Italy that spans the professional world and academia. Armed with a BA in Journalism/Mass Communication and an MA in Integrated Marketing Communications from St.Bonaventure University, Joe has a wide array of skills encompassing, social media, online writing, public relations, copywriting, online marketing and mobile advertising. His professional background spans the advertising, gaming, mobile, education and sports industries.

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Recent Articles by Joseph Vito

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The Forgotten Prospect: Joel Armia

With what already appears to be another long season in Buffalo, fans can’t help think about the team’s stockpile of prospects and drafts picks and what some of those draft […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Buffalo Sabres
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The Real NHL Expansion Markets Are in Europe

One of the hot topics in the NHL has been expansion, with rumors of Quebec, Seattle, Toronto and Las Vegas as potential cities. However, this thinking seems a bit too […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 12 comments · The Business of Hockey
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The World Cup, Hockey & The American Way

A throng of casual fans tightly pack together and surround the television screens inside their local gastropub. As the pace of the game accelerates, so too do the heartbeats of the anxious […]

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Religion & The Sabres Season

When Terry Pegula took over the reins of the Sabres, Ted Black proclaimed “A clarion call should go out to the league that Buffalo is hockey heaven.” Fans of the organization […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Buffalo Sabres
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Pat LaFontaine: More Like Marino Than Elway

The Pat LaFontaine resignation from President of Hockey Operations has sent shock waves down the Sabres organization and through the Buffalo community. This comes on the heels of the blockbuster […]

by · March 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Buffalo Sabres
Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

The NHL Needs to Change Its Draft Process

Here we are in the midst of the NHL season and the biggest concern in Buffalo is a fear that the team will win too many games and lessen its […]

by · February 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, NHL Entry Draft
Gilobert Perreault still leads the Buffalo Sabres in most offensive categories. (THW Media Library)

A Roulette Wheel, Lottery Balls & The Sabres Draft Fortunes

Even though we are in the midst of an NHL season, fans of the Buffalo Sabres find themselves thinking more about lottery balls than hockey pucks. That’s because the team […]

by · February 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, NHL Entry Draft
Sam Reinhart will battle Sam Bennett for first forward taken in the draft and for first overall (WHL Images)

Who Should the Buffalo Sabres Draft this Summer?

There a four players in particular who the Buffalo Sabres should consider at this summer’s NHL draft, but how would each fit into the roster?

by · January 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres, NHL Entry Draft
Ryan Miller led the Reborn Sabres into battle against the Polish Express. (HermanVonPetri)

Buffalo Sabres Prove Shootout is a False Positive

One of the hottest debates within hockey circles is whether or not the shootout belongs in the game. The biggest knocks against the shootout is that it is far from […]

by · January 14, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Buffalo Sabres
Former Montreal Canadiens Forward Andrei Kostitsyn (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Selecting the ‘Best of the Rest’ Olympic Roster

For the players left out of the Olympics, we’ve constructed a ‘Best of the Rest’ roster of players hailing from nations that didn’t qualify.

Jack Eichel is just one of highly coveted prospects available for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (USA Hockey/Ellen DeLuca)

5 Ways to Lose a World Juniors Tournament

While many will look to the Finns as a blueprint for World Juniors success, we can also learn a lot from the likes of Russia, the United States, Canada and […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Top 10 Lists, World Junior Hockey Championship
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Rasmus Slays the Giant to Bring Gold to Finland

In an outcome few predicted, Rasmus Ristolainen fired the shot heard around the hockey world to knock off host country Sweden in overtime and deliver a World Junior Championship to […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, World Junior Hockey Championship