June 26th, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres, Sabres Transactions 0 comments

Buffalo didn't waste any time making a move on day two of the NHL Draft. The Sabres acquired Russian defenseman Dmitry Kulikov and the 33rd pick for Mark Pysyk the 38th pick and 89th pick. General Manager Tim Murray fulfilled his need of a top four left shot blueliner. When you compare Kulikov to Pysyk it would appear that the Panthers got the...

June 25th, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres, Florida Panthers, News, Panthers Transactions, Sabres Transactions 0 comments

Just minutes before day two of the 2016 NHL Draft got underway from First Niagara Center, the host Buffalo Sabres and Florida Panthers struck a deal that saw a swapping of defensemen as well as draft picks. The Sabres have acquired 25-year-old defenseman Dmitry Kulikov and the 33rd-overall selection in exchange for 24-year-old blue liner Mark...

June 24th, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres, News, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

With the eighth pick in the 2016 NHL Draft the Buffalo Sabres have selected Alex Nylander from the Mississauga Steelheads of the Ontario Hockey League. About Alexander Nylander Brother of Leafs’ prospect William Nylander, he has some similar attributes to both William and his father (Michael). He’s a smooth skater with great vision in all...

June 22nd, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres, News, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

With the NHL Draft set to go in a couple of days at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, it only seems fitting that the Sabres are willing to make a splash in their home rink. Looking to improve his team sooner rather than later, it looks as though Tim Murray isn’t closing out the idea of trading the eighth overall pick in this year’s...

June 21st, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres 0 comments

The Buffalo Sabres will continue to transform in the coming weeks in preparation for the 2016-17 NHL season. The Sabres were an improved club in 2015-16 and have a lot of pieces in place to continue this upward trend. Buffalo has an infusion of young prospects in its future with 11 selections in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. In addition,...

June 21st, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres, Sabres Transactions 0 comments

The Sabres made their first big move of the offseason in trading for the rights to pending college free agent Jimmy Vesey. The 2016 Hobey Baker Award winner was acquired from the Nashville Predators for the 76th overall pick in the upcoming draft. Vesey's camp has been adamant about his desire to hit the open market in August. However, the Sabres...

June 20th, 2016 In Buffalo Sabres, Nashville Predators, News 0 comments

The Buffalo Sabres have acquired the rights to pending free agent Jimmy Vesey from the Nashville Predators in exchange for a 2016 3rd round draft pick (76th overall), the team announced Monday. Vesey, the 2016 Hobey Baker winner, played four years at Harvard and decided not to sign with the Predators, as is his right. That means he can become a...

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