2017 NHL Mock Draft | June Edition

This time on the BTB Hockey mock draft, Brandon Share-Cohen joined Chad DeDominicis in sharing their projections. The two mock’s have a good variation which makes it more fun to have a discussion on the matter. Remember to follow us at @BTBHockey on Twitter for coverage on the NHL Scouting Combine this weekend in Buffalo.…

Scouting Report: Olli Maatta | 5/1/2017

Another option new Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill could consider to improve the blue line is Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta. Botterill would be very familiar with the player and would be comfortable swinging a trade for the 22-year-old native of Finland. Here is a scouting report from Chad DeDominicis back in the beginning…

Sabre-Metrics: Moose

Marcus Foligno, AKA “Moose”, was one of the many topics of discussion this past season, particularly due to his playing time on Eichel’s line and his desire to continue to play on that line. Many people argue the Foligno doesn’t have the speed to keep up with Jack and is hurting more than helping. This…

Scouting Report: Viktor Antipin | 5/25/17

The Buffalo Sabres began their rebuild of the blue line with making the signing of Russian defender Viktor Antipin to a one-year entry-level contract. The 24-year old played for Metallurg Magnitagorsk of the KHL. Here is the overall scouting report on Antipin from Beyond The Blade’s KHL/European Scout Aivis Kalnins.  

Scouting Report: Nick Bonino | 5/25/17

The Buffalo Sabres could be in the market for a third line center this summer. New general manager Jason Botterill could look to bring in someone he’s familiar with in Pittsburgh Penguins forward Nick Bonino. The 29-year old is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Here is a scouting report by…