Report: Sabres Likely to Sign Chad Johnson

According to Minnesota Wild reporter, Michael Russo, the Sabres are likely signing goalie Chad Johnson come July 1st. https://twitter.com/Russostrib/status/880120140783919108 Johnson was originally acquired, along with a 3rd round pick, by the Sabres during the 2014-2015 season for Michal Neuvirth but he did not play a game in a Sabres uniform until the 2015-2016 season. Johnson … Continue reading Report: Sabres Likely to Sign Chad Johnson

Prospect Profile: Erik Brannstrom

Erik Brannstrom HV 71/SHL Position: Defensemen Shoots: Left Height: 5'9" Weight: 179 lbs Rankings: Ranked 10th by Draft Analyst.  Ranked 17th by Jeff Marek (Sportsnet). Ranked 18th by Future Considerations. Ranked 19th by McKeen's Hockey. Ranked 20th by Corey Pronman (ESPN). Ranked 25th by Dobber Prospects. As we continue to take a look at possible … Continue reading Prospect Profile: Erik Brannstrom

Prospect Profile: Owen Tippett

Owen Tippett Mississauga Steelheads/OHL Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right Height: 6'1" Weight: 203 lbs Rankings: Ranked 4th by ISS. Ranked 6th by Future Considerations. Ranked 6th by Bob McKenzie. Ranked 6th by McKeen's Hockey. Ranked 11th by Draft Analyst.  Ranked 11th by Hockeyprospect.com. Ranked 12th by Dobber Prospects. Ranked 20th by Craig Button. As we … Continue reading Prospect Profile: Owen Tippett

Who Is Going to Play on Eichels Wing Next Season?

Last season Jack Eichel's left wing seemed like a revolving door with Marcus Foligno, Matt Moulson, Ryan O'Reilly, Evander Kane, and Tyler Ennis all getting stints on his line. Somewhere on Jason Botterill's to-do list will be to fill that void for Eichel. Reports have surfaced from Elliotte Friedman and Bob McKenzie, suggesting that Evander … Continue reading Who Is Going to Play on Eichels Wing Next Season?

Sabres Sign Johansson, Petersen Turns Pro, and Giorgio Watch Is Still On

This afternoon the Sabres announced the signing of goalie prospect Jonas Johansson, who was drafted 61st overall in the 2014 NHL Draft. https://twitter.com/BuffaloSabres/status/870003913604321280 Johansson, a product of the Byrnas system in Sweden, played 37 games for Almtuna in Allsvenskan, the Swedish second tier league. Johansson ranked 11th in the league with a .913 SV%, 2nd … Continue reading Sabres Sign Johansson, Petersen Turns Pro, and Giorgio Watch Is Still On