Buffalo Sabres A to Z: Every Freakin' Guy Here (for now)
We take a look at the players remaining in camp and where things appear to be headed as the preseason comes to an end.
To get ready for the upcoming Buffalo Sabres season, I’ll be previewing most of those involved in the eventual successes and failures by going through the alphabet using a different word each time - a revolutionary theme if there ever was one.
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Every freakin’ guy here (for now)
We’re getting down to it now. The Sabres have one more preseason game to play Friday night and by the time we reach Sunday, we should pretty well know how the remaining battles will play out…right?
That’s the hope at least, but there are a few players making things difficult and solving those equations is going to be really difficult.
After they cut down the roster last weekend and got the first rounds of players through waivers without anyone being claimed, coach Don Granato has rolled his lines and defensive pairs in each of the past few days at practice:
Jeff Skinner—Tage Thompson—Zach Benson
Jordan Greenway—Casey Mittelstadt—Alex Tuch
JJ Peterka—Dylan Cozens—Victor Olofsson
Zemgus Girgensons—Peyton Krebs—Kyle Okposo
Brandon Biro—Tyson Jost—Lukas Rousek
Rasmus Dahlin—Connor Clifton
Owen Power—Henri Jokiharju
Mattias Samuelsson—Erik Johnson
Ryan Johnson—Jacob Bryson
Riley Stillman—Kale Clague
I’ve written these in a particular order because this is what it feels the depth chart looks like right now. We’ve got some thoughts on all of the players after watching them throughout the preseason during games and practices.
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