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Buffalo Sabres 2014-15 Season Primer

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The Buffalo Sabres are the second team we are taking a closer look at in our season primer series.

Use the below Tabs to view Sabres info for this upcoming season, as well as some numbers from last year.

2013-14 record: 21-51-10, 52 points
Where they finished: 8th in the Atlantic; 16th in the East; tied for 30th in the NHL

Player Salaries: $64,662,698 (24)
Cap Payroll: $58,419,166
Bonuses: $3,975,000
Cap Space: $10,580,834
Forwards: $35,869,167 (14)
Defensemen: $18,491,667 (8)
Goalies: $3,750,000 (2)
Source: CapGeek.com

In: Andre Benoit D, Andrej Meszaros D, Brian Gionta RW, Cody McCormick W/C, Jordan Samuels-Thomas LW, Josh Gorges D, Matt Moulson LW, Tyson Strachan D, Zac Dalpe RW/C

Out: Alexander Sulzer D, Christian Ehrhoff D, Cory Conacher LW/RW, Jamie Tardif RW, John Scott LW/D, Kevin Porter W/C, Matt D’Agostini RW/LW

2014-15 Team Outlook:

Realizing last season that it was time for a complete rebuild, the Sabres blew it up and traded stars Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders for their 1st and 2nd round picks in 2015 and Matt Moulson. Moulson was after traded to the Wild. Ryan Miller, along with Steve Ott, were sent to the St. Louis Blues for Jaroslav Halak (who the Sabres then traded to Washington for goaltender Michal Neuvirth), Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, and a 2015 first round pick. The Sabres ended up winning both of those deals by a landslide, as neither Miller or Vanek stayed with those teams, choosing to instead sign as UFA’s with the Vancouver Canucks and the Minnesota Wild respectively.

Upon making those deals the Sabres plummeted to the bottom of the standings, coming dead last in the NHL last season. The Buffalo Sabres have nowhere to go but up in 2014-15.

Even with the last place finish, the Sabres didn’t end up winning the Draft Lottery, losing out to the Florida Panthers and picked 2nd overall, although it’s widely believed the Sabres still got their man in Sam Reinhart as Aaron Ekblad plays defense; an area the Sabres are loaded with highly-skilled prospects.

Few teams were busier than Buffalo this offseason. The team signed multiple UFA’s to deals to improve their depth and add some veteran leadership to a group that would have been one of the leagues youngest this season, as Buffalo has a boatload of talented NHL ready prospects who are knocking on the door.

Offensively, the Sabres will be led by a very interchangeable top-six unit that includes Cody Hodgson, Tyler Ennis, Matt Moulson (re-acquired via free agency after being traded to the Wild last season), Chris Stewart and likely Drew Stafford. Rookie Sam Reinhart and the skilled Mikhail Grigorenko looking to crack the roster as well. The bottom-six group could be very similar to last season, with Marcus Foligno, Zemgus Girgensons, and former Montreal Canadiens’ captain Brian Gionta likely to make up the third-line and some combination of Torrey Mitchell, Brian Flynn, Matt Ellis and Cody McCormick rounding out the fourth-line. Other forwards with realistic shots at making the squad after a strong camp are Luke Adam, Philip Varone, and Johan Larsson.

Defense is where the Buffalo Sabres really stand out from the rest of the league, well, prospect wise anyways. Few teams, if any, have the kind of potential for a deadly back-end in the future than the Sabres do. World Junior standouts Rasmus Ristolainen and Nikita Zadorov lead the group that also includes USA World Junior captain Jake McCabe and Mark Pysyk. All four of those defenseman have the ability to evolve into top-four quality defensemen in the NHL, with Ristolainen possessing the skill to be a top-pairing defenseman. As for the current defense group heading into next season, newly acquired Josh Gorges should fit in nicely alongside Tyler Myers on the first pairing. Having a smart defensive-minded defenseman to play with, Myers, who will be able to join the rush, might even yet turn into what people expected he would. The second-pairing will likely be Andrej Meszaros and Ristolainen, with a combination of Jake McCabe, Andre Benoit and Mike Weber making up the third. Other defensemen who have a shot to make the team are Tyson Strachan and the aforementioned Zadorov and Pysyk.

Goaltending isn’t really a strong or weak point for the Sabres. With the promising, but unproven combo of Neuvirth and Jhonas Enroth, it’s hard to imagine what to expect. One thing that is for certain though is that the Sabres have some serious depth in the goalie department. In the AHL, the Sabres have Matt Hackett and Nathan Lieuwen, both of which already have some NHL experience, as well as Andrey Makarov, who was solid while splitting time between the AHL and ECHL last season.

The Buffalo Sabres did their best to make the team better this offseason (and to reach the cap floor). It is definitely an interesting roster on paper that actually doesn’t look all that bad. There are a lot of “what ifs” for this team to actually succeed (Moulson and Stewart have to return to 25-30 goal form, Myers and Ristolainen must discover their true potential, the goalie combo has to hold up, one of Reinhart or Grigorenko have to step up and take over second-line centre), but all of the “what ifs” are actually doable; it happened for Colorado last year. If everything does come together for this Sabres team, it wouldn’t be shocking to see them pull of some upsets this year. With all that said, the team still isn’t quite strong enough to make the playoffs, but I can see them playing spoiler for other teams looking to do just that.

If the “what ifs” don’t work out however, expect the Sabres to once again trade away any pieces with value and try for one of Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel. This might be the better route as they are franchise-altering type players.

Written by Greg Stamper, who can be found on twitter @g_stamp91.

The depth chart listed below was taken from NHL.com’s 30-in-30. 

FORWARDS
Matt Moulson - Cody Hodgson - Drew Stafford
Tyler Ennis - Sam Reinhart - Chris Stewart
Marcus Foligno - Zemgus Girgensons - Brian Gionta
Matt Ellis - Brian Flynn - Torrey Mitchell
Cody McCormick - Patrick Kaleta

DEFENSEMEN
Josh Gorges - Tyler Myers
Mike Weber - Rasmus Ristolainen
Andrej Meszaros - Mark Pysyk
Andre Benoit

GOALTENDERS
Michal Neuvirth
Jhonas Enroth

Forwards POS HEIGHT WEIGHT DATE OF BIRTH BIRTH PLACE
Zac Dalpe C 6′ 1″ 195 1-Nov-89 PARIS, ON, CAN
Nicolas Deslauriers L 6′ 1″ 209 22-Feb-91 LASALLE, QC, CAN
Matt Ellis L 6′ 0″ 208 31-Aug-81 WELLAND, ON, CAN
Tyler Ennis C 5′ 9″ 169 6-Oct-89 EDMONTON, AB, CAN
Brian Flynn C 6′ 1″ 180 26-Jul-88 LYNNFIELD, MA, USA
Marcus Foligno L 6′ 3″ 223 10-Aug-91 BUFFALO, NY, USA
Brian Gionta R 5′ 7″ 176 18-Jan-79 ROCHESTER, NY, USA
Zemgus Girgensons C 6′ 1″ 190 5-Jan-94 RIGA, LVA
Cody Hodgson C 6′ 0″ 192 18-Feb-90 TORONTO, ON, CAN
Cody Mccormick C 6′ 2″ 224 18-Apr-83 LONDON, ON, CAN
Torrey Mitchell C 5′ 11″ 189 30-Jan-85 GREENFIELD PARK, QC, CAN
Matt Moulson L 6′ 1″ 200 1-Nov-83 NORTH YORK, ON, CAN
Drew Stafford R 6′ 2″ 214 30-Oct-85 MILWAUKEE, WI, USA
Chris Stewart R 6′ 2″ 231 30-Oct-87 TORONTO, ON, CAN
Defensemen HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE DATE OF BIRTH BIRTH PLACE
Andre Benoit 5′ 11″ 191 30 6-Jan-84 ST. ALBERT, ON, CAN
Josh Gorges 6′ 1″ 201 29 14-Aug-84 KELOWNA, BC, CAN
Jake Mccabe 6′ 0″ 195 20 12-Oct-93 EAU CLAIRE, WI, USA
Andrej Meszaros 6′ 2″ 223 28 13-Oct-85 POVAŽSKÁ BYSTRICA, SVK
Tyler Myers 6′ 8″ 219 24 1-Feb-90 HOUSTON, TX, USA
Mike Weber 6′ 2″ 212 26 16-Dec-87 PITTSBURGH, PA, USA
Goalies
Name HEIGHT WEIGHT AGE DATE OF BIRTH BIRTH PLACE
Jhonas Enroth 5′ 10″ 166 26 25-Jun-88 STOCKHOLM, SWE
Matt Hackett 6′ 2″ 171 24 7-Mar-90 LONDON, ON, CAN
Michal Neuvirth 6′ 1″ 209 26 23-Mar-88 ÚSTÍ NAD LABEM, CZE

A look at the Buffalo Sabres top prospects heading into this season. Each source may use different classifications as to if a player is deemed a prospect or has graduated on from a prospect.

RK NHL.com ESPN
Corey Pronman
Dobber Prospects Hockeys Future The Hockey News
1 Sam Reinhart Sam Reinhart Sam Reinhart Sam Reinhart Sam Reinhart
2 Nikita Zadorov Mikhail Grigorenko Nikita Zadorov Rasmus Ristolainen Rasmus Ristolainen
3 Hudson Fasching Nikita Zadorov Rasmus Ristolainen Nikita Zadorov Nikita Zadorov
4 Joel Armia Hudson Fasching Mikhail Grigorenko Mikhail Grigorenko Mikhail Grigorenko
5 Jake McCabe J.T. Compher Joel Armia Jake McCabe Joel Armia
6 J.T. Compher Joel Armia Nicholas Baptiste Joel Armia Brendan Lemieux
7 Nick Baptiste Gustav Possler Jake McCabe J.T. Compher Jake McCabe
8 Linus Ullmark Jake McCabe J.T. Compher Mark Pysyk Hudson Fasching
9 Jonas Johansson Nick Baptiste Hudson Fasching Brendan Lemieux Johan Larsson
10 Brendan Lemieux Eric Cornel William Carrier Chad Ruhwedel J.T. Compher

* Dobber Prospects – Prospects based on relevance in a fantasy-hockey keeper league, not actual talent on the ice.

Buffalo Sabres Draft History from the past five years

2014 Draft
Rd. Draft # Player Pos. Team Ht. Wt.
1 2 Sam Reinhart C Kootenay (WHL) 6′ 1″ 185
2 31 Brendan Lemieux LW Barrie (OHL) 6′ 0″ 206
2 44 Eric Cornel C Peterborough (OHL) 6′ 2″ 186
2 49 Vaclav Karabacek RW Gatineau (QMJHL) 6′ 0″ 182
3 61 Jonas Johansson G Brynas Jr (SWE) 6′ 3″ 200
3 74 Brycen Martin D Swift Current (WHL) 6′ 1″ 195
5 121 Maxwell Willman C Williston-Northampton HS (MA) 5′ 11″ 181
6 151 Christopher Brown C Cranbrook Kingswood HS (MI) 6′ 0″ 179
7 181 Victor Olofsson RW Modo Jr. (SWE) 5′ 7″ 157
2013 Draft
1 8 Rasmus Ristolainen D TPS (FIN) 6′ 4″ 205
1 16 Nikita Zadorov D London (OHL) 6′ 5″ 230
2 35 JT Compher C US-NTDP 6′ 0″ 184
2 38 Connor Hurley F Edina HS (MN) 6 ’1″ 175
2 52 Justin Bailey C Kitchener (OHL) 6′ 3″ 190
3 69 Nicholas Baptiste RW Sudbury (OHL) 6′ 2″ 200
5 129 Calvin Petersen G Waterloo (USHL) 6′ 2″ 183
5 130 Gustav Possler W MODO (SWE) 5’11″ 172
5 143 Anthony Florentino D South Kent School (HS CT ) 6′ 1″ 227
6 159 Sean Malone C Nichols HS (NY) 5’11″ 176
7 189 Eric Locke LW Saginaw (OHL) 5′ 10″ 184
2012 Draft
1 12 Mikhail Grigorenko C Quebec (QMJHL) 6′ 3″ 200
1 14 Zemgus Girgensons C Dubuque (USHL) 6′ 2″ 175
2 44 Jake McCabe D U. Of Wisconsin (WCHA) 6′ 0″ 192
3 73 Justin Kea C Saginaw (OHL) 6′ 3″ 212
5 133 Logan Nelson C Victoria (WHL) 6′ 1″ 180
6 163 Linus Ullmark G Modo Jr (Swe) 6′ 3″ 198
7 193 Brady Austin D Belleville (OHL) 6′ 3″ 234
7 204 Judo Peterson C/RW Duluth Marshall HS (MN) 5’11″ 194
2011 Draft
1 16 Joel Armia RW Ässät (FIN) 6′ 2″ 183
3 77 Daniel Catenacci C Sault Ste. Marie  (OHL) 5’10″ 180
4 107 Colin Jacobs C Seattle (WHL) 6′ 2″ 190
5 137 Alex Lepkowski D Barrie (OHL) 6′ 3″ 215
6 167 Nathan Lieuwen G Kootenay (WHL) 6′ 5″ 185
7 197 Brad Navin C Waupaca HS (WI) 6′ 2″ 183
2010 Draft
1 23 Mark Pysyk D Edmonton (WHL) 6′ 1″ 180
3 68 Jerome Gauthier-Leduc D Rouyn-Noranda 6′ 1″ 176
3 75 Kevin Sundher C Chilliwack 6′ 0″ 192
3 83 Matt MacKenzie D Calgary 6′ 1″ 191
4 98 Steven Shipley C OWEN SOUND 6′ 2″ 205
5 143 Gregg Sutch RW Mississauga St. Michael’s 6′ 2″ 193
6 173 Cedrick Henley LW Val D’or 6′ 5″ 195
7 203 Christian Isackson F St. Thomas 6′ 0″ 174
7 208 Riley Boychuk LW Portland 6′ 4″ 210
Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
Cody Hodgson 72 20 24 44 -26 20 9 0 0 182 11
Tyler Ennis 80 21 22 43 -25 42 6 0 0 210 10
Drew Stafford 70 16 18 34 -19 39 2 1 1 185 8.6
Christian Ehrhoff 79 6 27 33 -27 38 1 1 2 161 3.7
Matt Moulson 44 11 18 29 -8 20 3 0 2 105 10.5
Tyler Myers 62 9 13 22 -26 58 3 0 0 99 9.1
Zemgus Girgensons 70 8 14 22 -6 14 0 1 1 115 7
Steve Ott 59 9 11 20 -26 55 6 0 1 99 9.1
Marcus Foligno 74 7 12 19 -17 82 0 1 3 79 8.9
Jamie Mcbain 69 6 11 17 -13 14 2 0 0 98 6.1
Ville Leino 58 0 15 15 -16 10 0 0 0 38 0
Brian Flynn 79 6 7 13 -10 14 0 1 0 102 5.9
Matt D’Agostini 49 5 6 11 -14 22 2 0 2 99 5.1
Thomas Vanek 13 4 5 9 -5 4 1 0 0 50 8
Mike Weber 68 1 8 9 -29 73 0 0 0 47 2.1
Henrik Tallinder 64 2 6 8 -21 34 0 0 0 40 5
Mark Pysyk 44 1 6 7 -11 16 0 0 1 51 2
Matt Ellis 50 4 2 6 -6 4 0 0 0 70 5.7
Cory Conacher 19 3 3 6 -7 16 1 0 1 27 11.1
Cody Mccormick 29 1 4 5 -8 45 0 0 0 20 5
Johan Larsson 28 0 4 4 0 19 0 0 0 21 0
Rasmus Ristolainen 34 2 2 4 -15 6 0 0 0 52 3.8
Mikhail Grigorenko 18 2 1 3 -3 2 0 0 0 20 10
Alexander Sulzer 25 0 2 2 -3 8 0 0 0 21 0
Linus Omark 13 0 2 2 -5 6 0 0 0 10 0
Philip Varone 9 1 1 2 -3 4 0 0 0 15 6.7
Zenon Konopka 23 0 1 1 -4 33 0 0 0 6 0
Kevin Porter 12 0 1 1 -5 2 0 0 0 3 0
Torrey Mitchell 9 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 9 11.1
John Scott 56 1 0 1 -12 125 0 0 0 16 6.3
Corey Tropp 9 0 1 1 -8 0 0 0 0 7 0
Luke Adam 12 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 16 6.3
Nicolas Deslauriers 17 1 0 1 -10 18 0 0 0 30 3.3
Jake Mccabe 7 0 1 1 -3 15 0 0 0 1 0
Chad Ruhwedel 21 0 1 1 -3 2 0 0 0 35 0
Nikita Zadorov 7 1 0 1 -4 4 0 0 0 4 25
Patrick Kaleta 5 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Stewart 5 0 0 0 -2 6 0 0 0 3 0
Brayden Mcnabb 12 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 10 0
Goalie GPI GS MIN GAA W L OT SO SA GA SV%
Ryan Miller 40 40 2384 2.72 15 22 3 0 1411 108 0.923
Jhonas Enroth 28 26 1574 2.82 4 17 5 0 834 74 0.911
Matt Hackett 8 8 426 3.1 1 6 1 0 239 22 0.908
Nathan Lieuwen 7 5 363 2.98 1 4 0 0 191 18 0.906
Michal Neuvirth 2 2 117 2.56 0 2 0 0 98 5 0.949
Connor Knapp 2 1 77 3.12 0 0 1 0 32 4 0.875

Buffalo Sabres 2013-2014 cumulative 5v5 close FF

Buffalo Sabres 2013-2014 game-by-game 5v5 close FF

Buffalo Sabres 2013-2014 rolling 10-game 5v5 close FF

Buffalo Sabres 2013-2014 player usage

10 Comments

  1. Dan

    August 28, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    Greg Stamper must work for the Sabre’s. They we brutal last year and they will be even worse this year. Despite being outshot by unbelievable margins last year, Miller stole games. Miller is gone and the replacement goalies are borderline NHL backups. Their best defenseman and arguably their best skater, Christian Ehrhroff they blew off and is now in Pittsburg. Josh Gorges was not good enough to crack the Habs top 6 this year and is grossly over-rated. Gionta is a dwarf pylon and his best days are far far behind him. Reinhart and Grigerenko despite being future fixtures for the Sabre’s are not ready and the Sabre’s management will not have them anywhere near this train wreck. Ristolainen might be their best prospect and future star but once again why would the Sabre’s management want him anywhere near this group of misfits. I am a realistic season ticket holder and not some delusional writer or Sabre employee trying to sell tickets.

    • sabretooth

      August 29, 2014 at 5:22 pm

      realistic or pessimistic dan? im a sabres fanatic to the end, and im telling you this is spot on dan. yeah gionta is not young, but he can still put up points and is more of a playmaker these days and still able to put up an average of 25 points a season as he put up 40 last year. moulson will be relied on like vanek so maybe his point production will go up, and since he’s signed for a couple years the monkeys off his back and he can focus on the game. ehrhoff was good but from time to time a bit defensively irresponsible, he didnt want to be in hockey heaven thats his choice but myers and our d-corp are deep so look for some competition and a better blue line this year. nolan is coaching and tim murray doesnt f**k around, so rest assured that being worse than last year is absolutely impossible with our additions. seriously, how can you say that do you even play hockey or understand statistics at all? our goals for goes up 30 at a minimum with our additions, if our blue line steps up and meszaros plays well then our record only gets better. there is competition on this to make the roster so everyone will be trying to step it up and play far better than last year. look at Stewart he feels he has to prove something and hates when people talk about tanking i feel this year will bring fairly pleasant surprises and if we end in last than we got mcdavid…

      • Dan

        August 29, 2014 at 10:08 pm

        @Sabretooth. I could suggest you have rose colour glasses on but to be blunt, you are a complete dumb ass. Not only am I a season ticket holder who watched those Sabre losers first hand last year but also a die hard Habs fan who watched Gionta and Gorges each and every game. Without doubt they were a pair of anchors and I could not be more pleased they have departed the real hockey heaven….a heaven with 24 Stanley Cups. So you lose Miller, Vanek, Ott and Erhoff and somehow your math says they are better off. You a loser. By the way, I played Junior hockey in Ontario. Did you even play street hockey or were you too busy jerking off.

        • Dave

          August 30, 2014 at 5:15 pm

          Who cares if you’re a season ticket holder, or a Habs fan for Christ’s sake. If you knew anything about hockey, you would know one VERY important fact that you seem to be over looking, Dan. CHEMISTRY. The Sabres lost it last year. They actually lost it a few years ago, but last season was the culmination of that loss. This is a forum for OPINIONS, and since none of us is a fuckin EXPERT, it would make a lot of sense to stop acting as if they were!

          Now, that being said, you really do seem to be some young kid, mad because his “beliefs” are being challenged and/or shown to be false. The simple truth here is that none of us know what this season will bring.

          I do, however, tend to believe in statistics and educated guesses, so I cannot, nor should you, ignore the accomplishments of those who have been added/re-added to the roster, and the chemistry that has so far shown itself during the off season and camp. SO FAR.
          Now with that said, I don’t own a crystal ball, so I can’t say what will happen with complete certainty, but I know this: while in a rebuild, the movement of players needs to be somewhat restricted to avoid the loss of confidence in upper office management. If the players don’t feel confident in the decisions being made, they will never settle in and find their niche. The players NEED a certain amount of stability, as well as a certain amount of “instability” to make things come together. They need certain knowledge that the organization not only has a plan, but also the staff to make it happen. On the other hand, they need a certain amount of “uncertainty” in their role and place in the organization. This keeps the players working in harmonic competition with each other, thus building a Comraderie that solidifies them into a finely tuned, well oiled machine, performing at peak levels. Slowly, after this is accomplished, you can start swapping out pieces, upgrading as needed, but right now, there is not much that tells me that the Sabres are anything but a sub 20th place team this season, which is 10 places above where they finished last season.

          That is realistically speaking. As for my hopes, I honestly hope they can crack the top 15. I believe that 95% of us Sabres fans would be satisfied with that. I know I would be.
          And as far as Habs fans, well we all know they aren’t among the smartest NHL fans out there, so take their posts with a grain of salt.

          • sabretooth

            August 31, 2014 at 5:59 am

            Well said…I was basically using statistics and an educated guess… Gorges knows gionta the rest of the team is familiar with each other and Mezsaros and Benoit are odd men out…but moulson can feel secure with his contract and gionta is home where he wants to be….I mean from that point of view hopefully this team gels and we get a much more competitive team than last year..I’d say there’s a good shot cracking the top 16 teams..but at this point tanking intentionally or unintentionally would be a tremendous blow to our management and fan base as a lot of questions would be hard to answer if that situation were to occur.

      • Dan

        August 29, 2014 at 10:10 pm

        @Sabretooth. I could suggest you have rose colour glasses on but to be blunt, you are a complete dumb ass. Not only am I a season ticket holder who watched those Sabre losers first hand last year but also a die hard Habs fan who watched Gionta and Gorges each and every game. Without doubt they were a pair of anchors and I could not be more pleased they have departed the real hockey heaven….a heaven with 24 Stanley Cups. So you lose Miller, Vanek, Ott and Ehrhoff and somehow your math says they are better off. You are a loser. By the way, I played Junior hockey in Ontario. Did you even play street hockey or were you too busy jerking off.

        • sabretooth

          August 30, 2014 at 2:49 pm

          Right… I’m a dumbass and so is Tim Murray. You’re definitely not a sabres fan saying your a habs fan mate so wtf are you posting here for anyway.and I doubt you played juniors thinking like that. When’s the last time Montreal won the cup or a Canadian team for that matter, not since 93. That’s irrelevant the point is you talk like your a know it all and to me you sound like a little 12 year old. We can argue semantics all day but I’m going to let actions speak for themselves, the sabres will not finish dead last this year.

  2. Dan

    August 31, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    @Sabretooth and Dave. Now that you have disrespected Habs fans, Canadian fans, Canadian’s in general perhaps you can tell me how many Stanley Cups have been won in Western NY…ZERO!!! Yes there are arrogant fans in Montreal but at least they have been brought up with the game unlike most in NY State. As far the Sabre’s are concerned, rather than answer how the Sabres are improved considering your one viable star player Ryan Miller, your best forward Vanek, best D’man in Ehrhoff are long gone you instead call me a 12 year old, obviously have not played hockey (I will bet you $1mil I have played Junior hockey). Instead you suggest due to “stability” and “Comraderie” they have a chance to be a top 15 team in the league. You have lost your mind….and still have not logically answered the question.

    • sabretooth

      September 2, 2014 at 4:28 am

      because now you’re just trolling now….i’ll let the season and scoreboard be the judge.

  3. Adam

    September 3, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Dan is my hero. Good to see another fan other then myself get it. For anyone to think that this team could make the playoffs is on some good drugs! They list their 3 best players and did not replace them with better players. They replaced them with role players that will be good for all the young prospects! Missing out of McDavid/Eichel this year will be a waste! We must guarantee one of the tie by finishing last!