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Sharpen Up: June 25, 2019

Here's what you need to know before the NHL schedule is announced at noon

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The NHL schedule will be released today. Development camp on-ice sessions begin tomorrow. The French Connection Tournament is set for Saturday. Unrestricted free agency opens up on Monday. 

Let's get right to it.

Here's what you need to know.

 

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Sharpen Up: June 24, 2019

Here's what you need to know on the Monday after the 2019 NHL Draft

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Buffalo Sabres added six players to the organization over the weekend thanks to the 2019 NHL Draft. 

On Friday, they picked center Dylan Cozens seventh overall and defenseman Ryan Johnson 31st.

On Saturday, they moved around a few of their selections and walked away with goaltender Erik Portillo in the third round, right wing Aaron Huglen in the fourth round, left wing Filip Cederqvist in the fifth round and right wing Lukas Rousek in the fifth round.

We have more on each prospect in today's Sharpen Up.

The prospects will be in town this week for development camp presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. On-ice sessions begin on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Harborcenter (those are free and open to the public). 

Here's what you need to know.

 

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Sharpen Up: June 22, 2019

Here's what you need to know before Day 2 of the 2019 NHL Draft

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Round 1 of the 2019 NHL Draft is in the books. The Sabres selected center Dylan Cozens (no, not that Dylan Cozens) seventh overall and defenseman Ryan Johnson with the 31st pick to close out the night. 

Round 2 begins at 1 p.m. today on NHL Network. Buffalo could have as many as six picks today (more on that later). We'll have full coverage for you here on Sabres.com and on social.

Here's what you need to know.

 

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Sharpen Up: June 21, 2019

Here's what you need to know before Round 1 of the 2019 NHL Draft

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Tonight's the night. Which new players will be joining the organization? We'll find out during the 2019 NHL Draft, which begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. 

Buffalo holds the seventh and 31st-overall picks in Round 1. 

Stay tuned to Sabres.com and all of our social media platforms for exclusive draft coverage all day, starting with a press scrum with Jason Botterill at around 2:30 p.m. 

Here's what you need to know. 

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Sharpen Up: June 20, 2019

Here's what you need to know the day before the 2019 NHL Draft begins

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Things look a little different around here at Sabres.com and on our social channels, don't they?

Stay tuned for news in the coming weeks as we prepare for the Sabres Golden Season. Yes, we're coming up on 50 years of Sabres hockey and we're going to take the entire 2019-20 season to celebrate.

Here's what you need to know.

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Sharpen Up: June 19, 2019

Here's what you need to know before the NHL Awards

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Will Rasmus Dahlin be named the NHL's Rookie of the Year? We'll find out tonight at the NHL Awards. Festivities from Las Vegas will begin at 8 p.m. on NBCSN.

 

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Sharpen Up: June 18, 2019

Here's what you need to know on Tuesday

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Draft Week rolls on. Round 1 will begin Friday night from Vancouver. Sabres.com will be on location for full coverage starting tomorrow. 

And we're already looking ahead to beyond the draft. The organization's annual development camp presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York will kick off on June 26 at Harborcenter.

Here's what you need to know.

 

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Sharpen Up: June 17, 2019

Here's what you need to know on the Monday before the NHL Draft

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

It's finally here. The 2019 NHL Draft will kick off on Friday in Vancouver. We'll have full coverage for you here on Sabres.com and on our social media platforms. 

Look out for our first Draft Preview video featuring Brian Duff and Martin Biron today.

Here's what you need to know. 

 

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Sharpen Up: Week of June 10, 2019

Skinner's signed, Krueger was in town, and a discussion on the Sabres' biggest draft steal

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Jeff Skinner signed on the dotted line and he'll be with the Buffalo Sabres for another eight seasons. Skinner's camp and Sabres general manager Jason Botterill came to a deal late Friday night. 

Skinner scored 40 goals in his first season in Buffalo. But you already knew that.

Here's what you need to know. 

 

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Sharpen Up: Week of June 3, 2019

Here's what you need to know this week

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The NHL Scouting Combine took place this past weekend at Harborcenter. What do you need to know?

Here's what you need to know.

 

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