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Prospect Profile: Vasili Podkolzin

Winger has been touted for combination of skill, work ethic

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

Beyond the top two picks, the first round of this year's NHL Draft figures to be as unpredictable as ever. 

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, in some order, will almost certainly be the first two players off the board on June 21. After that, the consensus seems to be that it's a deep first round with a fairly wide range of players who could fall in the top 10.  

Having said that, it's important to cast a wide net when trying to predict who the Sabres might select with the seventh overall selection. Today, we'll look at winger Vasili Podkolzin. 

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2019 Draft Preview: Pick 31 and Beyond

Brian Duff and Martin Biron take a big-picture look at the draft in Episode 2

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

2019 Draft Preview: Episode 2

Draft Preview: Pick #31 and Beyond

Brian Duff and Martin Biron break down what the Sabres could do with the 31st-overall pick and beyond in the 2019 NHL Draft

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Brian Duff and Martin Biron are back for the second episode of our 2019 NHL Draft Preview series. Today, they take a look at who could be available when the Sabres are on the clock with the 31st overall pick, who could be around during the later rounds, and what Marty would like to see the team accomplish this week. 

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Prospect Profile: Trevor Zegras

Center's playmaking has drawn comparisons to Patrick Kane

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

Beyond the top two picks, the first round of this year's NHL Draft figures to be as unpredictable as ever. 

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, in some order, will almost certainly be the first two players off the board on June 21. After that, the consensus seems to be that it's a deep first round with a fairly wide range of players who could fall in the top 10.  

Having said that, it's important to cast a wide net when trying to predict who the Sabres might select with the seventh overall selection. Today, we'll look at playmaking center Trevor Zegras.

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2019 NHL Draft Preview: What could the Sabres do at 7?

Watch as Brian Duff and Martin Biron discuss Buffalo's options

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

2019 Draft Preview: Pick #7

Who could the Sabres pick 7th overall?

Brian Duff and Martin Biron take a look at what the Sabres could do with the 7th-overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft

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In the first episode of our Draft Preview video series, Brian Duff and Martin Biron look at who the Sabres could select with the seventh-overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.

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Prospect Profile: Matthew Boldy

Winger has quick hands, power forward mentality

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

Beyond the top two picks, the first round of this year's NHL Draft figures to be as unpredictable as ever. 

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, in some order, will almost certainly be the first two players off the board on June 21. After that, the consensus seems to be that it's a deep first round with a fairly wide range of players who could fall in the top 10.  

Having said that, it's important to cast a wide net when trying to predict who the Sabres might select with the seventh overall selection. Today, we'll look at USNTDP winger Matthew Boldy.

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Prospect Profile: Dylan Cozens

Why the center could be an option for the Sabres with the 7th pick

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

Beyond the top two picks, the first round of this year's NHL Draft figures to be as unpredictable as ever. 

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, in some order, will almost certainly be the first two players off the board on June 21. After that, the consensus seems to be that it's a deep first round with a fairly wide range of players who could fall in the top 10.  

Having said that, it's important to cast a wide net when trying to predict who the Sabres might select with the seventh overall selection. Today, we'll look at Lethbridge center Dylan Cozens.

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Prospect Profile: Kirby Dach

Center blends size and hockey sense

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

Beyond the top two picks, the first round of this year's NHL Draft figures to be as unpredictable as ever. 

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, in some order, will almost certainly be the first two players off the board on June 21. After that, the consensus seems to be that it's a deep first round with a fairly wide range of players who could fall in the top 10.  

Having said that, it's important to cast a wide net when trying to predict who the Sabres might select with the seventh overall selection. Today, we'll look at Saskatoon center Kirby Dach.

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Prospect Profile: Alex Turcotte

Center has drawn comparisons to Toews, Marchand

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

Beyond the top two picks, the first round of this year's NHL Draft figures to be as unpredictable as ever. 

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, in some order, will almost certainly be the first two players off the board on June 21. After that, the consensus seems to be that it's a deep first round with a fairly wide range of players who could fall in the top 10.  

Having said that, it's important to cast a wide net when trying to predict who the Sabres might select with the seventh overall pick. We started looking at potential names yesterday with USNTDP winger Cole Caufield. Today, we'll look at one of his teammates in center Alex Turcotte. 

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Prospect profile: Cole Caufield

Diminutive winger scored 72 goals last season

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

Beyond the top two picks, the first round of this year's NHL Draft figures to be as unpredictable as ever. 

Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko, in some order, will almost certainly be the first two players off the board on June 21. After that, the consensus seems to be that it's a deep first round with a fairly wide range of players who could fall in the top 10.  

Having said that, it's important to cast a wide net when trying to predict who the Sabres might select with the seventh overall selection. We're going to look at seven of those potential names over the course of the next week, beginning with USNTDP winger Cole Caufield. 

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All on the table: What's next in the Sabres' pre-draft process

Director of Amateur Scouting Ryan Jankowski details the month ahead

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

Last week, members of the Sabres front office sat down within the confines of KeyBank Center and got to know many of the draft-eligible players in town for the NHL Scouting Combine. They added another dimension to their analysis of those players with the results of physical testing drills on Saturday. 

The task now for director of amateur scouting Ryan Jankowski and his staff? Don't let the information compiled over the past week carry too much weight. 

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