Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Peterka’s first season in North America was impressive. What happens next? Buffalo Sabres prospect JJ Peterka is a unicorn. Is that the weirdest sentence you’ve read in a while? Stay with me here. I promise this isn’t some random children’s fantasy book about dragons and castles. Michael Peca, who has served as an assistant coach with … [Read more...] about JJ Peterka’s Unique Skillsets Foster Great Potential
James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports Spotlight: taking a closer look at the Sabres’ coaching staff During this offseason, Die by the Blade has been looking to our readers for content of interest. Last month, there was a request to learn more about the coaching staff of the Buffalo Sabres. Well, we aim to please. Now that we have taken a deeper dive into learning more about … [Read more...] about The Leaders Alongside Granato
Photo by Andy Mead /Icon SMI/Icon Sport Media via Getty Images Will the Buffaslug make its return? The Buffaslug. The goathead. Red and black. Blue and gold. Royal blue. One of the hot topics on social media right now is what each NHL team’s “Reverse Retro” jersey for the upcoming season is going to look like. Icethetics has been providing some hints, and reveals, of … [Read more...] about What Should the Sabres’ Reverse Retros Look Like?
It’s very quiet out there. We’re into that time of the year where there’s simply no Buffalo Sabres news as everyone’s away enjoying their summer breaks. There’s not been much in the way of news aside from the announcement about the return of the Prospects Challenge, with the Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils, Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins all … [Read more...] about DBTB Open Thread – Week of August 8th
Micheline Veluvolu/Rochester Americans What to expect from the team in the 585. As we head into the quiet of August, it’s a good time to check in on the Buffalo Sabres’ AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans, and see how things are shaping up for that team for the upcoming season. Last Season Recap Last season saw the Amerks play 76 games, one of a handful of teams … [Read more...] about Checking in on the Rochester Americans