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OK, I emailed the Avs guy right after the signing, thinking this guy would be our 4th center. However, the consensus seems to be that he'll be chilling in the minors next year. But remember how guys like Matt Ellis and Cody McCormick were vets from other NHL teams and started off in the minors for the Sabres, only to then be brought up and become regulars because of injuries. Plus, this guy is a center. A CENTER! We have like 2 and half of those right now.
Oh, why be in denial? It is Friday and I need to put something up on the site. Anyways, I reached out to the boys at Jibble Scribbits to see if he could tell me anything interesting about Kevin Porter. And considering how excited people were (For reasons I don't get) when they signed the great John Scott, I'm not going to waste this post.
1) What are his strengths and weaknesses?
He can fill in pretty much anywhere in a pinch, and he does OK going to the net on the powerplay, usually on the 2nd PP unit if he ...
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The Buffalo Sabres are going to have to look elsewhere if they’re going to add that pure scorer they covet.
According to multiple sources, the Sabres have pulled themselves out of the Bobby Ryan competition. The reason being the price was getting to become to high, and Buffalo didn’t want to be part of a bidding war that would cost them much more than originally...
The Buffalo Sabres have signed two free-agent forwards, Mark Mancari and Kevin Porter, and re-signed minor league goalie David Leggio each to one-year contracts.
Mancari re-joins the Sabres after spending last year in the Vancouver Canucks' organization. He had no points in six games with Vancouver and spent the rest of the season in the minors. Selected by Buffalo in the seventh...
With the Sabres now out of the chase for Bobby Ryan, they have moved on to a new main team to try and improve their roster.
That main team, as some on twitter may have already guessed, is the Colorado Avalanche. The player involved, Paul Stastny.
Stastny has been a player linked in trade rumors to the Sabres for the past year or so now dating back to the 2011 trade deadline when...
Mark Mancari, huh?
Not a bad signing by the Sabres. In fact, I think it's a pretty good one.
In case you didn't know, Mancari set the AHL record for hardest slap shot in 2008, at 102.8 mph:
Just a quick, short post for today. Enjoy your weekend, everyone.
This next video has some recent memories. My favorite being Jochen Hecht scoring in a shootout.