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Coping without the Sabres tank job by @LukeWachob

The Sabres are 9 points ahead of the last-place Edmonton Oilers. They are 4 points behind the Boston Bruins. We might as well say it now: The Tank is dead. Long live The Tank. I’ve been a vocal advocate of the Sabres’ apparently-deliberate strategy of tanking to get top draft picks in 2014 and 2015. It’s a simple philosophy: if you’re going to blow up and rebuild, do it...
Via Buffalo Wins
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres assign No. 2 overall pick Reinhart to junior team

  The Buffalo Sabres have sent No. 2 overall draft pick Sam Reinhart to the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League. Reinhart, 19, has played in nine games for the struggling Sabres, recording one assist and just three shots on goal. NHL rules stipulate that a drafted rookie can play in up to nine games on a trial basis. Once Reinhart played his 10th, he would've been committed...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres send first-round pick Sam Reinhart back to juniors

The Buffalo Sabres did the best thing they could possibly do for the development of their first-round draft pick, Sam Reinhart. They sent him out of Buffalo. The team announced on Friday morning that it has sent Reinhart, after giving him a nine-game look in the NHL, back to his junior team, the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League. Had they kept him in the NHL it would have...
Via Hockey Fan Land
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Reinhart should be returned to juniors

We’re only a handful of games into the 2014-15 season, so it’s probably too early to make judgments about most things. That said, after four games it’s pretty clear that Buffalo Sabres top pick Sam Reinhart needs to be returned to his junior team. Don’t even wait to get near the nine-game deadline; send him […] The post Sam Reinhart should be returned to juniors appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Balancing Act: Sabres Face Dilemma Over Reinhart & Other Young Stars

The Sabres finally got themselves into the win column last night with a 4-3 victory against the Carolina Hurricanes-but should they be looking now or already to the future with their young stars like Sam Reinhart? Fans in Buffalo are kind of desperate for some hope right now. Setting off on the beginning of a […]
Via The Hockey Report
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Reinhart to debut Thursday

From Hometown Hockey: Kicking the tires is always a good idea when eyeing an investment. You want to make sure you’re getting a quality product and not wasting your money. So a little tire-kicking is what the Sabres will do in the case of their second overall pick, Sam Reinhart. The 18-year-old center will be […] The post Sam Reinhart to debut Thursday appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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