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Going Pro: Sabres Sign Jack Eichel to Entry Level Contract

The questions surrounding Jack Eichel’s status were settled today, rather quickly into the offseason.  The second overall pick of the NHL draft has said good-bye to his college days, signing a three-year entry level contract with the Buffalo Sabres.  Jack Eichel’s scouting report is available here. The following is the official press release sent to us by the Buffalo Sabres…


Zack Kassian traded to Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Zack Kassian and a 5th round pick from the Vancouver Canucks for Brandon Prust. More details to follow. Hearing from a source that Zack Kassian has been dealt to the Habs — Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) July 1, 2015 VAN gets Prust and a 5th for Kassian. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2015 Kassian,…

Jack Eichel

LWOS 2015 NHL Draft Grades

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2014 NHL Draft.  Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the site that will bring…

DENVER, CO - APRIL 07:  Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to facing the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center on April 7, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Predators 3-2.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ryan O’Reilly Traded to Sabres

Colorado Avalanche trade Ryan O’Reilly and Jamie McGinn to the Buffalo Sabres for a package including Nikita Zadorov and Mikhail Grigorenko.

Robin Lehner

Ottawa Senators Trade Robin Lehner and David Legwand to Buffalo for 1st Round Pick

At last, since the recent signing of the latest goaltending sensation in Ottawa, Andrew Hammond, as well as signing Boston University goalie Matt O’Connor the buzz in the Ottawa Senators organization has been all around their other two mainstay goaltenders of Craig Anderson and Robin Lehner. Finally, general manager Bryan Murray has found a suitable trade partner in shipping Robin…

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 23: Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates in an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on December 23, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. Hurricanes won 2-1 in a shootout. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Young Players Who Need Fresh Starts

It’s no secret that a fresh start can revitalize a player’s career. However, there are a few young players around the league who need one moving forward.

<> at American Airlines Center on March 23, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.

NHL’s 30 in 30: Buffalo Sabres

For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to get better and improve upon…

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