Atlantic Division: Buffalo Sabres Season Primer

Atlantic Division: Buffalo Sabres Season Primer

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Buffalo Sabres season primer
Salary Cap Situation – source Cap Friendly

Projected Cap Hit: $68,078,691
Projected Cap Space: $6,921,309
Projected LTIR Used: $0
Current Cap Space: $6,921,309
Deadline Cap Space: $32,184,087
Todays Cap Hit: $68,078,691
Roster: 23/23
Contracts: 44/50

Offseason Moves – In/Out source Sports Forecaster

In
Seth Griffith, RW/LW FA – Tor
Matt Tennyson, D FA – Car
Kevin Porter, C FA – Pit
Kyle Criscuolo, C FA
Adam Wilcox, G FA – Fla
Jacob Josefson, C FA – NJ
Chad Johnson, G FA – Ari
Benoit Pouliot, LW FA – Edm
Marco Scandella, D T – Min
Jason Pominville, RW T – Min
Nathan Beaulieu, D T – Mtl
Victor Antipin, D FA

Out
Justin Kea, C FA-Minors
Cal O’Reilly, C FA – Min
Derek Grant, C FA – Ana
Erik Burgdoerfer, D FA – Ott
Mat Bodie, D FA – TB
Cole Schneider, LW/RW FA – NYR
Jean Dupuy, LW/C FA-Minors
Dmitry Kulikov, D FA – Wpg
Anders Nilsson, G FA – Van
Tyler Ennis, RW/LW T – Min
Marcus Foligno, LW T – Min
William Carrier, LW/RW ED – VGK

Depth Chartsource Yahoo! Sports

Left Wing

Center

Right Wing

Evander Kane

Ryan O’Reilly

Kyle Okposo

Benoit Pouliot

Jack Eichel

Sam Reinhart

Matt Moulson

Zemgus Girgensons

Jason Pominville

Nicolas Deslauriers

Johan Larsson

Jacob Josefson

Kevin Porter

Sean Malone

Justin Bailey

C.J. Smith

Defense

Defense

Jake McCabe

Goaltender

Rasmus Ristolainen

Marco Scandella

Robin Lehner

Nathan Beaulieu

Josh Gorges

Chad Johnson

Zach Bogosian

Justin Falk

Taylor Fedun

Victor Antipin

Matt Tennyson

2018 Free Agents

Unrestricted – Evander Kane, Josh Gorges, Chad Johnson, Nicolas Deslauriers, Jacob Josefson, and Justin Falk.

Restricted -Robin Lehner, Jack Eichel, Hudson Fasching, C.J. Smith, Victor Antipin, Sam Reinhart, Sean Malone, Nicholas Baptiste, Justin Bailey, Seth Griffith, Adam Wilcox, Casey Nelson, and Jason Kasdorf.

2018 Draft Picks

1st – Buffalo
2nd – Buffalo
3rd –
4th – Buffalo, Minnesota
5th – Buffalo
6th – Buffalo
7th – Buffalo

Top 10 Buffalo Sabres Prospectssource The Hockey News

1. Alexander Nylander – Right Wing
2. Casey Mittelstadt – Center
3. Rasmus Asplund – Center
4. Brendan Guhle – Defense
5. Hudson Fasching – Right Wing
6. Cliff Pu – Center
7. Marcus Davidsson – Right Wing
8. Ukko-Pekka Luukkanen – Goaltender
9. Nicholas Baptiste – Right Wing
10. Brandon Hagel – Left Wing