State of the Sabres: Opening Night Roster

Well hockey fans, the time has finally come. After watching the Washington Capitals climb to the top of the National Hockey League mountain just three-and-a-half months ago, the slate for all 31 teams has again been wiped away clean. An entry draft, free-agent frenzy, rookie development camps, prospects tournaments, training camps and preseason all stood between the end of one campaign and the beginning of another. And what an offseason it has been!

The Buffalo Sabres orchestrated one of the most active offseasons in the league since April. Even with final rosters due at 5:00 p.m. Wholesale nhl jerseys
Eastern time on the eve of the regular season’s first games, general manager Jason Botterill could still be found negotiating trades and making waiver claims to solidify the 23-man submission. The team in Rochester has benefited, too. There have been hundreds, maybe even thousands of predictions as to how the Sabres’ lines will shake out come Thursday. Only Phil Housley knows the final answer—something he will keep a secret until Thursday night.

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Well hockey fans, the time has finally come. After watching the Washington Capitals climb to the top of the National Hockey League mountain just three-and-a-half months ago, the slate for all 31 teams has again been wiped away clean. An entry draft, free-agent frenzy, rookie development camps, prospects tournaments, training camps and preseason all stood between the end of one campaign and the beginning of another. And what an offseason it has been!

The Buffalo Sabres orchestrated one of the most active offseasons in the league since April. Even with final rosters due at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the eve of the regular season’s first games, general manager Jason Botterill could still be found negotiating trades and making waiver claims to solidify the 23-man submission. The team in Rochester has benefited, too. There have been hundreds, maybe even thousands of predictions as to how the Sabres’ lines will shake out come Thursday. Only Phil Housley knows the final answer—something he will keep a secret until Thursday night.

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