Size and toughness main strengths of Buffalo Sabres prospect pool
Slowly, the Buffalo Sabres are shedding their reputation for being an undersized team severely lacking in the toughness department. At the 2012 NHL Draft, GM Darcy Regier selected two marquee centers, Mikhail Grigorenko and Zemgus Girgensons, with the 12th and 14th overall picks, giving them size, depth and versatility at that position.
Based on talent alone, Mikhail Grigorenko is the top prospect in the Buffalo system. Though he was frequently placed second on pre-season draft lists, over the course of the 2011-12 season, his stock fell. There were many questions surrounding Grigorenko.… read more