Today we’re taking a look at the team picking number 2 in the june NHL entry draft, the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres and their fans had a very long and trying season and then on top of it all they lost the draft lottery to the Florida Panthers. However, picking 2nd isn’t so horrible for the Sabres and actually sets them up quite nicely heading into the draft.
Heading into the draft the Buffalo Sabres have lots of draft options available to them at the 2nd overall pick. They could take one of the Sam’s or go off the board, or if that franchise defenceman is sticking around they could take a gamble on him. So without further ado, here are 3 of the best draft options for the Buffalo Sabres.