2013 NHL Draft

A collection of articles dealing with the 2013 NHL Draft and the Buffalo Sabres plans in said draft.

Sabres Sign #8 Pick Rasmus Ristolainen to ELC

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The Buffalo Sabres first selection in the 2013 NHL Draft has signed his ELC, according to the team's Twitter account.

Updated Sabres Prospect Depth Chart, July 2013

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The Sabres have added a big number of prospects to their pipeline after picking 11 players in the 2013 draft. How does the organizational depth chart look now?

Draft Recap: Sabres Get Bigger, Tougher, Nastier

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With 11 picks and one trade swapping defensemen, the Buffalo Sabres prospect pipeline has gotten decidedly bigger, smarter, and nastier.

2013 Draft: Sabres Close Draft With Eric Locke

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The Sabres finish up their 2013 draft by taking center Eric Locke of Saginaw of the OHL.

2013 Draft: Sabres Take WNY's Sean Malone at 159

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Another WNY native, center Sean Malone, who hails from West Seneca, was drafted by the Sabres in the sixth round at pick 159.

2013 Draft: Sabres Take Three In Fifth Round

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The Sabres had a trifecta of picks in round 5, and took goalie Cal Petersen at 129, RW Gustav Possler with 130, and D-man Anthony Florentino with pick 143.

2013 Draft: Sabres Take RW Nicholas Baptiste at 69

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The Sabres continue their trend of taking hard working, two way forwards by taking RW Nicholas Baptiste from the OHL with the 69th pick.

2013 Draft: Sabres Take WNY Native Justin Bailey

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The Sabres make everyone happy by taking the hometown boy in this year's draft - Williamsville's own Justin Bailey.

2013 Draft: Buffalo Takes Connor Hurley At 35

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The Sabres go young at pick 38, taking Minnesota high school center Connor Hurley.

Sabres Trade Sekera To CAR For McBain, Pick 35

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The Sabres make a draft day trade, but not with a name you may have been expecting.

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2013 Draft: Sabres Draft F JT Compher At 35

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The Sabres have kicked off their first of three second round picks by taking forward JT Compher.

2013 Draft: Sabres Take D-Man Nikita Zadorov At 16

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The Sabres go back-to-back big blueliners by taking the hard-hitting Nikita Zadorov from the OHL's London Knights with pick 16.

2013 Draft: Sabres Take Rasmus Ristolainen at #8

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The Sabres add a big, right handed defenseman who's ready to play today to their 2013 squad with the #8 pick.

2013 NHL Draft Open Thread

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Here's your open thread for NHL Draft Day. Let us know what you think of all ten Sabres picks through the seven rounds that will be conducted today.

2013 NHL Draft: DBTB Community Predictions

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With the 2013 NHL Draft due to begin in a matter of hours, the writers at DBTB talk about what we think the Sabres will do in New Jersey on Sunday afternoon, but we want to hear your predictions too.

2013 NHL Draft: Preview of Pick No. 52

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With the draft less than a week away, let's preview the Sabres first few picks and talk about some players who could be potential selections for Buffalo at the No. 52 pick.

Pegula: "In Draft, Work Ethic Is Number One"

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An interesting comment from Sabres owner Terry Pegula may shed some light on the Buffalo Sabres draft strategy heading in to Sunday's entry draft.

NHL Draft 2013: Preview of Pick No. 38

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With the draft less than a week away, let's preview the Sabres first few picks and talk about some players who could be potential selections for Buffalo at the No. 38 pick.

2013 NHL Draft: Who Might Be There At 16?

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With the draft less than a week away, let's preview the Sabres first few picks and talk about some players who could be potential selections for Buffalo at the No. 16 pick.

2013 NHL Draft: Sabres Have Options At No. 8

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With the draft less than a week away, let's preview the Sabres first few picks and talk about some players who could be potential selections for Buffalo at the No. 8 pick.

SBN Mock Draft: DBTB Takes Frederik Gauthier At 16

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After selecting defenseman Darnell Nurse with pick number 8, we're back to shore up the Sabres forward lines at pick 16 with Frederik Gauthier of the Rimouski Oceanic in the QMJHL.

What Will It Cost To Move Into The Top Three?

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Darcy Regier has stated his desire to move up in the draft, and despite his comments yesterday about the difficulty of actually accomplishing that feat, today we're going to bring in some help to...

Would You Rather: Trade Up, Or Stock The Farm?

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The Sabres have two pretty good first round picks in #8 and #16 as well as two second rounders, but have also publicly stated that they'd like to move up in the draft. Which would you rather see...

2013 SBN Mock Draft: DBTB selects Darnell Nurse

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With six forwards taken in the first seven picks of the2013 SB Nation NHL Mock Draft, we've chosen to fortify the Buffalo blue line by selecting Darnell Nurse from the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds...

Buffalo Sabres Prospect Depth Chart

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As we ramp up our 2013 NHL draft coverage, let's start by seeing where the Sabres organization stands with their current prospect depth chart.

2013 NHL Draft: Sabres To Pick 8th

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The first ever NHL draft lottery was held tonight, but the Buffalo Sabres and their 3.6% chance did not win. What they did win was the 8th overall pick.

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