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Buffalo Sabres and the Expansion Draft: Who ya got, Defenseman Edition

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Who’s your pick for the best defender available to the Kraken?

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Next up...the defenseman! With the Skinner news, I don’t think much changes. Dahlin and Jokiharju should still be considered our two most valuable defenseman and sure-thing-protected assets for the expansion draft.

And for the sake of consistency, we’ll stick with the belief that the Sabres are submitting a 7 F - 3D - 1G protection list this weekend. 8 skaters & 1 goalie is more plausible with the Skinner news, but I still think it’s significantly still a worse decision from an asset management point that I won’t consider it :)

So, with that in mind, please vote for who you think does not get the third protected slot and would also be the “best” asset for the Kraken? (excluding Irwin & Davidson)

Poll

Pick the defender who you think will NOT be protected by the Sabres AND is also the most attractive asset for the Kraken?

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  • 21%
    Rasmus Ristolainen
    (270 votes)
  • 40%
    Colin Miller
    (514 votes)
  • 13%
    Jake McCabe (UFA)
    (174 votes)
  • 25%
    William Borgen
    (321 votes)
1279 votes total Vote Now