Melissa Burgess has found the perfect way to combine her two passions - writing and hockey. She has written for several outlets over the last ten years covering topics such as the Buffalo Sabres, prospects and women's hockey. A born-and-raised Buffalonian, Melissa has been enthusiastic about the city's hockey for as long as she can remember. In addition to writing at Die By the Blade, Melissa covers women's hockey at The Victory Press and writes features for Canisius College's men's hockey team.
The 24-year-old blueliner leads off this year’s herd of prospects.
Honoring the memories of hockey players recently lost, and more.
Sabres’ first-overall pick reportedly heading back to the Wolverines
The Rochester Americans roster is starting to fill in.
The dramatic saga has quieted, but still remains unsettled.