Sabres Links: #VeseyWatch Continues, Okposo Unveiled, Nylander Impresses

GMTM and company gave their pitch to Jimmy Vesey in Boston yesterday. Will it be enough to convince him to sign with Buffalo?

Sabres Links:

  • The Sabres met with Jimmy Vesey yesterday. What about him has caught the eye of so many teams? [CBS Sports]
  • Buffalo had sent the cavalry to Boston to meet with the player [NBC Sports]
  • Vesey's agent mentioned that the player felt 'comfortable' speaking to the Sabres [WGR 550]
  • More on the four-year relationship between Jack Eichel and Vesey []
  • Vesey's rivals at Sabres Development Camp can vouch for the forward's skill [The Buffalo News]
  • Kyle Okposo sees similarities between John Tavares and Jack Eichel [Buffalo Hockey Beat] and said he is excited to be with Eichel and the Sabres []
  • TSN's Travis Yost has some thoughts on the long-term outlook for Okposo in Buffalo []
  • First round pick Nylander is trying to make a good first impression at development camp [] and you can count Hudson Fasching as one who has been impressed by him so far [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • Defenseman Brendan Guhle thinks he has a realistic shot of making the Sabres this year []
  • Defensive prospect Will Borgen recalled his whirlwind past year, which included his freshman season at St. Cloud State and the World Junior Championships []
  • Should the Sabres target UFA forward Brandon Pirri? [BLTD]

Around the League:

  • The five biggest second-week free agent signing's of the NHL's salary-cap era [The Hockey News]
  • Winnipeg signed forward Mathieu Perreault to a four-year contract extension [CBC]
  • Calgary signed the No. 6 overall pick, forward Matthew Tkachuk, to his three-year ELC [theScore]
  • The Maple Leafs unveiled their Centennial Season logo and announced a slate of events for the upcoming season []
  • Picking captains for the six NHL teams that don't have one [BarDown]