Summer Skate: Buffalo Sabres
The Sabres look primed to make another division run
Using the VUKOTA projection system of Puck Prospectus, Insider takes the temperature of key players on every NHL team. For a detailed explanation of Prospectus' proprietary GVT value metric, read more here.
Summer Skate -- Buffalo Sabres
The Sabres rode the superlative goaltending of Ryan Miller to the division title last year, but the fact is that the rest of the team was average at best. The Sabres lost two of their top four defensemen in Toni Lydman and Henrik Tallinder, but with the continuing development of Tyler Myers, a good group of forwards in their prime should ensure that they challenge for the division again.
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2010 NHL OFFSEASON
The writers of Puck Prospectus break out their VUKOTA projection system to examine players trending up and sliding down on every NHL team. And in anticipation of training camp, E.J. Hradek dishes on an intriguing player that could have a big impact in 2010-11.