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Sabres draft Brendan Lemieux No. 31

Updated: June 28, 2014, 7:37 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- With his family pedigree and stout resume, Brendan Lemieux was sure he was a first-round pick.

One weekend into his NHL career, he already had first taste of disappointment when he was passed over on the first day of the draft. But he had a short wait on Saturday.

The Buffalo Sabres opened the second day of the draft by selecting the forward with the 31st overall pick.

"I expected to be a first-round pick and never even really looked at the second round," ...

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