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Sabres Daily: Buffalo Up In ESPN Rankings; Vegas To Host Draft?



There are expectations that the Buffalo Sabres will make the playoffs for the first time in a dozen years, according to an early edition of ESPN’s power rankings. The Sabres moved up to #13 on the list, the highest for any club that missed the playoffs in 2022-23.  The Vegas Golden Knights topped the list after winning their first Stanley Cup Championship last week, with the New Jersey Devils, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, and Boston Bruins filling out the top 5.


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Vegas To Host 2024 Draft?

Nashville is set to host the NHL Draft next week, and as usual reports of where next year’s draft have begun to leak out. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman on his “32 Thoughts” podcast mentioned that Las Vegas will the likely host, which makes a lot of sense with a large number of accommodations and attractions.


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