NHL Power Rankings: Chicago Blackhawks Will Need More Depth

By Aaron Goldschmidt
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NHL: Dallas Stars at Buffalo Sabres
NHL: Dallas Stars at Buffalo Sabres /

12. The Sabres and Dan Bylsma have just been unfortunate this year. Playing in an incredibly hard division without your best young player for the first few months was tough, but the Sabres have proved that they can skate with any team in the NHL. They have a great group young players lead by Rasmus Ristolainen, Jack Eichel, and Sam Reinhart. Combine that with veterans Kyle Okposo, Ryan O’Reilly, and Evander Kane and this team should be able to make a strong playoff push next year once healthy. For now they will have a top 10 draft pick to look forward to.. . Previous: 28th. Buffalo Sabres. 28. team