NEWARK, N.J.-Sunday at the NHL Entry draft in Newark New Jersey the Sabres selected a league high 11 players. The Sabres selected seven forwards, three defenseman and a goaltender.
Two of the players taken by the Sabres are Western New York natives, Justin Bailey from Williamsville was selected in the second round and Sean Malone from West Seneca was taken in the sixth round.
Buffalo Sabres 2013 Draft Class:
Round (Overall) - Player (Position) / Amateur team
1 (8) - Rasmus Ristolainen (D) / TPS, SM-liiga (Finland)
1 (16) - Nikita Zadorov (D) / London, OHL
2 (35) - J.T. Compher (LW) / USA U-18, USHL
2 (38) - Connor Hurley (C) / Edina, Minn. H.S.
2 (52) - Justin Bailey (RW) / Kitchener, OHL
3 (69) - Nicholas Baptiste (RW) / Sudbury, OHL
5 (129) - Calvin Petersen (G) / Waterloo, USHL
5 (130) - Gustav Possler (RW) / MODO Jr., Sweden Jr.
5 (143) - Anthony Florentino (D) / South Kent, Conn. H.S.
6 (159) - Sean Malone (C) / USA U-18, USHL
7 (189) - Eric Locke (C) / Saginaw, OHL