Sabres draft center, Casey Mittlestadt with 8th pick
New Sabres General Manager, Jason Botterill made it clear he wanted to take the best available player with Buffalo's pick at 8th in the NHL Draft. Botterill thinks he did just that, drafting center Casey Mittlestadt on Friday. Mittlestadt committed to play at University of Minnesota this upcoming season. The 18 year old was the highest American pick in the 2017 draft.