With the first pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected defenseman Owen Power. Power spent his 2020-21 season in collegiate hockey with the University of Michigan Wolverine.
Power, a Mississauga, Ontario native, joins fellow defenseman Rasmus Dahlin as the second defenseman selected number one overall by the Sabres in the past four drafts.
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 24, 2021
Power joins a struggling Sabres franchise that is likely to see their star, Jack Eichel dealt elsewhere this offseason. The 6-foot-5 left-shooting defenseman has drawn comparisons to Dustin Byfuglien and Brent Burns.
The newest Buffalo Sabre is…
— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) July 24, 2021
Let’s hope for Buffalo’s sake he’s a good one.
The Sabres got the right to select Power after winning the draft lottery.
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