NHL Burning Things: Buffalo Sabers

You’re reading the latest in THN.com’s NHL-team-team-team analysis of the big questions ahead of the start of the upcoming regular season. Today, we outline three thorny questions for the Buffalo Sabers:

Three burning questions for SABERS in 2022-23:

1. How quickly does the talented young core of Cypress develop? Years of dismal performances for Buffalo have given them a slew of exciting young players on the rise. But the bigger question is how quickly their elite level skills will evolve to the top tier of the best hockey league in the world. 22-year-old defending star Rasmus Dahlin is entering his fifth season in the National Hockey League, and although he has achieved his new personal bests in goals (13), assists (40) and points (53), there is still a feeling that his game is up. More growth in it.