Commentary

Summer Skate: Buffalo Sabres

Ryan Miller likely to get back on track this season; Thomas Vanek may slide

Originally Published: August 16, 2011
By Ryan Popilchak and Corey Pronman | Hockey Prospectus

Using the VUKOTA projection system of Hockey Prospectus, Insider takes the temperature of key players on every NHL team, continuing Aug. 16 with the Buffalo Sabres. For a detailed explanation of Prospectus' proprietary GVT value metric, read more here.


To read more about players trending up -- and down -- for the Sabres, as well learn about a player to watch heading into training camp, you must be an ESPN Insider.

Corey Pronman is ESPN's NHL Draft and Prospects analyst. He provides analysis on the top draft-eligible players, prospects drafted by NHL teams and all other relevant prospect information. He lives in New York.