As you watch the NHL playoffs you may be inclined to feel like the Sabres are "far away" because they don't look like they could compete with the teams that are still playing. You'd be wrong to say that. While there is work to be done, to suggest it will take multiple years just to be competitive, is to take this team off the hook.
The Buffalo Sabres appear to be in a good position for the 2013 NHL entry draft. Click here to find out what a former NHL scout thinks about the class of prospects and who he thinks the Sabres should select.