Where Will The Florida Panthers Finish In The Atlantic Division?

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  • Last Year’s Finish: 8th 
  • Key Additions: Matt Moulsen, Brian Gionta, Josh Gorges, Andre Benoit, Andrej Meszaros, Sam Reinhart
  • Key Losses: Christian Ehrhoff, Henrik Tallinder, Jamie Mcbain, Corey Conacher

While the additions of Moulsen, Gionta, Gorges, and Meszaros help, the Sabres are not ready to compete for a playoff spot just yet.  Give Buffalo 2-3 years and they should be a force to be reckoned with given all the young talent they have including just drafted Sam Reinhart. Buffalo fans will have to continue to be patient as chances are Buffalo will once again hold a top 5 draft pick and they could add Connor Mcdavid or Jack Eichel to their prospect pool.

There is a small chance Buffalo could surprise this year. If some of the Sabres young players like Mikhail Grigorenko, Tyler Myers, Rasmus Ristolainen, and Michal Neuvirth can all breakout than they could slide up to the 6th spot I believe.