PHILADELPHIA (WKBW) The Sabres had plenty of work to do on day two of the NHL Draft from Philadelphia, with 8 total picks to fill out their roster of prospects, to add to their first round selection of Sam Reinhart.
Buffalo picked first in the second round, and at 31 overall selected Brendan Lemieux. The son of former NHLer and 4 time Stanley Cup champ Claude Lemieux, Brendan last played for the Barrie Colts of the OHL.
The Sabres drafted Canadian centerman Eric Cornel next with their 44th overall pick, followed up by winger Vaclav Karabacek from the Czech Republic at 49th overall.
Swedish goalie Jonas Johansson of Sweden was taken at 61st overall.
The Sabres grabbed Canadian defenseman Brycen Martin at 74th overall, then two more centers in the fifth and sixth round in Maxwell Willman and Christopher Brown, both American born skaters.
The team finished off their drafting with Victor Olofsson, a right winger, at 181 in the 7th round.