BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Sabres drafted five players during the virtual 2020 NHL Entry Draft, beginning with the eighth overall pick on Tuesday night, and ending with the 216th overall pick, Wednesday.
Here are the players joining the Buffalo Sabres organization
First round, eighth overall pick: Jack Quinn, RW, Ottawa (OHL)
With the eighth overall pick of the draft, the Sabres selected right wing Jack Quinn from Ottawa in the Ontario Hockey League.
Quinn, 19, is from Cobden, Ontario which is near Ottawa, is listed as 6'1" and 179 pounds.
Last season in 62 games, the forward had 52 goals for the Ottawa 67s, and said he's looking forward to being part of a, "great sports town," in Buffalo.
Quinn will have a decent shot at making the Sabres roster out of training camp.
Second round, 34th overall pick: John-Jason Peterka, LW, EHC Munchen (DEL)
The Sabres next selection was taking a German left wing in John-Jason Peterka with the 34th overall pick.
Peterka, 18, is from Munich, is listed as 5'11" and 192 pounds.
Last season as a 17 and 18-year-old, Peterka recorded 11 points in 42 games in the German league, while playing among adults.
Peterka is currently playing EC Salzburg in the Austrian Hockey League on loan from EHC Munchen, where he has two goals in two games.
Fifth round, 131st overall pick: Matteo Constantini, C, Buffalo Jr. Sabres (OJHL)
In the fifth round, the Sabres selected center Matteo Constantini, with the 131st overall pick.
Constantini, 18, is 6' and 173 pounds, and grew up just across the border in St. Catharines, Ontario and recorded 68 points in 50 games last season with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres of the Ontario Junior Hockey League.
Constantini is scheduled to play for the Penticton Vees of the British Columbia Hockey League this season.
The forward has committed to play at the University of North Dakota during the 2021-22 season.
Seventh round, 193rd overall pick: Albert Lyckasen, D, HC Vita Hasten (HockeyAllsvenskan)
With their first pick of the seventh round, the Sabres selected right handed defenseman Albert Lyckasen with the 193rd overall pick.
Lyckasen, 19, is from Balsta, Sweden, and is listed as 5'11" and 187 pounds.
Lyckasen most recently played for Linköping HC J20 in Sweden's junior league where he had 36 points in 43 games.
The defenseman will play for HC Vita Hasten in Sweden's second league.
Seventh round, 216th overall pick: Jakub Konecny, F, HC Sparta Praha U20 (Czech U20)
With the second to last pick of the 2020 NHL Draft the Sabres selected forward Jakub Konecny.
Konecny, 18, is from Brno, Czech Republic, and is listed as 5'11" and 156 pounds.
Konecny is playing for HC Sparta Praha of the junior league in the Czech Republic.
So far this season, Konecny has 13 points in nine games.