The Buffalo Sabres will have three first-round picks in the 2022 NHL Draft.
Buffalo landed the ninth overall pick in the NHL Draft lottery on Tuesday night. The Sabres also own the Vegas Golden Knights first-round selection, which is the 16th overall pick. Buffalo received the pick from Vegas as part of the trade that sent Jack Eichel to the Golden Knights in February. The pick was conditional on Vegas not winning the lottery and moving into the top 10.
The Sabres will also own a third selection in the first round as part of the trade that sent forward Sam Reinhart to the Florida Panthers last summer. That pick will fall between 28th and 32nd depending on how far the Panthers advance in the playoffs.
The NHL Draft will be held in Montreal on July 7 and 8.