Fans outside Key Bank Center erupted into cheers Friday night when they heard Rasmus Dahlin was officially coming to Buffalo.
There was fun, games, and a whole lot of excitement at the Sabres Draft Party. Fans young and old gathered to watch the Sabres Organization announce they had selected Rasmus Dahlin as the first overall pick. Fans donned lots of blue and gold jerseys, including some newly fashioned Dahlin sweaters.
Fans across the generations could hardly contain their excitement when they learned the top overall prospect would officially be joining the Sabres.
“You know, it’s a great pick. I’ve been watching a lot of tape on him, he’s just a phenomenal player and I think he’s going to help the team make the playoffs this year,” said Sabres fan James Urban.
“We’re really happy Dahlin is a great pick and I think he’ll do well for Buffalo this year,” said Nicky Moses.
Hayden Cole agreed and added “I think Jack Eichel, Rasmus Dahlin and Rasmus Ristolainen are going to do well together.”