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NHL Draft Live Blog: First Round Highlights

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We're trying something different this year. Keep checking back here for quick hits and analysis on the first round, we'll keep updating as we go. Newest info will be at the top...

It was a coronation with little mystery, but Rasmus Dahlin is officially a member of the Buffalo Sabres. The Frolunda defenseman gives the franchise a lot of hope, as he can do pretty much everything at a high level, especially skate. What I like best about this fit is that Dahlin can take pressure off Rasmus Ristolainen. Maybe we see what the big Finn can really do now that he won't be overburdened as much.

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