Which of the Sabres prospects are ready to get the puck in the offensive zone?

The Sabres are on a roll, and it’s clear they’ve got the pieces to make a run at the playoffs.

But is it enough to keep them on the brink of a wild-card spot?

Here’s a look at some of the top prospects who could end up getting a chance in Buffalo’s top-six this season.1.

Jack Eichel, D, Erie OttersEichel has already shown he can score goals and the Sabres have a number of talented offensive players, but their defense has struggled a bit in recent years.

Eichar has been a consistent force at the AHL level, and he’s been able to stay healthy over the last few years.

He’s a player who will likely start this season with the Otters, but the Sabres could consider adding him to the mix in the future.2.

Jacob Trouba, LW, Sarnia StingIt’s been a bit of a stretch for Trouba this season, as he has struggled with injuries.

He has two goals and seven points in 25 games this season and has missed some time with an ankle injury.

The Sabres will be interested in adding some veteran leadership and experience to their forward corps, and Trouba is a good fit for that.3.

Jack Roslovic, D/RW, St. Louis BluesThe Blues have been in the playoff hunt all season, and Roslodovic is one of the few offensive players that can score a ton of goals.

He leads the league in scoring, is third in power-play goals and fourth in shorthanded goals.

If the Blues want to keep winning in the Central Division, they need to add some more offense to the lineup.4.

Ryan O’Reilly, D-C, Calgary FlamesThe Flames’ goaltending situation remains unsettled, as there are a few games left in the regular season.

O’Rees has been great in net over the past couple of years and he’ll be a strong option if the Flames don’t add another scoring forward.5.

Mikhail Grigorenko, C, Tampa Bay LightningThe Lightning have a very strong depth in the crease, and they’re probably the team most likely to find a top-nine forward in the NHL this season — and Grigorov could be a nice addition to that group.

He’d likely be a good first-round pick in the 2019 draft, but it would be nice to see him go into the season with a chance.6.

Jakub Zboril, LW/RW/D, Philadelphia FlyersDzierkals has a solid chance to get back on track this season after missing most of the previous year with injuries and an ankle that kept him out of action for most of October.

The Flyers are a solid team on paper and Zborils development has been impressive.7.

Anthony Mantha, D , New Jersey DevilsMantha is an excellent skater who has been an excellent top-four option in New Jersey this season for a long time.

The Devils could use a top six defenseman, and if Mantha were to get healthy, he could provide them that.8.

Ivan Barbashev, LW , Florida PanthersThe Panthers are looking for some offensive punch this season but Barbasheshv has struggled this season to score goals, and his skating ability is something the Sabres need more of this season if they want to compete in the East.9.

Anthony Peluso, D / C, Toronto Maple LeafsThe Maple Leafs have had a number a injuries over the years, and Pelusos injury history is a big concern.

He might be an option to pair with Jack Eisley if the Maple Leafs want to add more scoring depth to their lineup.10.

Rasmus Dahlin, C , Calgary FlamesDahlin is one big body with good size who could have some upside.

The Flames have struggled on defense this season as they struggled to score, but if Dahlin could score more goals, he’d be a terrific addition.11.

Mikhail Grabovski, C / RW, Buffalo SabresGrabovski has been in and out of the lineup this season due to a wrist injury and was on a goal-scoring pace for much of last season.

The Buffalo Sabres could use some offensive firepower, but Grabovskis recent struggles may be a little concerning.12.

Ryan Murray, D.C. UnitedMurray has been one of Washington’s best players this season thanks to the emergence of D.c.

United, and Murray is a player that could be used in the expansion draft.13.

Rasmuss Ristolainen, C-RW, Detroit Red WingsThe Red Wings are a strong possession team, and their defense could use more depth in their top six.

Ristoliainen has shown good potential, but he could be more of a late-bloomer.14.

Nikolaj Ehlers, C/LW, St Louis Blues

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