7. Chad Ruhwedel. The Sabres like his offensive instincts, and the 24-year-old has cut down the mistakes in his own zone. His contract transitions to a one-way NHL deal, so he'll get the chance to show he belongs. Whether he can outbattle opponents at 5-foot-11, 185 pounds remains a question mark. Arrival in Buffalo: Opening night, 2015-16.
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