The Buffalo Sabres entered the 2012 NHL draft with nine picks distributed over the seven rounds of the event. The first round was held on Friday, where the Sabres held the #12 and #21 spots in the draft order. Click on the players' names for links to their draft threads.
#12 - With their first pick the Sabres selected Russian center Mikhail Grigorenko (6'3" 200lbs), who was expected to go in the top ten and possibly among the first five players. An unprecedented run on defensemen led to eight blueliners being selected in