Rafal Ladysz

  • joined Nov 07, 2009
  • last login May 01, 2013
  • posts 486
  • comments 1461

One of the writers here on sbnation for the Buffalo Sabres. I've watched this team for a long time and experienced the highs and many lows with the organization.

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User Blog

Compressed 2013 NHL Season Was Spectacular


A shortened NHL season might not have been to everyone's liking, but it proved to be filled with enough captivating story lines around the league to help dismiss the months of hockey that were lost.

Lindy Ruff's Firing Was The Right Move For Buffalo


Lindy Ruff's release as head coach of the Buffalo Sabres may not sit well with everyone, but it was required for a team that is currently one of the worst in the Eastern Conference.

How Briere and Drury Helped Save The Sabres


A few days before the season kicks off and we see him clad in orange and black once again, let's look back at how Daniel Briere (and Chris Drury) helped bring back the Buffalo Sabres from the brink...


Die By The Blade Fantasy Hockey Returns

At last, the lock-out has been resolved and fantasy hockey is once again on the horizon. For the third straight year, Die By The Blade is offering two separate competitive leagues, both of which...

Ville Leino's Ups and Downs


Ville Leino's NHL career has already received much attention because of its twists and turns. Read on and examine the Finn's complete file.

Marcus Foligno Living Up To Family Name


Marcus Foligno has quickly shown a playing style that resembles the one his father possessed.


Capture The Caption: Los Angeles Kings - Vancouver Canucks

Share a humorous caption for this hockey photograph.

Nine Years On, Was Thomas Vanek Proper Choice For Buffalo Sabres?


Thomas Vanek was drafted nine years ago by the Buffalo Sabres. Was he the correct selection or should the club have looked elsewhere?

Choose Your EA Sports NHL 13 Cover Player: Derek Roy, Thomas Vanek, Jason Pominville Or Ryan Miller?


In light of EA Sports' new voting competition for the cover of NHL 13, we'd like to know which player from the Buffalo Sabres you would select.


DBTB Fantasy Hockey: Final Standings

Die By The Blade's fantasy hockey leagues are into the playoff stages and the final regular season standing are revealed.

Buffalo Sabres May Rue Marc-Andre Gragnani's Dismissal


Trading Marc-Andre Gragnani at such an early stage of his career was unusual and perhaps erroneous for the Buffalo Sabres.


Capture The Caption: Buffalo Sabres - Philadelphia Flyers

It's that time again. Create a whimsical caption for this hockey photograph.


Capture The Caption: Chicago Blackhawks - Vancouver Canucks

A new photo for our readers to provide a humorous caption for.


Capture The Caption: Pittsburgh Penguins - Toronto Maple Leafs

Another picture, which is in need of a humorous caption from the readers.


Capture The Caption: Carolina Hurricanes - Buffalo Sabres

Our caption contest returns for the readers.

Jason Pominville's Captaincy Well Earned


Jason Pominville is worthy of his captaincy with the Buffalo Sabres. Find out why.


VIDEO: Ville Leino's Beautiful Goal

Watch Ville Leino's first goal as a member of the Buffalo Sabres.

DBTB2 Fantasy Hockey Registration


Due to numerous requests, a second fantasy hockey league has been opened with identical settings to the first. It's another 20-man league and all of the information you need is below. League ID: 51987 League Name: DBTB2 Password: hasekmiller


Die By The Blade Fantasy Hockey: Season Two

Die By The Blade's second year of fantasy hockey is upon us and numerous spots are available for willing participants.

Nathan Gerbe: One Of A Kind


Nathan Gerbe is a special player who gives the Buffalo Sabres everything he has.


Capture The Caption: Game One, Boston Bruins - Vancouver Canucks

A photograph from Game One between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks is in need of a humorous caption from readers.

Tyler Myers: 2010-2011 Report Card


An analysis of Tyler Myers' 2011 season, which readers can grade.


Capture The Caption: Game Five, San Jose Sharks - Vancouver Canucks

A new photograph, which is in need of a humorous caption from the readers.

Survivors From The Horrid 1999 NHL Entry Draft


The 1999 NHL Entry Draft haunted many general managers, but some found great talents. Find out who they are.

Cody McCormick: 2010-2011 Report Card


An analysis of Cody McCormick's 2010 season, which readers can grade.

Jordan Leopold: 2010-2011 Report Card


An analysis of Jordan Leopold's 2011 campaign, which readers can grade.

Advertising My New Blog


I'd like to inform everyone that I've begun writing on a separate blog. Rest assured, I am not leaving Die By The Blade. This is just a separate platform for me to write about topics that don't focus on the Buffalo Sabres, as I respect the fact that everyone comes here for news centering around our club. I hope you will read my posts there and provide me with feedback, as you do here. It will allow me to sharpen my skills and I always value your input. This is a link to the first post. Thank you in advance.

Jochen Hecht: 2010-2011 Report Card


An analysis of Jochen Hecht's 2011 season, which readers can grade.

Marc-Andre Gragnani: 2010-2011 Report Card


An analysis of Marc-Andre Gragnani's campaign, which allows readers to grade.


Capture The Caption: Game One, Tampa Bay Lightning - Boston Bruins

A new photograph, which seeks a hilarious caption from readers.

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