My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Buffalo Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, I’m here to help.
I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.
Tom Barrasso had a highly successful NHL career spanning 19 seasons. He was drafted 5th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1983 NHL Draft.
Barrasso’s NHL journey began with a sensational rookie season where he was awarded the Vezina Trophy as the league’s top goaltender and the Calder Trophy as the rookie of the year, an unprecedented achievement for an 18-year-old goaltender.
The majority of his career success came during his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins, where he played from 1988 to 2000. He was instrumental in the Penguins’ back-to-back Stanley Cup championships in 1991 & 1992. His excellent goaltending during this period helped the Penguins establish themselves as a dominant force in the NHL.
Barrasso Key Stats
- Stanley Cup Winner (Penguins)
- 300+ Career Wins (Penguins, Sabres, Senators, Hurricanes, Maple Leafs, Blues)
- 30+ Win Season (Penguins)
Miroslav Satan was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the fifth round of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the NHL for various teams, including the Sabres, Islanders, Penguins, and Bruins. Perhaps his most productive years came during his time with the Sabres, where he consistently ranked among the team’s top scorers.
In addition to his club successes, Satan was a staple for the Slovak national team.
He represented Slovakia in numerous international tournaments, including the Olympics and the World Championships. His contributions helped Slovakia secure a gold medal in the 2002 World Championships, marking one of the country’s most significant achievements in ice hockey.
Satan Key Stats
- Stanley Cup Winner (Penguins)
- 40+ Goal Season (Sabres)
Riley Sheahan was drafted 21st overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and has played in the NHL for several teams including the Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Florida Panthers, Edmonton Oilers, Buffalo Sabres, and Seattle Kraken.
Sheahan’s NHL career began with the Red Wings. In October 2017, he was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins, where he completed the 2017-18 season with 32 points in 81 games. Subsequent trades led him to the Florida Panthers in 2019, where he scored 19 points in 82 games, and then to the Edmonton Oilers, contributing 15 points in 66 regular season games.
Sheahan continued his NHL journey with the Buffalo Sabres in 2020 and the Seattle Kraken in 2021, where he played a depth forward role and served as the team’s primary penalty killer. In August 2022, he returned to the Sabres on a one-year contract but was placed on unconditional waivers for refusing to return to their AHL affiliate.