BUFFALO, N.Y. — SECOND ROUND:
Pick No. 33 - The Sabres select Russian winger Prokhor Poltapov with the first pick of the second round.
The 18-year-old St. Petersburg-native is the first Russian the Sabres have picked since Vasily Glotov in the seventh round in 2016.
Poltapov played in Russia's MHL last season with 25th goals, which was sixth in the league.
Pick No. 53 - Without selecting a Russian in the NHL Draft for more than an hour, the Sabres select winger Aleksandr Kisakov with the 53rd pick in the second round of the draft.
Kisakov is ranked as the No. 7 European skater in the 2021 NHL Draft, according to NHL Central Scouting.
Pick No. 88 - The Sabres select a third straight Russian winger with Stiven Sardarian.
Pick No. 95 - The Sabres pick Canadian forward Josh Bloom.
Pick No. 97 - The Sabres select Shawinigan winger Olivier Nadeau from the QMJHL.