‘Pesky’ Pekar enjoying early success in Barrie

It hasn’t taken long for Matej Pekar to make an impression on both fans and members of the Buffalo Sabres organization. The 2018 fourth-round pick was a standout at his first development camp in June, where he scored two goals in the French Connection Tournament and got under the skin of 2017 top pick Casey Mittelstadt.

He said he tries to emulate a style similar to that of Boston Bruins pest Brad Marchand and so far, with that mindset, he’s had early success with the OHL’s Barrie Colts. Read More


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