BUFFALO – Sabres prospect Mikhail Grigorenko knows he can’t develop properly sitting in the press box regularly.
“I need to play,” Grigorenko said this morning inside the First Niagara Center. “Everybody understands this.”
Luckily, the Sabres’ new regime understands that, so the team’s letting the 19-year-old center play for Russian at the upcoming world junior championship in Sweden.
“I think it’s going to be great for me because I’m not getting enough ice time,” said Grigorenko, a healthy scratch the last two games …