Sabres Rumors & News

  • Eriksson delivers OT winner as Bs beat Sabres, 4-3

    CSN New England "The Bruins apparently don’t want to see what this rock bottom thing is all about. The Bruins got off to a decent start, but put together a lackluster, half-hearted effort before tying it up late and eventually winning a 4-3 game in overtime vs. the Buffalo Sabres Sunday at TD Garden. Dougie..." December 22

  • Bartkowski gets game misconduct for hit on Gionta

    CSN New England "Matt Bartkowski might just be hearing from the league after his punishing hit on Brian Gionta in the first period of Sunday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. Gionta was set to receive a pass near the Buffalo blue line and had his back turned to the play, and Bartkowski crunched Gionta..." December 22

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    Sabres PR @SabresPR

    Torrey Mitchell and Tyson Strachan have been placed on IR to accommodate today's recalls. #Sabres

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    NEWS: The #Sabres have recalled forward Tim Schaller and defenseman Mark Pysyk from @AmerksHockey.

  • Jets thrash Sabres 5-1

    Winnipeg Sun "It's a well-worn cliche in hockey circles, that when someone is lost to injury, the rallying cry will include talk about providing opportunity for others to leave their mark. Well, on a day the Winnipeg Jets found out they would be without another one of their top blue-liners for an extended..." December 17

  • Blue Jackets acquire Adam from Sabres for D'Amigo "The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired center Luke Adam from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for left wing Jerry D’Amigo, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. The club has assigned Adam to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Falcons." December 17

  • Sabres trump Ottawa Senators, 5-4

    Buffalo News "This edition of the Sabres seemingly doesn’t belong in the same sentence with the 2006-07 squad that won the Presidents’ Trophy. One team had a chance to advance to the Stanley Cup, while the other was supposed to be the worst in the NHL. So how shocking is this: After Monday’s 5-4 shootout win..." December 16

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    BREAKING NEWS: The #Sabres have recalled Mikhail Grigorenko from @AmerksHockey.

  • The asking price for Detroit to get Tyler Myers is reportedly…

    Pro Hockey Talk "From Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, it’s… …prospect Dylan Larkin, a roster player along the lines of a Riley Sheahan or Tomas Jurco, and a first-round pick. Debate among yourselves whether Myers is worth that. Assuming the report is accurate, GM Ken Holland has no doubt been debating it..." December 13

  • Trade bait Chris Stewart has Sabres in a bind "Keep an eye on the lineup submitted by the Sabres tonight when they host the Flames (7:00 p.m. EST; SNF, MSG-B, BELL TV). The list of names will reveal whether surging Buffalo is more interested in winning a game or enhancing an asset. Chris Stewart was a healthy scratch in the Sabres’ last..." December 13

  • Calgary Flames edged by Buffalo Sabres

    Calgary Sun "It was a night that Calgary Flames defenceman TJ Brodie would sooner forget. Buffalo Sabres speedster Tyler Ennis collected a hat-trick of assists in Thursday's 4-3 victory over the Flames at First Niagara Center, and Brodie was victimized on every one of 'em. The 24-year-old rearguard has..." December 12

  • Ennis, Enroth lead Sabres past Kings

    Buffalo News "When you’re dealing with the kind of talent gap the Buffalo Sabres face against a team like the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, there’s really only one strategy. Calm and cool. The dodge and parry. Wait for a mistake. Take advantage. It worked like a charm Tuesday night as Tyler..." December 10

  • Sabres ready and willing to trade Chris Stewart

    The Score "Based on recent events in Buffalo, this should really come as no surprise. The Sabres are actively looking to trade forward and impending unrestricted free agent Chris Stewart, according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN. Scratched from the lineup on Tuesday by head coach Ted Nolan, Stewart clearly..." December 10

  • Sabres' Girgensons leads All-Star voting, tops second- and third-place combined

    Buffalo News "Latvia's love for Zemgus Girgensons continues to show in the voting for the NHL All-Star Game. Girgensons remained the runaway leader in the voting totals announced Tuesday. The Sabres center picked up more than 400,000 votes in one week, giving him 803,805. Buffalo native Patrick Kane is in..." December 10

  • Sabres “Really Eager” To Move Stewart

    kuklaskorner "It's been no secret for the past few months that the Sabres have been shopping forward Chris Stewart. Apparently, talks are starting to heat up. Hockey insider Pierre Lebrun told TSN 1040 in Vancouver today that Buffalo is looking to part ways with Stewart and aren't necessarily interested..." December 09

  • Panthers GM apologizes to Sabres owner for pre-game snowstorm video

    Pro Hockey Talk "Terry Pegula, owner of the Buffalo Sabres, was reportedly angry with the Florida Panthers for a video prior to puck drop between the two teams that showed scenes from Buffalo’s recent snowstorm, according to George Richards of the Miami Herald. From the Miami Herald: Florida general manager..." December 07

  • Lightning flex muscle in 5-0 rout of Sabres

    Tampa Tribune "Trying to trek the path toward elite status requires games such as the Tampa bay Lightning played on Thursday. Take on a team in the bottom of the standings and establish superiority early and often. Tampa Bay did just that in dominating Buffalo in a 5-0 victory in front of an announced..." December 05

  • Sabres Earn Another Two Points Against League Best

    Die By The Blade "What do you get when you have the league's best offense playing on the second night of a back to back situation and an offense that still struggles to find the back of the net most nights? A game which features its first goal with 10:08 left in the game and only two goals total. The Sabres held..." December 03

  • Sabres Zemgus Girgensons crushing in all-star voting "If you've noticed Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons at the top of the voting for the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game, it's no mistake. The Sabres forward is the leading vote-getter for the All-Star Game in Columbus. He's tied for the Sabres lead in goals with Tyler Ennis (7) and is second..." December 02

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    Gorges will be back in the lineup tomorrow, per Nolan.

  • Enroth stars as Sabres beat Montreal again

    Buffalo News "The backdrop to the Buffalo Sabres’ latest nailbiter was the return of Brian Gionta and Josh Gorges to the Bell Centre. The 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens was secured as Brian Flynn scored the tying goal with 5:56 left in regulation and the only goal of a five-round shootout. But this one..." November 30

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Montreal defenseman Alexei Emelin has been fined $11,021.51 for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo forward Brian Gionta.

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Montreal defenseman Alexei Emelin will have a hearing today for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo forward Brian Gionta.

  • Sabres skate by Canadiens

    Buffalo News "Even with Fonzie in the house, Tyler Ennis was the coolest guy in the building. The Sabres’ slick-skating forward put up a Goal of the Year candidate Friday night and assisted on Matt Moulson’s fluke winner with 1:18 left as Buffalo dropped Montreal, 2-1, in First Niagara Center. The surging..." November 29

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    Joe Yerdon @JoeYerdon

    Tyler Myers will be back in tonight. Andre Benoit is out. Jhonas Enroth will start. #Sabres

  • Jets drop dull Sabres

    Winnipeg Sun "Special teams proved to be the difference once again as the Winnipeg Jets made it two-for-two on this three-game road trip against Eastern Conference opponents. Bryan Little scored on the suddenly surging power play and Michael Frolik chipped in a shorthanded marker as the Jets defeated the..." November 27

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Winnipeg forward Adam Lowry will have a hearing today for boarding Buffalo forward Patrick Kaleta.

  • Sabres' Kaleta ready for first game in Buffalo in nearly 14 months

    Buffalo News "Back on Oct. 10, 2013, Patrick Kaleta took the final shift of a 4-1 loss to Columbus. No one had any idea it would be his last shift in Buffalo for nearly 14 months. The unlikely streak will end tonight. Kaleta will be in the lineup when the Sabres host Winnipeg in First Niagara Center. "I’m..." November 26

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    Tyler Myers will miss tonight's game with a lower-body injury. #sabres #WPGvsBUF -CR

  • Sabres beat Capitals

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Sabres won just three times in their first 18 games this season. Suddenly, they’ve won three in a row for the first time in nearly nine months. A 43-save night in goal from Jhonas Enroth and Torrey Mitchell’s tie-breaking goal with 7:42 left got the job done Saturday in Verizon..." November 23

  • Braden Holtby: ‘I don’t think you can say a game against Buffalo is a gimme’

    CSN Washington "Seventy-six. That’s how many shot attempts the Capitals had on Buffalo Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth Saturday night. One. That’s the number of goals the Caps scored in their 2-1 loss to the team with the worst record in the NHL, which should not be confused with the worst team in the..." November 23

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    NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

    The postponed game between @NYRangers / @BuffaloSabres, originally scheduled for tonight, has been rescheduled for Feb. 20, 2015. (1/2)

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    NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

    The game between @BuffaloSabres /@Senators originally scheduled to be played Feb. 20, 2015 has been moved to Dec. 15th. (2/2)

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    NEWS: Friday's #Sabres game vs. the @NYRangers has been postponed. A makeup date will be announced as soon as it is confirmed. #BuffaloSnow

  • Sabres goalie Neuvirth sustains lower-body injury "Buffalo Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth sustained a lower-body injury Tuesday against the San Jose Sharks and did not return to the game. Neuvirth was replaced by Jhonas Enroth at the start of the second period. Neuvirth played through the scoreless first period, making 10 saves, but did not..." November 19

  • Sharks a bit mystified by losing streak to Sabres

    Buffalo News "Sometimes, a team just has your number. That’s about the only explanation the San Jose Sharks have for their inept record against the Buffalo Sabres. With their 3-1 loss at First Niagara Center Tuesday, the Sharks have dropped their last eight meetings to the Sabres. The Sharks haven’t..." November 19

  • Retired netminder Arturs Irbe suits up for Sabres to back up Enroth

    The Score "The Buffalo Sabres turned to 47-year-old goaltending coach Arturs Irbe as an emergency backup after Michal Neuvirth suffered an injury in Tuesday's game against the San Jose Sharks. Irbe has not played in the NHL since 2004 - not than anyone could tell once he put on the pads." November 19

  • Leafs put up dismal effort in loss to Sabres

    Toronto Star "The Maple Leafs lost their grip on their systems here Saturday night. Their fans just plain lost it. Near the end of an ugly 6-2 loss to the Sabres, it was apparent the Leafs had let the formula for the success they had the past two weeks slip through their fingers. Gone was the breakout and..." November 16

  • Sabres' Cody Hodgson: 'Obviously, I need to be better'

    Buffalo News "Cody Hodgson has been inching his way toward the press box. He started the season on a scoring line, but after failing to score he went to the fourth line. During the Sabres' last game, he played a season-low 7:53, the least ice time of anyone against Minnesota. The forward is getting another..." November 16

  • Sabres' Rick Jeanneret to return to broadcast booth after beating cancer "Buffalo Sabres play-by-play man Rick Jeanneret is responsible for some of the NHL's best goal calls (MAYDAY!) and has become a beloved figure in the city he calls home. That was no more evident when he and Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly dropped the puck at a recent Sabres home game for Hockey..." November 15

  • Niederrieter's hat trick vs. Buffalo gets Wild back on track

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Too bad the Wild can’t get the Buffalo Sabres on the schedule more often. They’re starting to become the cure to all the Wild’s ills. Perhaps they even have a magical antidote for the mumps virus that may be creeping through the Wild locker room and may have infected sidelined defensemen Jonas..." November 14

  • Lehtera's hat trick leads Blues to win over Sabres

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Blues’ Jori Lehtera joked recently that he was tired of doing all of Vladimir Tarasenko’s media interviews. Lehtera should be careful what he wishes for, because after Tuesday’s game against Buffalo, he will be facing more buzz about himself. The Finnish-born center netted a natural hat trick..." November 12

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    Mike Harrington @BNHarrington

    Nolan says Foligno returns tonight. Stafford stays on wing for now. #Sabres

  • Zadorov gets chance to play

    Buffalo News "It started as a cute anecdote. Nikita Zadorov would skate over to Ted Nolan every day at practice. “Coach, am I in?” he would ask. Nolan told him to be patient. He needed to see more from the 19-year-old defenseman. He needed to see consistent work ethic. He needed to see maturity. He needed..." November 11

  • Penguins defeat Sabres, 6-1

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Kris Letang barreled through the slot and toward the net in the first period Saturday night, and was slightly off balance when he released a shot that trickled just inches wide of the goal. It nearly turned into his third score of the game, with 41 minutes, 30 seconds of hockey left to..." November 09

  • Report: No suspension for Sabres' Tyler Ennis for linesman incident "Buffalo Sabres forward Tyler Ennis earned himself a game misconduct at the end of their 3-2 loss to Edmonton on Friday night for making contact with a linesman. It seemed possible that he could be facing some supplemental discipline from the league. But on Saturday, Ennis, who was remorseful..." November 09

  • Sabres' Ennis whacks linesman with stick after game, could face suspension

    Buffalo News "Tyler Ennis received a game misconduct for hitting a linesman with his stick following the Sabres' 3-2 loss Friday night, and he could be subject to more discipline. The Buffalo center skated up to linesman Derek Nansen after an offsides call at the buzzer against Edmonton and whacked the..." November 09

  • Edmonton Oilers edge Buffalo 3-2

    Edmonton Sun "The Edmonton Oilers didn’t prove a tremendous amount to the hockey world on Friday, but the way things had been going for them lately, just making it known that they’re not the worst team in the NHL was good enough. In a must-win game against the 30th place Buffalo Sabres — nobody even..." November 08

  • Parenteau lights fuse for Canadiens' offence in win over Sabres

    Montreal Gazette ".A. Parenteau scored the winning goal in the shootout to give the Canadiens a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night at the First Niagara Center. The win, which snapped a three-game losing streak, gave the Canadiens their fourth shootout win and a 9-4-1 record. They regained the..." November 06

  • Vanek rejoins Pominville on Wild's top line

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "They started out as teammates, then became friends and neighbors. Eventually, Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek began playing on the same line during their days with the Buffalo Sabres, deepening a camaraderie that opened a new chapter when they were reunited with the Wild. Coach Mike Yeo is..." November 06