INJURY UPDATE: Girgensons has a lower body injury. He will not return tonight. #Sabres
NHL.com "The Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame Selection Committee today announced the induction of Dominik Hasek into the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame. Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, will be officially inducted as the 42nd member of the Sabres Hall of Fame in a ceremony on March 29,..." March 06
PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. It's already been busy and I expect nothing less on Wednesday. March 06
Jaro Halak to WSH.
Buffalo News "For the second straight year, Buffalo and Minnesota have completed a big deal at the trade deadline. The Sabres have sent Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick to the Wild for undisclosed draft picks and Torrey Michell, according to a source. Moulson, a pending unrestricted free agent, was the..." March 05
Just told by informed source that Wild has targeted Halak and are expected to get him from Buffalo...so that would be a NO re Brodeur....
Fox Sports "In a way, it was almost poetic that Lindy Ruff got his 600th career win as an NHL head coach against his former team, the Buffalo Sabres. The Dallas Stars and Sabres went toe-to-toe on Monday night at American Airlines Center, but in the end a power-play goal by Dallas rookie winger Alex Chiasson,..." March 04
Pro Hockey Talk "Buffalo Sabres president Ted Black and general manager Tim Murray addressed the media about Pat LaFontaine’s sudden resignation from the organization. After just over three months on the job, LaFontaine left the Sabres to return to the NHL where he was the vice president of hockey..." March 03
Buffalo News "One week ago, the Sabres were planning a news conference to announce an extension of Ted Nolan’s contract. After a wild weekend that saw Pat LaFontaine resign as president of hockey operations, it’s not clear whether Nolan even wants to stay in Buffalo past this season. The future of the..." March 03
Buffalo News "Jaroslav Halak and Chris Stewart are a couple of funny guys. Halak, acquired with Stewart in the trade that sent Ryan Miller and Steve Ott to St. Louis, was asked Sunday what awaits Miller with the Blues. “Probably less shots,” the Buffalo goaltender said. Stewart is a wide-bodied,..." March 03
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Chuck Fletcher wouldn’t let me borrow his cellphone. Under the guise that mine was on the fritz, I asked the Wild general manager if I could quickly borrow his before Thursday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers. Fletcher started laughing and offered me stale press box popcorn instead. He’s..." March 02
BUF announces Pat LaFontaine has resigned as president of the Sabres and returned to work for NHL head office in NYC.
SB Nation "4 hours before pulling the trigger on a trade to dump Jaroslav Halak in favor of Ryan Miller, this was St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong explaining why he would do no such thing: "St. Louis historically has been a graveyard for goaltenders," Armstrong said. "I’m not being..." March 01
Pro Hockey Talk "There’s never a dull moment in Buffalo, even in the middle of a terrible season. TSN’s Bob McKenzie and CBC Sports’ Elliotte Friedman have reported there is a problem amongst the Sabres front office, and the bulk of the attention centers around team President of Hockey Operations Pat..." March 01
Fansided "Since the Buffalo Sabres agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Blues involving goalie Ryan Miller, they needed to dig deep to find a new goal tender to serve as back up. Instead they found Ryan Vinz, director of hockey technology, to serve as back up in the game sitting on the bench in..." March 01
CBSSports.com "The Buffalo Sabres asked defenseman Christian Ehrhoff for a list of eight teams he would not wish to be traded to per his modified no-trade clause. The 31-year-old rearguard confirmed to reporters Friday that the Sabres made such a request and he has submitted his list. That means there are 21..." March 01
Pro Hockey Talk "St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong and still-new Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray reacted to the blockbuster trade that sent Ryan Miller to St. Louis, and they provided more than just the usual company-line quotes. The most interesting tidbit comes from Murray, who explains that a conditional..." March 01
Yahoo! Sports "The first big trade of the 2014 trade deadline is upon us, and it's between the Buffalo Sabres and the St. Louis Blues. The Blues went big with this one, acquiring Ryan Miller and Steve Ott in exchange for Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a first-round pick in 2015, and..." March 01
Die By The Blade "There was a circus atmosphere before and during tonight's game. The type of game that should be (and was, for many fans) impossible to concentrate on thanks to the news that broke out about a half hour before puck drop - Ryan Miller and Steve Ott had been traded to the St. Louis Blues. "It was..." March 01
New York Post "Turns out the NHL wasn’t allowing its players to participate in the Olympics without at least the smallest bit of protection. According to multiple sources, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) had taken out insurance for the possibility..." February 28
NHL.com "Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller said Thursday he believes he's likely to be dealt before the NHL Trade Deadline on March 5. Miller has been the subject of trade rumors since prior to the season because he can become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. "I'm answering these..." February 28
Buffalo News "The Buffalo Sabres have come out of the Olympic break with some dramatic flair, producing their first two-game winning streak since before Christmas. Wednesday’s 5-4 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins before 19,070 in First Niagara Center was definitely one of their grittiest of the..." February 27
Buffalo News "Christian Ehrhoff wasn’t looking to add offense to his game, but when your team is struggling to score, you don’t pass up opportunities, and he scored on two of them. Taking advantage of some holes in Carolina’s forechecking, Ehrhoff skated the puck into the Hurricanes zone, held it and found..." February 26
Buffalo News "The lack of NHL trade activity has surprised Tim Murray. Judging by the candid comments from the Sabres’ general manager Tuesday night, things won’t be quiet much longer. That’s especially true in Buffalo, where the kindling is in place and a fire sale is ready to ignite. Ryan Miller and Steve..." February 26
Sabres GM Tim Murray on goalie Ryan Miller: "Our goal right now, I think on both sides, is to pursue a proper trade."
Buffalo News "This is Steve Ott's 11th season in the NHL. He knows that unrestricted free agents on rebuilding teams usually get a new address at the trade deadline. The Sabres' captain is a pending unrestricted free agent. Buffalo is in last place. The deadline is March 5. It doesn't take a "Big Bang..." February 24
Buffalo News "The United States' Olympic tournament ended with a thud today as Finland routed the Americans, 5-0, in the bronze-medal game. The U.S. team will be on its way back to North America soon, which means Ryan Miller gets Buffalo's first game after the Sochi break. The Sabres start a run of three..." February 23
Moulson, Myers are ready to return for #Sabres, Nolan says.
Seattle Times "A group of Seattle sports, business and political leaders will make a cross-border pilgrimage next week to learn more about the National Hockey League. The overnight trip to Vancouver, to attend a reception at B.C. Place with sports and tourism officials from that city and then watch a Canucks..." February 20
Buffalo News "Linus Omark didn’t do much in Buffalo. He made it clear to the Sabres he would have done even less in Rochester. The forward, who had his contract terminated by the Sabres on Tuesday, signed with Lulea of the Swedish elite league Wednesday. He’s packing up in Buffalo before heading back to his..." February 20
Pro Hockey Talk "The Linus Omark experience in Buffalo is over. The Sabres announced they’ve terminated their contract with the 27-year-old Swedish winger. Omark was placed on $125 waivers yesterday for the express purpose of terminating his deal and after passing through that unclaimed, that’s precisely what..." February 18
Pro Hockey Talk "It took a while, but Russia finally solved the riddle that was Jan Laco. The Russians beat Slovakia 1-0 in a shootout on Sunday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome, thanks to successful attempts from Alexander Radulov and Ilya Kovalchuk. With the win, Russia clinched second place in Group A and will now..." February 16
CBSSports.com "Jonathan Quick has earned himself a day off. After leading the uSA to wins in the first two games including Saturday's thrilling victory over Russia, Quick will not dress on Sunday when the USA faces Slovenia to close out pool play. Ryan Miller will get the start and Jimmy Howard will suit up..." February 16
Buffalo News "Linus Omark remains AWOL, with no word from the Sabres today on their plan for the winger who has not accepted his demotion to Rochester. Omark previously stated a desire to play in his homeland of Sweden rather than the minor leagues, and NSD newspaper in Sweden said today the 27-year-old is..." February 15
Buffalo News "Linus Omark, waived by the Sabres last week and assigned to Rochester, has not reported to the Amerks, The News has learned. Rochester held its first post-All-Star break practice this evening, and Omark did not join the team. The forward was expected to be present after clearing waivers..." February 14
CSN Washington "It’s hard to have a conversation about Olympic hockey without the issue rink size coming into play. Will the Europeans have an advantage over the North Americans when the men’s hockey tournament begins in Sochi? First, let’s go over the dimensions. Most NHL rinks are 200 feet long and 85..." February 12
Pro Hockey Talk "We know that Team USA will start Jonathan Quick on Wednesday. American coach Dan Bylsma hasn’t revealed his starter for Saturday’s marquee game against Russia, but whoever it is will have his work cutout for him whenever the United States takes a penalty. Russia revealed it’s top power-play..." February 12
USA Today "It is hockey's most elemental truism: In a short series like the playoffs or the Olympics, it's all about goaltending, just like it's all about quarterbacking in the National Football League. Which is why U.S. men's hockey coach Dan Bylsma needs to make the right decision and turn to veteran..." February 11
Cote (TB), Omark (BUF) and Zolnierczyk (PIT) all clear waivers. Fraser (LA) is on them today, which I suspect is a cap move.
Sportsnet.ca "The Buffalo Sabres have placed recently acquired left wing Linus Omark on waivers as part of a series of moves made before the start of the NHL’s Olympic break. Omark had two assists in 13 games with the Sabres. The 2007 fourth-round draft pick was regarded a disappointment after Buffalo gave..." February 07
CBSSports.com "The assumption from most in hockey is that Ryan Miller will not be with the Buffalo Sabres at the end of the season. Some were asking if Wednesday night was his final game at home in Buffalo. The goaltender who will represent the U.S. in Sochi, is a free agent at the end of the season and..." February 07
Ottawa Sun "The Senators had a tough time putting the Buffalo Sabres in their place. Milan Michalek had his first multi-goal game of the year -- including the winner with 21 seconds left -- as the Senators scored a dramatic 3-2 victory over the Sabres Thursday night. Michalek's second of the night on a..." February 07
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "So much for the slump. Sidney Crosby, mired in his biggest funk of the season, scored a highlight-reel goal that triggered a rout as the Penguins downed the Buffalo Sabres, 5-1, on Wednesday at First Niagara Center. Crosby's recent play would be impressive for most players but has been below..." February 06
Buffalo News "Ryan Miller's situation is kind of back to where it was in April. Any game he plays could be his last one with the Buffalo Sabres. While it seems chatter about a trade of Miller prior to the Olympics has pretty much died down, tomorrow's game here against Pittsburgh could be his final one at home..." February 05
Edmonton Sun "It’s safe to say the game lived up to its billing. The two worst teams in the NHL squared off Monday with the Edmonton Oilers pulling out a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Matt Hendricks scored a short-handed goal early in the third period, which proved to be the difference in an otherwise..." February 04
Denver Post "It's Feb. 1, but the last time the Avalanche will play in Denver until Feb. 26. Colorado's four-game trip through New York and Philadelphia precedes the NHL's shutdown for the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The likely playoff-bound Avs wanted a good a send-off Saturday, and despite playing with..." February 02
CBSSports.com "Matt Moulson suffered an upper-body injury in the Buffalo Sabres' win over the Phoenix Coyotes Thursday night. According to Sabres head coach Ted Nolan, it looks like Moulson will be out until after the Olympic break, which begins Feb. 9 and runs through Feb. 24. The high-scoring forward left..." February 01
Buffalo News "On their heels and down a man early in the third period, the Sabres apparently had the Phoenix Coyotes right where they wanted them. Buffalo rookie Zemgus Girgensons stunned the Coyotes and goaltender Thomas Greiss with a short-handed goal two minutes into the final period Thursday, breaking a..." January 31