Sabres Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Bailey signs entry-level deal with Sabres "The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Justin Bailey to a three-year, entry-level contract. Bailey (6'3", 190 lbs., 7/1/95) is playing in his third season with the Kitchener Rangers (OHL) and currently leads the team in scoring with 18 points (9+9) through 13 games..." November 03

  • Sabres beat Red Wings in shootout 3-2

    Die By The Blade "The Sabres won their first home game thanks to a tying goal from Chris Stewart and a nice shootout performance. It wasn't always pretty - and with this team, it so rarely is - but when it was all said and done, the Buffalo Sabres earned their first home victory of the season 3-2 in a shootout..." November 03

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    Nolan: Zadorov, Meszaros in. Benoit, Weber out. #DETvsBUF

  • Penguins beat hapless Sabres, 5-0

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins players have a scheduled day off today. Good thing, too. Coach Mike Johnston and his staff might need every free minute they can get to analyze tape of the Penguins’ 5-0 victory at Consol Energy Center Saturday night and turn up something that needs work on at practice..." November 02

  • Christian Ehrhoff feels Sabres pain from afar

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Since the Penguins season began, defenseman Christian Ehrhoff has only caught highlights on the NHL Network of his former team, the Buffalo Sabres. He has seen enough, however, to empathize with his former teammates. The Sabres brought a 2-8-1 record into Consol Energy Center Saturday..." November 02

  • Strachan finally receives his chance to play

    Buffalo News "Tyson Strachan was behind the pace at the start of the Sabres’ last game. That’s to be expected from a guy who’d played just once in 10 games. The defenseman should be up to speed tonight in Pittsburgh. He’ll be playing in his second straight. Strachan is expected to again replace struggling..." November 01

  • Sabres send first-round pick Sam Reinhart back to juniors "The Buffalo Sabres did the best thing they could possibly do for the development of their first-round draft pick, Sam Reinhart. They sent him out of Buffalo. The team announced on Friday morning that it has sent Reinhart, after giving him a nine-game look in the NHL, back to his junior team,..." November 01

  • Bruins score OT win over Sabres

    Boston Herald "Give credit to the desperate Sabres for a good effort. But the Bruins’s badly wanted — and expected — to win. With three new-look lines and two defensemen up from Providence (AHL), the Bruins gave a pretty good effort and got the overtime win, 3-2, when Brad Marchand scored his second of the..." October 31

  • Maple Leafs skewer Sabres, 4-0

    Toronto Sun "The Maple Leafs’ glow from a near-perfect victory will last until about the time they hit the ice for practice on Wednesday. The Leafs tied a team record when they allowed just 10 shots on goal in a 4-0 blanking of the terrible Buffalo Sabres at the Air Canada Centre on Tuesday night. The..." October 29

  • Nolan skates Sabres, says the time for ‘taking it easy is over’

    Pro Hockey Talk "We’re not trying to pile on the Sabres. Honest. But with just two games on the NHL schedule tonight, we’d be remiss to ignore the following accounts of Buffalo’s practice today. First, from the Olean Times Herald: At one point, coach Ted Nolan, whose 2-8 team was demolished 4-0 in Toronto on..." October 29

  • Bruins are smart to reject Sabres' asking price for Stewart

    CSN New England "It’s well established the Bruins have some level of interest in rugged Sabres right winger Chris Stewart. The B's are obviously in need of a top-six right wing and Stewart -- in the last year of his contract -- was first mentioned as a potential Boston target in the hockey notes..." October 27

  • Sabres beat Sharks for first regulation win

    Buffalo News "The Sabres finally picked up a meaningful souvenir on their trip through California – a victory. Buffalo ended a four-game losing streak this afternoon by dispatching struggling San Jose, 2-1. It was the Sabres’ first regulation victory of the year and improved their record to 2-7. The Sharks..." October 26

  • Sabres' league rankings are, well, pretty rank

    Buffalo News "The Sabres have one game left to salvage something from their three-game California trip. Even if they happen to blow out San Jose on Saturday afternoon, it probably won't help their NHL rankings. The struggling Sabres (1-7) are at or near the bottom of most major categories in the 30-team..." October 25

  • Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings blank Buffalo Sabres and make a bit of team history

    L.A. Daily News "The Kings had just enough Thursday. The defending Stanley Cup champions had 12 forwards, six defensemen and two goaltenders on their roster when they faced off against the Buffalo Sabres at Staples Center, and not one healthy or eligible body more. There simply was no margin for error for the..." October 24

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    Zadorov will make his season debut tonight. Reinhart will be a healthy scratch. #Sabres will dress 11 forwards and 7 D. #BUFvsLAK -CR

  • Corey Perry's hat trick lifts Ducks over Sabres, 4-1

    Los Angeles Times "The vision the Ducks and their renewed television partner have about hockey in Southern California is grand, but Corey Perry is exceeding anything discussed in the script. Perry and the Ducks are only seven games into the season, but the high-scoring right wing already has two hat tricks and an..." October 23

  • Reinhart back in for Sabres, who still seek control of puck

    Buffalo News "Sam Reinhart's practice effort impressed Ted Nolan, so the rookie will get another chance to try and impress people during a game. Reinhart, scratched for the Sabres' last outing, will be back in the lineup tonight when Buffalo visits Anaheim. The Sabres didn't do any forward line drills during..." October 22

  • Sabres to retire Hasek's jersey "The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the best goaltenders in NHL history. The ceremony will take place on Jan. 13, 2015 prior to the team's home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center. Hasek, who was the fifth and final..." October 21

  • Bruins’ Defensemen Bounce Back In Victory Over Sabres

    Boston "After Thursday’s loss to the Canadiens, the Bruins talked a lot about correcting their defensive mistakes and getting back to basics in their own zone. They weren't happy with their breakdowns in the defensive zone and knew they needed to correct those issues as it was a key factor in the..." October 19

  • Sabres’ Reinhart to watch Saturday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Buffalo Sabres rookie Sam Reinhart will be a healthy scratch tonight when the Boston Bruins visit. Reinhart, who suited up in the Sabres first five games, is a minus-1 with two shots on goal while averaging 10:26 in time on ice. “It’s one of those things. He’s a young player that’s still..." October 18

  • Panthers and Roberto Luongo blank Sabres 1-0 for first win of season

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Panthers finally listened to coach Gerard Gallant's pleadings and fired the puck at the opposing net all night. Although only one puck went in, Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo made it stand up in a 1-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres Friday night at First Niagara Center, giving them their..." October 18

  • Sabres earn first win in shootout over Hurricanes

    Die By The Blade "It took four games and a contest against another injury-riddled bottom-dweller, but the Buffalo Sabres finally have their first win of the season, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in the shootout. The Sabres played their best game of the season, and while they still gave up a ton of shot..." October 15

  • Red Wings have 'significant interest' in Tyler Myers "The Detroit Red Wings have been in search for a right-shot defenseman for some time and the player that is high on their list is Buffalo Sabres defenseman and former Calder Trophy winner Tyler Myers. That comes according to reports from both Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet and now Bob McKenzie of..." October 15

  • Even more Myers-to-Detroit (or Anaheim) talk

    kuklaskorner "TSN's Darren Dreger appeared on TSN 1050 in Toronto on Monday evening, discussing the Tyler Myers rumors, at the 5:50 mark of the following interview: “Anaheim would be one of those teams that would have interest in Tyler Myers and has interest in Tyler Myers. Detroit is another team looking..." October 14

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    John Vogl @BuffNewsVogl

    Michal Neuvirth will make season debut for Sabres. Marcus Foligno is banged up and will be replaced by Brian Flynn.

  • Stars shine as Blackhawks throttle Sabres in home opener

    CSN Chicago "The chemistry that clicked between Brandon Saad, Andrew Shaw and Patrick Kane last postseason was undeniable. It just worked, and it worked well. Coach Joel Quenneville didn’t want to give up on the combination, so he put them back together to start the season. Good idea. Saad had three..." October 12

  • Third period goals help Blue Jackets get by Sabres

    The Cannon "This is a story about a team from Ohio with big plans. It all started on Thursday evening in Buffalo, against the Sabres. We don`t think they`ll have a superb season, but man, for the past few years they`ve been molding the template on how to properly rebuild. Here`s what we know- they are..." October 10

  • Report: Buffalo to land ’16 NHL Entry Draft

    Pro Hockey Talk "Per various outlets, the Buffalo Sabres have landed yet another marquee NHL event — the 2016 Entry Draft. While the reports yet to be confirmed, it wouldn’t be surprising if they’re proven accurate. The Sabres have already landed a series of signature hockey events at the newly-constructed..." October 10

  • NHL's fighters finding themselves unemployed

    USA Today "Unemployed NHL tough guy Krys Barch fondly recalls a few seasons ago when he was considered essential to the Dallas Stars, especially against a fighting team like the Boston Bruins. "We had Sean Avery and we had a bunch of line brawls," he said. "I've probably fought Shawn Thornton 10 or 12..." October 09

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  1. So how many games will the Sabres win?
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