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Buffalo Sabres Find History Repeating Itself Early in 2014-15 Season
October 20th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres were expected to be among the worst teams in the NHL in 2014-15. Coming off a league-worst finish in 2013-14, it seems the club has shown no improvement at all in the early going. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres have started this year 1-5-0, with that one victory coming in a...

Buffalo Sabres’ Goal-Scorers Go Dry Even as Shot Output Jumps
October 19th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres seem to be listening to coach Ted Nolan in terms of getting pucks to the net. But getting results from those shots remains painfully elusive so far. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres have had back-to-back season-highs in terms of shots taken, with 26 shots being taken Friday against the Florida Panthers...

Brian Flynn Enters Buffalo Sabres Lineup in Place of Rookie Sam Reinhart
October 19th, 2014 at 8:59 AM
When the Buffalo Sabres drafted Samson Reinhart second overall in the 2014 NHL Draft, they hoped he would provide an immediate impact for a team that failed to score many goals last season. While the young center has yet to register a point through his first five NHL games, the...

Buffalo Sabres’ Sam Reinhart Has Nondescript NHL Debut
October 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The stat line may not look impressive: 13:37 of ice time in 17 shifts, no shots on goal, two blocked shots, 4-of-15 on faceoffs. But for Buffalo Sabres fans, those numbers offer the first glimpse of what's expected to be their young team's future. ***PHOTO1*** Those numbers are what Sam Reinhart posted...

Projecting the Buffalo Sabres 2014-15 Roster
October 5th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
With training camp now over, the Buffalo Sabres have to get down to the business of picking an opening night roster. ***PHOTO1*** Several veteran signings this past offseason would seem to be slowing the process a bit of the long-brewing youth movement. But a few select youngsters will get a shot with...

Buffalo Sabres to Give Youngsters Another Look Sunday Against Toronto Maple Leafs
September 28th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have given their veteran corps two warm-ups over the past week for the regular season. Sunday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs (7 p.m.), coach Ted Nolan said the team's youngsters will get in another game. ***PHOTO1*** Many of the veterans who will comprise the opening-night lineup played in...

Buffalo Sabres’ Jhonas Enroth Seems to Have Early Edge in Goalie Battle
September 27th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
For the first time in a decade, the Buffalo Sabres are uncertain who their starting goalie will be in training camp. ***PHOTO1*** With Ryan Miller now in Vancouver by way of St. Louis, the Sabres have his former backup, Jhonas Enroth, competing with Michal Neuvirth for the No. 1 job. The race...

Former Buffalo Sabres Forward Matt D’Agostini Signs in Switzerland
September 18th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
Former Buffalo Sabres forward Matt D'Agostini was still looking for a team to call his own Wednesday, after being let go by the Sabres he couldn't find another NHL squad. ***PHOTO1*** D'Agostini doesn't need to search any longer, however the 27-year-old isn't going to be suiting up for an NHL club; or...

Buffalo Sabres Prospect Connor Knapp Signs with Philadelphia Flyers Organization
August 10th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Buffalo Sabres goalie prospect signed this week with the Philadelphia Flyers, evidently seeing the logjam Buffalo has at goalie and wanting to join a team with a clearer path to the NHL. ***PHOTO1*** Knapp signed an AHL contract with the Flyers and will begin the season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The 24-year-old...

Buffalo Sabres Re-sign Center Luke Adam to One-year, Two-way Contract
July 28th, 2014 at 5:23 PM
On Sunday, the Buffalo Sabres re-signed forward Luke Adam to a one-year, two-way contract. The cap hit will be $735,000. Adam was drafted by the Sabres in the second round, 44th overall of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.  Adam has spent parts of four seasons with the Buffalo Sabres, appearing in 87...

Buffalo Sabres Project Poorly in 2014-15 Fantasy NHL Rankings
July 27th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
As one would expect of a team coming off its worst offensive performance ever, the Buffalo Sabres aren't projected to have many impact players to fantasy hockey fans in 2014-15. ***PHOTO1*** Projections from NHL.com have only a handful of Sabres in the top 200. None are in the top half of the...

Buffalo Sabres Sign Defenseman Andre Benoit
July 24th, 2014 at 7:46 PM
The Buffalo Sabres announced on Wednesday that the team had come to terms on a one-year contract with free agent defenseman Andre Benoit. Benoit, who had spent last season with the Colorado Avalanche where he appeared in 79 games during the regular season where he recorded seven goals and 21 assists for...

Buffalo Sabres Re-Sign Forward Tyler Ennis
July 17th, 2014 at 10:59 PM
The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday that the team has re-signed forward Tyler Ennis to a multi-year contract. While the team has not disclosed the term of the contract, it has been reported that the contract is for five seasons and $23 million.  Ennis is a former first round pick by the Sabres (26th...

Buffalo Sabres Acquire Samuels-Thomas from Winnipeg Jets
July 10th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
The Buffalo Sabres announced Wednesday that the team has traded a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft for left wing Jordan Samuels-Thomas.  Samuels-Thomas is a 24 year-old West Hartford, Connecticut native who was drafted in 2009 by the Atlanta Thrashers in the seventh round (203rd pick). Since then...

Tyler Myers Still Subject of Trade Rumors, Detroit Red Wings Likely Suitor
July 7th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Tyler Myers has gone through a rough patch as of late. ***PHOTO1*** The Buffalo Sabres defenseman struggled last season, registering only nine goals and thirteen assists, for a total of 22 points. He also had a plus/minus of -26, tied for third-worst on the team. Myers has been the subject of trade rumors...

Buffalo Sabres Complete Buyout of Christian Ehrhoff’s Contract
June 29th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have parted ways with defenseman Christian Ehrhoff, buying out the remaining seven years on the veteran's contract. ***PHOTO1*** Ehrhoff declined the waiver process Sunday, making him a free agent. he'd said during this past season that being on a rebuilding team is tough and that he might not have signed...

Buffalo Sabres Add to Defense, Goaltending Corps with Linus Ullmark, Brady Austin Signings
May 31st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres continued to strengthen their defensive and goaltending corps this week with two-entry level signings. The Sabres signed goalie Linus Ullmark Tuesday to a three-year, $2.33 million deal. Their sixth-round pick in 2012 spent this past season playing in the junior and elite ranks in Sweden. He was the Swedish...

Buffalo Sabres Sign Linus Ullmark to Entry-Level Contract
May 27th, 2014 at 8:03 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that the team has signed prospect goaltender Linus Ullmark to a three-year, entry-level contract.  ***PHOTO1*** The terms of the contract have not yet been announced. Ullmark was the Sabres sixth round pick (163 overall) of the Sabres in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. The 6'3", 220 lbs. goaltender has been playing...

St. Louis Blues Re-sign Brian Elliott, Ryan Miller’s Future in Doubt
May 19th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
When the Buffalo Sabres traded away star goalie Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott to the St. Louis Blues on Feb. 28, 2014, the team was looking to build toward the future. Miller was the star goalie on a floundering, last-place team. The St. Louis Blues had the second most...

Team USA Posts Two Wins to Open IIHF World Championship
May 12th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
The United States opened the preliminary round of the IIHF World Championship with two weekend wins.   Team USA opened the tournament in Minsk, Belarus, with a 6-1 win over the host Belarussians. Jacob Trouba scores twice to pace the Americans, who scored three second-period goals to open up a comfortable 4-1...