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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...

Tyler Myers Won’t Let Injury Riddled Season Deter Him or Buffalo Sabres in the Future
April 30th, 2014 at 9:26 PM
When the Sabres traded Ryan Miller to the St. Louis Blues, it left a huge void in terms of leadership. Tyler Myers, in his fifth season in the National Hockey League, was expected to assume a leadership role on the team. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, Myers suffered through an injury marred season that saw...

Buffalo Sabres Prospects Earn Numerous Awards, Bright Future Ahead
April 29th, 2014 at 6:21 PM
The Buffalo Sabres endured their worst season in team history, finishing with the worst record in the National Hockey League. While the Sabres will have the second overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft on June 27 in Philadelphia, they already have several promising prospects waiting to get the call to...

Buffalo Sabres Appear to Have Come Out Ahead in Ryan Miller Deal
April 28th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
The Buffalo Sabres look to have cleaned up in their trade of Ryan Miller to the St. Louis Blues, even if their haul isn't as great as they might have hoped.   Miller surrendered four third-period goals in Sunday's 5-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. The loss eliminated the Blues from the...

Buffalo Sabres Defenseman Jake McCabe Named to US National Team
April 24th, 2014 at 9:09 PM
Buffalo Sabres rookie defenseman Jake McCabe was named to the 2014 United States Men's National Team that will compete in Belarus for the IIHF World Championships.  ***PHOTO1*** The tournament runs May 9-25 from Minsk and will also feature Sabres assistant coach Joe Sacco and athletic trainer Tim Macre.  McCabe has had a busy few...

Tyler Ennis Believes Future is Bright for Himself, Fellow Buffalo Sabres Teammates
April 23rd, 2014 at 8:13 PM
Tyler Ennis scored a career high 21 goals last season, but he isn't allowing himself to become complacent. ***PHOTO1*** "My play got better as the season went on. I have to play the whole season like that though," said Ennis. After starting the year on the wing, Ennis eventually became comfortable as the...

Philadelphia Flyers’ Zac Rinaldo Suspended Four Games for Hit on Buffalo Sabres’ Chad Ruhwedel
April 8th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo will miss the rest of the regular season for an illegal hit to the head of Buffalo Sabres defenseman Chad Ruhwedel.   The hit came in the third period of Philly's 5-2 win over Buffalo on Sunday. NHL player safety head Brendan Shanahan found he intentionally tried...

Buffalo Sabres Rookie Goalie Nathan Lieuwen Finds Light Amid Darkness in First NHL Win
April 2nd, 2014 at 11:02 AM
The lukewarm crowd at Tuesday's Buffalo Sabres game was understandably tepid about their team. The Sabres entered the game having lost 10 of 11 games, including every home game in the month of March. The team was all but guaranteed of finishing in last place and had traded away nearly every...

Who is the Buffalo Sabres’ All Time Best Goalie: Dominik Hasek or Ryan Miller?
March 30th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are set to retire the number of arguably their best goalie ever next season. After that, the next number to be retired could very well be ... arguably the team's best goalie ever. But who was better, Ryan Miller or Dominik Hasek? ***PHOTO1*** A look at the numbers makes it...