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Buffalo Sabres’ Evander Kane Looks for New Start in Western New York
February 22nd, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane sees a bright future for his new team. And he's set to be at the front of the charge. ***PHOTO1*** Kane spoke Saturday for the first time since the Sabres acquired him from the Winnipeg Jets earlier this month. The 23-year-old said he will be ready to...

Buffalo Sabres Look for Michal Neuvirth, Anders Lindback to Step up in Goalie Duel
February 14th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The two goalies now on the Buffalo Sabres' roster have combined for five wins in the 2014-15 season. They will probably be fortunate to double their combined total before the year ends. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres' swapping of Jhonas Enroth for Anders Lindback on Wednesday left the Sabres' netminding situation for this year...

Buffalo Sabres’ Chris Stewart Looks to Focus on New York Islanders, not Trade Deadline
February 8th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres forward Chris Stewart is certainly making the case that he could help another team as the NHL trade deadline looms. ***PHOTO1*** Stewart assisted on every Sabres goal in Buffalo's 3-2 win Saturday over the Dallas Stars. That continues a relative hot streak that's seen him register four goals and five...

Zemgus Girgensons to Become Buffalo Sabres- 31st NHL All-Star
January 25th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
In playing in Sunday's NHL All-Star Game, Zemgus Girgensons will become the 31st Buffalo Sabres player to take part in the game. He was elected a starter by fans. ***PHOTO1*** Here is a list of the Sabres players to appear in the All-Star Game since they joined the NHL in the 1970-71...

Buffalo Sabres not Actively Shopping Defenseman Tyler Myers, According to General Manager Tim Murray
January 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have been subject to various trade rumors all season as the team has openly admitted to being in a rebuilding phase. One of the players tied to a high amount of rumors is defenseman Tyler Myers. In an interview about the amount of trade rumors surrounding Myers,...

Buffalo Sabres Special Teams are Special for Wrong Reasons
January 14th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are nearing an inconceivable special teams low this season. ***PHOTO1*** Through 44 games, the Sabres have 11 power play goals. Their 9 percent conversion rate is easily the worst in the NHL. But even worse is the Sabres' power play differential, that is the net number of...

Buffalo Sabres Officially Retire Dominik Hasek’s No. 39
January 14th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The man who may be the greatest Buffalo Sabres player ever has joined the franchise's other greats in immortality. ***PHOTO1*** Former goalie Dominik Hasek's No. 39 was retired in a ceremony preceding Tuesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings. He joined Rene Robert, Richard Martin, Gilbert Perreault, Tim Horton, Pat...

Buffalo Sabres’ Matt Moulson not Living up to Expectations
January 12th, 2015 at 7:45 PM
The Buffalo Sabres brought back Matt Moulson this past offseason to provide a touch of leadership and scoring touch. So far, he's yet to deliver on that or any semblance of the promise he had when the Sabres first acquired him from the New York Islanders in the fall of...

Buffalo Sabres Prospect Victor Olofsson Among Leaders at MODO Hockey Ornskoldsvik in Swedish Elite League
January 12th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected Victor Olofsson in the seventh round. The Swedish forward is a playmaker with the chance to make himself into a solid player after some polishing in Europe. ***PHOTO1*** Currently, Olofsson is third on his team in scoring and will move into...

Buffalo Sabres’ Johan Larsson Frustrated with Lack of NHL Opportunity
January 7th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Another demotion has the Buffalo Sabres' Johan Larsson rethinking his future with the organization. ***PHOTO1*** Larsson was sent back to the Rochester Americans over the weekend after a two-week NHL stint. The 22-year-old forward has been back and forth between the NHL and AHL since joining the organization in a...

Buffalo Sabres’ Zemgus Girgensons Lengthens Lead in NHL All-Star Game Fan Voting
December 30th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons is just days away from sealing a starting spot in next month's NHL All-Star Game. ***PHOTO1*** The second-year center has 1,466,077 fan votes, according to numbers released by the NHL on Tuesday. That makes him the top overall vote-getter in the NHL. Buffalo native and...

Buffalo Sabres Zemgus Girgensons’ All Star Vote Lead Trimmed
December 29th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The fan voting for the 2015 NHL All Star Game has seen a slight decrease in the lead for Buffalo Sabres Zemgus Girgensons over the Chicago Blackhawks' forwards. ***PHOTO1*** Here are the vote totals according to NHL.com: Girgensons: 1,291,186 Patrick Kane: 815,990 Jonathan Toews: 803,034 Sidney Crosby: 606,670 Patrick Sharp: 462,705 Sabres goaltender Jhonas Enroth currently ranks...

Former Buffalo Sabres Forward Rick Vaive Opens up About Fear of Flying
December 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In a sport of big hits and blocking shots, some players admit that of all the facets of the game their worst fear is the flight to the game. Former Sabres forward Rick Vaive was one of them. ***PHOTO1*** In Vaive's 16 seasons of professional hockey, he hated every flight. “Not just...

Buffalo Sabres Prospect J.T. Compher Gaining International Attention
December 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have a wealth of prospects in their system that the team hopes will pan out for them. One such prospect is center J.T. Compher, who has started to gain the attention of the international ranks before this year's World Junior Championships. ***PHOTO1*** Compher, who has gotten injured in...

Buffalo Sabres’ Zemgus Girgensons Continues to Dominate NHL ALl-Star Game Fan Voting
December 24th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons still holds a sizable lead among forward in the NHL All-Star Game fan vote, but his lead is diminishing somewhat. ***PHOTO1*** Girgensons has 1,291,186 votes as of Tuesday. His nearest two competitors, Chicago Blackhawks forwards Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, have 815,990 and 803,034 votes, respectively. Both...

Buffalo Sabres Prospect J.T. Compher is Determined to Make Team USA Juniors Roster
December 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Last December Buffalo Sabres prospect J.T. Compher was attempting to make the USA National Junior hockey squad when he sustained a foot injury. ***PHOTO1*** This year, Compher is back on task in an attempt to make it to the World Junior Championships in Canada. Compher is just hoping that this year...

Buffalo Sabres’ Zemgus Girgensons Still Far Ahead in NHL All-Star Game Voting
December 17th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Latvian Locomotive has surpassed 1 million votes, as Zemgus Girgensons continues to run away with fan voting for the NHL All-Star Game. ***PHOTO1*** The Buffalo Sabres second-year center has about 1.1 million votes, according to numbers released Tuesday by the NHL. That's essentially double the vote totals of the closest two...

Buffalo Sabres Recall Forward Mikhail Grigorenko from Rochester Americans
December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that they have recalled forward Mikhail Grigorenko from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. ***PHOTO1*** Grigorenko's call-up is a result of forward Torrey Mitchell suffering a lower body injury in the Sabres 5-4 shootout victory over the Ottawa Senators Monday night. There is no...

Despite Rapid Spread, Buffalo Sabres Have Avoided the Mumps
December 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the latest team to get hit with the mumps when they announced that forward Sidney Crosby has contracted the illness. So far this season, the Buffalo Sabres have yet to report a single player with the illness. ***PHOTO1*** Not all teams have made reports of a member...

Buffalo Sabres’ Zemgus Girgensons Skating Away with All-Star Game Voting
December 10th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres center Zemgus Girgensons continues to dominate NHL All-Star Game fan voting. ***PHOTO1*** New numbers released Tuesday show his vote total has doubled over the past week. He now had 803,805 fan votes. Buffalo native and Chicago forward Patrick Kane is second with about 375,758 votes. The totals of...