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Former Buffalo Sabres to Take Part in Charity Hockey Game
August 9th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Several former Buffalo Sabres are set to take part in a charity hockey game next week in nearby St. Catharines, Ontario. ***PHOTO1*** The fifth annual Hockey Night in St. Catharines takes place at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 in the Jack Gatecliff Arena. The game raises funds for United Way of St. Catharines...

Former Buffalo Sabres Goaltender Dominik Hasek Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame
June 24th, 2014 at 9:43 PM
The NHL has announced its 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame class Monday. Headlining the class is former Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dominik Hasek.  ***PHOTO1***  Hasek, who won the Vezina Trophy for best goaltender six times, which is second-most all time , is the only goaltender who won the Hart Trophy more than once, getting the...

Former Buffalo Sabres Goalie Dominik Hasek Headlines Potential Hockey Hall of Fame Class
June 22nd, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Former Buffalo Sabres goalie Dominik Hasek headlines what could be a stellar class of 2014 for the Hockey Hall of Fame. The class will be announced Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Hasek won two Stanley Cups with the Detroit Red Wings and also spent time with the Chicago Blackhawks and Ottawa Senators. But most of his...

Former Buffalo Sabres Defenseman Robyn Regehr Wins Stanley Cup with Los Angeles Kings
June 14th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Veteran defenseman Robyn Regehr probably wasn't regretting being dealt by the Buffalo Sabres to the Los Angeles Kings much to begin with. But clinching his first-ever Stanley Cup Friday night probably further distanced him from his brief time with the blue and gold. ***PHOTO1*** The 34-year-old blueliner was the second person to touch...

Former Buffalo Sabres Players Find Their Way to Stanley Cup Finals
June 3rd, 2014 at 9:02 PM
The Stanley Cup Finals are set to begin on Wednesday and when it comes to the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers, there are a couple of players who have found their way after a stop with the Buffalo Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** While he didn't spend much time in Buffalo, New York...

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...

Buffalo Sabres to Retire Former Goaltender Dominik Hasek’s Number in 2014-15
March 28th, 2014 at 12:35 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that the team will send long-time goaltender Dominik Hasek's number during the 2014-15 season.  ***PHOTO1*** Hasek, who is in town to be inducted into the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame, will be the seventh player in team history to have his number retired to the rafters.  The other six players...

Former Buffalo Sabres Ryan Miller, Steve Ott Make St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup Favorites
March 15th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
The St. Louis Blues may have the Buffalo Sabres to thank for getting them the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup. ***PHOTO1*** Their acquisition of Ryan Miller and Steve Ott has made them the favorites to win the Stanley Cup, according to bovada.lv. The Blues have 5-to-1 odds, moving up from 6-to-1 before the...

Dominik Hasek to Be Inducted into Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame March 29
March 7th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The most decorated goalie in Buffalo Sabres history will soon join other franchise greats in the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame. Dominik Hasek will be honored in a pre-game ceremony March 29 at First Niagara Center against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Hasek was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks Aug. 7, 1992, in exchange for Stephane Beauregard...

Ryan Miller, Steve Ott Reflect on Time with Buffalo Sabres, New Chance with St. Louis Blues
March 1st, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Ryan Miller was feeling a bit blue after learning he'd been traded Friday night to St. Louis. Miller and Steve Ott learned they'd been traded just prior to Friday's game. The Buffalo Sabres will in return get goalie Jaroslav Halak, forwards Chris Stewart and William Carrier, a 2015 first-round draft pick...

Buffalo Sabres Exhibit to Open Friday at Buffalo History Museum
February 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
A new exhibit opening Friday at the Buffalo History Museum will offer a look at the seminal days of the Buffalo Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** "Forging a Connection: Your Buffalo Sabres 1970-1975" features items from the club's early days that features items from the collection of the Buffalo Hockey Experience + Museum. The collection...

Three Former Buffalo Sabres Part of Concussion Lawsuit Against NHL
November 27th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Three former Buffalo Sabres players are among 10 suing the NHL in a class-action lawsuit claiming the league hasn’t adequately protected them from concussions. ***PHOTO1*** Richard Dunn, Morris Titanic and Rick Vaive are among the players named on the suit, which seeks damages and court-approved medical monitoring of player head injuries to...

Buffalo Sabres Dominik Hasek Left Out of List of Early Trades
August 13th, 2013 at 11:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Recently, NHL.com posted a list of players that were traded too soon in their career and went on to become a star. While the cases for those players was well stated, they left out one player that was largely considered the best goaltender in the world. In 1992, the Chicago Blackhawks...

Buffalo Sabres Feature Star Studded All-Time Team
July 29th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
CBS Sports has started a feature on the all-time teams of every NHL franchise, but rather than wait for the site to get to the Buffalo Sabres, Sabres 101 has opted to elect a team of its own. To qualify for this team of a goalie, center, right wing, left wing...

Former Buffalo Sabres Assistant Coach James Patrick Joins Dallas Stars
July 28th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Former Buffalo Sabres assistant coach James Patrick will once again work for his ex-boss, as new Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff has hired Patrick to be his assistant in Texas. ***PHOTO1*** Patrick had been an assistant for Buffalo during the final seven years of Ruff's tenure. He was let go after the...

Three Former Buffalo Sabres Among Hockey Hall of Fame Finalists
July 8th, 2013 at 7:10 PM
Three former Buffalo Sabres could have their names called when the Hockey Hall of Fame picks its class of 2013 Tuesday.   Alexander Mogilny, Dave Andreychuk and Phil Housley are among the contenders for one of up to four spots in the induction class, which will be revealed at 3 p.m. EST.     Mogilny...

Buffalo Sabres Acquire Henrik Tallinder from New Jersey Devils
July 7th, 2013 at 3:35 PM
The Buffalo Sabres announced today that they have acquired Henrik Tallinder from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for AHL forward Riley Boychuk. ***PHOTO1*** Tallinder rejoins the Sabres after a three-year stint with the New Jersey Devils, where he found himself being bounced in and out of the lineup. Sabres general manager...

Former Buffalo Sabres Coach Lindy Ruff Hired by Dallas Stars
June 22nd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Former Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff will get a chance to continue his potentially Hall of Fame-worthy career with the Dallas Stars. The Stars introduced Ruff Friday as their 22nd coach (seventh since relocating to Texas from Minnesota). Ruff went 571-432-162 over 15 seasons at the helm in Buffalo - a...

Buffalo Sabres Seem Unwise to Have Let Daniel Paille, Others Escape
June 17th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Would the Buffalo Sabres be in the Stanley Cup finals right now if they'd kept Daniel Paille? That's doubtful.   But would they be better off? That's entirely possible. ***PHOTO1*** Paille kicked off his 15 minutes of fame late Saturday after scoring the overtime game-winner for the Boston Bruins to help them even...

Former Buffalo Sabres Coach Lindy Ruff Passed Over by New York Rangers
June 16th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Former Buffalo Sabres' coach Lindy Ruff is still on the job market after one of the teams he interviewed with instead hired the ex-coach of another possible Ruff landing spot.   ***PHOTO1***   The New York Rangers are set to name Alain Vigneault as their new bench boss. Vigneault was fired after the Canucks'...