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Former Buffalo Sabres Goalie Clint Malarchuk Discusses Life Story in New Book
October 21st, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Former Buffalo Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk famously almost died on the ice some 25 years ago after a skate blade slied his neck. ***PHOTO1*** It turns out that's far from his only brush with death. Malarchuk's on-ice incident triggered numerous personal issues, which culminated with a suicide attempt in 2008. He discusses that...

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 Praised for Hall of Fame Selection
June 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Dominik Hasek, known as the best goaltender in the world during his playing days, has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. ***PHOTO1*** Hasek dominated for the Buffalo Sabres for most of the 1990s. He led the Sabres to the Eastern Conference Finals in 1998 and an appearance to the Stanley Cup Finals in...

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 Laying the Foundation for Hockey Camps at HARBORCENTER
May 9th, 2014 at 1:49 PM
When Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula unveiled his plan for HARBORCENTER, the idea of growing hockey downtown was one of the focal points of the complex.  ***PHOTO1*** Now that the foundation of the building has been laid, so has the foundation of the hockey camps to be held in the near future.  The HARBORCENTER...

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...

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...

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...

Study: NHL Loses Millions Each Year in Salary Paid to Injured Players
January 21st, 2014 at 2:00 PM
A new study indicated the NHL is costing itself millions of dollars by not adequately preventing head and other injuries   Researchers from Toronto presented their findings in the journal Injury Prevention. The study analyzed the economic burden on NHL teams due to games lost to injury; NHL players earn their salaries...

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 Players to Sign Custom NHL 14 Covers
September 10th, 2013 at 11:06 AM
Tuesday marks the release of EA Sports' yearly installment of their hockey franchise with NHL 14. To celebrate the release of the game, and the beginning of hockey season, local video game merchandisers Oogie Games is hosting an autograph signing of custom NHL 14 covers with both current Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jhonas...

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...

Buffalo Sabres in the Hockey Hall of Fame: Photo Essay Part Four
July 11th, 2013 at 8:44 AM
Sabres 101 recently took a trip to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Only a 90-minute drive from Buffalo, the Hall is a must-see for any hockey fan on the planet. Aside from the thousands of artifacts dating back to the 19th century, the Hall is home to numerous pieces...

Buffalo Sabres in the Hockey Hall of Fame: Photo Essay Part Three
July 10th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Sabres 101 recently took a trip to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Only a 90-minute drive from Buffalo, the Hall is a must-see for any hockey fan on the planet. Aside from the thousands of artifacts dating back to the 19th century, the Hall is home to numerous pieces...

Buffalo Sabres in the Hockey Hall of Fame: Photo Essay Part Two
July 9th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Sabres 101 recently took a trip to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Only a 90-minute drive from Buffalo, the Hall is a must-see for any hockey fan on the planet. Aside from the thousands of artifacts dating back to the 19th century, the Hall is home to numerous pieces...

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 in the Hockey Hall of Fame: a Photo Essay
July 8th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Sabres 101 recently took a trip to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Only a 90-minute drive from Buffalo, the Hall is a must-see for any hockey fan on the planet. Aside from the thousands of artifacts dating back to the 19th century, the Hall is home to numerous pieces...

Former Buffalo Sabres Forward Scott Nichol Retires, Joins Nashville Predators Front Office
June 9th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Former Rochester Americans captain and Buffalo Sabres farmhand Scott Nichol retired this past week from the NHL. The 38-year-old Nichol was an 11th-round draft pick of the Sabres in the 1993 draft. He played six seasons in Rochester, helping the team win its last Calder Cup in 1996 and captaining the...

The Future of the Buffalo Sabres: Jochen Hecht, Ron Rolston
April 27th, 2013 at 1:20 PM
The 2012-2013 season is over for the Buffalo Sabres, and many are relieved that the torture has stopped. However, with the season over, fans will begin to wonder what the future holds for the Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** They are starting to get answers. Jochen Hecht, who resigned with Buffalo after the lockout was lifted,...

Rochester Americans to Play Outdoor Game During 10-day Festival
March 22nd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
For the second time in a decade, a portion of Western New York will be host to an outdoor hockey paradise next winter. Rochester's Frontier Field will host a 10-day outdoor hockey festival Dec. 13-22. The centerpiece of the festival will be a regular season AHL game featuring the Rochester Americans,...