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Former Buffalo Sabres Goaltender Michal Neuvirth Trashes the Tank
March 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
On trade deadline day, a number of Buffalo Sabres players bid the city farewell as the team seemingly made moves to guarantee a No. 1 overall first round draft pick. While some fans are undoubtedly happy with the decision, Michal Neuvirth clearly was not. ***PHOTO1*** Neuvirth, the team's now-former goaltender, was apparently...

Buffalo Sabres Stay True to Plan at Trade Deadline
March 2nd, 2015 at 3:32 PM
The plan for Tim Murray and the Buffalo Sabres is to get ready for next season, and at today's trade deadline, they executed a part of that plan. ***PHOTO1*** Murray moved a few pieces for future assets: Brian Flynn to Montreal Canadiens for fifth round pick (2016). Torrey Mitchell to Montreal Canadiens for a...

Buffalo Sabres Defenseman Mark Pysyk Released from Hospital Following Collapse
March 1st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Saturday, Buffalo Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk dropped to his knees and collapsed during a game of pick-up basketball at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. The 23-year-old player was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital, but was released later that same day. ***PHOTO1*** So far, there has been no word on what led...

Buffalo Sabres Fans Find Themselves Torn by the Tank After Win Over Vancouver
February 28th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Any other season, Buffalo Sabres fans would be ecstatic about a 6-3 win. Thursday night's victory over the Vancouver Canucks, however, was a different story. ***PHOTO1*** That's because many fans want to see the Sabres end up with the first or second pick in the NHL draft, so the team can land...

Buffalo Sabres Rumor Mill: Cody Hodgson Generating Interest
February 27th, 2015 at 1:51 PM
With the contract that Cody Hodgson received from Darcy Regier, and his lack of production since signing that contract, many figure Tim Murray would be a genius if he were to manufacture a trade involving the forward. ***PHOTO1*** Apparently, Hodgson is generating interest from at least one team. According to a source, Murray...

Vancouver Canucks Goaltender Ryan Miller Sustains Leg Injury
February 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Last month, Ryan Miller faced his former teammates on the Buffalo Sabres for the first time since Miller was traded late last season. The Vancouver Canucks will pay a visit to the goaltender's former team later this week, but Miller is unlikely to play. ***PHOTO1*** During Sunday night's 4-0 win over the...

Buffalo Sabres Trade Rumors: Chris Stewart is Next to Go
February 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With the NHL trade deadline a week away, the Buffalo Sabres are expected to make a few more moves. ***PHOTO1*** Tim Murray has already executed a blockbuster deal, sending Drew Stafford, Tyler Myers, a first round draft pick and prospects to the Winnipeg Jets for Evander Kane and Zach Bogosian. He also...

Buffalo Sabres Fall to Nashville Predators in Shootout Shocker
February 23rd, 2015 at 12:21 AM
No one could blame the Nashville Predators for assuming they would have an easy night. What could have been a lopsided affair, however, turned out to be a nail-biter in a 2-1, shootout victory over the Buffalo Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** The Predators are currently the first place team in the NHL, but they...

Buffalo Sabres Set to Host League-Leading Nashville Predators
February 22nd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Friday's loss to the New York Rangers said pretty much everything there is to say about this season for the Buffalo Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** Facing a fourth-string goalie making his NHL debut (Mackenzie Skapski), the Sabres managed only one goal and fell, 3-1. They did fire 25 shots, but few of them were...

Michal Neuvirth Continues to Impress as the Buffalo Sabres Starting Goaltender
February 21st, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Michal Neuvirth is finally getting his chance. With the recent trade of Jhonas Enroth, Neuvirth has been thrust head first into the starting goaltender position, and he's earning it with every game. ***PHOTO1*** Neuvirth has been stellar in net since the Enroth move. While the Sabres have only accumulated three points since...

Rick Nash Handles Buffalo Sabres in Win for New York Rangers
February 20th, 2015 at 9:50 PM
Matt Moulson scored on the first shot of the game for the Buffalo Sabres, but the New York Rangers would answer with three-straight goals to secure a 3-1 victory tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Rick Nash had a pair of points, with an goal and an assist, while Mackenzie Skapski stopped 25 of the 25...

New Jersey Devils Host the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday Night
February 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
All good things must come to an end. With the Buffalo Sabres' six-game homestand now over with, the team will head to Prudential Center to face the New Jersey Devils, who are starting a six-game homestand of their own. ***PHOTO1*** Of course, most fans wouldn't call the Sabres' last six games a...

Zach Bogosian Makes Good First Impression for Buffalo Sabres
February 16th, 2015 at 4:29 PM
When Tim Murray executed a trade that sent four players, including Tyler Myers, and a first round draft pick to the Winnipeg Jets for Evander Kane and Zach Bogosian, there were some that thought he gave up too much. ***PHOTO1*** Bogosian did his best to back Murray's decision last night, and he...

Fans Witness a Repeat as Buffalo Sabres Fall 2-1 to the Philadelphia Flyers
February 15th, 2015 at 11:56 PM
After this week's big trades, Buffalo Sabres fans were looking forward to seeing a different team take the ice on Sunday evening, but the results weren't different. In fact, they were eerily similar to a game played just a few short weeks ago. ***PHOTO1*** When the Sabres encountered the Philadelphia Flyers late...

Buffalo Sabres Alumni to Be on Hand at Blood Drive Monday
February 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres fans can meet some of their favorite former players while helping a good cause Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres will host a blood drive from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the First Niagara Center in conjunction with Unyts. Appointments have been filled, but walk-ins are still welcome all day. The first 200 people...

Former Buffalo Sabres Defenseman Steve Montador Dies at Age 35
February 15th, 2015 at 1:41 PM
Former Buffalo Sabres defenseman Steve Montador has died today at age 35, according to multiple reports. ***PHOTO1*** Montador was found dead at his home at 2 am this morning and a cause of death has not yet been reported. Montador was signed by the Sabres in 2009. He played two seasons for...

New-Look Buffalo Sabres Set to Host Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday
February 15th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres team that takes the ice Sunday night against the Philadelphia Flyers (7:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network) is far different from the Sabres team that last played. ***PHOTO1*** And Sunday's team will probably not be the same one that's fielded after next month's trade deadline. Such is life as an...

Few are Safe as More Change is Likely to Come for Buffalo Sabres
February 13th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Tim Murray rocked the NHL on Wednesday when he acquired Evander Kane and Zach Bogosian from the Winnipeg Jets, and after he sent Jhonas Enroth packing, he hinted that he wasn't done retooling the roster, but also told the media that a select few are safe in his eyes. ***PHOTO1*** Naturally, Zemgus...

Tim Murray’s Trade for Evander Kane Landing Mixed Reviews Among Fans
February 12th, 2015 at 6:22 PM
Tim Murray made his presence felt yet again before the trade deadline yesterday, landing Evander Kane and Zach Bogosian from the Winnipeg Jets for Tyler Myers, Drew Stafford, Joel Armia, Brendan Lemieux and a first round pick, which the Sabres will choose at a later date. ***PHOTO1*** There are aspects of the...

Frustrations Mount for Buffalo Sabres Over Cody Hodgson
February 10th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The 2014-2015 Buffalo Sabres season won't be well remembered by anyone, but Cody Hodgson has likely enjoyed it a little less than most. The player was a healthy scratch for Sunday's game against the New York Islanders, and he could be sitting for the foreseeable future. ***PHOTO1*** The center has scored a...