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Buffalo Sabres Look to Begin Soaring up Standings Against Winnipeg Jets
December 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are in the midst of their hottest streak since the year the won the President's Trophy. But where that streak nearly eight years ago resulted in a Stanley Cup, the current one has yet to even get the team into the playoffs. ***PHOTO1*** Yet. The Sabres (13-16-2)...

Buffalo Sabres Close to Inching up in the Standings with Ottawa Senators in Town
December 15th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres enter tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators (7 p.m., MSG) in a surprise position. ***PHOTO1*** With a win, Buffalo (12-16-2) will move within a point of the Sens (12-12-5) for seventh place in the Atlantic Division. They'd also move within four points of a playoff in...

Buffalo Sabres Get Chance to Exact Revenge on Florida Panthers
December 13th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres haven't lost much lately, going on an 8-3 stretch that has temporarily put to bed any thoughts about "Tanking for McDavid." Saturday night, they'll get a chance for some revenge against one of the few teams to beat them in that stretch. ***PHOTO1*** The Florida Panthers (12-8-7) enter the...

Buffalo Sabres Begin Homestand Against Los Angeles Kings
December 9th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres kick off a four-game homestand Tuesday night against the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings (7:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network). ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres are coming off a Florida road swing that saw lose two games by a combined 8-2 margin. Even so, the Sabres have still...

Buffalo Sabres Set to Host Los Angeles Kings Team That Would Be Wise to Emulate
December 8th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are set to host a team Tuesday that anyone within the Sabres organization would be justified in emulating. ***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Kings are coming off their second Stanley Cup championship in three seasons. That unprecedented success in southern California was preceded, though, but unprecedented failure. Before an improving Kings...

Buffalo Sabres Look to Get Back on Winning Track Against Florida Panthers
December 6th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres suffered a bad loss on Thursday to the Tampa Bay Lightning, and they are hoping to turn things around tonight against the Florida Panthers at 7 pm. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo had won six of the last seven games before the 5-0 debacle against the Lightning. The Sabres will face a...

Buffalo Sabres Hope to Spark More Winning Against Tampa Bay Lightning
December 2nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres pulled off perhaps the surprise of the NHL season this past weekend, taking two games from the league-leading Montreal Canadiens. ***PHOTO1*** Their reward? Two straight games against the league-leading Tampa Bay Lighting. Buffalo opens a home-and-home series with Tampa on Tuesday at the First Niagara Center (7:30 p.m., NBC Sports...

Buffalo Sabres Look to Stay Hot in Rematch with Montreal Canadiens
November 29th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Consider it a Thanksgiving miracle. The Buffalo Sabres are suddenly one of the hottest teams in the NHL. ***PHOTO1*** After their win Friday over the Montreal Canadiens, the Sabres have now won four of their last five games. Friday's win was probably the most surprising, as they beat the best team in...

Buffalo Sabres Set to Host Montreal Canadiens Tonight
November 28th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres will hope to get back in the win column tonight when they play the Montreal Canadiens tonight at the First Niagara Center at 7 pm. ***PHOTO1*** Montreal won the previous meeting on Nov. 5 with a 2-1 shootout win. Montreal was having a tough time beating anybody then, but...

Buffalo Sabres Return to Ice Saturday Against Washington Capitals
November 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
If there is a bright side to the massive snowfall that Buffalo's seen this week, it's that the Buffalo Sabres ended up with an extra day to savor their first winning streak of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo's home game against the New York Rangers on Friday was canceled because of the snow,...

Buffalo Sabres Look for Another Win Over San Jose Sharks
November 18th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres and San Jose Sharks are set for their second battle of the season at the First Niagara Center tonight at 7:30 pm. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres earned a rare win the last time the two teams clashed, which was in San Jose. Buffalo is coming off of a dominating win...

Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs Set for Battle Tonight
November 15th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs are set for another division test tonight at the First Niagara Center. ***PHOTO1*** The heated rivalry will pick up once again tonight, after Toronto shut the Sabres out on Oct. 28. Buffalo hasn't gotten much better since the loss. The Sabres have given up 12...

Buffalo Sabres and Minnesota Wild Set for Battle Tonight
November 13th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are still trying to find a consistent compete level, and they will get another chance to do so tonight when they play the Minnesota Wild. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres are 2-6-0 on the road this season, while Minnesota boasts a 5-1-0 record on home ice. One very surprising statistic is...

Buffalo Sabres and Pittsburgh Penguins Set to Square Off Tonight
November 8th, 2014 at 4:43 PM
After three big performances by Michal Neuvirth, Jhonas Enroth will finally get back between the pipes for the Buffalo Sabres as the Pittsburgh Penguins come to town. ***PHOTO1*** The Penguins boast the best power play in the league, while the Sabres continue to struggle this season. Evgeni Malkin and Chris Kunitz lead...

Buffalo Sabres to Host Hockey Fights Cancer Night Friday Against Edmonton Oilers
November 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that at Friday night's game against the Edmonton Oilers the team will take part in the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer program. ***PHOTO1*** Fans who attend the game will have the chance to purchase "RJ" hats in honor of long-time Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret and his fight...

Buffalo Sabres Set for Matinee Matchup with Detroit Red Wings
November 2nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are stumbling into the First Niagara Center today, after taking a beating last night, to play another tough opponent in the Detroit Red Wings at 5 pm. ***PHOTO1*** For the Sabres, any opponent is a tough one, but Detroit will be especially difficult for the Sabres. Buffalo has yet...

Buffalo Sabres Look to Bounce Back Against Pittsburgh Penguins
November 1st, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres just wrapped one of their worst months ever. At 2-8-1, October set up 2014-15 to be the horrid season many fans expected the season to be. ***PHOTO1*** If there's going to be any sort of life to the year, it will start Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins (7 p.m.,...

Buffalo Sabres Hope to Build Consistency Entering Game Against Toronto Maple Leafs
October 28th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres, more than just about anything else, just want a bit of consistency this season. ***PHOTO1*** They finally claimed their first regulation win of the season Saturday, when they edged the San Jose Sharks. Now heading north of the border to face the Toronto Maple Leafs (7:30 p.m., MSG), talk...

Buffalo Sabres Look to Take Bite Out of San Jose Sharks
October 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have enjoyed California far less than most people, not really registering much in two losses at Anaheim and Los Angeles. ***PHOTO1*** They wrap up their West Coast trip Saturday against the San Jose Sharks (4 p.m., MSG) trying desperately to find some offense. The Sabres have scored only once...

Buffalo Sabres Host to Regain Flight Against Anaheim Ducks
October 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres couldn't really be starting their West Coast trip at a worse time. ***PHOTO1*** The struggling Sabres begin their three-game California jaunt tonight against the Anaheim Ducks (10:30 p.m., MSG) The Ducks have won five straight games to vault to the top of the Pacific Division. The Sabres, meanwhile, are...