Category: ‘NHL Teams’

Buffalo Sabres a Statistical Near-Certainty to Finish Last in NHL
January 28th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have long had the unstated goal of finishing last in the NHL this year to maximize their chances of drafting Connor McDavid. The odds appear to be overwhelmingly in their favor. ***PHOTO1*** Sports Club Stats gives the Sabres an 81 percent chance of finishing 30th this year. The site...

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; NHL Appear Ready to Explore Possible Las Vegas Franchise
December 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres and the rest of the NHL were listening to Commissioner Gary Bettman when he spoke about the steps the NHL is making as they move forward on the possibility of a franchise in Las Vegas. ***PHOTO1*** Bettman, who was giving his state-of-the-league press conference at the board of governors...

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 Jump 15 Percent in Franchise Value, per Forbes
November 30th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres saw their value creep up over the past year even as the team's played some of its worst hockey ever. ***PHOTO1*** Updated valuations from Forbes put the Sabres' value at $288 million. That's up from $250 a year ago and 23rd in the NHL. The Sabres are proving to provide...