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Buffalo Sabres Set to Host Street Hockeyfest for Yet Another Year
July 25th, 2014 at 7:39 PM
Registration is now open for the popular street hockey tournament held by the Buffalo Sabres each year. Street Hockeyfest will be held on Aug. 24, regardless of weather, and will consist of teams of five players. Every team is guaranteed to play three games, and the cost of the tournament will be...

Buffalo Sabres Announce National Television Schedule for Upcoming Season
July 23rd, 2014 at 6:33 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that the team will appear on national television 11 times during the upcoming season. The team, which was an eye sore last season, will hope that its newly constructed roster will save embarrassment for the organization when they are in front of the entire nation, while...

Buffalo Sabres; NHL Could Learn from World Cup Overtime Rules
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:58 PM
During the World Cup over the past month, the NHL was considering a new overtime method to create more winners without going to a shootout.  The ideas that were floated around include a 10-minute period with teams changing sides half-way through. Other ideas include reducing the number of players on the...

Buffalo Sabres Prospects Bring Attitude to Organization as Development Camp Comes to an End
July 18th, 2014 at 8:02 PM
The purpose of the Development Camp for the Buffalo Sabres is to help groom the young talent they have and mold it into a cohesive unit. After the camp has ended, it's clear that the prospect pool has plenty of attitude. After last season's debacle, the Sabres locker room had a dark, losing...

Patrick Kane Re-Signs with Chicago Blackhawks, Ending Speculation of Homecoming with Buffalo Sabres
July 9th, 2014 at 6:41 PM
As faint as it was, the fantasy of having Patrick Kane signing with the Buffalo Sabres after next season was a good one. Kane and Jonathan Toews each signed eight-year contracts with the Chicago Blackhawks, each worth $10.5 million a season. Kane has developed into a superstar in Chicago, leading the...

Buffalo Sabres Fans Still Hoping for Steve Ott Return
July 5th, 2014 at 12:07 PM
Before the NHL free agency period officially opened, there were rumors that Steve Ott was going to return to the Buffalo Sabres, quite like Matt Moulson did. Five days later, Ott remains a free agent. Tim Murray discussed the team's interest in Ott on Wednesday, after the Sabres made several splashes in the...

Tim Murray Reshaping Buffalo Sabres with an Attitude
July 4th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Since taking the general manager job in Buffalo, Tim Murray has carried himself with a certain attitude and confidence that hasn't existed in the city for quite some time. Murray almost looks angry during camera shots of him on the job, and his sarcasm during interviews are humorous. His approach to...

Buffalo Sabres Broadcaster Rick Jeanneret Diagnosed with Throat Cancer
July 2nd, 2014 at 11:15 AM
The voice of the Buffalo Sabres will temporarily be silenced during cancer treatment. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres confirmed Wednesday that Rick Jeanneret has throat cancer. He's set to undergo treatment soon but expects to return to the broadcasting booth this coming season. "The Buffalo Sabres are deeply saddened to learn of Rick Jeanneret’s cancer...

Buffalo Sabres Make Noise in Opening Day of Free Agency
July 1st, 2014 at 3:28 PM
The Buffalo Sabres wasted little time today as the NHL free agency period opened. The Sabres began their day by trading a 2016 second round pick to Montreal to acquire defenseman Josh Gorges. The Sabres would then double-dip into Montreal's pool by signing their former captain, Brian Gionta, to a three-year deal. Buffalo wasn't...

Buffalo Sabres First-Round Selection Sam Reinhart Excited to Join Organization
June 28th, 2014 at 10:16 AM
When the Buffalo Sabres were on the clock last night with the No. 2 pick, Tim Murray wasted little time getting the pick in and calling Sam Reinhart's name. Reinhart, a center out of the WHL, is excited about joining the Sabres, even though they seem to have a ton of...

Buffalo Sabres Set to Pick No. 2 in Tonight’s NHL Draft
June 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The moment Buffalo Sabres fans have been waiting for since October will finally arrive tonight as the NHL Entry Draft is set to begin at 7 pm. The Sabres will select at the No. 2 spot, and will likely choose between Sam Bennett and Sam Reinhart, assuming Aaron Ekblad will go...

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...

Tim Murray not Worried About Salary Cap Floor, Looks to Re-Sign Tyler Ennis
June 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray is tired of talking about the team's task of getting to the salary cap floor by the beginning of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Murray addressed the Buffalo media yesterday to discuss the draft when he fielded a few questions regarding the salary cap floor. He did not...

Buffalo Sabres to Hold Draft Party at First Niagara Center
June 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The NHL Draft has been the most anticipated event for fans of the Buffalo Sabres since mid-October, and the organization has announced that it will hold a party at the First Niagara Center on June 27. ***PHOTO1*** Doors will open for fans at 6 pm and free parking will be available for...

Buffalo Sabres’ Nemesis Jason Spezza Requests Trade from Ottawa Senators
June 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Jason Spezza, who spent his entire 11-year career making life difficult for the Buffalo Sabres with the Ottawa Senators, has requested to be traded. ***PHOTO1*** Bryan Murray announced the news Wednesday after the general manager's meeting and says that he plans to grant his request, despite his desire to keep the 30-year-old...

Buffalo Sabres to Hold Development Camp in July
June 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After an atrocious season, fans of the Buffalo Sabres are hoping that the future is bright with young stars. They will have the opportunity to see what kind of talent Buffalo's prospect pool has. ***PHOTO1*** The development camp will consist of about 40 prospects, including Buffalo's draft picks this season. The Sabres will...

Buffalo Sabres’ Road to Relevancy is Longer than It May Seem
June 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres are in full rebuilding mode and are hoping to become a playoff threat in the coming years after the reconstruction of their roster. ***PHOTO1*** Becoming a Stanley Cup threat, however, may be even tougher. The Eastern Conference is the weaker conference by a substantial margin, in the opinion of most....

Chicago Blackhawks Look to Ink Patrick Kane to Long-Term Deal
June 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Patrick Kane's contract with the Chicago Blackhawks has one year remaining and many Buffalo Sabres fans have dreams that Kane will hit free agency and return home to play for Buffalo. ***PHOTO1*** Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman has other plans for Kane. "It's the highest priority for us," Bowman told NHL.com. "Looking at next...

Chris Stewart Hopes to Make Big Impact for Buffalo Sabres
May 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Chris Stewart was part of the return the Buffalo Sabres received in the deal that sent Ryan Miller and Steve Ott to St. Louis, and he's hoping that he can make an impact on the team's fortunes. ***PHOTO1*** Stewart, who is entering the final year of his deal, was facing trade rumors...

Buffalo Sabres; HARBORCENTER to Host Two World Championships in Five Month Span
May 29th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
USA Hockey was in Buffalo to announce that the soon-to-be completed HARBORCENTER as well as First Niagara Center will play host to two world championship tournaments in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Starting in January, eight teams will compete in the 8th annual IIHF U-18 Women's World Championship. Then, a mere four months later, the International...