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Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders Scoreless After 1st Period
February 23rd, 2013 at 7:46 PM
The Buffalo Sabres appeared to have more energy than usual, but still couldn't crack the scoreboard as the Sabres and New York Islanders remain scoreless after the first period. Marcus Foligno and Patrick Kaleta have stepped up the physical aspect of the game, sending jolts to their opposition and drawing approval from...

Buffalo Sabres Booed for Most of 2nd Period, but They Only Trail 2-1 to Winnipeg Jets
February 19th, 2013 at 8:37 PM
The second period was ugly for the Buffalo Sabres, but Jason Pominville's late goal may be enough to help Buffalo turn the game around. The Sabres trailed 2-0 in the second period when Nathan Gerbe turned the puck over in his own end, giving Andrew Ladd a chance he would not miss....

Buffalo Sabres Trail Winnipeg Jets 1-0 After First Period
February 19th, 2013 at 7:43 PM
The Buffalo Sabres started the game with good pressure, but still managed to give up a goal exactly one minute into the game. Bryan Little was left in front of the net alone and buried his chance to score the only goal of the period. However, Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller was fairly...

Buffalo Sabres Booed Off the Ice, Trail Boston Bruins 2-1
February 15th, 2013 at 8:39 PM
The Buffalo Sabres may have played one of their flattest periods of the season and managed to only trail the Boston Bruins 2-1 after two periods. Rich Peverley scored a whacky goal after a crazy bounce off of the back wall landed on his stick. Peverley was able to beat Ryan Miller...

Buffalo Sabres, Boston Bruins Locked at One After One
February 15th, 2013 at 7:47 PM
After a sluggish first few shifts, the Buffalo Sabres played an upbeat first period to take a 1-1 tie into the second period. The Sabres started the scoring with Drew Stafford's first goal of the season. Stafford buried a nifty pass from Tyler Ennis from behind the net. The Sabres led for...

Buffalo Sabres Trail Montreal Canadiens 3-2 After Two Periods
February 7th, 2013 at 8:54 PM
The Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens are tied at 1-1 after 40 minutes at First Niagara Center. ***PHOTO1*** Tyler Myers seemingly coughed up the puck at least once every shift in the early going, but Montreal transitioned from a missed Thomas Vanek opportunity to open the scoring. Rene Bourque passed the puck...

Buffalo Sabres, Montreal Canadiens Tied 1-1 After One Period
February 7th, 2013 at 7:47 PM
The Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens are tied at 1-1 after 20 minutes at First Niagara Center. ***PHOTO1*** Tyler Myers seemingly coughed up the puck at least once every shift in the early going, but Montreal transitioned from a missed Thomas Vanek opportunity to open the scoring. Rene Bourque passed the puck...

Buffalo Sabres Squander Lead, Go into 2nd Intermission Tied
February 3rd, 2013 at 4:40 PM
The Buffalo Sabres added a goal to extend their lead to 3-1 in the second period, just to give up two goals late in the frame and will go into the second intermission tied 3-3. Alexander Sulzer scored from the point to give Buffalo the 3-1 edge, but George Parros scored on...

Buffalo Sabres Take 2-1 Lead Over Florida Panthers into First Intermission
February 3rd, 2013 at 3:49 PM
The Buffalo Sabres scored early with a Thomas Vanek goal after a nifty between the legs pass by Jason Pominville, and added another one later in the period to give the Sabres a 2-1 lead after the first period. The Panthers got a goal off of a faceoff win when SHawn Matthias...

Buffalo Sabres Trail Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 After Two Periods
January 29th, 2013 at 8:49 PM
The Buffalo Sabres got off to the right start in the second period when Andre Sekera scored a pretty backhand goal in the second period, but they allowed the Toronto Maple Leafs to get the next two and now trail 3-2.  The Sabres have been troubled by spurts of poor defensive play...

Buffalo Sabres Even with Toronto Maple Leafs After Scrappy First Period
January 29th, 2013 at 7:51 PM
The Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs will head into the first intermission tied 1-1. Jay McClement opened the scoring for the Maple Leafs burying a rebound that bounced off of the goal post. Jason Pominville answered with a power play goal after spending the first minute of the power play struggling to...

Buffalo Sabres Still Unable to Solve Dan Ellis, Scoreless After Two Periods
January 25th, 2013 at 8:44 PM
The Buffalo Sabres had plenty of opportunities, but they were unable to solve Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Dan Ellis after two periods and the game remains scoreless. Buffalo controlled the tempo of the game while playing most of the second period in the Carolina end. However, when the play did end up...

Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes Scoreless After First Period
January 25th, 2013 at 7:49 PM
The Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes played a scoreless first period. Thomas Vanek took a slashing penalty along with an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty toward the end of the frame. The Sabres will begin the second period shorthanded. The Sabres came out physical in an attempt to address their lackluster performance last night....

Rochester Americans Take 2-1 Lead into 3rd Period
October 23rd, 2012 at 9:11 PM
Michael Bournival tied the game at one for the Hamilton Bulldogs, but Cody Hodgson answered quickly with a goal of his own to put Rochester up 2-1. Hodgson's goal stamped two periods of solid play and also helped him redeem himself for misfiring a pass on a two-on-one in the first...

Rochester Americans Play Physical 1st Period, Lead 1-0
October 23rd, 2012 at 8:18 PM
The Rochester Americans began the first period of tonight's game with physical play against the Hamilton Bulldogs. The Americans were led by Marcus Foligno, who threw multiple big hits in the first frame. The Americans also own the lone goal of the period after Joe Finley's shot from the point found...

In Game Report: Buffalo Sabres Lead Montreal Canadiens After Two Periods
March 21st, 2012 at 8:37 PM
After 40 minutes at the First Niagara Center on Wednesday, the Buffalo Sabres lead the Montreal Canadiens, 2-0. The Canadiens took advantage of a somewhat disheveled defense to fire five early shots on Ryan Miller, with none of them posing a serious threat. Cody Hodgson finally proved to be a threat...

Buffalo Sabres Game Update: Buffalo, Colorado Avalanche Tied 3-3 After Two Periods
March 14th, 2012 at 9:09 PM
After 40 minutes at the First Niagara Center on Wednesday, the Buffalo Sabres are tied with the Colorado Avalanche, 3-3. Marcus Foligno didn't take long to open the scoring, as a pass to the front of the net deflected off of him and past Avs goalie Semyon Varlamov in the game's...

Buffalo Sabres Game Update: Buffalo Tied with Colorado Avalanche 2-2 After First Period
March 14th, 2012 at 8:17 PM
After 20 minutes at the First Niagara Center on Wednesday, the Buffalo Sabres are tied with the Colorado Avalanche, 2-2. Marcus Foligno didn't take long to open the scoring, as a pass to the front of the net deflected off of him and past Avs goalie Semyon Varlamov in the game's...

Buffalo Sabres Vs. Carolina Hurricanes In-Game Update: 2-2 After Two Periods
March 7th, 2012 at 8:41 PM
After 40 minutes in the First Niagara Center, the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes are tied, 2-2. The Hurricanes, coming off an overtime win Tuesday, made the Sabres look like the tired team early on, keeping the pressure in Buffalo's end. It didn't take long to cash in, as ex-Sabre Jaroslav...

Buffalo Sabres Vs. Carolina Hurricanes First Period Roundup: Canes Lead, 1-0
March 7th, 2012 at 7:45 PM
After 20 minutes in the First Niagara Center, the Buffalo Sabres trail the Carolina Hurricanes, 1-0. The Hurricanes, coming off an overtime win Tuesday, made the Sabres look like the tired team early on, keeping the pressure in Buffalo's end. It didn't take long to cash in, as ex-Sabre Jaroslav Spacek...