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Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Jonathan Bernier from Los Angeles Kings
June 23rd, 2013 at 7:04 PM
The Buffalo Sabres' path back to the playoffs got tougher Sunday after the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired netminder Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings. The Leafs sent forward Matt Frattin, goalie Ben Scrivens and a second-round draft pick out West for Bernier, who should enter training camp in September neck-and-neck...

Buffalo Sabres Look to Hang Tough in Northeast Division
January 19th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
With the Boston Bruins having to skate without their top netminder for the shortened 2013 season and the rest of the Northeast Division looking largely as it did in 2011-12, the Buffalo Sabres figure to remain competitive for a second division title in four seasons. Following is a capsule look at...

Ontario Officials Aim to Make Toronto a Two-Team NHL Market
August 13th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
A neighboring city in the greater Toronto region is making a big push to land an NHL franchise. Officials in Markham, just north of Toronto, unveiled plans last week for a 20,000-seat, $325 million arena. The hope is to break ground later this year and have the arena done in time...

Buffalo Sabres’ Rival, Tim Thomas, Contemplating a Break from Hockey
June 1st, 2012 at 9:34 AM
When the Buffalo Sabres play the Boston Bruins, one of the more intriguing headlines is usually the goaltender battle between Ryan Miller and Tim Thomas. That matchup may not happen next season, as Thomas is considering taking next season off voluntarily, NHL.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Thomas has one year remaining on his current contract...

Buffalo Sabres’ Division Rivals Ousted from Playoffs
April 27th, 2012 at 9:19 AM
When the Buffalo Sabres were eliminated from the playoffs by the Philadelphia Flyers last season, they not only had to deal with the fact that they were done playing hockey for the season, but they also had to sit and watch as their division rival, the Boston Bruins, won the...