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Buffalo Sabres Prospects Earn Numerous Awards, Bright Future Ahead
April 29th, 2014 at 6:21 PM
The Buffalo Sabres endured their worst season in team history, finishing with the worst record in the National Hockey League. While the Sabres will have the second overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft on June 27 in Philadelphia, they already have several promising prospects waiting to get the call to...

Buffalo Sabres Continue Painful Rebuilding with Trade of Thomas Vanek
October 28th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The fact that everyone saw the Buffalo Sabres' trade of Thomas Vanek coming made Sunday no less easy. Buffalo completed the inevitable Sunday night, dealing Vanek to the New Islanders for forward Matt Moulson, a first-round draft pick in 2014 and a second-round pick in 2015.  ***PHOTO1*** The move had been anticipated...

Buffalo Sabres’ John Scott Faces Long Suspension for Hit to the Head
October 24th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Buffalo Sabres forward John Scott should expect to join Patrick Kaleta on the sidelines for the foreseeable future. ***PHOTO1*** Scott hit Boston Bruins forward Loui Eriksson in the chin with his shoulder in the early part of the third period of Wednesday's 5-2 loss to Boston. Scott received a charging major and...

Buffalo Sabres Expect Marcus Foligno Back Tuesday; Ryan Miller May Sit Again
October 7th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
Marcus Foligno's return to the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday seems a sure thing, but Ryan Miller's return is less so. ***PHOTO1*** Foligno practiced Monday and is expected to make his season debut at home against Tampa Bay. An upper-body injury kept him out of the first three games. His return is...

Buffalo Sabres Forward Thomas Vanek Comments on Trade Rumors
July 25th, 2013 at 11:48 AM
Heading into the offseason, the Buffalo Sabres have been surrounded by trade rumors for their two key assets, goaltender Ryan Miller and forward Thomas Vanek. While both players have displayed their desire to leave if the Sabres are in a long-term rebuild, Vanek decided to comment publicly on the rumors that surround him...

Buffalo Sabres Keep All Options Open with Ryan Miller, Thomas Vanek
July 2nd, 2013 at 2:30 PM
The Buffalo Sabres aren't committed to trading away goalie Ryan Miller and winger Thomas Vanek, but team officials acknowledge due diligence is being done on whether to send them packing. Both players have been the targets of offseason trade rumors. Each player has one year left on his contract, and the...

Thomas Vanek Represents Buffalo Sabres in ‘NHL 14′ Cover Vote
April 30th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres' Thomas Vanek will represent the team in fan voting for the cover athlete for EA Sports' "NHL '14" video game. ***PHOTO1*** Vanek beat out Ryan Miller in preliminary voting to be the Sabres' representative. The voting features one player from each team. The field will be continually cut in half...

Buffalo Sabres Waive Cody McCormick as Roster Shakeup Begins
February 20th, 2013 at 3:14 PM
Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff indicated after Tuesday's loss to Winnipeg that changes could be coming to the last-place club. The first indication of a new direction came Wednesday, when Buffalo waived fourth-line forward Cody McCormick. He'd actually started practice but left the ice partway through after hearing the news. ***PHOTO1*** McCormick was...

Buffao Sabres Forward Thomas Vanek Back in Buffalo After Stint in Austria
November 17th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Buffalo Sabres forward Thomas Vanek is back in Buffalo after an 11-game conditioning stint in his native Austria. ***PHOTO1*** Vanek played for Graz in the Austrian Hockey League, scoring five goals and 10 assists. "I had a great month in Graz and want to thank the fans, the players and the officials. It...

Buffalo Sabres Prospect Corey Tropp Out for Season with Leg Injury
October 15th, 2012 at 7:20 PM
If the Buffalo Sabres ever take the ice in 2012-13, they will do so without Corey Tropp. ***PHOTO1*** The highly touted prospect injured his right leg in the Rochester Americans' season-opening win Friday and will be out for the season. He'd scored twice in that game and was considered a contender for...

Buffalo Sabres’ Patrick Kaleta Gets Four-game Suspension for Head Butt
November 3rd, 2011 at 6:35 PM
Buffalo Sabres enforcer Patrick Kaleta has been suspended for four games for the head butt he gave to the Philadelphia  Flyers' Jakub Vorcek during Wednesday's 3-2 Flyers win. Here is NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan's video explanation from nhl.com : ***VIDEO1***

Buffalo Sabres on Early Scoring Surge Entering Game Against Florida Panthers
October 29th, 2011 at 10:00 AM
Quick: When is the last time you can remember a member of the Buffalo Sabres being among the NHL's scoring leaders? Yeah, it's been a while. Daniel Briere (32 goals, 63 assists, 95 points) finished 10th in league scoring in 2006-07, but the Sabres haven't had a 100-point scorer since 1992-93,...

Buffalo Sabres, Nathan Gerbe Receive “SVU” Cameo
October 21st, 2011 at 9:00 AM
The TV viewing world got an extra taste of Pegulaville on Wednesday, as Buffalo Sabres forward Nathan Gerbe was mentioned on "Law & Order: SVU." In the video below, the character - who is from Buffalo - mentions the origins or the name of the child, Nathan. Turns out the other...

Get to Know Your Sabres: Ville Leino
October 15th, 2011 at 9:30 AM
Ville Leino was one of the bigger signings for the Sabres when free agency began on June 1st. While other teams were all courting Brad Richards to come to their team, Buffalo chose a different route and courted one of the better up-and-coming players in the NHL in Leino. Leino was...

Buffalo Sabres’ Nathan Gerbe to Donate Tickets to Troops
October 12th, 2011 at 9:39 PM
Buffalo Sabres forward will donate two tickets to every home game to military personnel, sabres.com reported. A different military member from Western New York can get tickets to each home game as part of the Tickets for Troops program, a nonprofit group that gives thanks for soldiers' sacrifice. The tickets are...

Has Luke Adam Played His Way into Buffalo Sabres’ Lineup for Good?
October 9th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
Two goals and two assists in two games would ordinarily be a good indicator that a player is secure atop his team's lineup for weeks and months to come. But in the case of Luke Adam, it might not even guarantee a roster spot on the Buffalo Sabres. Adam was pressed...

Buffalo Sabres Assign Ales Kotalik to Czech Republic
September 29th, 2011 at 5:52 PM
Rather than having Ales Kotalik languish in the minor leagues, the Buffalo Sabres opted to allow him to return to his native Czech Republic to play for a team there, WGR 550 AM reported. The winger, a native of Jindrichuv Hradec, has been demoted to Rochester of the AHL at least...