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Buffalo Sabres Get Dominated, Lose to Montreal Canadiens 2-0
March 16th, 2014 at 10:24 PM
This Buffalo Sabres season has been extremely frustrating for fans. Tonight at First Niagara Center wasn't any different. The Montreal Canadiens dominated the Sabres, winning easily by the score of 2-0.  Montreal did all the scoring in the first period. After a scrum in front of the net, Dale Weise put Montreal...

Buffalo Sabres Lay Egg Against New York Islanders, Get Set for Return of Thomas Vanek and Montreal Canadiens
March 16th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The good news for the Buffalo Sabres - if there is any good news after losing 4-1 Saturday night to the New York Islanders - is they don't have much time to dwell on the poor showing. The Sabres return home Sunday night to host the Montreal Canadiens (7 p.m., MSG)...

Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders Duel in Battle of Cellar-dwellers
March 15th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Saturday's game between the Buffalo Sabres and New York Islanders (7 p.m., MSG) can only be described as one of those unfortunate matchups necessitated by an 82-game schedule during which some teams have to be eliminated from contention early on. The Sabres (19-39-8) have all but clinched last place in the...

Buffalo Sabres Lose Fourth Game in a Row; This Time to Carolina Hurricanes
March 13th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
The Buffalo Sabres just concluded a four game losing streak, with the last tally being the Carolina Hurricanes. ***PHOTO1*** It is no secret that the Sabres have been adapting a new approach since letting go of key veterans on the team, however, it seems as thought they are back at square one....

Buffalo Sabres are Set to Meet the Carolina Hurricanes for the Last Time This Season
March 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres are looking to win back their pride against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight after a devastating loss to the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres will meet the Hurricanes in Raleigh, NC for their third and final battle this season. Each team has walked with a win, so...

Buffalo Sabres are Generating Chemistry with New Top Line That Features Cory Conacher
March 12th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the Buffalo Sabres claimed Cory Conacher from the Ottawa Senators, he was promised time as a top-six forward. ***PHOTO1*** He has gotten that time, and is making the most of it, as he seems to have developed instant chemistry with Drew Stafford and Tyler Ennis. "I feel pretty good out there," Conacher...

Buffalo Sabres Drop Snoozer to Nashville Predators
March 11th, 2014 at 10:20 PM
Drew Stafford scored early in the first period of his 500th career NHL game, but the Buffalo Sabres went into sleep-mode shortly after, as they suffered a 4-1 loss to the Nashville Predators. ***PHOTO1*** Jhonas Enroth had a tough night in goal, allowing three goals on 23 shots faced, and former Sabre Paul...

Buffalo Sabres Remain Feisty as Nashville Predators Come to Town
March 11th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
With 18 games left on their 2013-14 schedule - including a home game Tuesday against the Nashville Predators - the Buffalo Sabres seem to have comfortably slid into the role of feisty underdog down the stretch.   The Sabres have lost three of their last four games and have traded away most...

Marcus Foligno Filling Leadership Role with Buffalo Sabres
March 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As the Buffalo Sabres continued to break down their roster, the leadership in the locker room continued to dwindle and Marcus Foligno has taken it upon himself to fill that role. ***PHOTO1***  "I think after the trade deadline, there was a lot of leadership that left this room," Foligno said. "I feel...

Cory Conacher Fitting in Well with Buffalo Sabres After Debut
March 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Cory Conacher story is an exciting one for the Buffalo area. ***PHOTO1*** Most people in the region like a story where a player with some sort of connection to the area can excel with the hometown team. Conacher's story is just that. Conacher was claimed off of waivers from the Ottawa Senators last...

Buffalo Sabres Fall Short to Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
March 9th, 2014 at 10:46 PM
The hometown kid prevailed once again as Patrick Kane scored a goal to help his Chicago Blackhawks edge the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Kane's goal opened the scoring in the game. Tyler Ennis thought he tied the game for Buffalo shortly after, but instead was called for hooking goaltender Corey Crawford....

Buffalo Sabres Return Home to Host Chicago Blackhawks
March 9th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Having gone 1-2 on their most recent road trip, the Buffalo Sabres return home Sunday night to what's been a very friendly First Niagara Center of late. The Sabres host the Chicago Blackhawks (7:30 p.m., NBC Sports Network) having won their last three home games. Those wins, which include victories over...

Buffalo Sabres Shut Out by Florida Panthers, 2-0
March 8th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
Michael Neuvirth made 42 saves in his Buffalo Sabres debut Friday, but the rest of the club did nothing to help him as Buffalo fell 2-0 to the Florida Panthers. ***PHOTO1*** Neuvirth made his first start for Buffalo after the team traded for him Wednesday from the Washington Capitals. He allowed a power-play...

Dominik Hasek to Be Inducted into Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame March 29
March 7th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The most decorated goalie in Buffalo Sabres history will soon join other franchise greats in the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame. Dominik Hasek will be honored in a pre-game ceremony March 29 at First Niagara Center against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Hasek was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks Aug. 7, 1992, in exchange for Stephane Beauregard...

Buffalo Sabres Look for Two in a Row on the Road in Florida
March 7th, 2014 at 12:37 PM
The Buffalo Sabres will take on the Florida Panthers tonight in Sunrise with one thing on their mind, winning back-to-back games on the road in Florida. The Sabres are coming off of an impressive win against the Tampa Bay Lightning in which goaltender Jhonas Enroth stole the game, making 43 saves on 44...

Buffalo Sabres’ Goalie Jhonas Enroth Shuts Down the Tampa Bay Lightning
March 6th, 2014 at 11:31 PM
Buffalo Sabres' Jhonas Enroth commands the number one goaltender position in tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres scored three goals against Tampa Bay tonight while the odds were against them. By the end of the game the Sabres had a total of 21 shots on goal to Tampa's...

Buffalo Sabres Add More Young Talent Before Game Vs Tampa Bay Lightning
March 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New players and different strategies will make for an entertaining game tonight as the Buffalo Sabres take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa. ***PHOTO1*** The Lightning has had a more successful season in comparison to the Sabres. The two teams have opposed each other twice, both games resulting in a Lightning...

Buffalo Sabres Trade Deadline Recap: Matt Moulson, Brayden McNabb, Cory Conacher and Plenty of Young Talent
March 5th, 2014 at 6:08 PM
The Buffalo Sabres continued their fire-sale before the NHL's 3 pm trade deadline today. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo's first move was to claim Cory Conacher after the Ottawa Senators put him on waivers. Sabres general manager Tim Murray knows Conacher and says he can fit in nicely with the Sabres. "He was a free player, didn't...

Buffalo Sabres’ Roster Overhaul Probable with Trade Deadline Looming
March 4th, 2014 at 9:24 PM
It's been a trying season for the Buffalo Sabres and come 3 pm tomorrow, the roster may be even more unrecognizable than it already is. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres have already traded captain Steve Ott and Ryan Miller to St. Louis, and they shipped Thomas Vanek to the Islanders. Still, the overhaul is likely...

Buffalo Sabres Back to Losing Ways After Loss to Dallas Stars
March 3rd, 2014 at 10:55 PM
The Buffalo Sabres watched their season-high three game losing streak come to an end tonight when they lost 3-2 to the Dallas Stars. ***PHOTO1*** Jhonas Enroth played a solid game for the Sabres, stopping 36 of 39 shots. Dallas tested Enroth endlessly, but Enroth stood on his head to keep the Sabres in the game. Unfortunately...