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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 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 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 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 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...

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 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...

Buffalo Sabres Record First Three-game Winning Streak of Year After Beating San Jose Sharks
March 1st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Lost amid Friday's trade news for the Buffalo Sabres was the fact that the team began an unprecedented string of success for this horrid 2013-14 season. Buffalo scored three goals in the third period, and Jhonas Enroth made 36 saves after getting the last-minute start after Ryan Miller's trade to guide...

Buffalo Sabres Down Boston Bruins in Overtime Thriller
February 26th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
For a team that is last place in the NHL and ready to ship most of its players elsewhere, the Buffalo Sabres have had plenty of fight since returning from the Olympic break. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres beat the Boston Bruins 5-4 in an overtime affair that lived up to NBC Sports Network's Rivalry...

Buffalo Sabres Ride Ryan Miller to Victory Over Carolina Hurricanes
February 25th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
The Buffalo Sabres were out-shot 38-18 by the Carolina Hurricanes, but found a way to steal a victory by a score of 3-2. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan Miller stole the show in what will likely be one of his last games as a member of the Sabres, as he stopped 36 of Carolina's 38...

Buffalo Sabres’ Ryan Miller Leads Team USA to 5-1 Olympic Hockey Win Over Slovenia
February 16th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
The Buffalo Sabres' Ryan Miller stopped 17 of the 18 shots he faced Sunday to lead Team USA to a 5-1 win over Slovenia in the preliminary round of the 2014 Winter Olympics. The win clinches Group A for the Americans and secures a first-round bye for them in the...

TJ Oshie Propels Team USA to Shootout Victory Over Russia
February 15th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
For the second Olympic tournament in a row, Team USA defeated the host country in the preliminary round, this time besting Russia 3-2 in a heart-stopping shootout. ***PHOTO1*** Russia opened the scoring as Pavel Datsyuk scored his first of his two goals of the game. Cam Fowler answered with a power play goal...

Team USA Drills Slovakia in Opening Game of Olympics
February 13th, 2014 at 11:28 PM
It has been four, long years for the Americans, who have been forced to watch the highlight of Sidney Crosby's gold medal-winning goal over and over again, since they have taken the ice together as a team. ***PHOTO1*** With most of the 2010 team returning, Slovakia felt the wrath of Team USA,...

Buffalo Sabres Drop Another Close Game to Ottawa Senators
February 6th, 2014 at 10:19 PM
It can't be called a heartbreaking loss for the Buffalo Sabres, given their atrocious season thus far, but their loss tonight against the Ottawa Senators will sting a little more than most of their losses this season. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres found themselves in a 2-0 hole after allowing a goal just 10...

Buffalo Sabres Humbled in 5-1 Thrashing at Hands of Pittsburgh Penguins
February 5th, 2014 at 10:41 PM
The Buffalo Sabres hung tough for a period Wednesday, but the Pittsburgh Penguins spent the remaining 40 minutes putting on a clinic of what championship-caliber hockey looks like in a 5-1 drubbing at the First Niagara Center. The Sabres actually held a lead for about 10 minutes in the first period....

Buffalo Sabres Buried by Edmonton Oilers in Battle of the Basement Dwellers
February 3rd, 2014 at 9:54 PM
The Buffalo Sabres proved to be the inferior of the inferior tonight as they lost a 3-2 decision to the Edmonton Oilers. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo scored once on the power play, and once shorthanded after surrendering the first goal of the game, but Edmonton bounced back with the next two goals, which proved...

Buffalo Sabres Fall 5-4 to Washington Capitals in Overtime
January 28th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Buffalo Sabres cannot catch a break this season. Tonight's game against the Washington Capitals was, yet another, neck and neck game ending in an overtime loss. The Sabres began the season on a low note, not scoring enough goals to win a game. Now, in the second part of the...

Buffalo Sabres Dominated by Pittsburgh Penguins
January 27th, 2014 at 9:55 PM
It was easy to see that the Buffalo Sabres are an inferior team against the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Pittsburgh dominated Buffalo the entire game, save maybe the first half of the second period when the Sabres sustained a bit of offensive pressure. Pittsburgh was able to hold the Sabres off and...

Buffalo Sabres Score Surprising 5-2 Win Over Columbus Blue Jackets
January 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Not having a reliable power play to depend on, the Buffalo Sabres looked to their penalty-killing unit Saturday night to snap their five-game losing skid. Short-handed goals by Marcus Foligno and Christian Ehrhoff guided the Sabres to a surprisingly easy 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The loss ended the...

Buffalo Sabres Lapse Defensively Again in 5-3 Loss to Carolina Hurricanes
January 23rd, 2014 at 10:08 PM
The Buffalo Sabres' defense continues to be missing in action, as the club gave up at least four goals for the fifth straight game Thursday in losing 5-3 to the Carolina Hurricanes. The loss is Buffalo's fifth straight. The Sabres held the lead three separate times Thursday but handed it back...