Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Buffalo Sabres Look for Michal Neuvirth, Anders Lindback to Step up in Goalie Duel
February 14th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The two goalies now on the Buffalo Sabres' roster have combined for five wins in the 2014-15 season. They will probably be fortunate to double their combined total before the year ends. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres' swapping of Jhonas Enroth for Anders Lindback on Wednesday left the Sabres' netminding situation for this year...

Buffalo Sabres Officially Retire Dominik Hasek’s No. 39
January 14th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The man who may be the greatest Buffalo Sabres player ever has joined the franchise's other greats in immortality. ***PHOTO1*** Former goalie Dominik Hasek's No. 39 was retired in a ceremony preceding Tuesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings. He joined Rene Robert, Richard Martin, Gilbert Perreault, Tim Horton, Pat...

Buffalo Sabres’ Michal Neuvirth Makes Play for No. 1 Goalie Job
November 3rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres' goalies are probably the two players most worthy of pity - and praise - in the NHL this season. But all Jhonas Enroth and Michal Neuvirth want is ice time. ***PHOTO1*** Enroth parlayed a strong preseason into the No. 1 job to start the year. He hasn't...

Buffalo Sabres’ Jhonas Enroth Seems to Have Early Edge in Goalie Battle
September 27th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
For the first time in a decade, the Buffalo Sabres are uncertain who their starting goalie will be in training camp. ***PHOTO1*** With Ryan Miller now in Vancouver by way of St. Louis, the Sabres have his former backup, Jhonas Enroth, competing with Michal Neuvirth for the No. 1 job. The race...

Buffalo Sabres Prospect Connor Knapp Signs with Philadelphia Flyers Organization
August 10th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Buffalo Sabres goalie prospect signed this week with the Philadelphia Flyers, evidently seeing the logjam Buffalo has at goalie and wanting to join a team with a clearer path to the NHL. ***PHOTO1*** Knapp signed an AHL contract with the Flyers and will begin the season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The 24-year-old...