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Buffalo Sabres Might not Face Much of a Drop-off in Drafting Second in 2014
June 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres were thanked for posting the league's worst record in 2013-14 with a draft lottery defeat. ***PHOTO1*** The Florida Panthers snuck ahead of them in the lottery to grab the first overall pick. But recent draft history indicated that may not mean much for the blue and gold. Draft history indicated...

Buffalo Sabres’ Mikhail Grigorenko to Report to Juniors After All
January 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Buffalo Sabres forward Mikhail Grigorenko is dong as he's told after all and will report back to juniors this week.   The 19-year-old Russian had originally balked upon getting the news the Sabres were returning him to the Quebec Remparts. He's said Saturday he would take time to consider his hockey future...

Buffalo Sabres to Do Without Mikhail Grigorenko This Season
December 30th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Top draft pick Mikhail Grigorenko apparently won't play for the Buffalo Sabres this season even if there actually is a season. ***PHOTO1*** A newspaper in Quebec reported the Sabres have decided to keep Grigorenko with his junior team, the Quebec Remparts, for the duration of 2012-13. He'd been considered a contender for...

Buffalo Sabres Great on Defense, in Goal in ‘NHL ’13′ Rankings
August 20th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
If EA Sports has any sort of insight into the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres will be far better in goal and at the blueline in 2012-13 than on offense. The makers of "NHL '13" just released their team and player rankings for the upcoming version of the game, which will be...

Buffalo Sabres Prospect Mikhail Grigorenko Impresses in Canada-Russia Challenge
August 12th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Buffalo Sabres prospect Mikhail Grigorenko has looked good through the first two games of a four-game junior hockey showcase. Each side has won once so far in the Canada-Russia Challenge. Canada won the first game Thursday 3-2. Grigorenko assisted on a third-period goal by No. 1 overall draft pick Nail Yakupov...