Archives

Tagged: ‘Buffalo Sabres’

Patrick Kaleta Remains Stuck at Home Due to Severe Winter Storm
November 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Patrick Kaleta was unable to make it to the First Niagara Center for Tuesday's game against the San Jose Sharks as he was confined to his home due to the ridiculous amount of snow that Western New York has received. ***PHOTO1*** Three days later, Kaleta is still stuck inside. The NHL postponed tonight's...

NHL Postpones Tonight’s Buffalo Sabres Game, but Could Reschedule It to Conflict with Buffalo Bills
November 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres played the San Jose Sharks in a nearly-empty First Niagara Center on Tuesday due to the severe winter storm that has ravaged the region, and the weather doesn't seem to be getting any better. ***PHOTO1*** Many were surprised that the game on Tuesday was even played, and as conditions...

Jhonas Enroth Gets Another Shot at No. 1 Goaltender Role with Injury to Michal Neuvirth
November 20th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Jhonas Enroth began this season as the No. 1 goaltender for the Buffalo Sabres, but his lackluster performance this season, combined with the strong play from Michal Neuvirth, had Enroth riding the pine recently. ***PHOTO1*** With Neuvirth out for what could be a significant period of time, Enroth has another chance to...

Buffalo Sabres Fans Will See a Couple Rule Changes Soon
November 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The NHL has announced two rule changes set to take effect immediately. The first rule is the end of the dry scrape of ice by a Zamboni before overtime begins. ***PHOTO1*** While most players and officials like the idea of a fresher surface, running a Zamboni over the rink with no...

Former Buffalo Sabres Alexander Mogilny and Dave Andreychuk Eligible for 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame Honors
November 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Just days after former Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dominic Hasek was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, we look ahead at who is eligible in the 2015 class, and two Sabres players stand out yet again, forwards Alexander Mogilny and Dave Andreychuk. ***PHOTO1*** NHL.com wrote a small description...

Buffalo Sabres Hope to Build on Recent Momentum
November 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
This season has been tough for the Buffalo Sabres, but the team is currently riding a two-game win-streak and hopes to continue the success. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo has scored 10 goals in the last two games, while only allowing three goals within that span. Everything that has gone wrong for the Sabres this...

Buffalo Sabres Players Describe Strange Feeling of Playing in Front of Empty Crowd.
November 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres have been bad this season, but have managed to hold a decent amount of attendance as the team has a loyal fan base. ***PHOTO1*** However, due to a severe winter storm on Tuesday, the First Niagara Center had an estimated 6,200 fans attend the game against the San Jose...

Buffalo Sabres Recall Goaltender Nathan Lieuwen; Place Josh Gorges on Injured Reserve
November 19th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that the team has recalled goaltender Nathan Lieuwen from their AHL affiliate Rochester Americans. ***PHOTO1*** Lieuwen has been recalled due to the lower body injury that Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth suffered on Tuesday against the San Jose Sharks. This is Lieuwen's second career recall to the...

Arturs Irbe was Ready to Step in for Buffalo Sabres After Losing Michal Neuvirth
November 19th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are no stranger to suiting up strange goaltenders to serve as backups in an emergency situation, and they did so again last night. ***PHOTO1*** Everyone remembers last season when Ryan Vinz dressed as the backup goaltender when Ryan Miller was traded moments before a game. Last night, Michal Neuvirth...

Buffalo Sabres Postpone Alumni Wine Festival
November 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Wine Festival has been postponed. ***PHOTO1*** Sabres.com says: "Due to the extreme weather conditions and hazardous driving conditions throughout Western New York, the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association has postponed the Alumni Wine Festival that was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 20, at First Niagara...

Ted Nolan not Optimistic About Michal Neuvirth After Suffering an Injury Against San Jose Sharks
November 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Michal Neuvirth has played himself into the starting role for the Buffalo Sabres, but a lower-body injury may have knocked him out of that role for a period of time. ***PHOTO1*** Neuvirth started last night's game against the San Jose Sharks and played well. However, when the second period began, Neuvirth was...

Brian Gionta Relieved to Get First Goal as a Member of Buffalo Sabres
November 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Brian Gionta signed with the Buffalo Sabres this offseason to provide veteran leadership and help the younger players learn the ropes. ***PHOTO1*** Gionta was named captain of the Sabres right away, and many expected him to begin impacting the team immediately. Unfortunately for Gionta, goals have been hard to come by. Gionta scored...

Buffalo Sabres Sweep San Jose Sharks in Winter Wonderland
November 18th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
The Buffalo Sabres earned their second-straight win this season in front of less than 7,000 people tonight, beating the San Jose Sharks 4-1. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres never trailed in the game, as Nicolas Deslauriers scored the first goal of the game, punching in a rebound from Cody McCormick in the second period....

Buffalo Sabres Look for Another Win Over San Jose Sharks
November 18th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres and San Jose Sharks are set for their second battle of the season at the First Niagara Center tonight at 7:30 pm. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres earned a rare win the last time the two teams clashed, which was in San Jose. Buffalo is coming off of a dominating win...

Buffalo Sabres Tyson Strachan Flourishes with Top Line Minutes
November 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan changed up the lines before the Sabres took on the Toronto Maple Leafs. One of the biggest changes was moving defenseman Tyson Strachan up to play with Tyler Myers for the injured Josh Gorges. The result? Strachan played 22:54 and had an assist on...

Buffalo Sabres Move up to 27 in Latest Power Rankings
November 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are moving up in the rankings. They may not be moving up in the standings but according to The Hockey News, they are moving up in the power rankings this week. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres started the week off with back-to-back losses in which they gave up six goals...

Buffalo Sabres’ Top-Line Combination Consists of Players on Hot Streaks
November 18th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres are enduring another miserable season, but Ted Nolan hasn't given up hope that he can get a consistent compete level from this team. ***PHOTO1*** During Monday's practice, Nolan had three players on the first line that have had success in the last few games. Tyler Ennis currently has points...

Buffalo Sabres Food Drive Begins Today
November 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The holiday season is here, and with that comes the generosity to ensure everyone enjoys the season, and the Buffalo Sabres will do their part. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres announced that the 'Fan Food Drive' will begin tonight before Buffalo plays host to the San Jose Sharks, and that the team will also...

Matt Moulson Starting to Heat up for Buffalo Sabres
November 17th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Matt Moulson was one of the more celebrated offseason signings for the Buffalo Sabres, as he produced on a bad team in Buffalo last season before being traded to the Minnesota Wild. ***PHOTO1*** Moulson struggled to start the season. He didn't score a goal in the first 14 games of the season,...

Buffalo Sabres Players Enduring Calm Before Trade Storm
November 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The roster for the Buffalo Sabres as it stands today will not be the same after this season's NHL trade deadline, but general manager Tim Murray is taking his time. ***PHOTO1*** It's no secret that players will be moved this season. The Sabres need assets to continue to rebuild the roster, and...