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Projecting the Buffalo Sabres 2014-15 Roster
October 5th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
With training camp now over, the Buffalo Sabres have to get down to the business of picking an opening night roster. ***PHOTO1*** Several veteran signings this past offseason would seem to be slowing the process a bit of the long-brewing youth movement. But a few select youngsters will get a shot with...

Buffalo Sabres Close Out Preseason with 5-1 Loss to Carolina Hurricanes
October 4th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Michal Neuvirth likely played his way into the No. 2 goaltending job for the Buffalo Sabres after allowing five goals in 37 shots in a 5-1 preseason loss Friday night to the Carolina Hurricanes. ***PHOTO1*** Neuvirth allowed at least five goals in both of his preseason starts, while Jhonas Enroth pitched one...

Buffalo Sabres Set to Finish Preseason Against Carolina Hurricanes
October 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres will close the preseason tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 pm. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres are coming off of a 6-1 thrashing of the Washington Capitals and will hope to finish the preseason strong tonight. Sam Reinhart got his first preseason goal against Washington and will hope to further...

Buffalo Sabres Explode Offensively, Roll Washington Capitals
October 1st, 2014 at 9:41 PM
The Buffalo Sabres erupted for six goals, including one from Sam Reinhart, as the Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 6-1 tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Moulson scored twice and Chris Stewart continued his impressive preseason with two assists and a dominating fight. Drew Stafford, Marcus Foligno and Tyler Ennis were the other Sabres that...

Buffalo Sabres to Keep an Eye on Sam Reinhart and Mikhail Grigorenko Against Washington Capitals
October 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres will play the Washington Capitals tonight in their last home preseason game. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres are expected to play both Sam Reinhart and Mikhail Grigorenko in both of their remaining preseason games. Reinhart will try to use both games to prove that he is worthy of a roster spot....

Buffalo Sabres to Give Youngsters Another Look Sunday Against Toronto Maple Leafs
September 28th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have given their veteran corps two warm-ups over the past week for the regular season. Sunday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs (7 p.m.), coach Ted Nolan said the team's youngsters will get in another game. ***PHOTO1*** Many of the veterans who will comprise the opening-night lineup played in...

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...

Chris Stewart Shines in Buffalo Sabres Loss to Toronto Maple Leafs
September 26th, 2014 at 10:10 PM
Chris Stewart scored two goals and contributed with a fight, but it wasn't enough for the Buffalo Sabres as they lost 6-4 to the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Stewart looked like the power forward the Sabres will need in the future. He played hard and was able to get the puck...

Buffalo Sabres to Hold Blue and Gold Carpet Event Before Tonight’s Game Against Toronto Maple Leafs
September 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Since Terry Pegula became the owner of the Buffalo Sabres, the team has held events in the preseason where fans can interact with their favorite players before they enter the First Niagara Center. ***PHOTO1*** This preseason will be no different, as players will be arriving in cars donated by Northtown Automotive Group...

Drew Stafford Set to Become Fool’s Gold for Another Contract Season
September 24th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Drew Stafford had a career-high 31 goals and 52 points in the 2010-2011 season, which just so happened to be the year his contract was set to expire. ***PHOTO1*** This season is the final year of Stafford's current deal, and it's not surprising that he's producing in the preseason already. Stafford may be...

Buffalo Sabres Open Home Preseason Schedule Against Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday
September 23rd, 2014 at 7:06 PM
The Buffalo Sabres will open their home preseason schedule Tuesday as they face off against the Carolina Hurricanes. ***PHOTO1*** This is the second of six preseason games that the Sabres will play this year and the first of three home games. The Sabres and Hurricanes have a long...

Buffalo Sabres Open Preseason Against Washington Capitals Minus Most Veterans
September 21st, 2014 at 12:06 PM
The Buffalo Sabres will open the preseason Sunday at the Washington Capitals (5 p.m., MSG, NHL Network) with most of their veteran leaders still in Western New York. ***PHOTO1*** Coach Ted Nolan said he's been happy with what he's seen out of the first few days of training camp, but he said...

Buffalo Sabres Family Packs Now on Sale
September 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that their popular family pack promotion is now available for purchase for the upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** The family pack, which is available for all gold and silver games, can be purchased for $199 and includes four 300-level tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and four bags of...

Buffalo Sabres Post Sub-Par Results in Ultimate Team Rankings
September 19th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are near the middle of the pack of ESPN's Ultimate Team Rankings. ***PHOTO1*** The Bills came in 75th overall out of 122 franchises in the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB. They came in 21st in the NHL. ESPN utilized several consulting firms and fan surveys to compile the rankings...

Former Buffalo Sabres Forward Matt D’Agostini Signs in Switzerland
September 18th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
Former Buffalo Sabres forward Matt D'Agostini was still looking for a team to call his own Wednesday, after being let go by the Sabres he couldn't find another NHL squad. ***PHOTO1*** D'Agostini doesn't need to search any longer, however the 27-year-old isn't going to be suiting up for an NHL club; or...

Buffalo Sabres Owner Terry Pegula Flexes His Wealth with Expected Purchase of Buffalo Bills
September 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Terry Pegula is one of the most beloved sports figures in Western New York, as he gets set to rescue the Buffalo Bills. ***PHOTO1*** Pegula bought the Buffalo Sabres in 2011 and vowed to win a championship. The team is currently being reconstructed, but the future looks bright. One of the things...

NHL.com Releases Buffalo Sabres Season Preview
September 16th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
NHL.com released their season preview for the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, and according to their experts things could be looking up for the Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** The Buffalo Sabres finished dead last in the NHL last season and earned the second overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft. After selecting Sam...

Buffalo Sabres Drop Second Straight Game in Traverse City Torney to New York Rangers
September 14th, 2014 at 12:15 PM
The Buffalo Sabres' prospects put forth a better showing Saturday against the New York Rangers, but they still fell short in a 2-1 overtime loss at the Traverse City Prospects Tournament. That loss, combined with their opening 6-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, will prevent them from winning the eight-team...

Buffalo Sabres Prospects Trounced in Traverse City Opener
September 13th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres prospects had a tough outing in the opening game of the Traverse City Prospects Tournament, losing 6-1 Friday to the Carolina Hurricanes. ***PHOTO1*** Carolina never trailed in the game. Buffalo's lone goal came midway through the first period, with Vaclav Karabacek converting an Eric Cornel pass 12:46 into the game. Andrey...

NHL Removes Spin-O-Rama from Penalty Shots and Shootouts
September 11th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
The NHL has taken the most exciting part of hockey and made it slightly more dull. ***PHOTO1*** The league announced its new rules for the upcoming season, which includes the abolishment of the Spin-O-Rama from penalty shots and shootouts. The move is a difficult one to master, though some players like former...