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Buffalo Sabres Prospect J.T. Compher is Determined to Make Team USA Juniors Roster
December 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Last December Buffalo Sabres prospect J.T. Compher was attempting to make the USA National Junior hockey squad when he sustained a foot injury. ***PHOTO1*** This year, Compher is back on task in an attempt to make it to the World Junior Championships in Canada. Compher is just hoping that this year...

Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame Goaltender Dominik Hasek to Be Inducted into IIHF Hall of Fame
December 18th, 2014 at 1:48 PM
The 2015 class of the IIHF Hall of Fame has been announced and this year's class will include Hockey Hall of Famer and former Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dominik Hasek. ***PHOTO1*** Other inductees include longtime Czech captain Robert Reichel, Sweden’s Maria Rooth, Fran Rider in the builder category, and Lucio Topatigh, an Italian...

Buffalo Sabres Return Mikhail Grigorenko to Rochester Americans After One Game
December 18th, 2014 at 11:59 AM
Mikhail Grigorenko waited three months to play a regular season game for the Buffalo Sabres, but an uneventful outing has him back in Rochester. ***PHOTO1*** Grigorenko, along with the rest of the team, did little to impress. He had no points, one shot on goal and was a minus-1 on the night....

Buffalo Sabres Could Be Interested in Taylor Hall Amid Trade Block Reports
December 18th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray is looking for ways to improve his team and has proved that he is not afraid to make a deal that he thinks would achieve that goal. ***PHOTO1*** When it was reported that Edmonton Oilers young star Taylor Hall could be on his way out, Sabres...

Buffalo Sabres’ Zemgus Girgensons Still Far Ahead in NHL All-Star Game Voting
December 17th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Latvian Locomotive has surpassed 1 million votes, as Zemgus Girgensons continues to run away with fan voting for the NHL All-Star Game. ***PHOTO1*** The Buffalo Sabres second-year center has about 1.1 million votes, according to numbers released Tuesday by the NHL. That's essentially double the vote totals of the closest two...

Could Buffalo Sabres Head Coach Ted Nolan Win NHL Coach of the Year?
December 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In most cases, the NHL's coach of the year is hugely successful in their campaign, making it into the playoffs with a high seed or just making a deep run with a team that may not be considered a favorite. ***PHOTO1*** But what about Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan? The Sabres,...

Despite Recent Success, Buffalo Sabres Could Still Move Players to Move Toward Connor McDavid Push
December 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres entered the season among the favorites to win the Connor McDavid sweepstakes. Recently, the Sabres became one of the hottest teams in the NHL, going from worst in the league to just four points out of a playoff spot. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres have won 10 of their last 13...

Michal Neuvirth Struggling Since Returning from Injury for Buffalo Sabres
December 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Before getting injured on Nov. 18 against the San Jose Sharks, Michal Neuvirth had looked like he was running away with the No. 1 goaltending role for the Buffalo Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** Since his return to the team, Neuvirth has started twice, lost twice and allowed eight goals in those two games. Sabres...

Buffalo Sabres Home Sick While Playing on the Road
December 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres have won six-straight games at home, but are 0-3 in their last three road games. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo has been very good at home, scoring at least four goals in each of the last three games at the First Niagara Center. On the road, however, the Sabres are a different...

Buffalo Sabres’ Winning Streak Stopped at Four After Ugly Loss to Winnipeg Jets
December 16th, 2014 at 10:47 PM
The Buffalo Sabres had plenty of quality chances, but Ondrej Pavelec shut the door early, and the Winnipeg Jets soared to a 5-1 victory tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Special teams really hurt Buffalo tonight, though their only goal of the game came on the power play. The Sabres failed to score on a two-man...

Buffalo Sabres Trade Luke Adam, Acquire Jerry D’Amigo from Columbus Blue Jackets
December 16th, 2014 at 8:05 PM
Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray made his first move this season, though it was a somewhat small transaction. ***PHOTO1*** Murray traded forward Luke Adam to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Jerry D'Amigo. D'Amigo will stay in the AHL and will join the Rochester Americans. “We feel that this was a good deal...

Buffalo Sabres Look to Begin Soaring up Standings Against Winnipeg Jets
December 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are in the midst of their hottest streak since the year the won the President's Trophy. But where that streak nearly eight years ago resulted in a Stanley Cup, the current one has yet to even get the team into the playoffs. ***PHOTO1*** Yet. The Sabres (13-16-2)...

Buffalo Sabres Forward Chris Stewart Linked to More Teams in Trade Talks
December 16th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The NHL trade freeze is set to begin at midnight on December 19, bringing an increased focus on potential trades to be made. For the Buffalo Sabres, that means an increased interest in forward Chris Stewart. ***PHOTO1*** SI.com's Allan Muir says that Sabres general manager Tim Murray is willing to trade Stewart,...

Buffalo Sabres Recall Forward Mikhail Grigorenko from Rochester Americans
December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have announced that they have recalled forward Mikhail Grigorenko from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. ***PHOTO1*** Grigorenko's call-up is a result of forward Torrey Mitchell suffering a lower body injury in the Sabres 5-4 shootout victory over the Ottawa Senators Monday night. There is no...

Leadership Propelling Buffalo Sabres to Relevancy
December 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres are going through a maturation process while learning how to win, and it all seems to be finally coming together, thanks in large part to solid veteran leadership. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres signed Brian Gionta and Josh Gorges to help the young guys find their way, and as the Sabres...

Buffalo Sabres Prove to Be Resilient During Hot Streak
December 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres endured an incredible low to start the season, but a current six-game winning streak at home, and a four-game winning streak on the road has the Sabres singing a different tune late in December. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres capped off back-to-back comeback wins to keep the respective streaks alive. The...

Buffalo Sabres Extend Home Winning Streak to Six Games After Shootout Win Over Ottawa Senators
December 15th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are officially red hot at home after securing a sixth-straight win at home tonight against the Ottawa Senators. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres and Senators swapped leads, as Bobby Ryan opened the scoring in the first period. Buffalo would answer in the second with three straight goals by Rasmus Ristolainen, Matt...

Buffalo Sabres Close to Inching up in the Standings with Ottawa Senators in Town
December 15th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres enter tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators (7 p.m., MSG) in a surprise position. ***PHOTO1*** With a win, Buffalo (12-16-2) will move within a point of the Sens (12-12-5) for seventh place in the Atlantic Division. They'd also move within four points of a playoff in...

Buffalo Sabres Forward Sam Reinhart a Leader for Team Canada’s World Junior Championship Team
December 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Much like the Buffalo Sabres are hoping that forward Sam Reinhart will be an impact player for the team in the future, the Canadian National team is looking for that same impact and leadership for the World Junior Championships this month. ***PHOTO1*** Reinhart, who is one of seven returning players, was...

Despite Rapid Spread, Buffalo Sabres Have Avoided the Mumps
December 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Pittsburgh Penguins are the latest team to get hit with the mumps when they announced that forward Sidney Crosby has contracted the illness. So far this season, the Buffalo Sabres have yet to report a single player with the illness. ***PHOTO1*** Not all teams have made reports of a member...