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Buffalo Sabres Look to Sweep Four-Game Home Stand
December 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After losing back-to-back road games last weekend, the Buffalo Sabres have ripped off three-straight home wins, and will look for a fourth tonight against the Ottawa Senators. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres could secure the longest winning streak of the season with a win, and could also sweep a string of home games that...

Marcus Foligno Providing Secondary Scoring for Buffalo Sabres
December 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Marcus Foligno hasn't had the most productive offensive season, but he is starting to heat up as the Buffalo Sabres continue their improbable streak of success. ***PHOTO1*** Foligno has scored a goal in each of his last two games, and had one called back due to a high stick Thursday against the...

Buffalo Sabres Edge Florida Panthers in Overtime
December 13th, 2014 at 11:02 PM
Cody Hodgson and Marcus Foligno each scored a goal, and Nikita Zadorov provided the overtime-winner as the Buffalo Sabres dumped the Florida Panthers 4-3 tonight. ***PHOTO1*** Hodgson opened the scoring just 2:06 into the game after a nice feed from Patrick Kaleta. Foligno would provide a second goal later in the frame...

Buffalo Sabres Inching Closer To… Playoffs?
December 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As improbable as it seemed in October, the Buffalo Sabres are just seven points out of a wild card playoff spot mid-way through December. ***PHOTO1*** While it is far too early to talk about playoffs, the fact that Buffalo is anywhere near that discussion is impressive, though fans are expecting them to...

Buffalo Sabres Ride Top Line to Victory Against Calgary Flames
December 11th, 2014 at 10:01 PM
Matt Moulson scored a pair of goals and Tyler Ennis had three points as the Buffalo Sabres secured a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames. ***PHOTO1*** Moulson opened the scoring after a great play by Ennis to steal the puck from a Calgary defender. Ennis found Moulson alone in front, and he...

Buffalo Sabres Looking for Spark on the Power Play
December 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres have been atrocious with the man-advantage this season, and head coach Ted Nolan is reportedly switching things around on the units to try to get some kind of production out of them. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres have scored just five goals on the power play this season. Their percentage is...

Members of Buffalo Sabres Have Residents of Western New York Impacted by Storm in Their Thoughts
November 21st, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres will not play tonight due to the furious storm that has wreaked havoc on Western New York, and while it's their job to focus on hockey, the players and coaches admit that those impacted by the storm are in their thoughts. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo is a small market team in...

Patrick Kaleta Cleared to Play for Buffalo Sabres, but Will ‘Wait His Turn’
November 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
There were reports that Patrick Kaleta was ready to play last night for the Buffalo Sabres, but he has yet to hit the ice in a regular season game this season. ***PHOTO1*** Kaleta was injured this preseason after he took a puck to the face. The damage required surgery, and is costing...

Buffalo Sabres Set for Matchup with St. Louis Blues on National TV
November 11th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres will take their misery-train to St. Louis tonight to take on the Blues in a game where Ted Nolan is hoping to get a much better effort from his players on national television. ***PHOTO1*** Michal Neuvirth is expected to get the start tonight, while Buffalo could get both Patrick...

Patrick Kaleta Could Play Tonight Against the St. Louis Blues
November 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Patrick Kaleta has yet to play a regular season game this year, after being struck in the face with a puck that caused enough damage to require surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan told the media that he believes Kaleta has been cleared by doctors, though if he plays, he...

Buffalo Sabres Look to Keep Point-Streak Alive Against Edmonton Oilers
November 7th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
To win, or not to win, that will be the question for the Buffalo Sabres as they take on the lowly Edmonton Oilers in a battle for the NHL basement. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres and Oilers have had similar starts to the season, both are near the bottom of the standings. The Sabres...

Tyler Ennis Leads Struggling Buffalo Sabres in Goal Department
October 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres have scored eight goals in their seven games so far this season. ***PHOTO1*** Tyler Ennis has three of them. Ennis scored Buffalo's only goal in last night's 4-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks, but the tally put him ahead of all players on the team in the goal department. Ennis'...

Buffalo Sabres Struggling This Season as Many Expected
October 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Fans were not expecting a sudden rise of a historically bad Buffalo Sabres team from a year ago, but they hoped to see some improvement this season. ***PHOTO1*** Early in the season, that improvement has not been there. The Sabres have now been shutout twice in two nights, being outscored 5-0 in that...

Buffalo Sabres Blanked by Florida Panthers
October 17th, 2014 at 9:46 PM
The Buffalo Sabres continued their struggles against Roberto Luongo, as the star goaltender shut the door 26 times to shut the Sabres out 1-0. ***PHOTO1*** Sean Bergenheim scored the only goal for the Panthers early in the second period, but that's all they would need. The Sabres gave the puck away too...

Top Goal-Scorers for Buffalo Sabres Somewhat Unexpected
October 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Coming into the regular season, many expected Matt Moulson, Drew Stafford and maybe even Brian Gionta to be the top goal-scorers for the Buffalo Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** Combined, those three players have zero goals. Instead, Buffalo has gotten their offense from some of the emerging young talent on the roster. Zemgus Girgensons is finding...

Buffalo Sabres Rank Third in NHL in Blocked Shots
October 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres knew coming into the season that they would need to block more shots, as their goaltending situation is significantly weaker than it was last season. ***PHOTO1*** They have answered that call, as their 71 blocked shots are good for third in the entire NHL. The Sabres have still given up...

Marcus Foligno and Chris Stewart Finding Chemistry Together for Buffalo Sabres
October 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Marcus Foligno and Chris Stewart enjoyed a productive preseason together, and now that is turning into production in the regular season. ***PHOTO1*** The duo combined for three points in yesterday's 4-3 shootout win over the Carolina Hurricanes, with Foligno earning two goals and Stewart contributing an assist. They also were Buffalo's best...

Sam Reinhart Getting New Linemates in Buffalo Sabres’ Roster
October 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Sam Reinhart is one game into his NHL career, and Ted Nolan has already decided to put him with new linemates. ***PHOTO1*** Reinhart spent Thursday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets between Cody Hodgson and Brian Gionta. Tonight when the Buffalo Sabres play the Chicago Blackhawks, Reinhart will center Marcus Foligno and...

Buffalo Sabres Have Heavy, Productive Third Line
October 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres lost to the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 last night, but they got a promising performance from their third line. ***PHOTO1*** Zemgus Girgensons scored Buffalo's only goal of the game, which was assisted by Marcus Foligno. Those two, with Chris Stewart, were the best trio on the ice for Buffalo...

Top Five Players to Watch for the Buffalo Sabres This Season
October 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres begin their regular season today when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets, and after a rough season last year, there is room for improvement in the entire locker room. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres made some moves this offseason to make fans feel good about the direction of the team, and...