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Buffalo Sabres Forward Zemgus Girgensons Awaits All-Star Game Fate
January 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
He was the highest vote-getter in the NHL all-star game, but there is no telling where Zemgus Girgensons could land in tonight's NHL all-star draft. ***PHOTO1*** Jonathan Toews and Nick Foligno will be captains this year. Yes, Nick Foligno, brother of Girgensons' teammate Marcus Foligno in Buffalo. See a connection? NHL.com does....

Buffalo Sabres Look to Build Another Winning Streak Entering Game with Ottawa Senators
December 29th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres snapped one streak in their shootout win Saturday over the New York Islanders. Now they'll look to snap another one when they play at the Ottawa Senators on Monday (7:30 p.m., MSG). ***PHOTO1*** Saturday's win ended Buffalo's four-game losing streak. But the Sabres have lost five straight...

Buffalo Sabres Host Revamped New York Islanders Team Saturday Night
December 27th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
When the Buffalo Sabres acquired a New York Islanders' first-round draft pick in the Thomas Vanek trade last year, the expectation was that the Sabres and Islanders would continue their floundering ways for several seasons. ***PHOTO1*** When the Islanders opted last summer to keep their 2014 first-rounder and lock in that the...

Brian Gionta, Marcus Foligno Uncertain for Buffalo Sabres
December 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With the flu running its course in the locker room, and a rash of injuries swarming the team, the Buffalo Sabres have been playing with an AHL roster for the last few games. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo lost Brian Gionta and Marcus Foligno after one incident on Sunday against the Boston Bruins, increasing the...

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 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 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...