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Jhonas Enroth Making Most of Opportunity with Michal Neuvirth Injured
November 23rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Michal Neuvirth seemed to be skating away with the No. 1 goaltending role for the Buffalo Sabres until he was injured in Tuesday night's game against the San Jose Sharks. ***PHOTO1*** Jhonas Enroth knew that it would be one of the few opportunities he had to prove he is worthy of a...

Buffalo Sabres are No Longer ‘An Easy Two Points’
November 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Coming into this season, Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray said that the goal was for the team to not be an easy two points for opponents, and while it may have taken some time, it appears the Sabres are finally achieving that goal. ***PHOTO1*** Since being manhandled by the Pittsburgh Penguins...

Buffalo Sabres Edge Washington Capitals for Third-Straight Win
November 22nd, 2014 at 9:48 PM
The Buffalo Sabres are on a sudden hot streak, as they win their third-straight game tonight with a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Moulson opened the scoring in the second period, and Matt Niskanen answered early in the third period. Torrey Mitchell found a loose puck during a scrum...

Buffalo Sabres Return to Ice Saturday Against Washington Capitals
November 22nd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
If there is a bright side to the massive snowfall that Buffalo's seen this week, it's that the Buffalo Sabres ended up with an extra day to savor their first winning streak of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo's home game against the New York Rangers on Friday was canceled because of the snow,...

Patrick Kaleta Returned to Practice, but Stayed Behind for Tonight’s Game Against Washington Capitals
November 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Patrick Kaleta made his way to the First Niagara Center Friday after spending three days stuck at home due to the winter storm, but he didn't make the trip to Washington with the Buffalo Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** Kaleta has had another rollercoaster year after suffering an injury in the preseason that required surgery....

Buffalo Sabres Announce New Date for Postponed Contest with New York Rangers
November 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres announced that last night's game against the New York Rangers that was postponed due to severe winter weather has been rescheduled for Feb. 20 at 7 pm. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres originally had a game against the Ottawa Senators that night, but that has been moved to Dec. 15....

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...

The Hockey News Ranks Buffalo Sabres Fans as 18th Best Fans in NHL; Rank Toronto First
November 21st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The Hockey News gave it a shot at trying to rank hockey fans based off of their loyalty to their team and how well they support their team through thick and thin. When all was said and done, the Sabres ranked number 18 on the list, just below the Washington...

Buffalo Sabres Fans Can Literally Feel the Action at Home with New Product
November 21st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When Buffalo Sabres fans go to the game, they go because the atmosphere at the arena is much better and more involved than their own couch at home. Thanks to a new product by The Guitammer Company, you can now feel the hits right from the comfort of your own...

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...