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Buffalo Sabres Forward Chris Stewart Makes the Hockey News’ Players to Be Traded List
January 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
As if Buffalo Sabres forward Chris Stewart hasn't been linked to enough rumors throughout the season, The Hockey News' Jared Clinton has ranked Stewart as the number three player on his list of five players he expects to be traded. Clinton, who clearly has been following rumors this season, even jabbed...

Buffalo Sabres AHL Affiliate Rochester Americans Bracing for Major League Changes
January 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The American Hockey League announced major changes Thursday that the league would be relocating four teams to the west coast and creating a pacific division of the western conference. The moves will completely re-align the AHL, possibly bringing the Rochester Americans out of the current western conference. According to theahl.com, here is...

Edmonton Oilers Goaltender Ben Scrivens Dismisses Tank Talk
January 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Some fans of the Buffalo Sabres and Edmonton Oilers were rooting for the opposite team last night. With potential superstars Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel up for grabs in the upcoming NHL draft, the battle for the bottom seems to be in earnest, at least as far as fans are...

Ryan Miller Could Play First Game Against Buffalo Sabres Tonight
January 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Last season was an emotional one for Ryan Miller as he was traded away from the only NHL team he's ever played for in the Buffalo Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** Now playing with the Vancouver Canucks, Miller is likely to square-off against his former club tonight, and emotions are expected to be high. The...

Buffalo Sabres’ Losing Streak Extended to 13 Games After Loss to Edmonton Oilers
January 30th, 2015 at 12:34 AM
The Buffalo Sabres have still yet to win a game in the 2015 calendar year after dropping a 3-2 decision tonight against the Edmonton Oilers. ***PHOTO1*** Tyler Myers scored very early in the first period to give the Sabres a 1-0 lead, but Edmonton rallied back with three unanswered goals. Rasmus Ristolainen...

Buffalo Jr Sabres 18U Team Riding 25-Game Win Streak
January 29th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
While the NHL's Buffalo Sabres are currently riding their franchise worst 12-game losing streak, the Buffalo Jr. Sabres 18U team is riding a 25-game win steak. ***PHOTO1*** That's how long the Jr. Sabres haven't lost a game, and a large part of that comes from the level-headed coaching from head coach Jamie...

Despite Slow Start, Buffalo Sabres Trade Rumors Spread
January 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Tim Murray has stated that his phone hasn't been ringing as much as he'd like as the NHL season heads toward the trade deadline, but that hasn't stopped analysts from picking names for potential trades. ***PHOTO1*** The latest rumor comes from Ken Weibe of the Winnipeg Sun who...

Nikita Zadorov Learns Lesson, but Still Won’t Play for Buffalo Sabres Tonight
January 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres suspended Nikita Zadorov for missing practice on Monday following the all-star break, and while fans were nervous as to where he was, it appears the kid made a simple mistake, and has learned from it. ***PHOTO1*** Zadorov wasn't boycotting practice or planning to stay in Russia to play in...

Tonight’s Game is Big for Fans Hoping for Buffalo Sabres to Tank
January 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres are suffering through a 12-game losing streak, but fans hoping for a tank this season, will be watching tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers with an unfamiliar rooting interest. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres are just behind the Oilers in the standings, and both teams figure to be in the running...

Buffalo Sabres a Statistical Near-Certainty to Finish Last in NHL
January 28th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have long had the unstated goal of finishing last in the NHL this year to maximize their chances of drafting Connor McDavid. The odds appear to be overwhelmingly in their favor. ***PHOTO1*** Sports Club Stats gives the Sabres an 81 percent chance of finishing 30th this year. The site...

Early Mock Drafts Make Buffalo Sabres Fans Very, Very Happy
January 28th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With the first pick of the 2015 NHL draft, the Buffalo Sabres select Connor McDavid out of the OHL. ***PHOTO1*** Well, not really, but with half of the NHL season in the books, and the Sabres at the bottom of the standings, NHL.com's Adam Kimelman's early 2015 mock draft has the Sabres...

Tim Murray’s Patience Could Run Out Soon as Buffalo Sabres Continue to Struggle
January 28th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The Buffalo Sabres haven't won a game since Dec. 27, and as the team continues to struggle, Tim Murray's patience in making moves could run out. ***PHOTO1*** Of course, the Sabres are right where plenty of fans want them to be, which is in the basement of the NHL. That's really not...

Miserable Losing Streak Continues for Buffalo Sabres with Loss to Calgary Flames
January 27th, 2015 at 11:34 PM
Chris Stewart scored the first goal of the game for the Buffalo Sabres tonight, but then the Calgary Flames scored four unanswered goals to hand the Sabres yet another loss. ***PHOTO1*** Stewart's goal came on the power play in the first period, which was matched by a Johnny Gaudreau power play goal...

Buffalo Sabres Open Four-Game Road Trip at Calgary Flames
January 27th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres have been off long enough that fans probably forgot their team is on an 11-game losing streak. With the All-Star break now over, the Sabres will try to end that skid Tuesday night in Calgary (9 p.m., MSG). The game opens a four-game road trip for Buffalo,...

Buffalo Sabres Recall Goalie Matt Hackett and Forward Matt Ellis from Rochester
January 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Buffalo Sabres were hoping to get healthier over the All-Star break but that was not the case. While working out during the break, goaltender Michal Neuvirth injured his lower body and will miss some time for the Sabres. ***PHOTO1*** “Michal sustained a lower-body injury while working out during the All-Star break...

Ted Nolan Expects ‘Fresher’ Buffalo Sabres After All-Star Break
January 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Ted Nolan gave his team a couple of extra days to get away from hockey leading up to the all-star break, and the coach of the Buffalo Sabres says he already noticed that his team was fresher in practice. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres practiced Monday before heading to Calgary for tonight's game against...

Buffalo Sabres Defenseman Nikita Zadorov Learning a Lesson with Suspension
January 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It's tough to imagine a 19-year-old to play in the NHL and make no mistakes, and Nikita Zadorov is no exception. ***PHOTO1*** The Buffalo Sabres announced yesterday that Zadorov would be suspended for failing to report to the team on time following the all-star break. The Sabres had been off since losing...

Could Buffalo Sabres Put in Claim for Waived Los Angeles Kings Center Mike Richards?
January 26th, 2015 at 3:13 PM
The Los Angeles Kings made headlines Monday by placing center Mike Richards on waivers. But would the Buffalo Sabres be willing to claim the center and get better with the "McEichel" lottery coming? ***PHOTO1*** Richards was once integral in the Kings' Cup runs. Now, Richards spends time on the third and fourth...

Buffalo Sabres Making Headlines for Wrong Reasons as Playoff Approach
January 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With the NHL All-Star game over, the Buffalo Sabres have made their way back into the talks in a few of the league's storylines as the playoffs approach. ***PHOTO1*** The Sabres haven't done much this season to make themselves a contender in the NHL and are looking at attempting to end their...

Buffalo Sabres to Continue Road Trip After All-Star Break
January 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The NHL all-star break is officially over, as players are now back with their teams, and the Buffalo Sabres will resume the grueling road trip that started just before the break. ***PHOTO1*** Buffalo lost the first game of the road trip, much like they did the rest of the games in 2015....