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Catching up with Buffalo Beauts’ Devon Skeats

With the Buffalo Beauts winning the Isobel Cup not even 2-weeks ago, the team is already enjoying the offseason and the opportunity to showcase the trophy to their faithful fans. It is the first time since the old AHL’s Buffalo Bisons that a professional hockey team has brought a championship home to “the city of good neighbors,” and the Beauts are making the most of it. Appearances...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

Sabres’ Sam Reinhart benched for violating team policy

Buffalo Sabres coach Dan Bylsma benched Sam Reinhart for Tuesday’s 3-1 road loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets because the 21-year-old winger “violated a team policy” earlier in the day. “The discipline was not playing in tonight’s game,” Reinhart told reporters in Columbus. Bylsma wouldn’t reveal what policy was violated. “Disappointed, but it happened and we dealt...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
12 hours ago

Recap: Sabres come up short against Blue Jackets, lose 3-1

It was another solid effort, but not enough against one of the best in the NHL. The past two games, the Buffalo Sabres have been showing that they can give a consistent effort, take control of games, and keep the other team down when they have a lead. Of course, that was against the Leafs and the Panthers, not exactly the cream of the crop in the NHL. Tonight, the team gave a...
Via Die By The Blade
13 hours ago

How Can Murray Improve Sabres’ Defense?

With two weeks left in the 2016-17 campaign, it will be another season in which the Buffalo Sabres will be hitting the golf links in mid-April.  A season that began with heightened expectations came crashing down on the ankle of Jack Eichel. The first 21 games were painful to watch, as the team mustered just six victories.  Once he returned, they played more consistent hockey...
Via The Hockey Writers
19 hours ago

Sabres Honor Gionta in His 1,000th Game

Brian Gionta played his 1,000th NHL game Monday night against the Florida Panthers. The 38-year old has enjoyed a successful and long career playing with the New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens and now his hometown team Buffalo Sabres. Gionta is one of the more respected players in the game. Not only was Monday night a big night for Gionta, but his teammates felt how significant...
Via The Hockey Writers
21 hours ago

Sabres captain Brian Gionta honored for 1,000th game

BUFFALO – Sabres winger Tyler Ennis said undersized NHL players – a “brotherhood,” he called them – share “an unspoken bond.” Small players, of course, have the odds stacked against them. Only they can truly understand what they endured to make the league. Fifteen or 20 years ago, it was even tougher for them to crack the NHL. That’s why Ennis, who’s listed at 5...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
1 day ago

Sabres captain Brian Gionta an inspiration to Tyler Ennis

BUFFALO – Sabres winger Tyler Ennis said the group of undersized NHL players – a “brotherhood,” he called it – share “an unspoken bond.” Small players, of course, have the odds stacked against them. Only they can truly understand what they endured to make the league. Fifteen or 20 years ago, it was even tougher for them to crack the NHL. That’s why Ennis, who’s...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
1 day ago

Buffalo Sabres Should Trade Their 2017 First Round Pick for Defensive Help

The Buffalo Sabres need to make moves this offseason, particularly on the backend. They have options when it comes to addressing this situation. It is a pretty well-known fact that the Buffalo Sabres have been held back this season by a weak defense. Other things have gone wrong such as the lack of 5 on […] Buffalo Sabres Should Trade Their 2017 First Round Pick for Defensive Help...
Via Sabre Noise
2 days ago

Jack Eichel Trolling Leafs Fans Is Everything The Buffalo Sabres Could Want, And More

The Buffalo Sabres got three points out of their young center Saturday evening, but those points don’t tell the full story. There was a bit of a playoff atmosphere inside the KeyBank Center Saturday evening when the Buffalo Sabres hosted the Toronto Maple Leafs. Obviously, said atmosphere had nothing to do with the Sabres’ postseason […] Jack Eichel Trolling Leafs Fans Is Everything...
Via Sabre Noise
2 days ago

Buffalo Sabres Face Age-Old Dilemma: Play For Pride, Or Tank?

Now that the playoffs are out of the picture, the Buffalo Sabres must once again decide which approach will best prepare for the team for next season. The Buffalo Sabres host the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight in the KeyBank Center, and those who attend or tune in on the boob tube will finally have a […] Buffalo Sabres Face Age-Old Dilemma: Play For Pride, Or Tank? - Sabre Noise ...
Via Sabre Noise
3 days ago

Sabres outlast Ducks in 10-round shootout for 2-1 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Zemgus Girgensons scored in the 10th round of the shootout to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Ryan O'Reilly and Rasmus Ristolainen also scored in the tiebreaker to help the Sabres end a seven-game skid in Southern California. Buffalo had not won in Anaheim or Los Angeles since a 2-0 win over the Ducks on Feb...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The NHL’s 2018 Winter Classic appears headed for the Mets’ Citi Field

The NHL’s annual tradition of playing outdoor games in football or baseball stadiums appears set to be renewed in 2018 with the next Winter Classic. It has been rumored for some time now that Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, could be in the running to host an outdoor game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres, and on Wednesday Newsday reported that a deal to make...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL reportedly has its eye on Mets' Citi Field for 2018 Winter Classic

Do you like apples?Well, Citi Field appears to be the frontrunner to land the NHL's Winter Classic next year. How do you like them apples?According to a report from Newsday, the Queens-based home of the Mets is likely to host hockey's marquee outdoor event in 2018, with the New York Rangers facing off against the Buffalo Sabres in January. A deal has yet to be finalized, but the...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago
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