SABRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buffalo Sabres Rasmus Ristolainen Picks Perfect Time To Score First Goal Of Season

The Buffalo Sabres won a game they probably should have lost, courtesy of a guy who had not scored all season! The Buffalo Sabres did their best to lose against the Edmonton Oilers Tuesday evening. Oh sure, Buffalo thoroughly outplayed the visitors for thes  first 20 minutes, taking 10 shots on goals to Edmonton’s 5 and […] Buffalo Sabres Rasmus Ristolainen Picks Perfect Time...
Via Sabre Noise
4 hours ago

Recap: Sabres Late Comeback Stuns Oilers

We didn’t get the controversial opening draw photo opportunity that was missed last time Jack Eichel and Connor McDavid met. Neither was part of the starting lineup on this night. However, after we got past that a hockey game was played. Although the hype in this one wasn’t as big as March when McDavid and Eichel met for the first time, the story line was of course again there...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 hours ago

Sabres’ Erik Burgdoerfer waited for NHL opportunity

BUFFALO – Less than three years ago, Sabres defenseman Erik Burgdoerfer was an unknown ECHL journeyman stuck two rungs below the NHL. Four seasons into his career, Burgdoerfer, 27, had barely even sniffed the AHL. His NHL dream was dying. “When you play in the ECHL for four straight years, you’re turning 25, you definitely have some times when you’re doubting yourself,...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
7 hours ago

Sabres vs. Oilers Coverage: Game #26

The Sabres and Oilers face off tonight, with the top two picks of the 2015 Draft on opposite sides of the ice. Game #26 Buffalo Sabres (9-10-6) vs. Edmonton Oilers (14-10-3) Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST | KeyBank Center | Buffalo, NY TV: MSG, SNW | Radio: WGR 550 SB Nation’s Oilers Blog: Copper & Blue Two Questions 1. Will McDavid dominate Buffalo like he did last...
Via Die By The Blade
9 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Eichel vs. McDavid Round 2

The first and second picks of the 2015 NHL clash in the Buffalo Sabres’ latest game tonight!  We hope . . . . The Buffalo Sabres host the Edmonton Oilers in the KeyBank Center tonight, which means that Sabres fans will be able to see the second pick of the 2015 NHL Draft, Jack Eichel, […] Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Eichel vs. McDavid Round 2 - Sabre Noise - Sabre Noise - A...
Via Sabre Noise
10 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres Game Day: Sabres Hope To Hang With Oilers Despite Injuries, Fatigue

The Buffalo Sabres are coming off a tough OT loss and are thin at the blueline, none of which bodes well for tonight’s matchup! There ain’t no rest for the wicked, eh Buffalo Sabres fans? That just about sums up how the Sabres players must feel today, as they try to shake off last night’s […] Buffalo Sabres Game Day: Sabres Hope To Hang With Oilers Despite Injuries, Fatigue...
Via Sabre Noise
14 hours ago

Anders Nilsson has a pride flag on his helmet to increase awareness

If you’ve watched the Buffalo Sabres this season, you may have noticed that goaltender Anders Nilsson has a splash of color on the back of his mask. That spot of color is the pride flag and the story behind it being on Nilsson’s mask is pretty commendable. Nilsson recently spoke with the Buffalo News about the pride flag and why he chose to have it on the back of his helmet...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Foligno-Larsson-Gionta Clicking

If the Buffalo Sabres’ 2016-17 campaign had to be described in one word, it would be “injuries.” The team that many felt had the potential to emerge as one of the strongest in the Atlantic Division has not yet had the opportunity because of injuries side lining a number of their strongest players. An ankle injury to star center Jack Eichel kept him off of the ice for the first...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Canucks “walked away” from Evander Kane trade with Sabres

The Vancouver Canucks inquired on Sabres forward Evander Kane recently, but after the reported asking price was too steep, the organization walked away. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.ca reported the Canucks’ interest in Kane didn’t get far, after the Sabres’ asking price proved to be too high. The Canucks’ interest in Kane had percolated all week, as Vancouver was in desperate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gorges when Fabbri asked him to fight: “Are you serious?”

When Robby Fabbri asked the larger Josh Gorges to fight during Tuesday’s Blues-Sabres matchup, Gorges wondered if he was serious. Speaking with NHL.com’s Lou Korac, Fabbri said he surprised Gorges by asking him to drop the mitts. Fabbri: "I asked him, and the funny part was I went up to him again and he was like, 'Are you serious?' I'm like, 'Well yeah, kind of." — Lou Korac...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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