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Training Camp Day 3 Recap

Camp wraps up with last scrimmage and practice sessions Sunday was the last day of the Buffalo Sabres training camp before the team headed out to State College, PA for their first preseason game tonight against the Minnesota Wild. White beats Gold in comeback win In the last scrimmage, Johan Larsson and Kyle Okposo got the Gold team up 2-0 early, but White mounted a comeback...
Via Die By The Blade
48 minutes ago

Top 25 Under 25: #8 Justin Bailey

Bailey will look to make a real push for the NHL this year after showing improvement in Rochester last season. Our annual Top 25 Under 25 series serves to find the best young players in the Buffalo Sabres organization, be it NHL, AHL, European or junior leagues. We voted on everyone from Asplund to Willman, and the best 25 players get profiled throughout the month of September. Today...
Via Die By The Blade
1 hour ago

Sabres goalie Anders Nilsson used Russian job to jumpstart NHL career

BUFFALO – Two years ago, frustrated by his limited opportunities, Sabres newcomer Anders Nilsson bolted North America for a gig tending goal for Ak Bars Kazan, a Russian team in the KHL. The decision, of course, made Nilsson’s NHL future iffy. But after 23 appearances with the New York Islanders, the Swede said he felt “ready for the next step.” He wanted to develop at a...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
17 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres 2016-17 Predictions: January

The Buffalo Sabres could actually begin 2017 with a .500 record . . . but they will need to become road warriors in order to keep it that way in January! The Buffalo Sabres will finish the 2016-17 in the the NHL’s top-20: there, I said it. No longer in tank mode, the Sabres will […] Buffalo Sabres 2016-17 Predictions: January - Sabre Noise - Sabre Noise - A Buffalo Sabres Fan Site
Via Sabre Noise
1 day ago

Sabres’ Matt Moulson determined to prove doubters wrong

BUFFALO – Sabres winger Matt Moulson knows he has plenty of doubters. The former 30-goal scorer understands following a miserable year punctuated by his general manager challenging his work habits, some support for him has eroded. Moulson, 32, has clearly been humbled. An eight-goal season can do that. So can drawing Tim Murray’s ire. “I definitely have a chip on my shoulder...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
1 day ago

5 Storylines for Sabres Training Camp

Training camp is underway for the Buffalo Sabres and the first preseason game is on tap for October 26 against the Minnesota Wild. A few story lines will be important to follow throughout the next few weeks as the Sabres prepare for the regular season — a few roster spots will be up for grabs and an important piece to the roster still isn’t under contract. Rasmus Ristolainen...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Buffalo Sabres – NHL 17 Player Ratings, the Forwards

The Buffalo Sabres have an improved team in this years EA Sports hockey game, NHL 17. In this post we will take a look at the player ratings given to the Buffalo Sabres forwards. The Buffalo Sabres find themselves at the mercy of EA sports when it comes to player ratings. The forward core is […] Buffalo Sabres – NHL 17 Player Ratings, the Forwards - Sabre Noise - Sabre Noise...
Via Sabre Noise
2 days ago

Jack Eichel will join Sabres soon

BUFFALO – Expect Sabres center Jack Eichel, who just finished a three-game stint at the World Cup, to join his teammates at training camp this weekend. Eichel, 19, will return to Buffalo today. The second-year star scored one goal and two points before Team North America was eliminated. “We’ll see him back at the rink the next couple of days and have a conversation about when...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
2 days ago

Buffalo Sabres: Being Eliminated From World Cup Might Be Best Thing For Jack Eichel

Team North America might get eliminated tonight.  Here is why this is the best case scenario for the Buffalo Sabres and their No.2 center. Go, Russia, go! Put your pitchforks and torches down, Buffalo Sabres fans – I really don’t mean that. I’ve been watching the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, just as many of […] Buffalo Sabres: Being Eliminated From World Cup Might Be Best Thing...
Via Sabre Noise
3 days ago

Sabres' Kane blames legal woes on being targeted as athlete

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane acknowledged he needs to be more careful when putting himself in situations that might lead to off-ice trouble. ''For me, it's trying to stay out of that kind of stuff and kind of picking my spots better,'' Kane said Thursday. At the same time, Kane blamed his recent legal problems on something that ''happens to athletes or...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Storied Sabres History of Jersey No. 21

Throughout the history of the Buffalo Sabres, jersey numbers in the 20s have been popular among players on the roster. Sabres jerseys numbered 20 through 29 have each been worn by at least 10 different players during the club’s history. Buffalo signed unrestricted free agent Kyle Okposo this summer. The forward wore No. 21 for the New York Islanders and he will also wear sweater...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

In counterclaim, Sabres' Kane says accuser sued to harass

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane says a woman's civil suit claiming he seriously injured her during an attack in his hotel room is meant solely to harass him. Kane calls the 21-year-old woman's allegations ''a sham'' in a counterclaim filed in state Supreme Court last week. The filing, first reported by The Buffalo News on Tuesday, seeks dismissal of the July...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

World Cup gives Jack Eichel chance to shine

Jack Eichel will be lacing up his skates to play under a new banner this month. Starting September 17, Eichel will be trading his Sabres jersey in exchange for a Team North America one. Team North America will be competing in the World Cup of Hockey with a roster of the best under 23 year old players from the United States and Canada. Eichel is expected to play a key role on the...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Kane pleads not guilty to charges stemming from bar incident

Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane has pleaded not guilty to charges of non-criminal harassment, disorderly conduct and trespass, in a Buffalo court room on Monday, reports the Associated Press. Kane was arrested in late July, following an incident at a Buffalo club in June. According to court documents, one woman told police Kane put his hands around her neck after she rejected...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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