SABRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Casey Mittelstadt happy to be Sabres’ top pick

CHICAGO – As the first round of the NHL Draft approached, no one seemed to have any idea how the early portion would play out and where youngsters like new Buffalo Sabres prospect Casey Mittelstadt could be picked. Sure, it was expected centers Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick would go first and second overall Friday, and they did. But after that, several guys like Mittelstadt were...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
8 hours ago

Casey Mittelstadt thrilled to be drafted by Sabres

CHICAGO – As the first round of the NHL Draft approached, no one seemed to have any idea how the early portion would play out and where youngsters like new Buffalo Sabres prospect Casey Mittelstadt could be picked. Sure, it was expected centers Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick would go first and second overall Friday, and they did. But after that, several guys like Mittelstadt were...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
9 hours ago

Sabres draft Casey Mittelstadt at No. 8

CHICAGO – The Buffalo Sabres selected high-scoring center Casey Mittelstadt eighth overall tonight at the NHL Draft. “It’s been a lot of buildup,” an excited Mittelstadt said inside the United Center. “It’s been a stressful day, to be honest with you, in the last little while. It started to get a little stressful. It’s a big relief to be picked. Me and my family are...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
10 hours ago

2017 NHL Draft: Sabres Pick Casey Mittelstadt #8 Overall

With the Eighth Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Buffalo Sabres Have Selected Casey Mittelstadt From the Green Bay Gamblers in the USHL. About Casey Mittelstadt There were some concerns about Mittelstadt heading into the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. His skill is unparalleled and his ability is unquestioned. The issues circle around the fact that Mittelstadt did what he did against...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 hours ago

2017 NHL Draft: Buffalo Sabres select Casey Mittelstadt with pick #8

The Sabres have selected another center with pick #8 With the 8th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres have selected...Casey Mittelstadt, center for the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL. Mittelstadt, who was named Minnesota’s “Mr. Hockey” this year as the state’s best high school hockey player before moving to the USHL, is a playmaking, two-way center who...
Via Die By The Blade
10 hours ago

Evander Kane is either terrible at dropping hints or a master Twitter troll

Get out your emoji detective hat, Sabres fans. For weeks, Evander Kane has been the subject of trade rumors thanks to a bounce-back season last year that saw him score 28 goals while, just as importantly, staying away from any off-ice issues. His name has been bandied about the league as a target for many teams in “win-now” mode that are looking for scoring help. But today,...
Via Die By The Blade
16 hours ago

Cal Petersen not signing with the Sabres

Well Cal, we hardly knew you Cal Petersen will not be the Sabres goalie of the future. The Notre Dame star will not sign with the Sabres and will go to free agency according to Sabres GM Jason Botterill. “I don’t believe he’ll be signing with the Buffalo Sabres,” General Manager Jason Botterill told the media Friday. “I’ve spoken to Cal. At this time, I think he’s...
Via Die By The Blade
19 hours ago

Sabres Should Draft for Offense

Heading into the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, many fans and pundits believed that the Buffalo Sabres would use the eighth overall pick to bolster their blue line. Instead, the Sabres passed on available defensemen such as Charlie McAvoy and Jakob Chychrun and drafted the Swedish sniper, Alexander Nylander. Now, as we head into the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, many people are once again expecting...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Game on … and on: 11-day hockey marathon set for Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it’s game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, the group of mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing one continuous game spanning 11 days — or 251 hours, to be exact. Their goal is to raise $1 million...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Even with Ullmark in Hand Sabres Need to Supplement their Goaltending Pipeline

While the Sabres didn’t lose Linus Ullmark to the Vegas expansion draft, Buffalo’s goaltending pipeline remains a weak point within the organization; something that will need to be addressed this summer. It appears evident that Cal Petersen will exercise his right as a free agent and sign with one of the league’s other 30 clubs. Should Petersen depart, the Sabres will have...
Via Two in the Box
2 days ago

Sabres’ Expansion Draft History

The expansion draft is right around the corner and we’ll finally have a roster for the Vegas Golden Knights to talk about. General manager George McPhee has said he has multiple deals in place while teams scramble to keep their rosters intact and dump salary. The Buffalo Sabres are one of a few teams in a good position when it comes to the draft. They won’t lose an important...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Minor Tweaks Equal a Major Win for Sabres Jerseys

The Sabres new uniforms aren’t royal blue and that’s okay. The slight tweaks the Sabres jerseys received in the Adidas changeover drastically improved the overall look of both the home and road jerseys. In conjunction with Adidas and the NHL, the Sabres took a step away from the grey/silver accents that have graced the uniforms since featuring prominently during the red and black...
Via Two in the Box
3 days ago

Evander Kane: “My name seems to create a buzz with some reporters and radio stations”

Evander Kane has been a familiar name in hockey media over the years and that might be putting things lightly. Kane has been at the heart of countless stories, from persistent trade rumors all the way to the infamous brick of cash story and the charges over a bar incident. Has Kane noticed all of the rumors and stories which have littered every hockey website and radio show over...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Beaulieu welcomed Montreal trading him to Buffalo Sabres

Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach

Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as coach

Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres, Rangers to play in 2018 Winter Classic at Citi Field

It’s hard to believe that, on New Year’s Day 2018, it will have been 10 years since the Sabres hosted the Penguins in the first-ever Winter Classic at then Ralph Wilson Stadium outside of Buffalo.In the 2018 edition, the Sabres will once again participate, this time playing the Rangers at Citi Field in Queens.It’s not the first time New York City has hosted outdoor NHL games...
Via The Comeback
May 09, 2017  |  Discuss
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