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SABRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Post mortem: The Buffalo Sabres and cheering for the tank

I tried to fight it. Wanted so badly to follow my own mantra and not stoop to a low that once was thought to be incomprehensible. Fans don’t openly wish for their team to lose a real time game that they are watching, right? It’s one thing to want the team to have a poor […] The post Post mortem: The Buffalo Sabres and cheering for the tank appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres crowd goes wild as team loses in OT

Arizona Coyotes forward Sam Gagner rips a shot from the circle that gets past Buffalo Sabres goalie Matt Hackett for the GWG in overtime.And...the Buffalo crowd goes wild.Sabres defenseman Mike Weber was disgusted with it.“I’ve always spoken extremely high of our fans,” Weber said, as transcribed by Barry Petchesky of Deadspin. “I don’t even know if disappointed is the...
Via Bob's Blitz
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Weber on Sabres fans cheering loss: 'A whole new low'

By Steve DelVecchioThe Buffalo Sabres and Phoenix Coyotes are the two teams with the worst records in the NHL. On Thursday night, those two teams faced each other in Buffalo. Yet, the cheers from the crowd made it seem like a home game for the Coyotes.Why? Because Buffalo fans want their team to finish last. The way the NHL draft lottery works, the team with the worst record is guaranteed...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes broadcaster arrested at Buffalo casino, bit cop’s hand

Former NHL defenseman and Arizona Coyotes radio broadcaster Nick Boynton has been arrested after becoming belligerent at the Buffalo Creek Casino early Thursday morning, and when police officers tried to subdue him, he allegedly bit one of them on the hand. Boynton’s charges against him include assault and resisting arrest. Per the Associated Press report, the 36-year-old...
Via Low Brow Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Weber on Sabres fans cheering loss: 'A whole new low'

The Buffalo Sabres and Phoenix Coyotes are the two teams with the worst records in the NHL. On Thursday night, those two teams faced each other in Buffalo. Yet, the cheers from the crowd made it seem like a home game for the Coyotes. Why? Because Buffalo fans want their team to finish last. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres to make splash with potential new coach hire; could Pegula sway Babcock to Buffalo?

Ted Nolan is most likely finished as head coach of the Buffalo Sabres after the final game of this season. The team is the worst squad with the worst record in the NHL, the offense is in shambles, and the team does not forecheck. Possession numbers are pitiful, special teams are dead last in both […] The post Sabres to make splash with potential new coach hire; could Pegula sway...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sabres host Coyotes in McEichel Bowl

Here we are. Tonight, the Buffalo Sabres and Arizona Coyotes will face off against each other in what some are calling the most bizarre “highly anticipated” game ever played. It will begin an unprecedented five-day stretch that sees Buffalo hosting Arizona Thursday night, then departing for a Saturday night game in Denver as Arizona follows […] The post Sabres host Coyotes...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Talkamania becomes Tankamania: With @buffalowins and @topshelfcookies

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 28: Tim Murray, General Manager of the Buffalo Sabres speaks with Jim Rutherford, General Manager of the Pittsburg Penguins on Day Two of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Via Buffalo Wins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No Tanks from Ted Nolan

We can all agree that we can’t wait for this season to end so we can go back to actually cheering for the Sabres. We have been talking about tanking and not tanking, moral compasses and ethics and the “battle” between the Sabres, Coyotes, and Oilers for the entire season. It feels like even longer. The one other topic that has been dissected to death is Ted Nolan’s value...
Via Buffalo Wins
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Ruhwedel reassigned to Rochester Americans by Buffalo Sabres

Chad Ruhwedel reassigned to Rochester Americans. (Photo/Micheline V/Rochester Americans)The Buffalo Sabres announced on Friday, March 20 the team has reassigned defenseman Chad Ruhwedel and forward Tim Schaller to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL). Ruhwedel will return to the team he has spent most of his time with this season after skating in two games...
Via Mill City Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres call up Grigorenko; demote Schaller, Ruhwedel to AHL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have recalled center Mikhail Grigorenko from the minors in a series of moves made before their game against the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Grigorenko rejoins the Sabres for the sixth time this season, while Buffalo demoted forward Tim Schaller and defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to Rochester, their American Hockey League affiliate. Ruhwedel...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

7 Ways That YOU Can Help the Sabres Tank by @LukeWachob

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 28: Tim Murray, General Manager of the Buffalo Sabres, speaks on the phone on Day Two of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mohandas Gandhi Let’s get this out of the way right now: Boston is the worst...
Via Buffalo Wins
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins fall to Sabres 2-1 in a shootout

Johan Larsson assisted on the Sabres' game tying goal early in the third periodThe Bruins and Sabres took to the Garden ice on Saint Patrick's Day after both teams were defeated by the Washington Caps on back to back nights on Sunday and Monday. Buffalo was playing for two things: pride and Connor Mcdavid (the projected #1 overall draft pick this summer). The Bruins on the other...
Via BruinsLife
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres address banged-up defense by calling up Chad Ruhwedel

  The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenseman Chad Ruhwedel from the minors to address their banged-up blue line. Ruhwedel was brought up from AHL Rochester on Monday, hours before Buffalo's home game against the Washington Capitals. Coach Ted Nolan announced earlier in the day that defensemen Zach Bogosian and Andrej Meszaros won't play becuse of injuries. Bogosian has already...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tensions Flare, Goals Plentiful in Early Going in Buffalo

Tyson Strachan #24 of the Buffalo Sabres chases the puck as Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers loses his balance along the boards on March 14, 2015 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Mandatory Credit: Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) The Buffalo Sabres are up 2-1 against the Washington Capitals after a contentious first period of play. Tyler Ennis buried his...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindback Strong Early in bid to Earn his First win with Sabres

Tyler Bozak #42 of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores a shoot out goal on Anders Lindback #35 of the Buffalo Sabres during NHL game action March 11, 2015 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Mandatory Photo Credit: Graig Abel/Getty Images   At the the conclusion of the first period between the Buffalo Sabres and the Washington Capitals, the Sabres lead 2-1. The Sabres...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres recall defenseman Chad Ruhwedel from AHL

Chad Ruhwedel recalled to Buffalo. (Photo/USA TODAY Sports)The Buffalo Sabres announced on Monday, March 16 the team has recalled defenseman Chad Ruhwedel from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL). Ruhwedel has spent the entire 2014-15 season with the Americans in the AHL. He currently leads all Rochester defensemen with 31 points (8g, 23a) through 59 games...
Via Mill City Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres Getting Rid of Horrendous Third Jerseys

The Buffalo Sabres third jersey – one of most laughable bad uniforms in all of sports – is getting scrapped after this season. Team president Ted Black announced the news during a radio appearance on Thursday, saying the jersey – hilariously dubbed the “Turdburger” – would be shelved at the conclusion of this season. It lasted only two Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres indicate team is getting rid of awful third jerseys

One of the worst hockey jerseys of all time is about to be no more. The Buffalo Sabres are ditching their horrendous third jerseys, team president Ted Black said Thursday on WGR Radio, according to the Buffalo News. Black admitted issues in the roll-out process and said the Sabres didn’t “anticipate the amount of third-jersey fatigue,” according to the Buffalo News. Here’s...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers heads the puck (Video)

Buffalo Sabres left winger Nicolas Deslauriers headed the puck soccer-style in an attempted pass during Friday night's game against Ottawa.The puck floated softly in the air, giving Deslauriers the opportunity to make the unusual maneuver. We definitely wouldn't recommend this move to the kids at home, especially on a slapshot.Surprisingly, this is actually NOT the first time we...
Via Holdout Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Buffalo Sabres Look to Nikita Zadorov as Their Future Defensive Pillar

Nikita Zadorov #51 of the Buffalo Sabres checks Jordin Tootoo #20 of the New Jersey Devils during the first period against the at the Prudential Center on February 17, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Mandatory Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty images)   At 6’5 and just shy of 220 pounds, Nikita Zadorov is the ideal prototype of what NHL clubs around the league look for in a defenseman....
Via The Sports Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Avoid Trading For Chris Stewart At All Costs!

Bill Wippert / Getty Images By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) It’s no secret that the Sabres are shopping Chris Stewart around the league. He’s been the subject of trade rumors all season, and has yet to be moved. But, if you’re an NHL GM, you should stay as far away from Stewart as possible. Why, though? Well, let’s take a look at the numbers. ownthepuck.blogspot.ca As...
Via The Hockey Guys
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres had a horrific month of January

We all know that the Buffalo Sabres are one of the worst teams in the NHL. That statement isn’t exactly a revelation. However, all of the headlines detailing how bad the team is have died down as the story is now all too familiar. You can only say a team is bad so many times. It’s time to pile on again. The Buffalo Sabres sucked in January. They’ve sucked for the bulk of...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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