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Sabres’ Jack Eichel Steals Puck, Scores Great Goal On Amazing Play (Video)

Jack Eichel is on fire. Just three games into his NHL career, the No. 2 pick in the 2015 NHL draft is showing why many experts considered him a generational talent coming out of Boston University. He provided one of the best plays of the young season in the Buffalo Sabres’ 4-2 home win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday. Eichel fought for and won possession of the puck at...
26 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Penalties hurt Jackets in loss to Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Rookie star Jack Eichel scored a hustling unassisted goal and Buffalo beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Monday to give coach Dan Bylsma his first victory with the Sabres. Eichel, the former Boston University player selected No. 2 overall in the June draft, bodied off Boone Jenner in a loose-puck battle, kept the puck in the offensive zone, wheeled to his...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres goalie Lehner to miss 6-10 weeks with sprained ankle

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres starting goalie Robin Lehner will miss between six and 10 weeks with a sprained right ankle. Coach Dan Bylsma revealed the timetable on Sunday after Lehner underwent a series of tests. Lehner was hurt in the second period of Buffalo's season-opening 3-1 loss to Ottawa on Thursday. He was untouched while circling his own net and before suddenly going...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets, Sabres both go for first win

Dan Bylsma inherited a roster featuring arguably the game's best player and a championship-quality supporting cast when he began his first NHL coaching gig six years ago. His second ride on the carousel has presented the more difficult challenge of helping the young, new-look Buffalo Sabres develop chemistry on the ice - a task that's proved elusive in the early going this season...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres Lehner to IR; Lieuwen recalled

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have placed starting goaltender Robin Lehner on the Injured Reserve with a lower body sprain. Lehner was injured making his Sabres debut in a 3-1 loss to Ottawa on Thursday. Coach Dan Bylsma says Lehner will be out at least one week. The Sabres acquired Lehner and center David Legwand from Ottawa last summer in exchange for the 21st overall...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Buffalo Sabres are using DJ Kool’s “Let Me Clear My Throat" as their 'goal scored music'

The Buffalo Sabres are using DJ Kool’s “Let Me Clear My Throat" as their 'goal scored music' ... and it is outstanding. Beautiful sounds. Jack Eichel's 1st goal. Our famous foghorn. Rick Jeanneret's call. New goal song.🚨 #NextChapter— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) October 9, 2015[Thomas Duffy]Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories,...
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning at Buffalo Sabres game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun Time: Pregame coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. Tampa Bay and Buffalo each got a glimpse in their openers of the direction toward which the NHL is trending. The Lightning began defense of their Eastern Conference title by surviving the league's first 3-on-3 overtime period, and 18-year-old Jack Eichel scored the first of what the Sabres believe will be many goals during...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Sabres make “Let Me Clear My Throat” their new goal song

The Buffalo Sabres held a fan vote to determine what their new goal song would be for the 2015-16 season. The team correctly decided to ditch their old song, Rock and Roll Part II, due to Gary Glitter’s sickening past. The final vote came down between Let Me Clear My Throat and Swords of a Thousand Men. Which song won? The amazing Let Me Clear My Throat by DJ Kool and the Sabres...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres: A goal song done right

There’s been a grassroots campaign led by @psamp to get Andrew W.K.’s “Party Hard” as the Penguins’ new goal song. It has that “party” feel, but the really good goal songs around the NHL, like the Rangers, Blackhawks, Islanders, and Blue Jackets, involve fan participation as 17,000 fans completely dominate the arena with a chorus of some sort. “Zombie Nation...
Via The Pensblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres' Robin Lehner exits game with lower body injury

If there is a list of things you don't want to see happen to your hockey team, watching your franchise goaltender that you traded for in the offseason head off the ice with an injury has to be towards the top of the list.Midway through the second period, Robin Lehner dropped down to block a shot and looked to be in a great deal of discomfort. Lehner would eventually hobble off the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo Sabres (Last Season: 23-51-8, finished last in the Atlantic Division)Coach: Dan Bylsma (252-117-32; Seventh season; First with the Sabres)Key Departures: Mikhail Grigorenko, Ted Nolan, Nikita ZadorovKey Additions: Jack Eichel, Dan Bylsma, Ryan O’ Reilly, Robin Lehner, Cody FransonKey Player: Jack EichelEichel is going to be the core of this team. Even surrounded...
Via The Sports Quotient
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eichel, Sabres hold off Wild in exhibition opener

At St. Paul, No. 2 overall pick Jack Eichel's short-handed goal 5:44 into the third period gave the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild. Nicolas Deslauriers and Matt Moulson also scored for the Sabres. Eichel assisted on Moulson's tying goal 1:36 into the third. Chad Johnson made 15 saves in 40 minutes for Buffalo, while Nathan Lieuwen stopped all three shots he faced...
Via Fox Sports North
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliot's dog is scaring his teammates

On the field, Ezekiel Elliott is scaring opposing defenses. He has been doing so since last season, and it got amplified by his performance in the season’s last three games against quality defenses that he torched. So far in 2015, Elliott is still doing his thing and still scaring those he plays. But there is another member of the Elliott family who is making some people cringe...
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Bylsma says he has a hard time “not wanting to kill” Patrick Kaleta

Old instincts and habits are hard to break. Dan Bylsma is learning that the hard way now that he’s the head coach of Patrick Kaleta and the Buffalo Sabres. While Kaleta is battling for a spot on the roster, Bylsma is fighting the urge to kill him after years of opposing the forward. Bylsma’s comments, via the Buffalo News: “I have a hard time not wanting to kill him. I...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Kane wins back model girlfriend with billboard

Who says grand romantic gestures don’t work in this day and age? A stunt pulled by Buffalo Sabres superstar Evander Kane seems to prove that at times, an act of desperation can thaw even the most rumored frigid of hearts. Kane and model girlfriend Mara Teigen apparently were on the outs for some unknown reason but a stunt he pulled courtesy of a billboard located on Sunset Strip...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel plans to move in with teammate Matt Moulson

All eyes are on Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel as teams around the NHL prepare for training camp. McDavid may enter the season with higher expectations, but Eichel will certainly be under a microscope as fans hope he’ll lift the Buffalo Sabres into relevancy. As we’ve seen with other skilled youngsters, Eichel won’t be living on his own during his first NHL season. The current...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel hasn't decided on NHL or college next season

The chances of Jack Eichel being selected by the Buffalo Sabres with the No. 2 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft are about as high as the sun rising each and every dayThe odds of him playing in the NHL next season don’t appear to be the same. “If it ends up that my heart tells me that I want to move on and try to play in the NHL, then that’s what I’m going to do,” Eichel said...
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

In spite of Tank-a-palooza, Buffalo leads the way in NHL markets this year

The Buffalo Sabres played some pug fugly hockey this year in the name of tanking for a top draft pick.  Just how ludicrously tragic was it?  The home fans Buffalo were cheering the team getting beat at home so they could ensure a Top 2 pick.  In that regard – mission accomplished.  The Sabres are guaranteed one of the two elite draft prospects in Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel...
Via Awful Announcing
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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