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Buffalo Sabres Book Review: On The Road Again . . .

What happens when one Buffalo Sabres fan decides to watch his team play in every NHL city?  Read our book review to find out! A while ago, die-hard Buffalo Sabres fan Adam Derose asked me if I would be interested in reviewing his book, On The Road Again . . ., for our site. Being a cool […] Buffalo Sabres Book Review: On The Road Again . . . - Sabre Noise - Sabre Noise - A Buffalo...
Via Sabre Noise
11 hours ago

Sabres Season Far from Over

Buffalo sports fans are consistently some of the most cautiously optimistic in the world, and going into the 2016-17 NHL season, things were no different. Fans were excited to see what Jack Eichel could do in his sophomore season on a line with fellow budding superstar Sam Reinhart. The Buffalo faithful were anxious to see offseason acquisitions Kyle Okposo and Dmitry Kulikov take...
Via The Hockey Writers
23 hours ago

Ristolainen Up The Slapshot

There have been plenty of defensemen this season who have frustrated their owners due to lack of performance. A player who looked on the verge of a breakout after last season was Rasmus Ristolainen. The Sabres agreed with that take giving him a 5 year deal and early dividends were not there. Risto was accumulating assists but not much else. However, things are starting to change...
Via Razzball Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day ago

Ristolainen seals Sabres 4-3 OT win over Oilers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Rasmus Ristolainen scored from the left circle 57 seconds into overtime, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Sabres scored twice in a span of 86 seconds, with Evander Kane forcing overtime by scoring with 29 seconds left in regulation. Kane had two goals and Brian Gionta also scored as Buffalo rallied after squandering a...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eichel's 2 goals lead Sabres to 4-3 win over Rangers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jack Eichel scored two goals in the third period, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Thursday night for their second straight victory. Buffalo's winning streak coincides with the return of Eichel, who missed the first 21 games with a high ankle sprain. The 20-year-old center had a goal and an assist in Buffalo's 5-4 win in Ottawa on Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
17 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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