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Sabres’ Jack Eichel happy to be part of history at World Cup of Hockey

BUFFALO – There had never been a squad assembled like Jack Eichel’s Team North America, the collection of 23-and-under talent that wowed at the World Cup with its exciting, fast brand of hockey. “It’s been a hit,” Eichel said this afternoon following his first practice with the Sabres. “Looking at the way the tournament has been received, there’s been a lot of buzz...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
3 hours ago

Top 25 Under 25: #6 Johan Larsson

Larsson finished last season strong, and earned a bump up our list as well. 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's subject: Johan Larsson. Johan...
Via Die By The Blade
6 hours ago

Derek Grant, Robin Lehner help Sabres down Senators in overtime

BUFFALO – Forget that the Sabres rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 in Tuesday’s preseason home opener. Forget that they did it in spectacular fashion, tying it late before defenseman Jake McCabe scored a nifty overtime winner. Individual efforts often matter the most during exhibition contests, and the Sabres received some strong performances, led by center Derek Grant’s...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
18 hours ago

Preseason recap: Sabres win 3-2 in OT over Senators

Derek Grant and Jake McCabe led the Sabres to an exciting OT victory. After losing their first preseason game in heartbreaking fashion (if we even have hearts to break in September) the Buffalo Sabres won their second preseason game in thrilling fashion, thanks to a late tying goal and an overtime winner from the blueline. The game began slowly, with both teams playing it safe and...
Via Die By The Blade
20 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Preseason Game #2, Or The One Against Ottawa

The Buffalo Sabres suffered a lost in their first preseason game, but will a return home help them earn a W? Well that was interesting! The Buffalo Sabres may have lost to the Minnesota Wild 2-1 in the Pegula Ice Arena last night – disappointing, sure – but there were a few signs of good […] Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Preseason Game #2, Or The One Against Ottawa - Sabre Noise...
Via Sabre Noise
1 day ago

Sabres goalie Robin Lehner ready for preseason debut

BUFFALO – Six months removed from ankle surgery, fiery Sabres goalie Robin Lehner, as you might expect, is excited to play his first game preseason game tonight. “I don’t know if the excitement I sense is because it’s a new year and where he’s at physically and being ready to go or playing the Ottawa Senators and (he) doesn’t want (Mike) Hoffman to score tonight,” coach...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
1 day ago

Top 25 Under 25: #7 Zemgus Girgensons

A down year for Girgensons has led to a one-year “Show me” contract and a chance at redemption. 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's subject...
Via Die By The Blade
1 day ago

Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Yes, We Even Bet On The Preseason Games!

The Buffalo Sabres are getting tuned up for the regular season . . . and so are we, as we debut our first installment in our 2016-17 Fan Chatter series! The Buffalo Sabres will open their preseason schedule in central Pennsylvania tonight against the Minnesota Wild, marking the debut of NHL hockey at the house […] Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Yes, We Even Bet On The Preseason Games...
Via Sabre Noise
2 days ago

Bylsma, Sabres excited for first NHL game at Pegula Ice Arena

Monday night sees the NHL come to Hockey Valley in preseason action Guy Gadowsky often uses his opening statement to the press following home games to praise the Roar Zone, Penn State hockey’s student section, and Buffalo Sabres coach Dan Bylsma hopes to give the same praise Monday night following the first-ever NHL hockey game at Pegula Ice Arena. The Sabres will host the Minnesota...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
2 days 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
3 days 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
4 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
8 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
18 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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