SABRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

NHL Free Agency Rumors: Sabres considering trading Evander Kane

George Laraque dropped a big rumor bombshell on Hockey Hotline today - the Sabres are exploring trading Evander Kane. Evander Kane can't seem to stay out of the news, no matter what organization he's playing hockey for. Since being traded to the Sabres, Kane has been the subject of multiple police reports, gotten in trouble for missing practice after attending the NBA All-Star Game...
Via Die By The Blade
3 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres Extend Casey Nelson For Two More Years

The Buffalo Sabres continue to solidify their blueline by retaining an exciting prospect. Lost in all the commotion caused by the Edmonton Oilers (dumb), Montreal Canadiens (also pretty dumb) and Steven Stamkos (surprisingly wise) yesterday? The Buffalo Sabres quietly solidified their blueline for the 2016-2017 season. DONE DEAL: The Sabres have signed Casey Nelson (@cNelly8) [...
Via Sabre Noise
5 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres UFA Options: David Backes, Plan B?

The Buffalo Sabres may have been looking to catch the biggest fish in the free agent market, but rumors have them eyeing another current captain. Unless you live on the moon, dwell in a cave, or reside under a rock in the desert, you are well aware that the Buffalo Sabres were very interested in […] Buffalo Sabres UFA Options: David Backes, Plan B? - Sabre Noise - Sabre Noise ...
Via Sabre Noise
16 hours ago

Junior coach: Sabres prospect Alexander Nylander possibly ‘most skilled guy in the draft’

BUFFALO – Anyone unfamiliar with Alexander Nylander’s talents will immediately notice the speed the talented Swedish prospect possesses. The high-scoring winger the Sabres were thrilled to draft eighth overall last week might be one of the fastest skaters on the planet. But Nylander, 18, doesn’t simply freewheel around the ice. The youngster utilizes his breakaway speed by...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
19 hours ago

Coach: Sabres’ Alexander Nylander possibly ‘most skilled guy’ in NHL Draft

BUFFALO – Anyone unfamiliar with Alexander Nylander’s talents will immediately notice the speed the talented Swedish prospect possesses. The high-scoring winger the Sabres were thrilled to draft eighth overall last week might be one of the fastest skaters on the planet. But Nylander, 18, doesn’t simply freewheel around the ice. The youngster utilizes his breakaway speed by...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
19 hours ago

Casey Nelson signs two year extension

Sabres extend young defenseman The Buffalo Sabres have announced a two-year extension for defenseman Casey Nelson. DONE DEAL: The Sabres have signed Casey Nelson (@cNelly8) to a two-year contract extension: https://t.co/qsd4npd4uV pic.twitter.com/sxDMwx8cH5— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 29, 2016 The press release did not carry any more details on the extension...
Via Die By The Blade
22 hours ago

Sabres sign defenseman Nelson to 2-year contract extension

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a two-year contract extension. Nelson made his NHL debut in March last season after signing a one-year deal with Buffalo shortly after completing his college career at Minnesota State. He had four assists in seven games with the Sabres. He will have an opportunity to compete for a spot on the Sabres...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Talkin' Sabres and Stamkos on Sirius

It was a wild draft weekend in Buffalo and it looks like it could be a wild week in free agency for the Sabres as well. I talked about it on Sirius XM's "Hockey This Morning" with Gord Stellick and Rob Simpson and you can hear the audio by clicking below. http://sabres.buffalonews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2016/06/Sirius.mp3The post Talkin' Sabres and Stamkos on Sirius appeared...
Via Sabres Edge
1 day ago

Buffalo Sabres Earn A Thumbs Down For Bailing On Rochester

The Buffalo Sabres have moved a preseason game originally planned for Rochester. The Buffalo Sabres announced that they have relocated a preseason game to Pegula Ice Arena at Penn State, which is great news for the people of Happy Valley and the semi-great state of Pennsylvania. (Sorry – I can’t commit to calling PA a […] Buffalo Sabres Earn A Thumbs Down For Bailing On Rochester...
Via Sabre Noise
1 day ago

Young, Yellow and Blue in Buffalo

It appears the Buffalo Sabres have cracked the code on building a solid NHL roster. The answer was hidden in the jersey colours, in the combination of blue and yellow, which unifies the Sabres with Sweden. Since the Sabres invested both their first and second draft picks in Swedish prospects, the blue and yellow players might come to shine bright in Buffalo. The three Swedes...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Police reports outline complaints against Sabres' Kane

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo police have released a pair of complaints against Sabres forward Evander Kane in which two women accuse him of grabbing them at a bar. The accusers' names are blacked out in the harassment reports released Monday. The incidents allegedly occurred shortly after 3 a.m. EDT June 24. Police say they're investigating and no charges have yet been filed....
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikita Zadorov claims Sabres don’t want too many Russians

Nikita Zadorov isn’t being quiet about his feelings about the Buffalo Sabres and how he thinks they approach Russian players. Speaking with Russian reporter Slava Malamud, the Colorado Avalanche defenseman told him that while the organization didn’t hate Russians, the Sabres “think there shouldn’t be too many of us on the team.” It’s a bizarre comment for Zadorov to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres select Rasmus Asplund in the second round

The Buffalo Sabres moved up five picks in the second round to snag another Swedish forward at the 2016 NHL Draft. This time it was center Rasmus Asplund from Farjestad of the Swedish Hockey League. “It’s an amazing feeling that they traded up to get me,” Asplund said. “That proves that they really believe in me and they want me to get here. … I need to prove to them that...
Via Sabres Edge
5 days ago

Lightning's NHL draft strategy leaked on Twitter by Sabres fan

A sneaky Buffalo Sabres fan got his/her hands on a piece of Tampa Bay’s draft playbook Thursday afternoon and the slick Twitter user decided to put images of the Lightning’s purloined trade strategy online. The piece of computer paper, titled “Trade Ideas - 2016”, lists potential Lightning trading partners based on draft picks. The user said that his friend found...
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Evander Kane has 2 crime reports filed against him

Evander Kane has reportedly had two crime reports filed against him after an incident at a Buffalo bar this week. WIVB reports that Kane and his group were escorted out of the bar on Thursday night, but details on the actual incident(s) are limited. From the report: The crime reports relate to an alleged incident following Kane’s appearance at a Buffalo bar called Bottom...
Via Puck Drunk Love
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo Sabres might be going all-in on Steven Stamkos

The Buffalo Sabres might be going all-in this offseason. TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger appeared on TSN 690 on Tuesday and made some interesting comments regarding the Sabres’ interest in unrestricted free agent Steven Stamkos. He reports Buffalo is interested in the former Maurice Rocket Richard winner and that a number he’s hearing is $12 million per season. “There’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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