SABRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Buffalo Sabres Rumors: Is The Fate Of Evander Kane In Jimmy Vesey’s Hands?

Rumors has it that the Buffalo Sabres might be willing to part with a troubled forward, but who wants him, and how much would they pay? Unless you live under a rock, or in a cave, or under a rock deep inside a cave, or in your mother’s wi-fi- and cable television-free basement, you already […] Buffalo Sabres Rumors: Is The Fate Of Evander Kane In Jimmy Vesey’s Hands? - Sabre...
Via Sabre Noise
2 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres Player Projections: Is Tyler Ennis Really The Best Fit For The Second Line?

We begin predicting how the players on the Buffalo Sabres roster will perform in 2016-17, beginning with the man who might see a lot of time alongside last year’s dynamic duo. The Buffalo Sabres are on the cusp of being a playoff team, but it will take a strong collective effort to reach the postseason […] Buffalo Sabres Player Projections: Is Tyler Ennis Really The Best Fit...
Via Sabre Noise
8 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres Power Play to Benefit from Alex Nylander

Today, I’m reviewing some of the best Power Plays and Power Play players in the league, what makes them so good, and whether prospect Alex Nylander can provide a similar role for the Sabres. In today’s NHL, taking advantage of Power Play opportunities is extremely important. For most teams, over 20% of their goals during […] Buffalo Sabres Power Play to Benefit from Alex Nylander...
Via Sabre Noise
12 hours ago

Uncertainty Remains for Zemgus Girgensons

As the end of July approaches, Zemgus Girgensons remains as one of the two Buffalo Sabres restricted free agents who have yet to sign a new contract. The other, Rasmus Ristolainen, will certainly be signed to a long-term contract over the next few weeks. In Girgensons’ case, the questions continue to follow the former first round pick. Is he part of the long-term plan in Buffalo...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Evander Kane arrested after turning himself in

Evander Kane was arrested on Friday in Buffalo, turning himself into police. According to WGRZ and the Buffalo News, the Buffalo Sabres forward was charged with four separate counts of non-criminal harassment and one count of misdemeanor criminal trespass. The incident appeared to be connected to allegations from nearly a month ago, where Kane was accused of threatening and making...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

South Buffalo’s Tim Kennedy ready for season in Sweden

BUFFALO – In a perfect world, Tim Kennedy said, his summer would have played out as he had hoped. Following a rough European season, the former Sabres forward wanted an NHL team, preferably one with an AHL affiliate in the Northeast, to sign him. “But sports today is a results-based industry,” Kennedy told the Times Herald on Thursday. Of course it is, and Kennedy, an AHL All...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
3 days ago

Sabres sign defenseman Erik Burgdoerfer to 1-year deal

BUFFALO – The Sabres added defense depth for the AHL today, signing Erik Burgdoerfer to a one-year, two-way contract. He will most likely start next season with the Rochester Americans. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound Burgdoerfer, 27, spent last season with the AHL Hershey Bears, compiling six goals, 20 points and 59 penalty minutes in 74 games. Burgdoerfer mostly played in the ECHL for...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
4 days ago

Sabres will have eight games broadcast on NBCSN next season

The Sabres continue to get national TV love with eight games on NBCSN in 2016-17. Despite being one of the worst teams in the NHL over the past three seasons, the rest of the nation has continually been subjected to watching Buffalo Sabres games thanks to the team's incredible drawing power in Western New York. Sorry, not sorry. The broadcast schedule for NHL games on NBCSN has...
Via Die By The Blade
4 days ago

What will the Buffalo Sabres do with Zemgus Girgensons?

There is a lot of room for long-term optimism in Buffalo. Jack Eichel, Sam Reinhart, Ryan O’Reilly and now Alex Nylander are all gems up front, while Rasmus Ristolainen looks like a solid No. 1 defenseman in the years to come. But the team is still in transition and there will be bumps in the short-term. One of those storylines involves fan favorite Zemgus Girgensons. As beat...
Via The Hockey News
5 days ago

Sabres dealing with a muddy case in trying to re-sign Girgensons

When the Sabres announced the signing of restricted free agents Jason Kasdorf and Dan Catenacci on Sunday night, it left them with just two RFAs to complete deals with. One is defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen and it's well-known the team is in talks with their franchise blueliner on a longterm deal. The other one is forward Zemgus Girgensons, and his case is quite a bit more muddy....
Via Sabres Edge
7 days ago

Ryan O’Reilly’s impaired driving charges have been dropped

Ryan O’Reilly has avoided criminal charges after he was arrested for impaired driving after an incident in which police said the Buffalo Sabres star drove his truck into a Tim Horton’s back in July. O’Reilly was in court where after an interview with Mary Smith, a Tim Horton’s worker who witnessed the accident, it was determined that O’Reilly couldn’t be directly identified...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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