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2007 Brawl

10 years later...


February 22, 2007 was one of the most memorable nights in recent Sabres history. 10 years later, the memories live on.

Lambert: Bailey's game growing at NHL level


Amerks head coach Dan Lambert joined Howard Simon on The Instigators on Monday. Here what he had to say about some of Buffalo's prospects in the AHL:

The Sabres get to sit and watch teams pick up points on them


For the next five days all the Sabres can do is sit helplessly at home and watch the 10 teams around them play games and pick up points.
 
 

The Sabres send players to the Amerks


With the Sabres on a five day bye week, three players have been returned to Rochester.
 
 

Hamilton: Sabres-Blackhawks Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton's breakdown of Buffalo's 5-1 loss to the Blackhawks on the Sabres postgame show.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Blackhawks


Read what Jack Eichel, Evander Kane and Dan Bylsma told reporters after the Sabres' 5-1 defeat to the Blackhawks.

GameNight: Sabres-Blackhawks Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are going for their fourth straight win, facing the Blackhawks at home. The game is scoreless in the 1st period.

Fedun clears waivers, sent to Rochester


After being waived on Saturday, Sabres defenseman Taylor Fedun has cleared waivers and will head back to Rochester. 

Game Day: Sabres and Blues Scoreless in 1st


Sam Reinhart is out (illness) and Nick Baptiste is in for today's game against the Blues. The game is scoreless in the 1st period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Blues Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton breaks down the Sabres' 3-2 win over the Blues on the postgame show with Pat Malacaro.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Blues


Nick Baptiste and Evander Kane each had a goal and an assist while Robin Lehner stopped 37 shots. See what they told reporters after the game.

The Sabres waive a defenseman and call up a forward


Taylor Fedun on waivers

Sabres' Moulson looking for more ice-time


Despite scoring 12 goals in 58 games, it has not been an easy season for Matt Moulson.

Dreger: Kane's return value might be as good as it gets


With the March 1st Trade Deadline fast approaching, TSN's Darren Dreger thinks that Evander Kane's trade value may be as high as it gets. Hear what he had to say here:

Sabres shut out Colorado 2-0


Goals by Sam Reinhart and Evander Kane were enough, to along with 23 saves by Robin Lehner for a 2-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night at KeyBank Center.
 

Hamilton: Sabres-Avalance Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton's analysis of Buffalo's 2-0 win over Colorado on the postgame show with Brian Koziol. 
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Avalanche


Check out what Robin Lehner, Sam Reinhart and Evan Rodrigues had to say after the Sabres' 2-0 win over the Avalanche. 

Sabres' O'Reilly is surprised by what's happened with Colorado


The Colorado Avalanche are by far the worst team in the NHL. Colorado has 32 points which is 13 point behind Arizona and 26 points in back of Buffalo.

GameNight: Sabres and Senators Scoreless in 1st


Evander Kane is out (illness) for tonight's matchup against the Senators. The game is scoreless in the 1st period. 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Senators


Read reaction from Justin Bailey and Robin Lehner after Buffalo's 3-2 win over the Senators on Tuesday.

Bylsma: We have to let Jack be Jack


Hear what Dan Bylsma had to say when he joined Howard and Jeremy this morning on WGR.

Sabres' Kane is questionable


The Sabres got some good news and some bad news at their morning skate.

Sabres' Lehner said he would never call out a teammate


Robin Lehner is one of those athletes that’s honest in his answers. After a tough 4-2 loss to Vancouver on Sunday, Lehner was very angry as he spoke on our postgame show.

Sabres' Eichel said he can only do his part


Things boiled over in the locker room after the loss to Vancouver.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Canucks


Robin Lehner, Kyle Okposo and Dan Bylsma didn't hold back after the Sabres' 4-2 loss to Vancouver on Sunday. Read their postgame comments inside.

Hamilton: Sabres-Canucks Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton's take on the Sabres' 4-2 loss to the Canucks, including his analysis on the strong postgame comments by Robin Lehner and others.
 

GameNight: Sabres and Leafs Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres visit the Maple Leafs for a Saturday night clash in Toronto. The game is scoreless in the 1st period. 

Hamilton: Sabres-Leafs Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton checks in with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show following Buffalo's 3-1 win over the Maple Leafs. 
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Leafs


Evander Kane and Jack Eichel all factored in on the scoring in the Sabres' 5-2 victory at Toronto. Read what each had to say following the game. 

Sabres have two more out of the lineup


The Sabres have more injuries to deal with as they visit Toronto tonight.
 
 

The Sabres stayed off the ice again


The Sabres decided not to practice on Friday. Instead, Dan Bylsma held meetings and then the players had a soccer game up on the 100 level of the arena.

Kane available for trade, will only be dealt for right price


Evander Kane's name remains on the trade market, but a trade for Kane may not come unless Tim Murray gets the right price. Hear from ESPN's Craig Custance and TSN's Darren Dreger on Kane and the NHL Trade Deadline.

Hamilton: Sabres-Ducks Postgame Report


The Sabres fell flat in the 3rd period of Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Ducks. Hear Paul Hamilton's postgame analysis with Brian Koziol.
 

Murray: 'I'm always looking for the perfect game'


Sabres general manager Tim Murray joined Mike Schopp to talk about his team's place in the standings, Evander Kane's value to Buffalo and Jack Eichel's comments about the fans. 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Ducks


Jack Eichel and Robin Lehner spoke with the media after the Sabres dropped a 5-2 content to the Ducks. Read their postgame comments.

Sabres' Kane wants to play against the Ducks


Evander Kane did not take line rushes in the morning skate, but he did start on the second power play unit.
 
 

Grant, Rodrigues called up from Rochester


Derek Grant and Evan Rodrigues have been called up from the Amerks. Zemgus Girgensons did not practice Thursday morning, while Evander Kane did not take part in line rushes.

Hamilton: Sabres-Sharks Postgame Report


Check out Paul Hamilton's postgame analysis following the Sabres' improbable comeback win over the Sharks 5-4 in OT.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Sharks


Read quotes from Jack Eichel, Evander Kane and Kyle Okposo following the Sabres' wild 5-4 OT win over the Sharks.

Nilsson tries to build on a good home record.


With back-to-back games, Anders Nilsson gets the start in goal tonight against San Jose.

Bylsma: Upcoming stretch to be a big challenge


Hear from Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma, who joined Howard and Jeremy this morning on WGR.

Hamilton: Sabres-Devils Post-Game report


Hear from Paul Hamilton following the Sabres' 2-1 loss to the Devils on Monday night:

GameNight: Sabres and Devils Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres kick off a stretch of five games in seven days, starting tonight in New Jersey. The game is scoreless in the first period.  

Sabres remain atop local television ratings


For a second straight season, the Buffalo Sabres remain as the top-rated National Hockey League team in the local television ratings. Read more here:

Sabres reclaim Grant


The Sabres have reclaimed Derek Grant from Nashville.

The Sabres start five games in seven days


The Sabres begin a busy week of five games in seven days playing in New Jersey tonight. Buffalo will host San Jose on Tuesday.
 
 

Sabres ink Falk to an extension


The Sabres have signed Justin Falk to a one year contract extension worth $650,000.
 
 

The Sabres' goalies are good with the new pants


All National Hockey League goaltenders must be wearing the new smaller pants.

Sabres get McCabe and Gorges back. Callup Bailey


The rollercoaster of players for the Sabres continues.

Hamilton: Sabres-Rangers Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton break down Buffalo's 2-1 overtime loss to the Rangers on the Sabres postgame show.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Rangers


Robin Lehner turned aside 42 shots on Thursday, but the Sabres fell to the Rangers 2-1 in overtime. Read what Lehner had to say following the game.

Robin Lehner
"We kept battling. They came out hard the first 10 minutes of the 3rd period, had some chances, but we stuck with it. Franson comes up with a good goal. It was an entertaining game, a fun game to play."

"[Bogosian]

Murray: 'We're still somewhere in the rebuild'


With the trade deadline looming and the expansion draft also around the corner, Sabres general manager Tim Murray joined Schopp and the Bulldog on Thursday and explained the team's current state...

Cal O'Reilly waived; Sabres on lookout for fourth line center


After waiving Cal O'Reilly on Thursday, Sabres general manager Tim Murray is on the lookout for a fourth line center. Read more here:

The Sabres look to turn their anger onto the Rangers


If the Sabres want to make that run for the playoffs, they can’t go on three game losing streaks.

Sabres try to pick up the pieces from Montreal


The Sabres spent most on Tuesday’s game mismanaging the puck and giving it right to the Montreal players for goals.

GameNight: Sabres and Canadiens Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are back after a weekend off for the All-Star break, tonight visiting the Canadiens. The game is scoreless in the 1st period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Canadiens Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton was in Montreal for the Sabres' 5-2 loss. Hear his analysis on the postgame show with Brian Koziol.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Canadiens


Turnovers and mistakes led to a 2nd period that saw the Canadiens score three times en route to a 5-2 win over the Sabres. See what Cody Franson, Jack Eichel and Dan Bylsma told the media after the game.

Sabres' Okposo enjoyed the All-Star Game


Kyle Okposo was back for his first practice after playing in the All-Star Game.

Bylsma: Games coming 'fast and furious'


Hear what Dan Bylsma had to say with Howard and Jeremy this morning:

The Sabres are back from the All-Star break


The Sabres had their first practice after the break without Anders Nilsson, Jake McCabe, Josh Gorges and Kyle Okposo.

Sabres' Ennis still working to get to full speed


Tyler Ennis has only been able to score one goal since returning from groin surgery five games ago.

Metropolitan Division wins at NHL All-Star Game


MVP Wayne Simmonds and the Metropolitan Division comes away with a pair of wins at the 2017 All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Read more here:

Five Sabres alumni named to NHL's Top 100


Gilbert Perreault, Tim Horton, Grant Fuhr, Pat LaFontaine, and Dominik Hasek were named to the NHL's Top 100 as the 100 best player to play in NHL history. Read more here:

Nelson assigned to Rochester


The Sabres have sent Casey Nelson back to the Amerks. Read more here:

GameNight: Sabres and Stars Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres have won three straight heading into tonight's game against the Stars. The game is scoreless in the 1st period. 

Hamilton: Sabres-Stars Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol discuss the controversial no-goal calls in Thursday's 4-3 loss in Dallas. Hear Paul's appearance on the postgame show.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Stars


Dan Bylsma, Sam Reinart, and Brian Gionta address the controversial no-goal calls in the final period of Buffalo's 4-3 loss in Dallas.

Stars' Ruff says the Sabres are not an easy game


The Sabres have won three straight games, all in overtime as they visit Dallas tonight. Buffalo is 7-3-1 in its last 11 games including a 4-1 win over the Stars.
 
 

Hamilton: Sabres-Predators Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton talks about the Sabres' 3rd period comeback in Nashville, plus Jack Eichel's game-winning goal in overtime, on the postgame show with Brian Koziol.

Sabres' parents are enjoying the time with their sons


It’s always fun when the parents and mentors come on their annual Sabres road trip.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Predators


Check out postgame quotes from Jack Eichel, Robin Lehner, Kyle Okposo and Dan Bylsma following the Sabres' 5-4 OT win in Nashville.

GameNight: Sabres and Predators Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are in Nashville tonight, coming off a pair of overtime wins over the weekend. The game is scoreless in the first period. 

Sabres' Kulikov will play in Nashville.


Dmitry Kulikov has played 20 games with the Sabres and he admitted on Tuesday that he hasn’t been healthy for any of them.
 
 

Hamilton: Sabres-Canadiens Post-Game report


Hear from Paul Hamilton following Buffalo's 3-2 OT win over the Canadiens on Saturday.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Canadiens


Read what Zach Bogosian and Robin Lehner told the media after each played a key role in the Sabres' 3-2 OT win over Montreal on Saturday.
 

GameNight: Sabres and Canadiens Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres and Canadiens are underway at Bell Centre. The game is scoreless in the 1st period. 

Hamilton: Sabres-Red Wings Postgame Report


Check out Paul Hamilton's appearance on the Sabres postgame show with Brian Koziol following Buffalo's 3-2 OT win over the Red Wings.

 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Red Wings


Ryan O'Reilly provided the tying goal and Kyle Okposo netted the game-winner in OT, lifting the Sabres to a 3-2 win over Detroit. Read what O'Reilly, Okposo and Sam Reinhart said following the game.

Red Wings' Vanek still loves Buffalo


At age 33, Thomas Vanek has had a rebirth as a member of the Detroit Red Wings.

National media believes Sabres are on the right path


Despite the recent struggles of the Buffalo Sabres, some around the national media believe that the Sabres' future is looking bright. Read more here:

GameNight: Sabres and Leafs Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres face the Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre tonight. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Maple Leafs Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton break down Buffalo's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Maple Leafs


Both Robin Lehner and Dan Bylsma addressed the media after the goaltender was pulled from net during the Sabres' 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs. Read their comments here.

Bylsma: We want Eichel and Reinhart together more


Hear what Dan Bylsma had to say this morning with Howard and Jeremy.

From the locker room: Sabres-Stars


Go inside the locker room to hear from Jake McCabe, Tyler Ennis, Jack Eichel, and head coach Dan Bylsma:

Hamilton: Sabres-Stars post-game report


Hear from Paul Hamilton following the Sabres' 4-1 win over the Stars on Monday afternoon.

Sabres beat down the Stars 4-1


The Sabres get two goals from Jack Eichel and a goal from Tyler Ennis in his return to the lineup. Buffalo beats the Stars 4-1 on Monday at the KeyBank Center.

GameNight: Sabres and Hurricanes Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres play their second road game in as many days, visiting the Hurricanes. The game is scoreless in the first period. 

Hamilton: Sabres-Hurricanes Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton's analysis from Carolina following the Sabres' 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Hurricanes


Brian Gionta scored his 9th goal and Anders Nilsson stopped 33 shots in a 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes on Friday. Read what both players told the media after the game.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Lightning


Evander Kane scored a goal on Thursday, but also took two questionable penalties. Read Kane's thoughts on the calls against him, plus quotes from Brian Gionta.

GameNight: Sabres and Lightning Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are in Tampa Bay going for their third consecutive win. The game is scoreless in the 1st period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Lightning Postgame Report


Check out Paul Hamilton's postgame analysis following Buffalo's 4-2 defeat in Tampa Bay.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Flyers


Sam Reinhart picked up 3 points and Anders Nilsson stopped 39 shots in Buffalo's 4-1 win over the Flyers on Tuesday. Read what both players had to say about the win.

Sabres' Okposo is an All Star


The Sabres landed one player in the NHL All Star game.

Hamilton: Sabres-Jets Postgame Report


Listen to Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol recap Buffalo's wild 4-3 win over Winnipeg on the postgame show.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Jets


Marcus Foligno, Zemgus Girgensons and Brian Gionta all scored 3rd-period goals on Saturday, capping a 4-3 comeback win for the Sabres. Read their postgame quotes inside.

Ennis practicing; Carrier still sick


The Sabres returned to practice on Friday to gear up for the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday afternoon. Read more here:

Team USA wins gold at World Juniors


The United States are World Junior Hockey Champions for the first time since 2013. Read more here:

Hamilton: Sabres-Blackhawks Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton was in Chicago to see the Sabres fall to the Blackhawks on Thursday 4-3 in overtime. Hear Paul's analysis on the postgame show.

GameNight: Sabres and Blackhawks Scoreless in 1st


Anders Nilsson makes his second straight start when the Sabres face the Blackhawks tonight. The game is scoreless in the first period.

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Blackhawks


Read what Jack Eichel and Anders Nilsson told the media after the Sabres fell to the Blackhawks in overtime 4-3. 
 

United States to play for gold; Sweden goes for bronze


One Sabres prospect will play for gold at the IIHF World Junior Championship, while two others may have to settle for the bronze. Read more here:

GameNight: Sabres and Rangers Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres look to avoid a third straight loss when they face the Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday. The game is scoreless in the 1st period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Rangers Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show on Tuesday. Hear Paul's analysis of Buffalo's 4-1 win over the New York Rangers.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Rangers


Check out postgame quotes from Jack Eichel, Evander Kane and Justin Bailey, who scored his first career goal in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Rangers.

Three Sabres prospects to play in World Junior semifinals


The Sabres will have three prospects playing in the IIHF World Junior Championship semifinals in Canada on Thursday. Read more here:

Sabres' Carrier's hand is improving


Will Carrier is back at practice despite re-injuring his hand during a fight against the Bruins.
 

Hamilton: Sabres-Bruins Post-Game report


Hear from Paul Hamilton following the Sabres' 3-1 loss to the Bruins on Saturday.
 

From the locker room: Sabres-Bruins


Hear from the locker room following the Sabres loss to the Bruins on Saturday.

Bruins sweep season series; beat Sabres 3-1


With a 3-1 loss on Saturday afternoon, the Boston Bruins sweep the season series with the Buffalo Sabres.

Hamilton: Sabres-Bruins Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol talk about Buffalo's 4-2 loss to the Bruins during Thursday's postgame show. Hear Paul's analysis inside.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Bruins


Read reaction from Marcus Foligno, Josh Gorges and Dan Bylsma following Buffalo's 4-2 loss to the Bruins.

GameNight: Sabres and Red Wings Scoreless in 1st


Four straight losses for the Sabres heading into tonight's game against the Red Wings. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Red Wings Postgame Report


The Sabres snapped a four-game losing streak on Tuesday, coming up with a 4-3 win over the Red Wings. Hear Paul Hamilton's analysis on the Sabres postgame show. 
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Red Wings


Evander Kane and Jack Eichel scored timely goals, and Dan Bylsma earned his 300th career win. Read what each had to say following Tuesday's 4-3 win over Detroit.

O'Reilly out after undergoing appendectomy


The Buffalo Sabres will once again be without one of their best offensive weapons.

Forward Ryan O'Reilly will be out of the lineup indefinitely after undergoing an appendectomy over the holiday break.
 

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly underwent a successful appendectomy over the break & no timetable has been set for his return. pic.twitter.com/YSfCUKdpl2
— Buffalo Sabres

U.S. opens World Juniors with win over Latvia


Team USA gets a 6-1 win in their opening game against Latvia in the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championships. Sabres prospect Casey Fitzgerald finished with an assist in the win. Read more here:

Nylander scores twice; Sweden downs Denmark


Alexander Nylander opens his 2017 World Junior Championship with two goals in Sweden's 6-1 win over Denmark. Read more here:

2017 World Juniors start Monday in Canada


The Sabres will have three prospects playing at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championships this year in Canada. Read more here:

Islanders Rout Sabres 5-1


The Sabres' losing skid reached four games following Friday's 5-1 blowout loss at the hands of the Islanders.

Hamilton: Sabres-Islanders Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton checks in from Brooklyn, where the Sabres fall to the Islanders 5-1. Hear Paul's postgame thoughts with Brian Koziol.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Islanders


Check out what Dan Bylsma, Anders Nilsson and Zemgus Girgensons had to say after the Sabres' fourth straight loss, a 5-1 defeat to the Islanders.

Hamilton: Sabres-Hurricanes Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton's thoughts on Buffalo's 3-1 loss to Carolina and Jack Eichel's absence on the team's first power play.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Hurricanes


The Sabres fell to the Hurricanes on Thursday 3-1 and Jack Eichel was absent from Buffalo's first power play. Read Eichel's comments, as well as quotes from Dan Bylsma.

GameNight: Sabres and Panthers Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres stay on the road to face the Panthers at the BB&T Center. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Panthers Postgame Report


Catch Paul Hamilton's appearance on the Sabres postgame show with Brian Koziol, discussing Buffalo's 4-3 shootout loss to the Panthers.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Panthers


Read Robin Lehner, Sam Reinhart and Dan Bylsma's thoughts following the Sabres' 4-3 shootout defeat in Carolina.

Amerks' Nylander heading to Team Sweden


Sabres 2016 first round pick Alex Nylander is going to get a second chance to play in the World Junior Tournament.

GameNight: Sabres and Hurricanes Scoreless in 1st


Zach Bogosian makes his return as the Sabres hit the road for a matchup against the Hurricanes. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Hurricanes Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton's appearance on the Sabres postgame show following Buffalo's 2-1 overtime loss at Carolina. 
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Hurricanes


Read what Evander Kane, Brian Gionta and Zach Bogosian had to say following the Sabres' 2-1 shootout loss in Carolina.

Hamilton: Sabres-Islanders Postgame Report


Check out Paul Hamilton's postgame analysis with Brian Koziol following Buffalo's 3-2 overtime win over the Islanders.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Islanders


Rasmus Ristolainen's 2nd overtime goal of the season lifted the Sabres to a 3-2 win over the Islanders. Read Ristolainen's postgame quotes, plus thoughts from Kyle Okposo and Robin Lehner.

Sabres' Okposo ready to face his old team


Kyle Okposo had always been a New York Islander until the Sabres signed him as a free agent last July.

 

Eichel helps Sabres upend Kings 6-3


Jack Eichel's three points, two goals and one assist, helped power the Buffalo Sabres to a 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night at KeyBank Center. Head inside for all of the details.

Hamilton: Sabres-Kings Postgame Report


Catch Paul Hamilton's appearance on the Sabres postgame show, following Buffalo's 6-3 win over the Kings.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Kings


The Sabres scored 4 goals in the 2nd period, two of which came off the stick of Jack Eichel. Read what Eichel and his teammates said after the game.

Three Sabres return to practice on Thursday


The Sabres had Dmitry Kulikov, Nicolas Deslauriers, and Josh Gorges back on the ice for practice on Thursday. All three have a chance to return to game action tomorrow night.

Sabres defeat Oilers 4-3 in OT


Evander Kane scored with just seconds left in regulation and Rasmus Ristloainen scored a minute into overtime to give the Sabres a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night at KeyBank Center. Head inside for all of the details.

Hamilton: Sabres-Oilers Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton offers his thoughts on Buffalo's 4-3 OT win over Edmonton on the Sabres postgame show.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-OIlers


Read quotes from Rasmus Ristolainen after he scored the game-winning goal in the Sabres' 4-3 overtime victory over Edmonton on Tuesday.

Nylander growing as a professional in Rochester


At 18-years old, Alex Nylander has the privilege of playing professional hockey in the AHL with the Rochester Americans. As the season rolls on, his game and maturity continues to grow. Read more here:

GameNight: Sabres and Capitals Scoreless in 1st


Hurting on defense, the Sabres have called up Erik Burgdoerfer from Rochester for his NHL debut. Buffalo and Washington are scoreless in the first period.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Capitals


Read the Sabres' locker room reaction after their 3-2 overtime loss to the Capitals, including Dan Bylsma's update on Jack Eichel.

Hamilton: Sabres-Capitals Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton's appearance with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show, following Buffalos' 3-2 OT loss to Washington.
 

Sabres' Burgdoerfer has an emotional call up to the NHL


More injuries have hit the Sabres defense as Taylor Fedun is battling a shoulder problem. That means Erik Burgdoerfer becomes the 11th defenseman to dress for Buffalo this season.
 
 

Sabres call up Burgdoerfer from Amerks


Injury woes on the blue line continue for the Buffalo Sabres, and Erik Burgdoerfer is the latest to get the call.

Three Sabres prospects named to preliminary World Junior rosters


Three prospects could represent the Buffalo Sabres at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship. Read more here:

Guhle nothing short of impressive in his debut


19-year old Brendan Guhle made some impressions in his NHL debut with the Sabres on Saturday afternoon.

Hamilton: Sabres-Bruins Postgame Report


Brian Koziol welcomes in Paul Hamilton on the Sabres postgame show to discuss Saturday's 2-1 defeat to the Bruins.
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Bruins


Hear from the locker room after Buffalo's 2-1 loss to the Bruins on Saturday afternoon.

Sabres recall Guhle from juniors


The Sabres have called up Brendan Guhle from the Prince George Cougars (WHL) on an emergency basis. Read more here:

Gorges banged up; Lehner good to go


The Sabres will have Robin Lehner in the nets tomorrow, but Gorges may not be available against the Bruins. Read more here:

Hamilton: Sabres-Rangers Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol discuss Jack Eichel's performance on the postgame show following Buffalo's 4-3 win over the New York Rangers.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Rangers


Jack Eichel netted the game-tying and winning goals in the 3rd period on the Sabres' 4-2 win over the Rangers. Check out Eichel's comments after the game, as well as praise from Brian Gionta and Dan Bylsma.

GameNight: Sabres and Senators Scoreless in 1st


Jack Eichel makes his season debut as the Sabres face the Senators at Canadian Tire Centre. The game is scoreless in the 1st period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Senators Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol chat about Jack Eichel's return, Ryan O'Reilly's 3-point night and Buffalo's 5-4 win over Ottawa. Hear Paul's appearance on the postgame show.
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Senators


Check out what Jack Eichel (1 G, 1 A) and Ryan O'Reilly (2 G, 1 A) said following Tuesday's 5-4 victory over the Senators.

Sabres assign three to Rochester


Carrier, O'Reilly, and Schneider have all been assigned to the Amerks.

Hamilton: Sabres-Capitals Post-Game report


Hear Paul Hamilton's reaction to the Sabres' 3-1 loss to the Capitals.

GameNight: Sabres and Capitals Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres hit the road for their first meeting this season against the Washington Capitals. The game is scoreless in the first period.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Capitals


Several members of the Sabres expressed their frustration after another low offensive output. See what Sam Reinhart and Ryan O'Reilly told the media after Friday's 3-1 loss in Washington.

GameNight: Sabres-Red Wings Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres aim for their third straight win when they host the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. The game is scoreless in the 1st period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Red Wings Postgame Report


The Sabres' offense lagged once again during Wednesday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Red Wings. Hear Paul Hamilton's analysis on the postgame show with Brian Koziol.

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Red Wings


Robin Lehner's shootout struggles continued during Buffalo's 2-1 loss to Detroit. The netminder allowed goals to both Red Wings skaters and spoke about it following the game.

Eichel back at practice


For the first time since suffering a high ankle sprain, Jack Eichel is on the ice practicing with his teammates. Read more here:

The NHL's next expansion team has its name and logo


The newest NHL team begins play next October in Las Vegas.
 

 

Hamilton: Sabres-Flames Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show to discuss Buffalo's offensive explosion on Monday, a 4-2 win over Calgary.
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Flames


Kyle Okposo, Johan Larsson and Matt Moulson all scored power play goals in the 2nd period of Monday's 4-2 win over Calgary. Check out what each player told the media after the game.

Sabres Top Pens in a Shootout 2-1


The Sabres halted a six-game losing skid on Saturday with a 2-1 shootout win over the defending Stanley Cup champs. Anders Nilsson came up with 49 saves in net and Cal O'Reilly notced the SO winner.

Hamilton: Sabres-Penguins Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton joined Pat Malacaro on the Sabres postgame show to discuss Buffalo's surprising 2-1 shootout victory over the Penguins. 
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Penguins


Anders Nilsson made 46 saves and William Carrier scored his first-ever NHL goal. Read what both had to say following Saturday's 2-1 shootout win over Pittsburgh. 

Turkeys for tickets is back!


Sabres Thanksgiving Turkey drive this Monday November 21st 7-9AM

For the fourth consecutive year WGR Sports Radio 550 is proud to work with the Buffalo Sabres and Tops Friendly Markets for the Thanksgiving Turkey drive this coming Monday November 21st from 7AM-9AM.
 

Turkeys for Tickets is back


Hamilton: Sabres-Lightning Postgame Report


The Sabres' scoring woes continued in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Lightning. Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol talk about the lack of offensive punch on the postgame show.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Lightning


The Sabres have scored two or fewer goals in nine straight games, including Thursday's 4-1 defeat to Tampa Bay. Cody Franson scored the lone Buffalo goal. Read his comments to the media following the game.

Sabres recall Fedun, send down Nelson


The Buffalo Sabres are looking to shake up their defense, as the team has called up Taylor Fedun from the Rochester Americans and have sent Casey Nelson down to Rochester.

The Sabres bring back Kaleta


Pat Kaleta is back in the Sabres oganization. The team announced Kaleta's new job in a release.

 

Sabres searching for answers on offense


The Sabres continue to search for answers on offense leading up to Thursday night's matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning at the KeyBank Center.

Sabres call up three


As expected the Sabres have recalled three players from Rochester.
 
 

GameNight: Devils Lead Sabres 1-0 in 1st


The Sabres and Devils square off for the second straight night. Ryan O'Reilly and Dmitry Kulikov are out of the lineup. New Jersey is ahead 1-0 in the 1st period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Devils Postgame Report


The Sabres dropped their second straight game to the Devils and Paul Hamilton was in Newark to see it. Hear Paul's appearance on the postgame show with Brian Koziol.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Devils


Marcus Foligno found the net in Saturday's 4-2 defeat to the Devils while Robin Lehner stopped 23 shots. Check out their postgame remarks following the loss.

Look how far we've come


A certain game happened five years ago that may have started it all for the Buffalo Sabres...

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Devils


Anders Nilsson made 41 saves and Matt Moulson scored his 5th power play goal of the season, but it wasn't enough in a 2-1 overtime defeat to the Devils. Read what both players told the media following the game.

Hamilton: Sabres-Devils Postgame Report


Hear Sabres beat reporter Paul Hamilton join Brian Koziol and the postgame show to discuss Friday's 2-1 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils.
 

From The Locker Room: Sabres-Senators


Nick Baptiste's 2nd goal of the season came early in the game, but the Sabres couldn't manage any more offense in a 2-1 loss to the Senators. Cole Schneider picked up his first NHL point on Baptiste's goal. Read what both players had to say.

Hamilton: Sabres-Senators Postgame Report


The Sabres outshot the Senators 8-0 in overtime, one shot shy of the franchise record, but Ottawa prevailed in the shootout for a 2-1 win. Paul Hamilton talked about it with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show.
 

Sabres recall one from Rochester.


Cole Schneider comes up.

Sabres Blanked in Boston 4-0


Tuukka Rask stopped 32 shots and the Bruins racked up 3 power play goals en route to a 4-0 blowout win over the Sabres on Monday.

Sabres Top Senators 2-1


Kyle Okposo and Sam Reinhart scored 3rd period goals on Saturday, lifting the Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Senators. Robin Lehner made several impressive stops, picking up 32 saves along the way.

Hamilton: Sabres-Senators Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton was in Ottawa for the Sabres' 2-1 victory over the Senators on Saturday. He joined Brian Koziol on the postgame show to discuss Buffalo's road win. Hear his appearance inside.

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Senators


Robin Lehner was sharp on Saturday, stopping 32 shots in a 2-1 win over the Senators. Sam Reinhart notched the game-winner in the 3rd after Kyle Okposo tied it with his 5th. Read what each had to say after the win.

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Maple Leafs


Marcus Foligno scored the lone goal on Thursday and also had another glorious scoring chance in Buffalo's 2-1 loss to Toronto. Read what Foligno and Ryan O'Reilly told reporters following the game.

Marcus Foligno
"I think we were hungry, obviously being down in the game and trying to cut that lead in half. [Andersen] played really well, just gotta take this one and make sure

Hamilton: Sabres-Maple Leafs Postgame Report


The Sabres put enormous pressure on Frederik Andersen, but the Leafs netminder stood tall on Thursday in a 2-1 Toronto win. Hear Paul Hamilton break down the loss on the Sabres postgame show.
 

Sabres Beat Wild 2-1; 3 Straight Wins


Johan Larsson's 3rd period goal proved to be the game-winner in Tuesday's 2-1 victory over the Wild. Robin Lehner stopped 27 shots in Buffalo's third straight win.

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Wild


Read what Ryan O'Reilly (G) and Robin Lehner (27 saves) told the media following Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Wild.

Kane Charges to Be Dismissed if....



Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane will have his harassment and trespassing charges dropped in six months, with one important detail.






The charges stemming from the June 24 incident will be dropped on March 30, 2017, as long as Kane does not get involved with any other legal issues. Brian Mazurowski of NewsRadio 930 WBEN reports that the decision was cleared with all parties

Hamilton: Sabres-Panthers Postgame Report


Hear Paul Hamilton's appearance on the Sabres postgame show following Buffalo's 3-0 shutout win over the Florida Panthers.
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Panthers


Kyle Okposo and Sam Reinhart both scored power play goals on Saturday, helping lift the Sabres to a 3-0 win over the Panthers. Read what they said to the media following the game.

Kyle Okposo
"I think we learned from the other night. We just played smart and kind of boring, but hard at the same time. I think that's a heck of a win for us, especially with the situation being what it

USA Hockey announces outdoor game


USA Hockey announced that the US and Canada will play the first international outdoor game during the 2018 World Junior Championship.
 
 

Sabres need to learn from Tuesday's loss


The Sabres were back to practice on Wednesday following their loss to the Flyers on Tuesday in Philadelphia. Read more here:

Sabres Give Away Lead, Fall 4-3 in OT


Up 3-0 entering the 3rd period, the Sabres gave up three straight power play goals to the Flyers. Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek both scored in the shootout for the 4-3 Philadelphia win.

Hamilton: Sabres-Flyers Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton, live from Philadelphia, joined Brian Koziol on the postgame show to break down the Sabres' 4-3 shootout collapse against the Flyers.
 

Canucks Edge Sabres 2-1


The Sabres dropped their final game of a three-game Western Canada trip on Thursday, falling 2-1 in Vancouver.

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Canucks


Nick Baptiste scored his first career goal and Robin Lehner stopped 18 shots in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Canucks. Read what both players told the media following the game.

Two Sabres' prospects will face the Russians.


The Western Hockey League has announced a series in which the WHL will play Russia.
 
 

Flames Prevail Over Sabres 4-3 in OT


Sean Monahan netted the game-winning goal in overtime on Tuesday, leading the Flames to a 4-3 overtime victory over the Sabres.

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Flames


Robin Lehner had strong words for the refs and Ryan O'Reilly didn't hide his feelings about his team's performance after Tuesday's 4-3 OT loss at Calgary.

Robin Lehner
"Has to be a call there. [Monahan] hits [Reinhart] from behind. It's fairly clear. We get judged day by day, I think it was a terrible ref performance today. Terrible. Absolutely

Malacaro: Sabres-Oilers Post-Game Report


Pat Malacaro joined Brian Koziol live from Edmonton following the Sabres' 6-2 win over the Oilers, and after Buffalo's first win of the season.  

From the locker room: Sabres-Oilers


Go inside the locker room and hear from Dan Bylsma and the players following the Sabres' 6-2 win over the Oilers.

Sabres grab first win of the season over Oilers


The Sabres get its first win of the 2016-17 season with a 6-2 win over the Oilers in Edmonton.

Hamilton: Sabres-Canadiens Postgame Report


Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show to discuss Buffalo's 4-1 opening night loss to Montreal, and the injury to Evander Kane.
 

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Canadiens


Matt Moulson scored the lone goal in a disappointing season-opening effort from the Sabres on Thursday. Read what Moulson had to say, plus quotes from Sam Reinhart and Zach Bogosian.

Sabres ink Murray to extension


Murray was named GM on January 18, 2014 and has revamped a rebuild that was started by Darcy Regier.
 
 

JW: Dealing with the Eichel injury


The 30 club, designed to get you through the misery of the tank, is back!  No, we’re not going to be tanking again.  Instead we’ll laugh at our misfortune and commiserate.  Here’s some of the best reaction from you, and a thought on what the Sabres might want to do to deal with Jack's bum wheel.
 

BREAKING: Eichel has high ankle sprain


Forward Jack Eichel has suffered a high ankle sprain after going down awkwardly at Sabres practice Wednesday. The Sabres say no time table has been set for Eichel's return at this time. 

Price out Thursday against Buffalo


The Canadiens will be without goalie Carey Price for Thursday's season opener against the Sabres. He is dealing with the flu. Read more here:

Sabres Send Guhle to Juniors, Nylander to Rochester


The Buffalo Sabres have made five roster moves ahead of the 5pm deadline on Monday to reduce their roster to 23 players. Among the notable moves, defenseman Brendan Guhle and winger Alex Nylander.

Ristolainen Agrees to New Deal With Sabres


The Buffalo Sabres and defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen have signed a six-year year deal, worth $32.4 million, with an average annual value of $5.4 million per year.

Sabres Close Out Preseason With 4-2 Win


Sam Reinhart and Evander Kane each picked up two points on Friday, helping lead the Sabres to a 4-2 win over the Senators. Next up, Thursday's season opener vs. Montreal.

Sabres assign six to Rochester


The Sabres assign six players to Rochester to cut the training camp roster to 31. Read more here:

Sabres Tripped Up by Carolina 3-2 in a Shootout


Evander Kane and Justin Bailey led the Sabres' two-goal rally on Wednesday, but the Hurricanes prevailed in a shootout 3-2.

Lehner Leads Sabres to 2-0 Shutout


Robin Lehner stopped all 28 shots he faced, lifting the Sabres to a 2-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Marquete, MI on Tuesday.

Sabres recall Bailey, four others


The Sabres have made some additions to the roster as their preseason continues through Michigan over the next two days. Read more here:

Sabres assign 12 players to Rochester


The Sabres have made its second round of roster cuts on Saturday, sending 12 players to Rochester and releasing five others from PTOs. Read more here:

Murray: No deadlines in Ristolainen negotiations


Sabres GM Tim Murray joined Schopp and the Bulldog on Friday live from 716, and spoke about the ongoing negotiations between the Sabres and defenseman, Rasmus Ristolainen. Read more here:

O'Reilly, Canada wins World Cup of Hockey


Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly and Team Canada have won the World Cup of Hockey. Read more here:

Sabres Top Leafs in Shootout 1-0


The Sabres and Leafs battled to a scoreless tie through regulation, five minutes of overtime and three rounds of a shootout before Matt Moulson notched the winner for Buffalo.

JW: Half of a Sabres decade in the rearview


Hockey is back.  But this time, like, really.

The last five years of watching the Buffalo Sabres have been unlike any others in my sports life.  Before we all embark on the 2016-17 let’s take a moment to note just how different this season is, in its normalcy.

 

JW: Half of a Sabres decade in the rearview


Hockey is back.  But this time, like, really.

The last five years of watching the Buffalo Sabres have been unlike any others in my sports life.  Before we all embark on the 2016-17 let’s take a moment to note just how different this season is, in its normalcy.

 

GameNight: Sabres and Wild Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres open the preseason tonight against the Minnesota Wild at the Pegula Sports Arena, located at Penn State University. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Sabres announce preseason broadcast schedule


The Sabres will broadcast four preseason games on television, in addition to broadcasting all seven games on WGR. Read more here:

Sabres return six to juniors


The Sabres have made its first training camp roster cuts leading up to Monday's preseason opener against the Wild. Read more here:

O'Reilly, Canada advance to World Cup Final


Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly and Canada are on their way to the World Cup of Hockey Final with a win over Russia. Read more here:

Sabres hit the ice for training camp


For the first time since April, the Buffalo Sabres are back on the ice for organized practice as the second day of training camp got underway from the HarborCenter. Read more here:

 

Sabres' Kane very casual about his summer legal trouble


The Sabres reported to training camp on Thursday including winger Evander Kane.
 
 

Former Sabres defeseman Richie Dunn passes away.


Amerks play by play man Don Stevens reported Tuesday night that former Sabres defenseman Richie Dunn has died.
 
 

Kane Files Counterclaim in Civil Suit


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.

KeyBank Center Unveiled


KeyBank officially unveils the new "KeyBank Center"

Good news: Hockey is back


With fall officially coming within the next couple of days, it also brings back the start of the hockey season. Read more here:

Sabres, MSG announce broadcast schedule


74 of the Sabres' 82 games in the 2016-17 season will be telecast on MSG Network. Read more here:

Sabres re-sign Girgensons


The Buffalo Sabres and Zemgus Girgensons have agreed to a one year contract. Read more here:

Sabres have a new head scout


The Sabres have added to the scouting department

Lehner withdraws from World Cup of Hockey


Sabres goalie Robin Lehner has withdrawn his name from Sweden's roster as he recovers from last season's ankle injury. Read more here:

Sabres cap season ticket sales


The Sabres have a 90-percent renewal rating on season tickets for the 11th consecuitve year. Read more here:

Pirri to sign with the Rangers


Another possible free agent target for the Sabres is reportedly off the board. Read more here:

Sabres Announce New Dynamic Ticket Pricing Structure




The Buffalo Sabres announced a new pricing model for home games this season.

 

Vesey signs with the Rangers


#VeseyWatch has come to an end, as the 23-year old forward has signed on with the New York Rangers. Read more here:

Vesey will not be rushed into a decision


Jimmy Vesey's rep said much of what's out there is false

Vesey continues to meet with teams


John Tavares pitches the Isles.

The best fit for Vesey


Jimmy Vesey hits free agency on Tuesday, but where would be the best fit? Read more here:

Sabres' Bylsma uses numbers in different ways


Sabres coach Dan Bylsma made a surprise in studio visit today joining Hockey Hotline.
 
 

World Cup of Hockey schedule released


Check out the entire schedule for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey!

Sabres' Prospect Challenge returning in 2016


The Sabres' Prospect Challenge is returning to the HarborCenter this September. Read more here:

Evander Kane Sued Over December Allegation




Evander Kane is being sued by a woman regarding other allegations that occurred in December.
 

Chicago on Vesey's 'short list'


You can add another team to the list of teams Jimmy Vesey will plan on talking to in free agency. Read more here:

Evander Kane surrenders to police in connection with June bar incident


Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane has surrendered to authorities on a misdemeanor trespass charge and faces other non-criminal violations in connection with an incident at a bar on Chippewa Street last month.

Sabres sign defenseman Burgdoerfer


The Sabres make another depth signing on the blue line with the addition of Erik Burgdoerfer. Read more here:

Sabres to play eight games on NBCSN


The Sabres will be featured on NBCSN eight times for the upcoming season. Read more here:

Sabres Fan Advantage not returning for 2016-17


The popular Sabres Fan Advantage program will not return for the 2016-17 season. Read more here:

NHL: Two forwards avoid arbitration, sign deals


Two free agents avoid arbitration and come to terms on a new contract with their current teams. Read more here:

Bulldog: Vesey watch




Call me obsessed if you want...

Sabres re-sign Catenacci, Kasdorf


The Sabres re-sign two of its own restricted free agents. Read more here:

Sabres sign Nylander to entry-level deal


Buffalo's first round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft has signed his entry-level deal. Read more here:

Sabres round out coaching staff


The Sabres have made two more hirings to fill out the remaining openings in the coaching staff. Read more here:

Amerks to host preseason game at HarborCenter


The Amerks will host a preseason game at the HarborCenter on October 6. Read more here:

Sabres re-sign Foligno


Sabres forward Marcus Foligno has signed on for another year. Read more here:

Vesey says he plans on meeting with Boston in August



Vesey says he still plans on hitting free agency

Why the success of the Sabres defense rests on Bogosian



Bogo will play a big role...but is it the right role to maximize his talents? 

There were many bright spots in Prospect Scrimmage


The Sabres held their Prospects Scrimmage in front of about 16 hundred fans at HarborCenter on Saturday and we saw some good performances from the old and new.
 

Nylander scores twice, but Team Blue wins 5-3


The Sabres prospects at Development Camp are squaring off in the Blue and Gold Scrimmage. Read more here:

MacKinnon, Scheifele get paid


Two notable restricted free agents got paid on Friday. Read more here:

Sabres' Petersen is going at his own pace


Cal Petersen was taken in the 5th round of the 2013 NHL Draft and he's a solid prospect for the Sabres future.

Vesey's agent to WGR: Jimmy felt 'comfortable' in meeting with Sabres



The Sabres and Vesey met for two hours

Evander Kane facing Non-Criminal Harassment Charges


Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane is facing non-criminal charges in connection with an incident at Bottoms Up last month.

Sabres announce development camp schedule and roster


Here is the entire roster and schedule for the Sabres Development Camp beginning on Wednesday July 6:

NHL Free Agency Tracker


Track all the latest free agency signings here:

Sabres sign forward Kyle Okposo


The Sabres have signed Kyle Okposo to a 7-year deal worth $42 million dollars.

Kyle Okposo would be a good choice for the Sabres



The Sabres are "heavy" on Okposo according to ESPN. He would be a big help to Jack Eichel

Laraque on WGR: Sabres trying to trade Evander Kane





"It seems now they want to pull the plug on it. I'm not sure you could give that guy away with all his baggage"

Sabres re-sign McCabe, Schneider


The Sabres have re-signed a pair of players before the start of NHL Free Agency on Friday. Read more here:

10 under-the-radar free agents the Sabres could target




The Sabres will need to find solutions to improve their depth scoring

Kulikov: "Excited for the future."


Dmitry Kulikov joining media on a conference call this afternoon.

Police Release Redacted Report on Evander Kane Incident


Buffalo Police have released an incident report relating to an early Friday morning incident involving Sabres forward Evander Kane at a Chippewa Bar.

Bulldog: Big fish




Are we going to need a bigger boat?
 

The many angles of the Pysyk-for-Kulikov trade



Analytics, scouting, another guy named Rasmus. So many angles to the Pysyk-for-Kulikov deal

Sabres select Rasmus Asplund with 33rd pick


The Sabres select Asplund with the 33rd overall pick in the NHL Draft. Read more here:

NHL Combine to return to Buffalo in 2017


For a third straight year, the Sabres will host the NHL's annual Combine. Read more here:

2016 NHL Mock Draft


Here is the enitre mock of the first round of today's NHL Draft:

NHL trade rumors heating up


Juicy rumors are all the buzz on the night before the NHL Draft. Read more here:

Countdown to the Draft Podcast - Episode 4


It's the final episode of the year, where we look back at Mikhail Sergachev and some of the other notable prospects remaining in the first round!

Yandle signs with Panthers, Lucic to hit the market




A big D-man off the market as we approach free agency

Countdown to the Draft Recap


In case you missed any of the prospect profiles in the Countdown, you can find them all here:

Countdown to the Draft: Best of the Rest


We've gone through the top-10 of the Countdown, now we take a look at some of the best of the rest prospects eligible for Friday's Draft:

Sabres 2016-17 schedule released


The NHL released the schedules for all 30 teams today. Click here to check out the Sabres' 2016-17 schedule:

Dreger: Price for Stamkos could be $12 million




TSN's Darren Dreger says the price for Steven Stamkos could be $12 million per year.

Sabres sign Deslauriers


Buffalo has inked fourth line winger and tough guy Nick Deslauriers to a new two year deal.
 

Countdown to the Draft: Mikhail Sergachev


Mikhail Sergachev rounds out the top-10 of the Countdown to the Draft. Read more here:

Bulldog: Time to deal




Bulldog with a look at the Sabres' offseason
 

How Justin Bailey's progress could affect Sabres' roster moves?



A breakthrough second half put Bailey on the map for a roster spot next year.

Countdown to the Draft Podcast - Episode 3


It's the third week of the Countdown to the Draft, and we're now just six days away from the NHL Draft in Buffalo! Recap the week that was in the Countdown here:

Girgensons has amazing response to KHL report




Girgensons knows how to use the internet

Countdown to the Draft: Clayton Keller


With a week to go to the NHL Draft, Clayton Keller comes in at #9 on the Countdown! Read more here:

Countdown to the Draft: Olli Juolevi


Olli Juolevi is the second-ranked defenseman on the Countdown, but could he be the first one off the board? Read more here:

Sabres Prep to Host Draft, Announce Fan Fest


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - In a little over a week, the entire hockey world will descend upon Buffalo for the NHL Draft. First Niagara Center will host the Draft on June 24th and 25th, and thousands of visitors are expected. Now, preparations are ramping up fo

No-move clause puts Bogosian in trade spotlight



Bogo has value and a tricky contract situation

Girgensons considering KHL deal?



A report says he may be thinking KHL

Sabres: Fans will have better Wi-Fi in the arena


Starting with the NHL Draft on June 24, people coming into the downtown arena will have a new internet experience.
 

Countdown to the Draft: Alex Nylander


The Countdown continues with another notable name the Sabres could be targeting on June 24 in Alex Nylander. Read more here:

Countdown to the Draft Podcast - Episode 2


On Episode 2 of the Countdown to the Draft Podcast, we look back at the week that was which highlighted Matthew Tkachuk, Pierre-Luc Dubois, and Jakob Chychrun. Read more here:

BREAKING: Gordie Howe dies at 88


In less than a week we have lost “The Greatest’ In Muhammad Ali and now “Mr. Hockey” in Gordie Howe.
 
 

Countdown to the Draft: Jakob Chychrun


The top defenseman in the NHL Draft hits our Coutndown at number six. Read more here:

Countdown to the Draft: Pierre-Luc Dubois


Top top-rated North American skater by NHL's Central Scouting comes in on the Countdown at number five. Read more here:
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Countdown to the Draft: Matthew Tkachuk


Matthew Tkachuk, son of former NHLer Keith, is the top North American skater in this year's Countdown. Read more here:

Countdown to the Draft Podcast - Episode 1


Did you miss the week that was for the Countdown to the Draft? Catch up here:

Pronman: Sabres need to fill out roster


ESPN's Corey Pronman joined Schopp and the Bulldog on Friday to discuss the status of the Sabres' rebuild. Read more here:

Countdown to the Draft: Jesse Puljujärvi


Finland's Jesse Puljujärvi closes out the top-three of the Countdown. Read more here:

NHL Draft Tickets Sell Out in Minutes


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Individual tickets for the NHL Draft, to be held at First Niagara Center June 24, went on sale Wednesday morning and sold out in a matter of minutes. Only about 1,000 tickets were available to the general public after a ticket lotter

Kypreos: Buffalo 'in the mix' for Stamkos




Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos joined Hockey Hotline on Wednesday to discuss the Stanley Cup Final and the Buffalo Sabres' offseason.

 

Countdown to the Draft: Patrik Laine


The countdown to the NHL Draft continues today with a look at Finland's Patrik Laine. Read more here:

NHL, Bettman addresses media before Cup Finals


NHL commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the media on Monday just hours before the Stanley Cup Finals began in Pittsburgh. Read more here:

Countdown to the NHL Draft: Auston Matthews


We're just 25 days away from the first round of the NHL Draft here in Buffalo. Today, we start our countdown of the top-10 prospects in the Draft with Auston Matthews. Read more here:

Bulldog: Are you sure you want to do this?





Life is becoming about hockey. It isn't always easy....

Report: PSE buying building across from First Niagara Center



Unclear what building will be used for right now.

Sabres' Bylsma says there's pressure to coach defense


Recently I was a guest on Hockey Hotline and the discussion was about how coaches do everything in their power to take offense out of the game.
 
 

Sabres' O'Reilly and Reinhart win Gold


Sabres center Ryan O’Reilly won one of the biggest faceoffs of his career in the final seconds of the Gold Medal Game to preserve the win.
 
 

10 Restricted Free Agents the Sabres could target in trades



Cap situations could cause teams to trade RFAs. Enter Tim Murray...

Time to win




It's been a long time since the Sabres had expectations. They will next year.

Sabres' Reinhart helps Canada stay undefeated.


Canada is now 5-0-0 at the World Championships thanks to a 5-0 win over Slovakia. Despite winning every game, the Canadians are still tied with Finland for the top spot in Group B.
 
 

Should the Sabres trade for Yakupov?



The Sabres are in the market for a scoring winger. Could Yakupov be an option?



 

Caggiula passes on Buffalo


Drake Caggiula has decided to join an NHL team in Canada, and will not be signing in Buffalo. Read more here:

Sabres players gear up for World Championships


Five Sabres players are in Russia to compete in the IIHF World Championships. Read more here:

Leafs Win Lottery; Sabres Select 8th


The Toronto Maple Leafs own the 1st overall pick in June's NHL Draft, followed by the Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blue Jackets. Both Winnipeg and Columbus leapfrogged into the top three, bumping Edmonton and Vancouver.

Sabres GM Murray joined Bills War Room



GM has own draft lottery Saturday night.

Perfect Weekend




Lottery, draft, fun!

How the draft lottery could change Buffalo's offseason plans





Who says this year's lottery isn't big for Buffalo?

Grading every Sabre's 2015-16: Defensemen edition



The Sabres' defense had its ups and downs in 2015-16. Matthew Coller grades each one

Grading every Sabre's 2015-16: Forward edition



The good news up front is that most of the "core" going forward were the ones that scored the highest grades.

 

Sabres end of season press conference


Sabres General Manager Tim Murray and head coach Dan Bylsma spoke with the media about players, the NHL Draft and more.
 

Jhonas Enroth preparing for playoffs with Kings and loving L.A. life




Things are a lot different for the former Sabre, but he's ready for the postseason with the LA Kings as Jonathan Quick's backup

Sabres will go with Ullmark for the final game


The Sabres will start Linus Ullmark in goal for tonight’s finale. Chad Johnson has a minor injury and won’t dress for the game.
 
 

Hamilton: Sabres-Blue Jackets Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton joined the Sabres postgame show following Friday's 4-1 loss to Columbus to discuss Buffalo's performance against the Blue Jackets and the team's overall home record in 2015-16. 
 

Sabres-Blue Jackets: From the Locker Room


Sam Reinhart scored the lone goal and Jason Kasdorf came up with 26 saves in his first pro start. Read what both players told the media following the game.

GameNight: Sabres and Devils Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres look for their third straight win tonight, facing the Devils at Prudential Center. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Devils Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton joins the Sabres postgame to discuss Tuesday's 3-1 win over the New Jersey Devils, sparked by Chad Johnson's 18 saves, as well as Jack Eichel's empty net effort.
 

Sabres-Devils: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly and Chad Johnson both referred to Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Devils as "boring," but both played key roles in Buffalo's victory. Check out their postgame quotes.

Bylsma looking for strong finish


With just three games left this season, head coach Dan Bylsma is hoping the Sabres will finish on a high note. Read more here:

Is Sabres season a success?


As we enter the final week of the NHL season, the standings say the Sabres are closer to last place overall than a playoff spot.  But is there anyone who doesn't think the season has been more of a success than failure?

Nelson adjusting to life in the NHL


Casey Nelson has adjusted well to the NHL game in his first five games. Read more here:

GameNight: Sabres and Rangers Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres have dropped nine straight games against the Rangers heading into tonight's game at MSG. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Rangers Postgame Audio


The Sabres jumped out to a 3-0 lead over the Rangers on Saturday and hung on for the 4-3 victory. Hear Paul Hamilton break down Buffalo's win on the postgame show with Brian Koziol.
 

Sabres-Rangers: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly reached the 20-goal mark, scoring twice in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Zemgus Girgensons added his 7th of the season in the victory. Read postgame quotes from both players, plus Dan Bylsma.

Sabres' Franson likely done for the season


It seems like another sabre is joining Cody McCormick, Robin Lehner and Evander Kane on the season is over list.

Hamilton: Sabres-Maple Leafs Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton checks in with the Sabres postgame show and discusses the O'Reilly's special night, plus the recent play of the Gionta-Larsson-Foligno line.
 

Sabres-Maple Leafs: From the Locker Room


Cal and Ryan O'Reilly teamed up for an NHL goal for the first time in their careers in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Toronto. Read what both players said following the game.

Is Auston Matthews better than Jack Eichel?


Where would Auston Matthews have been slotted in last years NHL draft? Click here to find out the answer.

Hamilton: Sabres-Penguins Postgame Audio


The Sabres and Penguins both scored in bunches on Tuesday, but Pittsburgh outlasted Buffalo for a 5-4 shootout win. Hear Paul Hamilton talk about the game's wild swings with Brian Koziol.
 

GameNight: Sabres and Penguins Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are on the road for a second straight night, visiting the Penguins. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Sabres-Penguins: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly scored for the first time in 25 games and also assisted on Jake McCabe's goal during Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Penguins. Read what both O'Reilly and McCabe told the media after the game.

Vesey staying in Boston?


Jimmy Vesey is going to free agency after he told the Pedators he would not sign with them, and the Bruins are the reported front-runner. Read more here:

GameNight: Sabres and Red Wings Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are in search of their third straight win tonight, facing the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. The two teams are scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Red Wings Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show to discuss Buffalo's late rally, and what happened in the first 57 minutes of Monday's 3-2 loss in Detroit. 
 

Sabres-Red Wings: From the Locker Room


Zemgus Girgensons and Sam Reinhart scored 1:01 apart late in the 3rd period, but the damage had already been done in Buffalo's 3-2 loss to the Red Wings. Read what both players told reporters following the game. 

GameDay: Sabres and Jets Scoreless in 1st


Hudson Fasching and Casey Nelson make their NHL debuts as the Sabres host the Jets today. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Jets Postgame Audio


The Sabres received goals during Saturday's 3-2 win over the Jets from Hudson Fasching, Sam Reinhart and Jack Eichel. Paul Hamilton joined the postgame show to discuss Buffalo's bright future.

 

Sabres-Jets: From the Locker Room


Sam Reinhart picked up the tying goal and assisted on the game-winner while Hudson Fasching scored in his NHL debut. See what both rookies told reporters after Saturday's 3-2 victory over Winnipeg.

Sabres prospects compete in NCAA Tournament


Seven Sabres prospects are competing in this year's NCAA Tournament, with five in action on Friday. Read more here:

Where does Larsson fit in with the Sabres long term?




Larsson has been played well lately. Is it just a hot stretch or is this the real Johan?

Fasching and Nelson to make NHL debuts on Saturday


Dan Bylsma announcing after practice Friday that recent NCAA signees Hudson Fasching and Casey Nelson will play Saturday afternoon against the Winnipeg Jets. Carlo Colaiacovo and Cal O'Reilly will be the healthy scratches for the game. Fasching and N

Should the Sabres consider trading for Vanek this offseason?



It may not be as crazy as it sounds

Amerks pull off crazy third period comeback




 

GameNight: Sabres and Hurricanes Scoreless in 1st


After missing one game with the flu, Jack Eichel returns to the Sabres lineup tonight against the Hurricanes. The game is scoreless in the first period. 

Hamilton: Sabres-Hurricanes Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton shares his thoughts on the Sabres' 3-2 come-from-behind win in Carolina on Tuesday. Hear Paul's appearance with Pat Malacaro on the Sabres postgame show.

 

Sabres-Hurricanes: From the Locker Room


Read what both Evander Kane and Johan Larsson told reporters following their key 3rd period goals in Buffalo's 3-2 win over the Hurricanes.

Sabres' Eichel almost recovered. Ennis has improved


The Sabres believe Jack Eichel had a case of food poisoning. Eichel went and saw the doctor on Monday and he will make the trip to Raleigh.
 
 

Increasing scoring is so simple a GM could do it




Shrinking goalie pads probably isn't enough

Sabres-Leafs: Paul Hamilton reaction


Paul Hamilton reacts to the Sabres' 4-1 loss to the Leafs:

Sabres-Leafs: From the locker room


The Sabres get crushed by the Leafs in Toronto and fall 4-1. Hear from the locker room here:

Gamenight: Leafs crush Sabres 4-1


The Sabres and Leafs meet for the third time this season. Read more here:

Sabres-Senators: From the Locker Room


Read what Chad Johnson, Zach Bogosian and Dan Bylsma told reporters following Friday's 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.

Sabres-Canadiens: From the Locker Room


Zach Bogosian scored a goal upheld after a review, took a 10-minute misconduct, and was involved in Montreal's winning tally during Wednesday's 3-2 OT loss to the Canadiens. See what Bogosian and Robin Lehner had to say.

Hamilton: Sabres-Canadiens Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton breaks down a chippy Wednesday night affair between the Sabres and Canadiens, a game that Montreal won 3-2 in overtime. Hear Paul's postgame report with Brian Koziol.



 

GM meetings wrap up in Florida


The GM meetings in Boca Raton, Florida have wrapped up, and we could be seeing some changes coming around the NHL. Read more here:

Sabres head in a different direction in player performance


Multiple sources have confirmed to me that the Sabres have relieved Director of Player Performance Oliver Finlay of his duties.

Sabres' Johnson not worried about new equipment


With the General Managers meeting in Florida and there are going to be changes to goaltender's equipment.
 

The Hockey Buffs Podcast Ep. 8: Goalie pads and Girgensons





Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller get the Buffs back together to discuss the rundown at the GM Meetings and more




 

Robin Lehner endorses smaller goalie pads





Lehner said he believes pads should definitely be reduced:

 

GameDay: Sabres-Hurricanes Scoreless in 1st


Another afternoon matinee at First Niagara Center -- the Sabres are hosting the Hurricanes. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Hurricanes Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol discuss Jack Eichel's show-stopping performance on Saturday in Buffalo's 3-2 overtime win over Carolina.
 

Sabres-Hurricanes: From the Locker Room


Jack Eichel scored twice, including the game-winner in overtime with one second left, helping the Sabres beat the Hurricanes on Saturday. Read what Eichel, Evander Kane and Sam Reinhart said to the media.

Sabres' Kane is happy he's been cleared


Evander Kane is very relieved that the truth has come out and his name has been cleared.

Sources: Kane not to be charged


Sources report today that Sabres forward Evander Kane will not be charged after he was the subject of an investigation regarding a sexual encounter.
Are you sold on Robin Lehner as the Sabres #1 goalie?
  Yes. His play the last 2 months has sold me.
  Not yet. I need to see him play well/stay healthy the rest of the season.
  No. He's not the answer. I wouldn't re-sign him.
 
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