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Sabres fall to Washington 4-1


Kyle Okposo scored his ninth goal of the season, but it was not enough as the Washington Capitals scored twice in the second and twice in the third to defeat the blue and gold 4-1 on Friday night at KeyBank Center. Head inside for all of the details.

Sabres' Guhle learned a lot in his first NHL action


With Josh Gorges and Dmitry Kulikov ready to come back from injuries, Dan Bylsma confirmed they have no choice but to send Brendan Guhle back to his junior team.

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.

Sabres' Eichel feels good and will play


There’s been concern since Jack Eichel was wincing in pain Monday that a high ankle sprain and a hip injury might keep him out tonight against Edmonton. Eichel said he has recovered just fine.

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:

Sabres lose Gorges, but Kulikov is improving


Dmitry Kulikov has been on the ice working with skills coach Dennis Miller for about a week. Sunday was his first time back on the ice.

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' Guhle has earned this opportunity


It’s amazing that Brendan Guhle isn’t good enough to be invited to Team Canada for the World Junior Tournament, but at 19, he’s good enough to play in the NHL.
 
 

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.

Sabres' Lehner not quite ready


Robin Lehner took part in the morning skate and said he felt about 90 percent. With that in mind, Anders Nilsson will get his sixth start of the season.
 
 

Sabres' O'Reilly has a great support system


Before netting two goals and as assist in Ottawa, Ryan O’Reilly had one goal in 12 games.

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 get Eichel back


It is one day short of seven weeks since Jack Eichel went down with a high ankle sprain. He will make his return to the lineup tonight in Ottawa.
 
 

Sabres's Eichel declares himself ready


Neither Dan Bylsma nor Jack Eichel would confirm that Eichel will play in Ottawa, but all the signs are pointing to his return.
 
 

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.

Sabres' Nilsson to start in goal


Anders Nilsson’s last start was a 46 save, 2-1 shootout victory over the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins.
 

 

Sabres' Reinhart is content with his game


If you’re looking at just offense, you’re probably going to be disappointed in Sam Reinhart’s play this season. It seems like we’re always talking about offense with him, but Dan Bylsma wants to talk defense.
   

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.
 

 

Sabres' Ristolainen doesn't know if he'll change sticks for good


The Sabres were on the power play and Ristolainen once again snapped his twig trying to take a one-timer. I would estimate it was happening on about 80 percent of his one-timers and he’s just been lucky it hasn’t gone the other way

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' O'Reilly still not ready


Ryan O’Reilly wanted to play against Pittsburgh, but the medical staff told him it would not be a smart thing to do, so he didn’t.
 
 

Sabres' O'Reilly skates, but no word on if he'll play


Only a few of the Sabres took the ice on Sunday as the team prepares for Calgary on Monday.
 
 

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. 

Sabres bring up the AHL's top two scorers for the Pens game


The Sabres needed two forwards for tonight’s game and called up Cal O’Reilly and Cole Schneider from Rochester.
 
 

Sabres' Girgensons needs to get more scoring chances


Zemgus Girgensons has 34 shots on goal this season and only one goal to show for it.

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 shuffle the deck with the Lightning in town


Casey Nelson was really struggling to try to play in the NHL so he’s back in Rochester to learn and get his confidence back.

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.

The Sabres try to break their eight-game losing streak to St. Louis


The Sabres will be without Ryan O’Reilly and Dmitry Kulikov for another game. Both have mid-body injuries with Bylsma saying earlier that he’s more concerned with Kulikov’s injury.

Sabres call up three


As expected the Sabres have recalled three players from Rochester.
 
 

Sabres practice without O'Reilly


The Sabres were short at practice on Monday because of injuries to Ryan O’Reilly and Dmitry Kulikov. Buffalo also couldn’t recall the three players that were sent to Rochester due to Salary Cap reasons.
 
 

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...

Sabres look to take three of four from the Devils


Buffalo got one point in the first game of a home and home.

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.
 

It's looking good for the Sabres to get O'Reilly back



Dan Bylsma said Ryan O’Reilly is a gametime decision, but it certainly sounds like he will return tonight.

The Sabres need some offense from the defense.


The Sabres are 28th in league scoring with just two goals per game.

Sabres' Ennis has groin surgery


The injuries just don’t seem to stop for the Buffalo Sabres.

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' Reinhart gets a birthday gift from him teammates


It’s Sam Reinhart’s 21st birthday and of course he got pranked in practice.

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.

Sabres' Eichel knows this will be a long process


Jack Eichel knows he has a long road ahead of him after suffering a high ankle sprain.

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:

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.

GameNight: Sabres and Canadiens Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres continue their busy week with a matchup against the Canadiens at the Bell Centre. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Canadiens Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton joins the Sabres postgame show to discuss the scary scene at Bell Centre after Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban was taken off on a stretcher. Montreal edged Buffalo on Thursday 3-2.



 

Sabres-Canadiens: From the Locker Room


The Sabres fell on the road Thurdsday 3-2 at Montreal, but most of the focus following the game was on P.K. Subban, suffering a late neck injury before being carried off the ice on a stretcher. Read what Marcus Foligno, Brian Gionta and Dan Bylsma had to say.

Hamilton: Sabres-Rangers Postgame Audio


Chad Johnson replaced Robin Lehner during Buffalo's 4-2 loss to the Rangers on Tuesday. Hear Paul Hamilton on the Sabres postgame show to discuss Lehner's reaction to being pulled.

 

Sabres-Rangers: From the Locker Room


Down 3-0 in the 2nd period, Dan Bylsma took Robin Lehner out of Tuesday's game against the Rangers. The Sabres mounted a comeback, but fell short 4-2. Read what Bylsma, Lehner and Sam Reinhart told the media.

Bylsma not a fan of 3-on-3 overtime


Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma has not been a fan of the 3-on-3 overtime format this season. Read more here:

Hamilton: Sabres-Maple Leafs Postgame Audio


Jack Eichel and Sam Reinhart continued their impressive rookie campaigns on Monday, lifting the Sabres to a 4-3 shootout win over the Maple Leafs. Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the postgame show to discuss the impact both players had on the victory.



 

Sabres-Maple Leafs: From the Locker Room


Jack Eichel and Evander Kane sparked a 3rd period rally in Toronto on Monday before Sam Reinhart notched the shootout winner. Read what all three told reporters after the 4-3 win.

GameNight: Leafs Lead Sabres 1-0 in 1st


The Sabres head north to face the Maple Leafs tonight. Toronto is ahead 1-0 in the first period.

9 star players who could end up on Jack Eichel’s wing



Tim Murray said he's looking for Eichel's scoring winger for the future. Who could it be?

GameDay: Sabres and Wild Scoreless in 1st


The Wild, 7-3 under interim head coach John Torchetta, are at First Niagara Center today facing the Sabres. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Wild Postgame Audio


The Sabres dropped another shootout contest on Saturday, 3-2 to the Wild, however Evander Kane had his share of chances throughout. Paul Hamilton offers his thoughts during the postgame show on Kane getting shut out and Jack Eichel's performance.

 

Sabres-Wild: From the Locker Room


Jack Eichel turned in a productive afternoon with a goal, assist and shootout goal. The 19-year-old rookie also set up Evander Kane several times to no avail during Saturday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Wild. Read what Eichel, Kane and Sam Reinhart had to say following the game.

Hamilton: Sabres-Flames Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton joins to the Sabres postgame show to talk about Buffalo's offensive outburst in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Flames.

 

Sabres double up Flames 6-3


Special teams goals helped the Buffalo Sabres score a 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night at First Niagara Center. The team scored both on the power play and penalty kill in the win. Head inside for Pat Malacaro's game blog for the details.
 

Sabres-Flames: From the Locker Room


The Sabres got goals from six different players in Thursday's 6-3 victory over Calgary, including a highlight-reel shorthanded goal from Marcus Foligno. Check out what Foligno, Nicolas Deslauriers and Dan Bylsma had to say after the game.

Murray provides insight on Moulson


It is no secret that Matt Moulson has been struggling mightily this season. The winger is on pace to set his lowest point total since the 2008-09 season in which he played only 7 games with the Los Angeles Kings. In 63 games this season, Moulson has been

Murray reflects on the trade deadline


The Sabres GM joined the Bulldog and Sal Capaccio on Thursday to catch up on the NHL Trade Deadline. Read more here:

C'mon coach




Eichel didn't take the opening faceoff vs. McDavid. Geeesh.

Ristolainen named to Finland World Cup of Hockey roster




Buffalo's young defenseman named to Team Finland.
 

Sabres-Oilers: Paul Hamilton's reaction


Get the reaction from Paul Hamilton after Buffalo's 2-1 loss to the Oilers on Tuesday night.

Sabres-Oilers: From the locker room


Hear from the locker room after the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 OT loss to the Edmonton Oilers.

A quiet prelude to what should be an active Sabres summer


Well, that was pretty boring.  

2016 NHL Trade Deadline Tracker


Track all of the trades at the Trade Deadline here:

GameNight: Sabres and Kings Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres wrap up their three-game California adventure at Staples Center. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Sabres-Kings: From the Locker Room


The Sabres were shut out for the second time on their three-game road trip on Saturday, falling to the Kings 2-0. See what Jack Eichel and Evander Kane had to say about Buffalo's lack of scoring.

Hamilton: Sabres-Kings Postgame Audio


Jhonas Enroth kept his former team out of the net on Saturday, stopping all 23 Sabres shots in a 2-0 Kings victory. Hear Paul Hamilton's thoughts on the loss on the Sabres postgame show.
 

Could Foligno draw interest at the deadline?




A lot of teams will be looking for a powerful winger at the deadline...

GameNight: Sabres and Sharks Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres continue their West Coast swing against the Sharks, featuring Chad Johnson in net. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Sharks Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton checked in with the Sabres postgame show, offering thoughts on Buffalo's 3-1 win in San Jose, including Chad Johnson's performance in what may be his final game with the team.
 

Sabres-Sharks: From the Locker Room


Chad Johnson let in the game's first goal, but shut the door on the Sharks from that point on, stopping all 24 shots the rest of the way in a 3-1 Sabres win. Check out what Johnson and his head coach, Dan Bylsma, told reporters after the game.

Five big names Sabres could target at the deadline



The Sabres will be sellers...but could they end up as big buyers?

GameNight: Sabres and Ducks Scoreless after 1st


The Sabres' three-game swing through California begins in Anaheim tonight. The game is scoreless after the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Ducks Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton's postgame report with Brian Koziol following the Sabres' 1-0 loss in Anaheim. Hear Paul's thoughts on Buffalo's effort and why the team isn't satisfied, despite good effort against the Ducks.
 

Sabres-Ducks: From the Locker Room


The Sabres couldn't solve Frederik Andersen on Wednesday, but captain Brian Gionta racked up a team-high seven shots on net. Check out what he told reporters following Wednesday's 1-0 loss in Anaheim.

BREAKING: Weber traded to Capitals


The 10-year veteran has been traded to the Capitals. Read more here:

The Hockey Buffs Ep. 7: Toronto tank and long-term Zemgus





The Hockey Buffs are back. Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller dig into the Toronto Maple Leafs' long-term future. Will their tank work? 

O'Reilly out 3-4 weeks


O'Reilly's lower-body injury will sideline the forward for 3-4 weeks. Read more here:

Hamilton: Sabres-Penguins Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton stopped by the Sabres postgame show to discuss Sunday's 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh and the team's loss of Ryan O'Reilly, out 3-4 weeks with a lower body injury. Hear Paul's appearance with Brian Koziol.

 

Sabres-Penguins: From the Locker Room


Dan Bylsma informed the media following Sunday's 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh that Ryan O'Reilly will miss 3-4 weeks with a lower body injury. Check out what Bylsma had to say about the tall task of replacing O'Reilly, as well as quotes from Zach Bogosian and Robin Lehner.

GameNight: Sabres and Blue Jackets Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are at Nationwide Arena tonight, taking on the Blue Jackets who have picked up 15 points in their last 10 games. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Blue Jackets Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton join Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show following Buffalo's 4-0 win in Columbus. Paul gives his take on the hits on Cody Franson and Zach Bogosian, and discusses Jamie McGinn's multigoal evening.


 

Sabres-Blue Jackets: From the Locker Room


Robin Lehner was perfect in net during Friday's 4-0 win over the Blue Jackets and also came to his teammate's defense after Zach Bogosian was hit from behind into the boards. Read what Lehner said following the game, plus quotes from Jamie McGinn and Dan Bylsma.

Robin Lehner
(on getting the shutout win) "It's nice, I've been working hard. There have been some ups and

Drake Caggiula: the forgotten free agent


Drake Caggiula could be one of the most coveted college free agents available this season. Should the Sabres be in on signing him? Read more here:

GameNight: Sabres and Senators Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are in Ottawa, searching for their third win in a row. The game is scoreless in the opening period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Senators Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton checks into the Sabres postgame show live from Ottawa, discussing Buffalo's lack of shootout success following Tuesday's 2-1 to the Senators.
 

Sabres-Senators: From the Locker Room


Matt Moulson snapped a 44-game scoring drought and Jack Eichel picked up his 25th point in 26 games, but it wasn't enough in a 2-1 shootout loss to Ottawa on Tuesday. Read what both Moulson and Eichel told the media following the game.

Sabres top NHL TV ratings




Ratings are up 55%

 

Stamkos to remain in Tampa Bay


Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman is making it clear that Steven Stamkos will be going no where before the February 29th NHL Trade Deadline. Read more here:

Hamilton: Sabres-Avalanche Postgame Audio


The Sabres rode a strong game from Robin Lehner (34 saves) and a key 3rd period penalty kill to Sunday's 4-1 win over the Avalanche. Hear Paul Hamilton discuss Lehner's game and the penalty kill on the postgame show with Brian Koziol.

 

Sabres-Avalanche: From the Locker Room


Jack Eichel, Evander Kane and Sam Reinhart scored 1st period goals en route to the Sabres' 4-1 win over Colorado on Sunday. Robin Lehner prevented the Avalanche from getting back in the game, coming up with 34 stops. Read what Eichel, Reinhart and Lehner said following the game.

GameNight: Canadiens Lead Sabres 1-0 in 1st


The Sabres and Canadiens enter tonight's game heading in opposite directions. Buffalo has dropped four straight games while Montreal has won three in a row. The Habs are up 1-0 in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Canadiens Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton analyze the Sabres' 6-4 win over Montreal on Friday, including what it means to get a win on home ice and Chad Johnson's bounce-back 3rd period.
 

Sabres-Canadiens: From the Locker Room


Marcus Foligno recorded a career-high 3 points (2 G, 1 A) and Evander Kane provided 2 goals of his own in the Sabres' 6-4 victory over the Canadiens on Friday. See what both Foligno and Kane told the media following the win.

Stamkos to Buffalo a possibility?


If Steven Stamkos hits the free agent market on July 1, could the Sabres be on his list of destinations? Read more here:

Seven years later, Sabres ex-captain Rivet remembers the 'Flight 3407 game'





Seven years ago, Craig Rivet led the Sabres in an emotional win as the city healed from tragedy

GameNight: Sabres and Flyers Scoreless in 1st


Buffalo native Justin Bailey makes his NHL debut and Robin Lehner gets a chance to rebound as the Sabres visit the Flyers tonight. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Flyers Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton joins the Sabres postgame show to discuss Buffalo's 5-1 loss in Philadelphia on Thursday. Hear Paul break down Justin Bailey's NHL debut and Radko Gudas' hit on Dan Catenacci.
 

Sabres-Flyers: From the Locker Room


Marcus Foligno didn't mince words when discuss Radko Gudas and his hit on Dan Catenacci during the Sabres' 5-1 loss in Philadelphia. See what Foligno said about Gudas and check out Justin Bailey's postgame quotes following his NHL debut.

Hamilton: Sabres-Panthers Postgame Audio


The Sabres couldn't climb out of a 4-0 hole against the Panthers on Tuesday, eventually falling to Florida 7-4. Hear Paul Hamilton discuss Buffalo's second straight loss with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show.
 

Sabres-Panthers: From the Locker Room


Sam Reinhart (2 PPGs) and Evander Kane (1 G, 3 fights against Petrovic) were two bright spots in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Panthers. Read what both Reinhart and Kane told reporters following the defeat.
 

Hamilton: Sabres-Bruins Post-Game Reaction


Hear Paul Hamilton's reaction to the Sabres' overtime loss in Boston:

Sabres-Bruins - From the Locker Room


Here are some of the notable quotes from the locker room following the Sabres overtime loss to the Bruins on Saturday night:

Marchand scores on penalty shot, beats Sabres in OT


The Bruins claim the last game of a home-and-home series with the Sabres with a 2-1 OT win over the Sabres. Read more here:

What the numbers say about re-signing Jamie McGinn



Tim Murray wants McGinn back. What do the numbers say? 

Sabres' Catenacci gets to the NHL the hard way


After 182 AHL games, the Sabres third round pick in 2011 is finally getting his chance. Dan Catenacci will play his first NHL game because Marcus Foligno is out with a lower body injury.
 
This season Catenacci has seven goals and nine assists for 16 points in 36 games. He will play on the left wing with David Legwand and Nick Deslauriers.
 
Matt Moulson will move up and take

Murray getting ready for NHL Trade Deadline


February 29 is the NHL Trade Deadline, and Sabres GM Tim Murray is getting ready for the big day around the NHL. Read more here:

Hamilton: Sabres-Bruins Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol discuss the Sabres' 3-2 shootout loss to the Bruins on Thursday, including the selection of the shootout skaters, Chad Johnson's night and Buffalo's current spot in the standings.

 

Sabres-Bruins: From the Locker Room


The Sabres led at point on Thursday 2-0 against Boston, but the Bruins came back for the 3-2 shootout win. Evander Kane, who had 11 shots on net, and Sam Reinhart scored in the loss. Read what they told the media after the loss.

GameNight: Sabres and Canadiens Scoreless in the 1st


Sam Reinhart, Nic Deslauriers and Josh Gorges return the Sabres' lineup as the team visits Montreal for the first time. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Sabres-Canadiens: From the Locker Room


The Sabres shook off a sloppy 2nd period in Montreal on Wednesday before finding the net three times in the final period for a 4-2 win. Jamie McGinn scored the tying goal and Johan Larsson got the winner. Read what both had to say following the game.

Hamilton: Sabres-Canadiens Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton made his usual appearance on the Sabres postgame show, this time live from Montreal following Buffalo's come-from-behind 4-2 victory over the Canadiens on Wednesday. Hear Paul discuss the win with Brian Koziol.

 

Bylsma likes Girgensons-Eichel as a pair



Bylsma says Girgensons and Eichel compliment each other's skills

The Hockey Buffs Podcast Ep. 5: All-Star weekend and sleeper Cup picks





Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller break down the All-Star Game and pick three teams that could win the Cup. 

NHL All-Star Game scores record ratings



NBC Sports PR has announced that the NHL All-Star Game scored the highest ratings since NBC has broadcast the game. Buffalo ranked as the No. 1 market





































 

Sabres prospect Justin Bailey making strides in Rochester



Justin Bailey hit some bumps in the road, but he's starting to make noise with the Amerks now 

The Hockey Buffs Ep. 5: PEDs in hockey and playing Sabre GM




Ep. 5 of The Hockey Buffs podcast looks at the Horcoff suspension and whether the Sabres should trade McGinn
 

John Scott reveals NHL pressured him over All-Star Game




Former Buffalo Sabre John Scott released an article Thursday on The Player's Tribune detailing his experience of being selected to the NHL All-Star Game. 

Bulldog: Last place?




The Sabres are at the bottom of the standings. Yipes.

GameNight: Sabres and Senators Scoreless in 1st


Robin Lehner is in net for Buffalo, returning to Ottawa for the first time since being dealt to Buffalo. The Sabres and Senators are scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Senators Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton discuss Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Senators with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show. Paul and Brian talk about Jack Eichel's two-goal performance and Robin Lehner's triumphant return to Ottawa.
 

Sabres-Senators: From the Locker Room


Robin Lehner's return to Ottawa ended with 34 saves his first victory as a member of the Sabres. Check out what Lehner told the media following the game, as well as Jack Eichel's thoughts on his big night.

The Hockey Buffs podcast ep. 4: Stamkos offer and Gretzky's birthday




In episode of The Hockey Buffs Podcast, Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller discuss the leaked offer to Steven Stamkos

Will Eichel and Girgensons be a long term pair?


Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma was a guest on WGR on Tuesday.  Click here to find out what he had to say about the chemistry between Jack Eichel and Zemgus Girgensons in the game against the New York Rangers.

GameNIght: Rangers Lead Sabres 1-0 in 1st


Zemgus Girgensons returns to the lineup and Chad Johnson is in net as Buffalo kicks off a two-game road trip. The Rangers are up 1-0 in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Rangers Postgame Audio


After tying the game 3-3, the Sabres fell victim to a barrage of Rangers goals in a 6-3 loss on Monday. Hear Paul Hamilton break down the wild 3rd period and Buffalo's streaky play with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show.
 

Sabres-Rangers: From the Locker Room


Returning from an upper body injury on Monday, Zemgus Girgensons buried two goals in the span of 1:13, but it wasn't enough in a 6-3 loss to the Rangers. Jack Eichel picked up the assists on both goals and Brian Gionta rounded out the scoring. See what all three players told the media following the game.

Sabres should get Girgensons back for the Rangers


Zemgus Girgensons returned to practice on Sunday and was immediately put on a line with Jack Eichel and Matt Moulson.
 
 

Ristolainen-Bogosian pair rolling



Risto and Bogo are both right-handed defensemen. Can it work?
 

Sabres-Red Wings: From the Locker Room


Robin Lehner turned in a stellar performance on Friday, keeping the Sabres close to the Red Wings before Detroit pulled away for the 3-0 win. Lehner spoke to the media following the game, as did Brian Gionta and Dan Bylsma.

Hamilton: Sabres-Red Wings Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show following Buffalo's 3-0 defeat, a performance, as Paul mentions, that was largely impacted by physical and mental fatigue. Hear Paul's appearance inside. 

 

The Hockey Buffs Podcast Ep. 3: What are you Drouin?





Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller break down the Jonathan Drouin situation in Tampa Bay. Was Drouin right to demand a trade? 

GameNight: Sabres and Avalanche Scoreless in 1st


Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn return to Colorado for the first time, while Buffalo faces former first-round picks Mikhail Grigorenko and Nikita Zadorov. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Avalanche Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton's appearance with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show, following Buffalo's 2-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday. 
 

Sabres-Avalanche: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly returned to Colorado on Wednesday, but it was Evander Kane with the only Sabres goal in a 2-1 loss to the Avalanche. Check out what O'Reilly, Kane and Dan Bylsma told the media following the game.

GameNight: Sabres and Coyotes Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres are in Arizona tonight, kicking off a brief two-game road trip. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Coyotes Postgame Audio


Chad Johnson rewarded Dan Bylsma by stopping 26 of 27 shots in his second straight start, a 2-1 win over the Coyotes. Paul Hamilton joined the Sabres postgame show to talk about the goaltender's performance and the issue of splitting time between Johnson and Robin Lehner.

The Hockey Buffs Ep. 2: John Scott, Gionta's leadership and grading the defense




Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller sat down for another episode of The Hockey Buffs Podcast






 

Sabres-Coyotes: From the Locker Room


Jack Eichel's two point effort helped the Sabres edge the Coyotes on Monday 2-1. Read what Eichel told the media following the game, and check out Mike Weber's thoughts on the postgame skirmish following the final buzzer.

Hamilton: Sabres-Capitals Postgame Audio


The Sabres picked up their first win on home ice in nearly a month, and they did it against the league's top team. Hear Paul Hamilton break down Buffalo's 4-1 victory over Washington on the Sabres postgame show.
 

Sabres-Capitals: From the Locker Room


Phil Varone and Tim Schaller helped power the Sabres offense on Saturday, sparking a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals. Varone, Schaller, and Chad Johnson, who made 33 saves, spoke to the media following the win.

Hamilton: Sabres-Bruins Postgame Audio


Robin Lehner played his first full NHL game in nearly a year, but the Sabres' struggles at home continued in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Bruins. Hear Paul and Brian Koziol discuss the loss on the Sabres postgame show.
 

Sabres-Bruins: From the Locker Room


The Sabres fell to 0-5-1 in their last six games on Friday, suffering a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Bruins. Read what Robin Lehner told the media following his first full game of the season, plus thoughts from Brian Gionta and Dan Bylsma.

Grading the Sabres at the midway point


 

Andrew Peters, Craig Rivet and Matthew Coller got together to discuss Andrew's midway point grades







We're at the midpoint of the Sabres' season. There are a lot of mixed emotions that the rebuild isn't happening as quickly as people would have expected/accepted.

My question is - what did you

GameNight: Sabres and Wild Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres' three-game road trip concludes tonight in Minnesota, with Linus Ullmark getting his second straight start in net. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Wild Postgame Audio


The Sabres earned back-to-back wins thanks to Tuesday's 3-2 victory against the Minnesota Wild. Paul Hamilton was at the Xcel Energy Center and joined Brian Koziol on the postgame show to share his thoughts.
 

Sabres-Wild: From the Locker Room


The Sabres wrapped up their three-game road trip on Tuesday with a 3-2 win at Minnesota. Check out what Dan Bylsma, Brian Gionta and Linus Ullmark, who stopped 28 shots, said following the game.

GameNight: Sabres and Jets Scoreless in 1st


Evander Kane's return to Winnipeg comes in the midst of a six-game losing streak for Buffalo. The Sabres and Jets are scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Jets Postgame Audio


The Sabres bucked a recent trend on Sunday, scoring not just once, but twice in the opening period of a 4-2 win over the Jets. Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol chat about the importance of scoring early and Marcus Foligno's key contribution. Hear Paul's postgame appearance inside.
 

Sabres-Jets: From the Locker Room


In the final minutes of the Sabres' 4-2 win at Winnipeg on Sunday, Evander Kane passed up a shot on an empty net, instead passing to Sam Reinhart. The rookie buried his chance, notching his first NHL hat trick and sealing the win. Read what both players told the media.

Lehner wins rehab start in Rochester



Lehner wasn't perfect, but he was good enough to win in his first rehab start

Blackhawks Send Sabres to 6th Straight Loss


The Sabres' losing skid hit six games in Chicago on Friday, following Buffalo's 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Blackhawks. Ryan O'Reilly tied it in the final period, but Phillip Danault's first career goal gave Chicago the lead for good. Head inside for more.

Hamilton: Sabres-Blackhawks Postgame Audio


Chad Johnson played well on Friday, stopping 42 Chicago shots, but allowed a game-winning shot by Phillip Danault that he might like to have back. Hear Paul Hamilton's thoughts on Johnson's game and Buffalo's scoring drought.
 

Sabres-Blackhawks: From the Locker Room


Chad Johnson didn't hide his disappointment following Friday's 3-1 loss to the Blackhawks while Ryan O'Reilly, who scored his 17th goal, recognized the need for more offense. Read what both players told the media after the game.
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