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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

Sabres see a good future after Prospects Camp


The Sabres wrapped up Development Camp on Tuesday with a 3-on-3 Tournament. The teams went at it for just over two hours with Team Teal winning.

Sabres' Murray doesn't worry about what Vesey will do


When the subject of Jimmy Vesey came up on Tuesday, Tim Murray made it sound like it’s nothing he even gives thought to.
 
 

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? 

Sabres could still get value from the Miller trade


Will Carrier was really starting to play good hockey in the second half of the season for the Amerks. It was believed he was going to be the next call up for the Sabres, but then his season ended with a broken bone.

BREAKING: Sabres' O'Reilly found Not Guilty


Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly has been found not guilty in his drunk driving case in London, Ontario.
 
 

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

Sabres' Okposo sees his new digs


Kyle Okposo has arrived in Buffalo and has received his new number 21.

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' Murray and Bylsma leave for Boston


When Tim Murray introduced Kyle Okposo to the media he did say he didn’t expect to be here today.
 

Sabres: Two local draft picks hit the ice


Buffalo has two local boys drafted at Developmental Camp in Justin Bailey and Austin Osmanski.
 
 

Sabres announce development camp schedule and roster


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

Sabres pick up a goalie


Tim Murray didn’t violate his rule of having big goalies as he traded for 6’5, 229 pound Anders Nilsson. In return St. Louis gets the Sabres 5th round pick next year.
 
 

Vesey said he's waiting until the end


Tim Murray is going to go see Jimmy Vesey next week, but it doesn’t sound like it will result in an early signing.
 
 

NHL Free Agency Tracker


Track all the latest free agency signings here:

Sabres bring in Grant for Rochester depth




The Sabres have signed more help for the Amerks.
 

Sabres' Okposo was sold on Buffalo quickly


Okposo heard only good things about Western New York.

Sabres' Murray comments more on Kane


It’s been put out there that Sabres' GM Tim Murray has been shopping Evander Kane. Kane is under police investigation for an incident last Thursday night in and around a downtown bar.

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

Sabres sign Nelson


The Sabres have signed one of their restricted free agents.
 
 

Sabres release their preseason schedule


The Sabres have released their preseason schedule which includes a game at Penn State.
 
 

Kulikov: "Excited for the future."


Dmitry Kulikov joining media on a conference call this afternoon.

Seven Sabres receive qualifying offers


Ristolainen qualified 
 

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' Murray has been in touch about Stamkos


Tim Murray confirmed that he will be making a play for Steven Stamkos. He said they have reached out to Stamkos’ agent, but it’s very, very preliminary.

Sabres' Bylsma likes what the Sabres have done


Dan Bylsma is excited about first round pick Alex Nylander and well as the acquisition of defenseman Dmitri Kulikov from Florida.
 
 

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:

Nylander is very excited to be a Sabre.


When the Sabres pick came up at number eight, it was just a question of will they go with a skilled winger in Alex Nylander or will they take the defenseman in Mikhail Sergachev.

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

Sabres' Murray has a direction for the next few months


A few of the top NHL Prospects got to visit the Bisons for batting practice on Wednesday, while the teams hold their last meetings and finalize their draft boards.
 
 

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' Murray to ask Eichel to help recruit Vesey


The press in about to start to get Jimmy Vesey to Buffalo

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 trade for the Hobey Baker Award winner.


The Sabres have acquired the rights to Jimmy Vesey.

Sabres to stay with MSG


The Sabres will remain with their televison partner, but will also be adding more local programming. In a release the Sabres said,
 
 

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:

Sabres home opener is set


The NHL has released the Sabres home opening game with the rest of the schedule to come out Tuesday.  
 
 

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

Sabres: NHL buyout period begins today


The first important date of the NHL offseason is upon us. Teams can now buyout players until 5:00 on June 30.
 
 

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:

Amerks' coach Lambert hires his staff.


A Lockport native his hired

Juolevi could be a fit in Buffalo.


One player that could be available for the Sabres at number eight in the NHL Entry Draft is Olli Juolevi.
 
 

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:

Sabres' Ristolainen has already stepped into the number one D role


Buffalo picks 8th later this month and the guy they drafted 8th in 2013 is already an impact player.

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.

Sources: Sabres come to term with Karabacek


Sources have confirmed for me what General Fanager first reported, that the final draft pick to sign from the 2014 draft has agreed to terms with the Sabres.
 
 

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.
 
 

The downtown arena is getting its fourth name change


The First Niagara Center will likely be no more in October.
 
 

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 ink Larsson


Johan Larsson had another stellar second half of the season and has received a one year deal from the Sabres.
 
 

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?

Sabres Gionta not ready to quit


For the second straight season Brian Gionta has had a strong finish to his season.

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.
 

Sabres ink young goalie


The Sabres got a goaltender back in the Tyler Myers trade and he’s finished his college career and signed with Buffalo.

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:

Sabres' Eichel joins Ristolainen at the World Cup of Hockey


A second Sabre has been named to the World Cup of Hockey. Jack Eichel is on Team North America joining Rasmus Ristolainen who’s on Team Finland.
 
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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.

O'Reilly going to the All-Star Game


O'Reilly the only Sabre to be selected to the All-Star Game festivities. More details here:

Sabres-Panthers: From the Locker Room


Facing the NHL's hottest team on Tuesday, the Sabres stumbled out of the gate and couldn't recover en route to a 5-1 loss, their fifth straight. Ryan O'Reilly, Carlo Colaiacovo and Dan Byslma tell the media what led to Buffalo's latest loss.

Hamilton: Sabres-Panthers Postgame Audio


The Sabres' losing streak reached five games on Tuesday, following a 5-1 loss to the Panthers. Paul Hamilton joins Brian Koziol on the postgame show to discuss Buffalo's slow start against Florida.
 

Sabres' will send two down for conditioning


Lehner's ready for games.

The top 10 Buffalo sports stories to follow in 2016



 At least from an entertainment standpoint, we can only hope 2016 has as many interesting moments as 2015

GameDay: Sabres and Red Wings Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres and Red Wings enter today's game both having lost three games in a row. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Red Wings Postgame Audio


Jack Eichel took matters into his own hands on Saturday, but the Sabres fell victim to Tomas Tatar's late goal in a 4-3 loss to the Red Wings. Paul Hamilton joined the postgame show to talk about Eichel's two-goal performance and Tatar's winner.


 

Sabres-Red Wings: From the Locker Room


Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Red Wings marked Buffalo's fourth straight. Read Dan Bylsma's thoughts about his team's current place in the standings, plus Jack Eichel gives an update on his status after going hard into the boards after his second goal.

Bylsma on WGR: Lehner will return to practice




The Buffalo Sabres could be getting their No. 1 goaltender back soon.

Hamilton: Sabres-Capitals Postgame Audio


The Sabres learned why Braden Holtby is near the top of each statistcal category for goaltenders. The Capitals goaltender stopped all 31 Buffalo shots in Monday's 2-0 win. Paul Hamilton joins Brian Koziol to break down Holtby's performance and the Sabres' lack of power play success.

 

Sabres-Capitals: From the Locker Room


Tyler Ennis had a goal waved off and Evander Kane was robbed by Braden Holtby in the late stages of the Sabres' 2-0 loss to the Capitals on Monday. Read what both players told the media following the loss.

Sabres-Bruins: From the Locker Room


Jack Eichel and Ryan O'Reilly were instrumental in the Sabres' 6-3 win over the Bruins at TD Garden on Saturday. Eichel's four points marked a new career-high and O'Reilly added three of his own. Read what both told the media following the victory.

GameNight: Sabres and Bruins Scoreless in 1st


Jack Eichel returns to Boston as the Sabres visit the Bruins for the first time this season. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Bruins Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton checks in with the Sabres postgame show live from TD Garden in Boston, following the Sabres' 6-3 win over the Bruins. Hear Paul's thoughts on Eichel's four-point night and the play of Ryan O'Reilly.

 

Finding a linemate for Eichel via the NHL Draft


With the IIHF World Junior Championships beginning on Saturday, there are a few high-profiled prospects available that the Sabres could look to draft this year. Click here for more details:

'Twas the Night Before Buffalo Sports Christmas


’Twas the night before Buffalo Sports Christmas, by Sal Capaccio

From between the pipes to behind the mic: Biron flourishing in broadcast career





His first career was pretty solid, his second career has a chance to be hall of fame worthy

Sabres' Borgen makes USA roster


The Sabres will have one prospect representing the team in the upcoming IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. Read more about it here:

Jack Eichel - Struggling or just adjusting?


(WGR 550 - Andrew Peters)

Eichel isn’t “struggling”, he’s adjusting.
 
Just because the kid isn’t lighting the lamp every night, doesn’t mean he’s not playing well.
With the Sabres going into Christmas break and the rebuild well underway,  I think its evident or simple to say that the public’s high expectations of Jack’s arrival was going to be an every night event.
 
Its seems like it hasn’t been…

Sabres-Blackhawks: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly gave the Sabres a late lead against the Blackhawks on Saturday before Patrick Kane netted a tying goal in the final minute. Although Buffalo got a point against the defending champs, O'Reilly was not happy with the end result. Read what he had to say, plus quotes from Sam Reinhart and Tyler Ennis.

Hamilton: Sabres-Blackhawks Postgame Audio


A lot happened in the final few minutes of the Sabres' 3-2 shootout loss to the Blackhawks on Saturday. Paul Hamilton and Brian Koizol discuss the penalties, goals, challenges and overtime on the postgame show.
 

Sabres-Ducks: From the Locker Room


Cal O'Reilly notched his first point since March of 2012, assisting on Jake McCabe's second-period goal in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Ducks. Read what O'Reilly, along with Chad Johnson, who got the 44-save shutout, told the media.

Hamilton: Sabres-Ducks Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton breaks down Chad Johnson's 44-save performance and how Dan Bylsma has used his goaltenders throughout the season. Hear his appearance on the postgame show with Brian Koziol.
 

Sabres-Devils: From the Locker Room


The Sabres couldn't muster anything on offense Tuesday in a 2-0 loss to the Devils. Buffalo captain Brian Gionta discussed how New Jersey shut down Buffalo, as did Sam Reinhart and Dan Bylsma. Read what each had to say in our locker room report.

Hamilton: Sabres-Devils Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol talk about the Devils' system and what went wrong for the Sabres in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to New Jersey. Hear Paul's appearance on the postgame show. 

GameNight: Sabres and Red Wings Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres, wearing their home blues, look to make it back-to-back wins tonight in Detroit. The game is scoreless in the first period.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Red Wings Postgame Audio


The Sabres got a pair of late goals in Detroit on Monday, good for a 2-1 win over the Red Wings. Paul Hamilton was at Joe Loiuis Arena to see the Buffalo victory and chimed in on the Sabres postgame show with Brian Koziol.
 

Sabres-Red Wings: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly and Johan Larsson both found the net at opportune times on Monday, scoring about a minute apart late in the 3rd, to lift the Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Red Wings. Read what both players, plus goaltender Chad Johnson, told the media after the game.

Hamilton: Sabres-Kings Postgame Audio


Jake McCabe roofed a shot late in the 2nd period of Saturday's win over the Kings, but a coach's challenge from LA showed that Brian Gionta was offside and the goal was disallowed. Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol discuss on the postgame show. 
 

Sabres-Kings: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly scored the game-winner and Jamie McGinn notched Buffalo's other goal in a 2-1 OT victory over the Kings on Saturday. Read what O'Reilly, McGinn and Jake McCabe, who had an apparent goal waved off, told the media after the game.

GameNight: Sabres and Flames Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres close out their Western Canada road trip tonight in Calgary. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Hamilton: Sabres-Flames Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton checked in with the postgame show following Buffalo's 4-3 loss in Calgary on Thursday. Paul and Brian Koziol discuss Rasmus Ristolainen's hat trick and why the Sabres got off to a slow start against the Flames. 
 

Sabres-Flames: From the Locker Room


Rasmus Ristolainen became the first NHL defenseman to score three times in the same period since 1998, but the Sabres fell in Calgary on Thursday 4-3. Read what Ristolainen, Ryan O'Reilly and Evander Kane told reporters following the game.

Sabre stats: Pysyk's absence felt on both ends of the ice




A look inside the numbers reveals just how much Mark Pysyk's injury has hurt the Sabres

JW: State of the Sabres


Through 28 games this season, the Sabres have 25 points.  Through the same amount last year, they’d picked up 22 points.  A three point gain certainly wouldn’t tell the story though, would it?  Jeremy White takes a look at what’s happening, and what should come next.
 

JW: State of the Sabres


Through 28 games this season, the Sabres have 25 points.  Through the same amount last year, they’d picked up 22 points.  A three point gain certainly wouldn’t tell the story though, would it?  Jeremy White takes a look at what’s happening, and what should come next.
 

JW: State of the Sabres


Through 28 games this season, the Sabres have 25 points.  Through the same amount last year, they’d picked up 22 points.  A three point gain certainly wouldn’t tell the story though, would it?  Jeremy White takes a look at what’s happening, and what should come next.
 

JW: State of the Sabres


Through 28 games this season, the Sabres have 25 points.  Through the same amount last year, they’d picked up 22 points.  A three point gain certainly wouldn’t tell the story though, would it?  Jeremy White takes a look at what’s happening, and what should come next.
 

Vrbata's Hat Trick Leads Canucks to 5-2 Win


Radim Vrbata scored three goals and Ryan Miller made 31 saves against his former team on Monday in a 5-2 Canucks win over the Sabres. Brian Gionta and Sam Reinhart scored for Buffalo. Head inside for more.

Hamilton: Sabres-Canucks Postgame Audio


Penalties were a problem for the Sabres during Monday's 5-2 loss to the Canucks. Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the postgame show to discuss. 
 

Sabres-Canucks: From the Locker Room


Sam Reinhart found the net and Ryan O'Reilly extended his scoring streak Monday in Vancouver, but the Sabres fell to 0-2 on their road trip with a 5-2 loss. Check out what both players had to say following the game.

Hall, Purcell Lead Oilers Past Sabres 4-2


Taylor Hall and Teddy Purcell each notched a goal and an assist in Edmonton's 4-2 victory over the Sabres on Sunday. Jack Eichel and Ryan O'Reilly picked up their 9th goals of the season in the loss. Head inside for more.

Sabres-Oilers: From the Locker Room


Dan Bylsma explains why he gave the coach's challenge a shot in the 3rd period in a 4-2 loss at Edmonton, plus the head coach breaks down mistakes made by his team. Jack Eichel and Ryan O'Reilly, goalscorers on Sunday, also chime in how Buffalo can improve. Check out their postgame quotes.

Sabres-Coyotes: From the Locker Room


With five goals in his last five games, Evander Kane is heating up. Check out what he had to say regarding his recent play, plus Sam Reinhart weighs in on his night, including his relationship with former Team Canada linemate Max Domi.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Coyotes Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol discuss Evander Kane's recent hot streak, including his two-goal effort in Friday's 5-2 win over Arizona. Paul also analyzes Max Domi's young career and why the 3rd Arizona goal was overturned.
 

Sabres-Coyotes: From the Locker Room


With five goals in his last five games, Evander Kane is heating up. Check out what he had to say regarding his recent play, plus Sam Reinhart weighs in on his night, including his relationship with former Team Canada linemate Max Domi.

Sabres players react to World Juniors announcement




Players inside the Buffalo Sabres’ locker room are no stranger to the World Juniors.

 

Buffalo chosen by USA Hockey to host 2018 World Juniors, outdoor game included




The press conference will take place at the 18-yard-line at The Ralph.
 

Sabres assign Schaller to Rochester



The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday that they have assigned center Tim Schaller to the Rochester Americans. 

Sabres-Red Wings: From the Locker Room


Evander Kane had his first two-goal game as a member of the Buffalo Sabres, and Rasmus Ristolainen tallied three assists Tuesday night in Buffalo's 5-4 shootout loss to the Red Wings. Read what they had to say after the game inside!

Hamilton: Sabres-Red Wings Postgame Audio


Listen to Paul Hamilton's postgame reaction inside!

Sabres fall to Red Wings 5-4 in shootout


Despite outstanding performances from Rasmus Ristolainen and Evander Kane, the Sabres could not stop the Red Wings' offense Tuesday night in Detroit.

Hamilton: Sabres-Predators Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol recap Sam Reinhart's two-goal performance in Saturday's 4-1 win at Nashville, and Paul provides an update on Carlo Colaiacovo.
 

Reinhart Scores Twice in 4-1 Win Over Preds


Sam Reinhart's two goals, including the game-winner, helped lift the Sabres to their second straight win on Saturday, 4-1 over the Predators. Ryan O'Reilly (1 G, 1 A) and Evander Kane (2 A) also had two-point efforts for Buffalo.

Sabres-Predators: From the Locker Room


Read what Sam Reinhart had to say after his first career multigoal game in the NHL. Plus, Dan Bylsma's update on Carlo Colaiacovo and the importance of taking advantage of a 5-minute man advantage.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Hurricanes Postgame Audio


A key 2nd period penalty kill, followed by Jack Eichel's go-ahead goal, sparked the Sabres on Friday in a 4-1 win over the Hurricanes. Paul Hamilton shares his analysis with Brian Koziol during the postgame show.

Sabres-Hurricanes: From the Locker Room


Josh Gorges scored for the first time since January 2013 and Jack Eichel scored for the second straight game. Check out what both players told the media following Friday's 4-1 win over Carolina.

Sabres-Predators: From the Locker Room


It was too little, too late for the Sabres in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Predators. Evander Kane and Jack Eichel both snapped scoring droughts in the loss, while Marcus Foligno is hoping for better results this weekend. Read what they had to say following the game.

Hamilton: Sabres-Predators Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton's appearence on the Sabres postgame show, where he breaks just how many quality scoring chances Buffalo had in Wednesday's 3-2 defeat to Nashville. Paul and Brian Koziol also talk about Marcus Foligno's night and the Sabres' successful penalty kill unit.
 

HAMILTON: Sabres-Stars Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton checked in with Brian Koziol on the Sabres postgame show following Buffalo's fourth straight defeat 3-0 to Dallas. Hear Paul's thoughts on the lack of scoring and Tyler Ennis' struggles.
 

Stars Cruise Past Sabres 3-0


Jamie Benn scored a pair of goals less than two minutes apart in the 3rd period, giving the Stars their second win over the Sabres in less than a week. Antti Niemi stopped 22 shots for the 3-0 shutout win. Head inside for more.

At the quarter poll: Grading every Sabre



Matthew Coller digs into the numbers to grade every Sabre

Bailey, Baptiste and Rodrigues contribute to Amerks win




Sabres top prospects performed well against Bridgeport

Sabres-Stars: From the Locker Room


For the fifth time this season, the Sabres failed to score during a 5-on-3 power play in Saturday's 3-0 loss to the Stars. Read Brian Gionta and Jack Eichel's thoughts on Buffalo's play with the two-man advantage, plus Eichel's self-criticism.

Hamilton: Sabres-Blues Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol live from St. Louis to discuss Buffalo's 3-2 shootout loss to the Blues on Thursday. Hear Paul discuss the Sabres' trouble on special teams, including the lack of scoring during the 5-on-3 chances.
 

Blues Outlast Sabres 3-2 in Shootout


The Sabres battled back from a pair of one-goal deficits on Thursday to force a wildly entertaining 3-on-3 overtime before falling to the Blues in a shootout 3-2. Head inside for more.

Sabres-Blues: From the Locker Room


Sam Reinhart and Ryan O'Reilly both found the net in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Blues. Following the game, both pointed out that Buffalo's special teams play needs improvement. Also, Dan Bylsma explains why Jack Eichel didn't get a look during the shootout. Check out their postgame quotes.

The Great One on WGR




The Great One, Wayne Gretzky was a guest on WGR on Thursday.  Click here and listen to what Gretzky had to say about Jack Eichel.

Sabres-Stars: From the Locker Room


Replays showed that Tyler Ennis was offside on what appeared to be a clutch game-tying goal by Sam Reinhart. Read what Ennis, Reinhart and their head coach had to say following Tuesday's loss to Dallas.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Stars Postgame Audio


Sam Reinhart appeared to tie Tuesday's game against Dallas with a late power play goal, but a coach's challenge waved the goal off. Hear Paul Hamilton break down the play and the challenge on the postgame show.
 

Lindy Ruff and the game that changed everything



One night in Philadelphia sent the Sabres and Lindy Ruff on different paths. Now everything is going in the right direction for the former Sabres coach and for Buffalo

HAMILTON: Thoughts on Sabres-Sharks


Paul speaks to Brian Koziol in the post-game.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Lightning Postgame Audio


Catch Paul Hamilton's appearance on the Sabres postgame show following Buffalo's 4-1 win over Tampa Bay. Hear Paul discuss Chad Johnson's 30-save performance and why he thought Tuesday's victory was Jack Eichel's best game yet.
 

GameNight: Sabres and Lightning Scoreless in 1st


The Sabres and Lightning meet for the final time this season with Tampa Bay having won each game so far. The two sides are scoreless in the first period.

Sabres-Lightning: From the Locker Room


Chad Johnson's 30 saves, including a tremendous diving stop in the 2nd period, played a big role in the Sabres' 4-1 victory over the Lightning on Tuesday. Read what Johnson and his head coach, Dan Bylsma, had to say about the save.

Sabres opponent report: Week 4


One month of the season down, and the Sabres have fared pretty well. What lies ahead for the Sabres this week? Read more here:

Ristolainen, Sabres Upend Canucks 3-2


Rasums Ristolainen scored twice, including the game-winner with 16.8 seconds left, sending the Sabres to a 3-2 win over the Canucks at First Niagara Center on Saturday. Linus Ullmark came up with 35 saves, Ryan Miller stopped 19 in his return.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Canucks Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton and Brian Koziol talk about the Sabres' 3-2 win over the Canucks, including their thoughts on Rasmus Ristolainen's two-goal performance and Buffalo's video tribute to Ryan Miller.
 

Sabres-Canucks: From the Locker Room


Rasmus Ristolainen spoiled Ryan Miller's return to Buffalo, scoring two goals including the game-winner with 16.8 seconds left in regulation. Read what Ristolainen and Miller had to say follwing the Sabres' 3-2 win.

Miller talks return to Buffalo


Ryan Miller makes his long-awaited return to Buffalo tomorrow, and holds the city close to his heart. Read more here:

HAMILTON: Sabres-Lightning Postgame Audio


Listen to Paul Hamilton with Brian Koziol on the postgame show. Paul and Brian discuss early miscues and missed chances, Jack Eichel's sense of leadership, and Tyler Ennis' struggles.

 

Lightning Topple Sabres 4-1


The Lightning rode a big first period to a 4-1 win over the Sabres on Thursday. Steven Stamkos, Tyler Johnson and Nikita Kucherov all found the net in the game's opening 20 minutes for Tampa Bay. Jack Eichel netted his team-leading 5th goal for Buffalo. Head inside for more.

Sabres-Lightning: From the Locker Room


Dan Bylsma, Jack Eichel and Brian Gionta react to the Sabres' 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Thursday. Bylsma and Gionta offer up their thoughts on what the team could have done to help Linus Ullmark, and Eichel talks about his highlight-reel goal.

Foligno finding his place under Bylsma



Now that the Sabres are competing again, Foligno is finding out where he fits

HAMILTON: Sabres-Islanders Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton and Pat Malacaro check in from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where the Sabres defeated the Islanders on Sunday 2-1. Hear them discuss Linus Ullmark's 29-save performance, David Legwand's pass and the atmosphere in Brooklyn.
 

Ullmark, Reinhart Key 2-1 Win Over Isles


Linus Ullmark won his second straight start and Sam Reinhart potted the game-winning goal in the 3rd period, good for a 2-1 Sabres victory over the Islanders on Sunday. Head inside for more.

Sabres-Islanders: From the Locker Room


Matt Moulson shares his thoughts on scoring another goal against his former team, Linus Ullmark talks about his growing confidence and Dan Bylsma shares his excitement about the 22-year-old netminder.

Sabres opponent report - Week 3


The Sabres have been playing well lately, but what should the team expect for the next week? Click here for more details.

Sabres-Flyers: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly is on fire, racking up 10 points in his last five games including a three-point effort (1 G, 2 A) in Friday's 3-1 win over the Flyers. Read what O'Reilly said following the game, along with Linus Ullmark's thoughts on his first NHL win.
 

HAMILTON: Thoughts on Sabres-Flyers


Paul Hamilton gives his thoughts on Sabres Flyers from Friday night

Land of Opportunity


(WGR 550 Andrew Peters)
If you're in the NHL as a role player, 'future star' trying to find his place, or even a veteran trying to show he can still play, I'm willing to bet that for most of these players, the dream places to play are Chicago, New York, Tampa or any other glamorous place in North America with, at least a warm climate, right?  Wrong! The Land of opportunity is in Buffalo.

Pens Hold Off Late Sabres Rush


Ryan O'Reilly notced his team leading 4th goal of the season, part of a 3rd period that saw Buffalo rack up 24 shots, but the Penguins hung for the 4-3 victory. Head inside for more.

Girgensons Lifts Sabres to 4-3 OT Win


The Sabres surrendered a pair of leads on Tuesday before topping the Flyers in overtime 4-3. Zemgus Girgensons buried the winner, a breakaway chance, for his 1st goal of the season. Head inside for more.

Sabres-Flyers: From the Locker Room


Zemgus Girgensons and Jamie McGinn share their relief about finding the net for the first time this season while Dan Bylsma noticed a positive change in Jack Eichel as the game wore on. Check out the postgame quotes from the Sabres 4-3 OT win over the Flyers.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Devils Postgame Audio


Paul Hamilton checked in with Brian Koziol on WGR 550's postgame show following the Sabres' 4-3 loss to the Devils. Hear Paul and Brian discuss the loss, Evander Kane's injury and Linus Ullmark's NHL debut.
 

Sabres-Devils: From the Locker Room


Ryan O'Reilly factored on all three of Buffalo's goals in Saturday's 4-3 loss to New Jersey, but was still disappointed in his game. Check out what O'Reilly had to say in the locker room, plus Linus Ullmark's thoughts on his debut and Dan Bylsma on Evander Kane's injury.

Sabres opponent report - Week 2


The Sabres are 2-5-0 heading into the last week of October. Who's up next for the Sabres? Read more here:

Sabres-Canadiens: From the Locker Room


The NHL's top team blew through town on Friday, handing the Sabres a 7-2 loss. Read what captain Brian Gionta, Sam Reinhart and Dan Bylsma said following Buffalo's defeat to Montreal.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Maple Leafs Postgame


Paul Hamilton offers up his opinions on Wednesday's 2-1 win over Toronto during postgame with Brian Koziol, including thoughts on Evander Kane scoring for the first time and Chad Johnson's performance in net.

 

Sabres-Maple Leafs: From the Locker Room


Evander Kane netted his first goal as a Sabre and Chad Johnson stood tall in net in Buffalo's 2-1 shootout win over Toronto on Thursday. See what Kane, Johnson and Dan Bylsma had to say about the victory.

Bills' EJ was pretty much just EJ


EJ Manuel got his first start since Doug Marrone benched him.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Lightning Postgame Audio


Hear Paul Hamilton check in with Brian Koziol and the postgame show following Buffalo's 2-1 defeat to the Lightning. Paul and Brian discuss Ryan O'Reilly's self-criticism, the Sabres' exceptional 1st period and Ben Bishop.
 

Sabres-Lightning: From the Locker Room


Check out what Sam Reinhart had to say following his first goal in the National Hockey League, plus Ryan O'Reilly's thoughts on Saturday's 2-1 loss in Tampa Bay.

Bishop, Lightning Stop Sabres 2-1


Sam Reinhart scored his first-ever goal early, but Ben Bishop shut the Sabres down the rest of the way in a 2-1 Lightning win. Bishop finished with 31 saves including 15 in the opening period.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Panthers Postgame Audio


WGR 550 Sabres beat reporter Paul Hamilton joined the postgame show with Brian Koziol to break down Jake McCabe's first NHL goal, and why the young defenseman made Dan Bylsma happy on the play. Paul also discusses Jaromir Jagr's 3-point performance.
 

Sabres-Panthers: From the Locker Room


Jake McCabe scored his first career goal and Tyler Ennis notched his first of the season in the Sabres' 3-2 loss to the Panthers on Thursday. Read what McCabe, Ennis and Dan Bylsma had to say following the game.

Jagr, Panthers Hold Off Sabres 3-2


Jaromir Jagr's 22nd NHL season has gotten off to a bang. The 43-year-old netted his 3rd and 4th goals of the young season, and added an assist, in a 3-2 Panthers win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday. Head inside for more.

Sabres weekly round-up: Week 1


The first week of the Sabres season is over, and the team finished 1-3-0 in four games. What lies ahead for the Sabres? Take a closer look here!

Through three games, Bylsma showing coaching savvy


Stats point to Bylsma properly using Sabres players according to skill set
 

Sabres make roster moves


Just one day after the Buffalo Sabres get its first win of the season, the team has made some roster moves on Tuesday. Click here for more details!

Watch: Eichel scores ridiculous goal



The Sabres' rookie landed on SportsCenter with his goal









 

Sabres' Lehner out long term


The news isn’t good on Robin Lehner.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Lightning Post-Game Audio


Paul Hamilton reacts to the Sabres loss to the Lightning. 

Lightning Overpower Sabres 4-1


The Lightning begin the 2015-16 season as the team to beat in the Eastern Conference -- on Saturday, they showed the Sabres why. Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos both found the net in a 4-1 Tampa Bay win. Head inside for more.

Ellis scores hat trick, Lieuwen strong as Amerks win opener



Veteran Matt Ellis posted a hat trick in the Amerks' opening win
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