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Sabres get Girgensons back

The Sabres will welcome Zemgus Girgensons back to the lineup after he missed four games.

Sabres' Ennis has to simplify

It’s pretty easy to trace back to why the Sabres are winless in four games. Buffalo has just four goals in those games and Ryan O’Reilly has three of them.

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.

Sabres' Gorges is a different person this season

As Josh Gorges enters Saturday’s game in Dallas he has a smile on his face as he prepares.

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 must improve 5-on-3

Coming into Friday’s action the Sabres are third in the NHL on the power play. Their problem has come when they’re up 5-on-3. In St. Louis the Sabres had a :49 two man advantage and a 1:47 stint at 5-on-3. Buffalo didn’t score on either.

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.

Sabres get Kane back, but Pysyk's out

If there’s a good game to get Evander Kane back this would be it. Kane returns after missing 10 games with a knee injury.

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' Kane likely to play Thursday

Dan Bylsma confirmed that there’s a possibility Evander Kane will play Thursday in St. Louis. Kane has missed 10 games with a MCL injury.

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

Sabres: Bogosian will play. Kane practices.

The Sabres will welcome Zach Bogosian back to the lineup as he plays his first game tonight.

Sabres' Bogosian is ready

It looks like the wait to get Zach Bogosian into the lineup is almost over.

HAMILTON: Thoughts on Sabres-Sharks

Paul speaks to Brian Koziol in the post-game.

The Sabres have owned the Sharks.

The numbers the Sabres have rolled up against the Sharks are staggering.

Sabres' Foligno hopes goal gets him going

Marcus Foligno was in a horrible slump before scoring a fluke goal in Tampa. The winger hadn’t scored in 17 games and had scored in just one of his last 41 games.

The Sabres are getting to know each other

When the Sabres came to training camp they had so many new players. Now they're starting to figure each other out.

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:

Sabres' Pysyk trying to get offensive

Mark Pysyk became the final Buffalo Sabre skater to get a point on Saturday when he made a gorgeous shot/pass to Jamie McGinn for an open net tip in.

Sabres' Ennis not happy with his play

To me Tyler Ennis hadn’t looked like himself lately until he galloped up ice to help set up the game winning goal Saturday against Vancouver.


Sabres' Ennis not happy with his play

To me Tyler Ennis hadn’t looked like himself lately until he galloped up ice to help set up the game winning goal Saturday against Vancouver.


Former Sabre Housley enters the Hall of Fame

Former Sabre Phil Housley gets inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday.

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.

Sabres' McGinn is enjoyng the East

Jamie McGinn and Ryan O’Reilly have gotten a good dose of the Eastern Conference in their first month as a Sabre.

Foligno finding his place under Bylsma

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

The Sabres are starting to digest Bylsma's teachings

Dan Bylsma is always teaching and always coaching when he’s on the ice. Last season the coaching staff preached hard work, but very little on systems or game plans. Bylsma is the exact opposite.

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 to play their first game ever in Brooklyn

I think it’s going to be weird to see the New York Islanders not play in Nassau Coliseum. As weird as it may be for me, it has to be a lot weirder for Matt Moulson.

Some Sabres get a rest day.

The Sabres had a quick practice before heading to New York to play the Islanders on Sunday. Tyler Ennis didn’t skate.

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.

Sabres' Johnson feels good again

Chad Johnson had been playing well and improving in every game until Montreal came to town.

Sabres' coach Bylsma returns to Pittsburgh

Dan Bylsma had been in this arena since he was fired by the Penguins, but Thursday was the first day he walked in as the head coach of another team.

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.

Former Sabre Briere to be honored

Daniel Briere was acquired from the Coyotes late in the 2003 season and scored seven goals and five assists for 12 points in 14 games. He spent three more seasons in Buffalo scoring 85 more goals and 218 more points in 211 games.

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' welcome Bogosian back to practice

Zach Bogosian practiced with his teammates for the first time since getting injured in training camp.

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

Sabres' Lehner injured

Robin Lehner will miss some games

HAMILTON: Sabres-Senators Postgame Audio

Hear Paul Hamilton's thoughts on Thursday's 3-1 season-opening loss to the Sens, including his opinion on the Ottawa coaches challenge.


What to expect from every Sabre in 2015-16

What do the numbers say about how many goals and assists every Sabre will have this season?

LISTEN: Goal Highlights from Sabres 6-4 Loss to Blue Jackets

All the radio hihglights from the game.

LISTEN: Sabres Players, Coach React to 6-4 Loss vs. Blue Jackets

Robin Lehner, Jamie McGinn, and Brian Gionta all caught up with Paul Hamilton after tonight's 6-4 loss to Columbus. 

Sabres trim eight from the roster

Just as promised the Sabres have made some roster moves.

HAMILTON: Sabres-Wild Postgame Audio

Sabres beat reporter Paul Hamilton joined Brian Koziol on the postgame show following Buffalo's 6-1 loss in Minnesota. Hear Paul's thoughts on Rasmus Ristolainen's play and the difference between the two lineups.

Wild Slam Sabres 6-1

Playing without names like Eichel, Kane and O'Reilly, the Sabres were thoroughly dominated by the Wild on Thursday 6-1. Chad Johnson stopped 36 of 42 shots and Tim Schaller scored the lone goal. Head inside for the recap.

Evan Rodrigues making a strong impression in camp

When he signed, Sabres fans probably didn't expect much, but Rodrigues has made a name for himself at camp

Sabres Ride Special Teams to 5-4 Comeback Win in Toronto

The Sabres battled back from a pair of two-goal deficits on Friday, eventually prevailing over the Maple Leafs 6-4. Buffalo found the net three times on the power play and Ryan O'Reilly added the team's third shorthanded goal of the preseason. Head inside for more.

Sabre-lytics: Can Evander Kane score 40 goals?

Kane says he wants to score 40. A look at the "analytics" says.....

Well, go read it and find out

Kane Scores Twice in 4-1 Loss to Sens

Evander Kane found the net twice in his Buffalo debut, but the Sabres fell to the Senators on Wednesday 4-1 at First Niagara Center. Ryan O'Reilly also picked up two points, assisting on both of Kane's goals. Head inside for more.

Lawyer for Patrick Kane's Accuser Says Evidence Compromised

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - The attorney representing the woman accusing Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane of sexually assaulting her says the rape kit evidence in the case was compromised. Click for more details.

Eichel's Winner Lifts Sabres Over Wild in Preseason Opener

Jack Eichel might just have a future in the NHL. The Sabres' lottery prize picked up two points, including the game-winning goal, in Buffalo's 3-2 win over the Wild on Monday. Head inside for more.

Rochester signs Kaleta

The Sabres are inviting a veteran to training camp on a PTO.


What should we expect from Cody Franson?

It appears the Sabres will sign Cody Franson. What type of impact will he make?

Sabres' Moulson is enjoying having Eichel in the house

It didn’t take Matt Moulson and his family long to invite rookie Jack Eichel to live in their house this hockey season.

Sabres cap season ticket totals

The Buffalo Sabres have capped off its season ticket totals for the 2015-16 season at 16,000 tickets. Click here for more details!

Sabres sign 2nd round pick Guhle

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Monday that they have signed second round draft pick Brendan Guhle, a defenseman for the Prince Albert Raiders.


Sabres' Brandon said he is business only.

Russ Brandon wants to run a buisness, not trade hockey players.

Pegula's trust in Brandon continues to grow

The faith and confidence the Pegulas have in Russ Brandon began with a coaching search.  Details inside.

Video: Analysis of Brandon replacing Black as Sabres President

Paul Hamilton and Sal Capaccio discuss and analyze the Sabres naming Russ Brandon their new team president, and the parting of Ted Black.

Black is out and Brandon is in as President of the Sabres

There are big changes today with the Buffalo Sabres.

Report: Larsson signs 1-year deal with Sabres

The young forward made an impression at the end of last year

Schaller, Leduc, Lieuwen sign qualifying offers

All appear headed for Rochester to start

Sabres, NHL can set standard with Ryan O'Reilly punishment

The Sabres and the league can turn a negative into a positive by taking O'Reilly incident seriously

Sabres announce variable ticket prices for 15-16

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the variable ticket pricing plan for all Sabres home games in the 2015-16 regular season.

Sabres re-sign Pysyk to 2-year deal

The Buffalo Sabres announced Tuesday that they have signed defenseman Mark Pysyk to a two-year contract.

REPORT: Ryan O'Reilly charged with impaired driving in Ontario

The Ontario Provincial Police of Middlesex County have announced Ryan O'Reilly has been charged with impaired driving, according to Ontario's AM980 Radio. 

Sabres, Varone agree to deal

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Monday that the team has signed forward Phil Varone to a one-year, two-way contract.

LISTEN: Post-Scrimmage comments from Bylsma, Eichel, Reinhart and Bailey

Hear from the Sabres coach and future players after their scrimmage 

Sabres' scrimmage draws a crowd of 17,115; Reinhart dominates

Thousands of Sabres fans flocked down to the First Niagara Center Friday night to get their first look at Jack Eichel in a Sabres (practice) jersey.

The history of the Buffalo Sabres #15

Jack Eichel isn’t going to have to do all that much to be the best Sabres ever to wear 15.

BREAKING: Eichel to wear #15

After much anticipation and speculation, Jack Eichel has finally announced what number he will wear with the Sabres. Click here for more details!

Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe on WGR

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe was a guest on WGR on Friday.  Click here to listen to the interview.

Sabres hire goaltending coach

The Buffalo Sabres have hired a new goaltending coach.  Here is the release from the team: The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has hired Andrew Allen as goaltending coach.  Allen will join the Sabres’ coaching staff after spending

Cal Petersen and the Sabres future in goal

Cal Petersen is one of many goalies in the Sabres system. Can he set himself apart from the pack?

Sabres prospect Guhle on WGR

Sabres 2015 draft pick Brendan Guhle was a guest on WGR. Click here to listen to the interview.

Ryan O'Reilly is really good: An analysis in 5 Vines

A look at one awesome shift, a power play and a filthy shootout goal

What should go down as "Eichel Day"?

I'll bet many of you have uttered the phrase "Happy Eichel Day". But which day should be known as "Eichel Day"?

REPORT: Eichel to sign with Sabres

It appears as though the wait for Jack Eichel's decision could come to an end today. Click here for more!

Sabres captain extremely excited

Click on this to hear what Brian Gionta thinks about Ryan O'Reilly and what advice he'll give Jack Eichel upon the top pick's arrival.

Matt Ellis: The rebuild role player who has left a lasting impression

Matt Ellis has watched the Sabres tear it down and rebuild it. He hasn't scored much, but he has made a lasting impression on his teammates and the organization

Sabres coach Dan Bylsma on WGR

Sabres coach Dan Bylsma was a guest on WGR on Monday.  Click here to listen to the interview and find out what Bylsma said about Ryan O'Reilly and line combinations among other topics.

Digging the new

So, the Sabres look a little different now, huh? Not bad. Not bad.

Upon Further Review: Eichel, O'Reilly, and the NHL Draft

WGR's Upon Further Review typically takes you through the week that was in sports headlines, but this one will be a little more Sabre-centric.

Sabres select Chukarov with final pick

The Sabres select Ivan Chukarov with its final selection in the NHL Draft! Details here!

Sabres select Estephan in sixth round

The Sabres selected Giorgio Estephan in the sixth round! Click here for the details!

Sabres select Stephens in fifth round

The Sabres select Devante Stephens at the top of the fifth round! Click here for more!

Sabres select Borgen in fourth round

The Sabres selected defenseman William Borg with the 92nd overall pick! Click here for more details!

Sabres select Guhle in second round

Brayton J. Wilson reporting Day two of the NHL Draft has begun from Sunrise, Florida, and the Buffalo Sabres have made their first selection of the day. With the 51st overall selection, the Sabres drafted defenseman Brendan Guhle of the Prince Albert Ra

O'Reilly was Buffalo's top target

The rumors between the Buffalo Sabres and Colorado Avalanche, in terms of Ryan O'Reilly, seemed to have swirlied around for quite some time before Friday's NHL Draft in Sunrise, Florida. Read more here!

Sabres select Guhle

Day two of the NHL Draft has begun from Sunrise, Florida, and the Buffalo Sabres are already making moves. Click here for more!

Sabres trade 21st overall for Lehner, Legwand

The Buffalo Sabres have made a trade on draft day.

Former BU Coach: Eichel has everything you need

Jack Parker first saw Jack Eichel play when Eichel was just over 14 years old and Parker knew he was watching a terrific player and top NHL prospect to be.

Sabres stress relief

So how bad is the stress from the race for 30th? I had to completely unplug this past weekend.

Sabres stress relief

So how bad is the stress from the race for 30th? I had to completely unplug this past weekend.

This week in the race for 30th

For all intents and purposes, the race for 30th could come to an end this week.

Bills/Sabres schedules have conflicts, and some fun weekends

The Bills and Sabres schedules have some conflicts, and some fun weekends.

TSN's Craig Button: Eichel will have profound impact

Click here to find out what former NHL GM and current TSN analyst Craig Button had to say about Jack Eichel and which goalie the Sabres should attempt to acquire.

2015 NHL Draft prospect countdown

WGR's Hot Prospect Countdown leads you up to the NHL Draft. Click here to learn about the 3rd rated prospect.


The Sabres schedule is out

The Sabres open with three games at home


2015 NHL Draft prospect countdown

WGR's Hot Prospect Countdown leads you up to the NHL Draft

NHL Draft Preview

The NHL Draft is Friday and Saturday and WGR is getting you ready with our draft previews.  

Hot Prospect Countdown 8, 7

WGR's Hot Prospect Countdown leads you up to the NHL Draft


NHL draft prospect countdown - 10, 9

WGR's Hot Prospect Countdown leads you up to the NHL Draft

Jeremy White and Matthew Coller detail the 10th and 9th rated prospects. The Sabres pick No. 21 overall along with No. 2.

6' 2.0"


2015 NHL Draft prospect countdown

WGR's Hot Prospect Countdown leads you up to the NHL Draft

Jeremy White and Matthew Coller detail No. 15 through 11 prospects.


WGR Hot Prospect Countdown 19 through 15

WGR's Hot Prospect Countdown leads you up to the NHL Draft

Jeremy White and Matthew Coller detail No. 19 through 15 prospects. The Sabres pick No. 21 overall along with No. 2

6' 1.25"


WGR Hot Prospect Countdown 25 through 20

Jeremy and Matthew talk break down Central Scouting's list

Sabres LW Evander Kane on WGR

Turning 24 in August, Buffalo Sabres Left Winger Evander Kane expects to be looked upon as a veteran presence in the locker room during the 2015-2016 NHL season.

2015 NHL Draft prospect countdown

WGR's Hot Prospect Countdown leads you up to the NHL Draft


Should the Sabres buy out Hodgson?

Tim Murray hinted at a possible buyout for Cody Hodgson. Should the Sabres buy him out?

Sabres' Black thinks the Combine is going very well

The NHL Combine has been going on downtown since Monday with players now going through medical testing at the Buffalo Medical Campus.

How will Bylsma use Zemgus Girgensons?

Will Bylsma prefer him at No. 3 center or top six wing?

Sabres new coach has his admirers

Would you like to learn more about Dan Bylsma?  Click here to find out what some former players, including a former Sabre had to say about their experiences of playing for Bylsma in Pittsburgh.

Sabres hire Bylsma as head coach

The Buffalo Sabres have hired Dan Bylsma as their next head coach, WGR's Paul Hamilton reported on Thursday.

JW: Revisiting Bylsma - One Year Later

The Sabres are now in the market for a coach and Dan Bylsma might be the choice.  What could be different for Bylsma this time around?  In comparing the Penguins and Sabres models last year, Jeremy White gives you a look....

Sabres' feel burned by Babcock

On Tuesday there was confidence inside the walls of the arena that Mike Babcock was the next coach of the Buffalo Sabres.

REPORT: Babcock to meet with Sharks this week

It appears some stragglers are still trying to join the BabWatch party. 

Babcock discusses future on TSN

BabWatch could be coming to a close soon. Mike Babcock sat down with TSN's Darren Dreger to discuss his coaching future.

Who are the options for the next Sabres goalie?

They've had a lot of goalies over the past few years. Can they find their next franchise goalie this offseason? 

Babcock Watch Update

Click here to find out what Sportsnet's Elliott Friedman had to say about Mike Babcock and other possible candidates for the job of Sabres head coach.


I want Mike Babcock to be the next coach of the Buffalo Sabres. 

Babcock meets with Sabres

BabWatch is heating up. 

Sabres prospect Compher will stay at Michigan for another season

While Sabres fans await the possible jump of Jack Eichel from Boston University to the NHL next season, Sabres prospect JT Compher is staying in college for now. 

With Detroit eliminated, let 'Babcock Watch' begin

One potential bench boss just hit the market. 


Sabres to pick second in 2015 NHL Draft

Despite holding the league's worst record once again, the Buffalo Sabres will not pick first overall when the NHL Draft is held in June. Instead, they will hold the second overall selection.

Reinhart shines in debut for Amerks

Reinhart posted two assists in his first game as an Amerk

Sabres numbers for the Draft Lottery


Nolan has a statement

Former Sabres coach Ted Nolan has released a statement through All Sports of Western New York. Nolan said:


JW: Mission Accomplished

It's over.

Sabres' Weber will have surgery

The defenseman is done for the season.

GameNight: Sabres and Islanders Scoreless in 1st

Andrey Makorov gets his first-ever NHL start in net tonight as the Sabres visit the New York Islanders. The game is scoreless in the first period.

Toews, Blackhawks Rally To Shock Sabres 4-3

Jonathan Toews scored the tying and game-winning goals in the final 1:48 of regulation, sending the Blackhawks to a stunning 4-3 win over the Sabres. Marcus Foligno scored twice for Buffalo and Rasmus Ristolainen racked up three assists.

Sabres Rally for 4-3 Win Over Leafs

The Sabres received offense from unlikely sources on Wednesday, coming back from two down to beat the Maple Leafs 4-3. Zac Dalpe and Matt Ellis both scored their first goals of the season, with Ellis' proving to be the winner.

You Make The Call: Go, Leafs, Go?

Six days later it's as if the hometown cheers for the visiting Coyotes are still reverberating through the rafters at First Niagara Center.  Should Sabres fans add to them tonight with the Leafs in town?

Is Rasmus Ristolainen is untouchable?

His progress has been nice, but should Ristolainen be considered untouchable even if it mean't moving up to No. 1 in th edraft?

Avs Hold Off Sabres 5-3

The Sabres found the net three times in the final period on Saturday, but it was too little, too late in a 5-3 loss in Colorado. Andrej Meszaros scored two of the 3rd period goals for Buffalo.

Sabres don't tend to matchup well against the Avalanche

The Sabres opened the first period missing some great chances outshooting the Avalanche 7-3. Despite the gap, Buffalo did give up some good opportunities too thanks to some dandy giveaways.

JW - Seven Days in Spring

A Thursday night hockey game between the Sabres and Coyotes feels like a game that could change the fate of a franchise.  It could be more than that though.  Jeremy White looks into how the next four games could swing the fates of these two teams, and the NHL itself.

Sabres and Coyotes numbers are ugly

Befitting teams that are 29th and 30th in the NHL standings, the Arizona Coyotes and Buffalo Sabres have put up some horrible numbers this season.


Stars Rally in 3rd, Beat Sabres 4-3

The Stars came from behind three times on Monday before Cody Eakin's goal at 16:46 of the third gave Dallas the lead for good in a 4-3 win over the Sabres. Brian Gionta scored twice for Buffalo. Head inside for more.

This week in the race for 30th

The Race for 30th is down to just 10 games in 20 days.  Buckle up Sabres fans.


Predators Prevail 3-0 Over Sabres

Pekka Rinne kept the Sabres out of the net on Saturday, coming up with a 22-save shutout in a 3-0 Predators win over Buffalo. Matt Hackett kept the Sabres in the game with 40 stops, but took his third loss of the season. Head inside for more.

Caps Outlast Sabres in Shootout 4-3

Evgeny Kuznetsov found the net in the third period and scored the only goal in a shootout, giving the Capitals a 4-3 win over the Sabres on Monday. Buffalo is now winless in seven straight games.

Sabres are rested to face Washington

When the Sabres played in Washington on March 7th they had played in Ottawa the night before while the Caps were coming off a day off. This time it’s Buffalo with the day off and Washington coming off a home game last night against Boston.

Sabres, Oilers, Coyotes all doing their best to finish 30th

And down the stretch they come!!! The Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers and Arizona Coyotes are doing some serious losing as they fight tooth and nail for the 30th place finish.

Skapski, Rangers Top Sabres 2-0

Both of Mackenzie Skapski's NHL starts have come against the Sabres and both have been wins. Skapski stopped 20 shots for his first career shutout. Head inside for more.

What does the future hold for Mikhail Grigorenko?


Up and down from the juniors then the minors with very little to show for his time in Buffalo, the Sabres face a decision on Mikhail Grigorenko after this season

Sabres' goalie Matt Hackett's mask

Matt Hackett has had a mask for about a year that doesn't fit him, but it mught be the coolest mask you'll see.


Amerks' captain Bagnall talks growth of prospects McCabe and Pysyk

Bagnall talks McCabe's character, Pysyk's intelligence and how both can be good NHL players

Sens Send Sabres to 3rd Straight Loss

Mika Zibanejad and Mark Stone both scored within the opening 3:08 of the third period on Friday, putting the Senators ahead of the Sabres for good 3-2. Phil Varone picked up a goal and an assist for Buffalo. Head inside for more.

Sabres bring back Grigorenko yet again

The Sabres have recalled forward Mikhail Grigorenko from the Rochester Americans.

New-Look Sabres Blanked In Tampa Bay 3-0

A day after three forwards and their starting netminder were dealt at the deadline, the Sabres fell to the Lightning 3-0 at Amelie Arena. Andrei Vasilevsky earned his first career shutout with 28 saves while Anders Lindback stopped 32 shots in his Buffalo debut. Head inside for more.

How do Sabres stack up with Arizona and Edmonton?

Here we go! The trade deadline has passed and the rosters are set for the home stretch in the race for 30th. So how do the Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes and Edmonton Oilers stack up in terms of the roster and their remaining schedule?


Four traded excited and relieved

The Buffalo Sabres made four trades ahead of Monday’s three o’clock NHL trade deadline. For the players traded, the day brought a sense of excitement along with the relief that they day has come and gone, and they are on their way to a playoff contending team.

Murray Addresses the Media

Sabres GM Tim Murray addressed the media today to discuss all of today's deals as well as the direction the team is heading in the future. Murray spoke about how exactly he found trade partners, and what led him to deal away the four players that were traded.

When asked if he felt that he made his team better today, Murray said: "We acquired future assets. That's how we made the

Stewart traded to Wild

According to multiple reports, Sabres Forward Chris Stewart has been traded to the Minnesota Wild for a second-round draft pick in 2017.

Mitchell to Habs

The Sabres make yet another trade with Montreal, this time just minutes prior to the NHL deadline, sending Forward Torrey Mitchell to the Canadiens.

Trade Tracker

With the deals coming in by the minute, here's what's happened so far on Monday leading up to the 3:00 PM NHL Trade Deadline:


Neuvirth traded to Islanders

The Buffalo Sabres have traded Goaltender Michal Neuvirth to the New York Islanders for Goaltender Chad Johnson and a 2016 third-round pick.


Flynn dealt to Montreal

The first of what some think will be many trades made by the Sabres on Monday occurred just before 11 o'clock this morning, as the team has sent forward Brian Flynn to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick.


Sabres anxiously await Monday's trade deadline

The NHL trade deadline is less than a day away, and the Buffalo Sabres have the day off in Tampa. For a few players, Saturday was the last time that they will have played for the blue and gold, while others will be getting ready for the Lightning on Tuesday night. It is not an easy time for many, and the extra day off is making it that much harder.

This week in the race for 30th

To use a NASCAR analogy, the Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes and Edmonton Oilers are racing three wide going into the final laps in the race for 30th.


Raising Arizona? Its more like sinking Arizona in race for 30th.

I want you to mark down March 26th and March 30th on your calendar.  It looks like they'll be two of the biggest days in Buffalo sports history.  

Pysyk released from hospital and is "doing well"

Sabres prospect Mark Pysyk suffered a health scare on Saturday morning when he collapsed at Blue Cross Arena while playing a pick-up baseketball game. He was released from the hospital and is "doing well," according to the Rochester Americans.


Sabres send Pysyk back down

The Buffalo Sabres have sent defenseman Mark Pysyk back down to AHL Rochester. More inside.

Murray talks trade deadline

On Thursday, Sabres general manager Tim Murray joined Mike Schopp and the Bulldog and discussed a number of topics. Click here for more details!

Neuvirth Shines Again in 4-2 Win

Michael Neuvirth turned in another stellar performance on Tuesday, stopping 43 shots in the Sabres' 4-2 victory over Columbus. Both Zemgus Girgensons and Tyler Ennis left the win early and did not return. Head inside for more.

My stress level is rising

Last week I did something I never thought I'd do.


This week in the race for 30th

The race for 30th has tightened as the NHL season moves into the final week of February.


Neuvirth Not Enough; Sabres Fall to Nashville 2-1 in SO

Michal Neuvirth put the Sabres on his back Sunday, stopping 37 shots against the league's top team, but Nashville prevailed in the shootout 2-1. Head inside for more.

Evander Kane Meets the Media

Evander Kane took some time to talk with the Buffalo media on Saturday afternoon to talk about his future with the Buffalo Sabres. 


Kane Arrives in Buffalo

Link to his full interview with Pat Malacaro inside!

Skapski Lifts Rangers to 3-1 Win Over Sabres

Making his NHL debut on Friday, Rangers netminder Mackenzie Skapski surrendered a goal only 14 seconds into the game, but was perfect for the final 59:46 in a 3-1 win over the Sabres. Head inside for more.

HAMILTON: Sabres look to derail the Flyers

The Sabres had a nice start in this one

Sabres prospect Reinhart having strong season in juniors

He may be out of sight but Sam Reinhart is certainly not out mind when it comes to the Buffalo Sabres.


Sabres fall to Devils in shootout 2-1

Despite an outstanding performance behind Goaltender Michal Neuvirth, the Buffalo Sabres struggled once again offensively, and fell to the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in a shootout from the Prudential Center Tuesday night.

JW: Roster Building

The Sabres sit in 30th place, 26 games away from selecting one of the most highly touted players in franchise history.  It’s not the last piece of the puzzle, and it’s by no means the first. General Manager Tim Murray showed a bit of his plan last week, and the rest should come together quickly.

This week in the race for 30th

The Buffalo Sabres have a season high six point lead in the race for 30th as this week begins.

Sabres deal Enroth to Dallas

The Buffalo Sabres have traded goaltender Jhonas Enroth to the Dallas Stars.  Get the details inside.

Sabres aggressively pursuing Kane

Bob McKenzie believes the Buffalo Sabres are the most aggressive team to pursue Evander Kane before the trade deadline

Sabres started slowly again

The Sabres left the first period down 1-0, but considering they spent with first 13 minutes of the game in their own end, they’re lucky it’s not worse.

Sabres sit Hodgson again

The Sabres only managed 10 shots in their 3-2 loss to the Islanders.

Islanders Top Sabres 3-2

Marcus Foligno notched two points in his return, but the Islanders held the Sabres to 10 shots on net -- matching a franchise-low set earlier this season -- in a 3-2 win on Sunday. Head inside for more.

Sabres try to spoil Ruff's playoff run

Lindy Ruff spoke this morning on how his team has lost quite a few games this season when the other goalie is the first star of the game.

Lavoie: Sabres looking at Myers for Fowler deal

TVA sports reporter Renaud Lavoie reported on WGR's Hockey Hotline the Buffalo Sabres and Anaheim Ducks have had intense talks about trading Tyler Myers to Southern California.


Allen, Blues Blank Sabres 3-0

Jake Allen turned aside each of the 23 Sabres shots he faced on Thursday, leading the Blues to a 3-0 win in Buffalo. Vladimir Tarasenko's 27th late in the third gave St. Louis a two-goal cushion. Head inside for more.

JW: Party Crashers

Well, well, well...what do we have here?  Is that a crowd of the Stanley Cup Pretenders knocking on our door, trying to get into our basement party?  Chatter around the NHL seems to indicate that several teams are ready to power down on Mission McDavid.  What do you say we all get to know each other?

Sabres' are back where their last road win was

The Sabres arrived in Montreal late Saturday afternoon and have been sitting around until this evening’s game. It gave the players a chance to have a team dinner and even get together for the Super Bowl.

Sabres Gorges is learning new territory here

Josh Gorges played 96 games for the San Jose Sharks and 463 games with the Montreal Canadiens, but he has never suffered through a season like this.

McEichel update

Here's the latest on race for 30th:


Sabres hoping history repeats

For those of you who are still struggling with what the Sabres are doing(and I think its down to a very small number), here's a little historical perspective. 

Miller, Canucks Hand Sabres 14th Straight Loss

Facing his former club for the first time, Ryan Miller stopped 20 shots leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Sabres on Friday. Buffalo has now lost 14 straight and 18 of 19 games.

Oilers Drop Sabres 3-2; Losing Streak Hits 13

Anton Lander notched three points and Ben Scrivens stopped 18 shots, leading the Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Sabres on Thursday, extending Buffalo's losing streak to 13 games. Last-place Buffalo now trails Edmonton by four points in the NHL standings.

Sabres tangle with Oilers

The Sabres left the first period down 2-1, but it wasn’t from a lack of effort.

Sabres tangle with Oilers

The Sabres left the first period down 2-1, but it wasn’t from a lack of effort.

Murray talks draft, trade deadline and more

On Thursday afternoon, Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray spoke with Mike Schopp and the Bulldog regarding the current status of the team and what the upcoming future holds for the team. Click here for more!

Sabres making Buffalo a hockey destination

Some big hockey events could be making their way to Buffalo in the next few years.  Click here to find out more.


Sabres suspend Zadorov

The Buffalo Sabres have suspended defenseman Nikita Zadorov for failing to return to the team following the All-Star break.  Get the details inside. 

Armia wows as Amerks beat Flames

On one play, Joel Armia showed all the things he can do - and it was impressive


Zetterberg, Red Wings Rally For 6-4 Win

Ahead 3-0 after the first period, the Sabres were outscored by the Red Wings 6-1 over the final 40 minutes on the way to their 11th straight loss. Henrik Zetterberg picked up half of Detroit's goals for the hat trick. Head inside for more.

Losing Streak Hits 10, Sabres Fall to Flyers 4-32

Zemgus Girgensons scored twice, including a goal with 1:09 to play, but the Flyers hungon for the 4-3 win over the Sabres at First Niagara Center on Saturday. The loss marks Buffalo's 10th straight. Head inside for more.

Sabres' Nolan not worried about his job

It’s taken over half the season, but you knew eventually the topic of Ted Nolan being fired would come up.

Wild Throttle Sabres 7-0

The Sabres suffered their ninth straight loss in blowout fashion, falling 7-0 to the Minnesota Wild at First Niagara Center on Thursday. Buffalo managed only 18 shots on net while former captain Jason Pominville recorded three assists.

Sabres' Hasek was one of a kind

When you work in our business, you learn not to get carried away by the athletes you meet while covering games.  Getting a chance to watch and later interview some of the greatest players of their sport comes with the job.  Don't get me wron

What do stats say about where the Sabres will finish?

By the numbers, will the Sabres be picking McDavid or Eichel?

Stamkos Sends Sabres to Seventh Straight Loss

Steven Stamkos finally solved Michal Neuvirth with a third-period goal, lifting the Lightning over the Sabres at Amalie Arena on Friday 2-1. Neuvirth stopped 45 shots, including 27 in the second period. Head inside for more.

Sabres' Stafford in, one gets sent down.

Drew Stafford made it in from Buffalo and the birth of his first child so he’ll be activated for tonight’s game.

JW: Scouting for the Sabres

Happy hockey season!  Yes that’s right…even though the Sabres season doesn’t feel like anything more than a march to a high pick, there are other games that you might be interested in seeing.  Last season I spent some time on the road with trips to Erie and St Catherine’s, and enjoyed it very much.  Grab a windbreaker, and let's roll!

Hurricanes Stomp Sabres 5-2

The Hurricanes scored three goals in a span of 1:19 during the second period on Thursday before handing the Sabres a 5-2 loss, their sixth straight. Phil Varone scored both goals for Buffalo. Head inside for more.

Sabres are who we thought they were

If you're wondering what has happened to the Buffalo Sabres over the last few weeks, the answer can be found in a famous comment from former NFL Coach Dennis Green, who once said "they are what we thought they were."


Rangers Power Play Buries Sabres 6-1

The Rangers tallied three opening period power play goals on Saturday, leading to a 6-1 blowout over the Sabres at Madison Square Garden. Michal Neuvirth, starting for the second straight, was pulled in favor of Jhonas Enroth. Head inside for more.

Girgensons Headed to NHL All-Star Game

Zemgus Girgensons is riding the support of Sabres fans and his home country of Latvia all the way to the NHL All-Star Game in Columbus. The league revealed its first six all-stars on Saturday, a list that includes leading vote-getter Girgensons and five Blackhawks.

Led by Makarov, Amerks beat Wild

Makarov stopped all 28 shots in a 3-0 win

Luongo, Panthers Shut Down Sabres

Roberto Luongo continued his mastery over the Sabres, recording his third straight shutout in Buffalo, and helping the Panthers to a 2-0 win on Friday. Head inside for more.

Sabres trying to keep the Lightning's stars in check.

All I have to do is tell you there were 10 shots total in the first period and you’ll have a good flavor of this game.
Both teams are choking this game in the neutral zone which has produced very little action.
Shots from distance have eluded both goaltenders.
Matt Carle got it started from the right point with a slap shot that eluded Jhonas

Sabres Rally in 3rd, Beat Isles in SO 4-3

Down 3-0 heading to the final period, the Sabres found the net on three straight shots in a span of just 5:12, before beating the Islanders 4-3 in a shootout. Head inside for more.

Schaller proving in Rochester he's ready for NHL

With teammates out of the lineup, Schaller shined. He's been doing a lot of that lately. 

Sabres' prospects, unfazed by ups and downs, lead win over Lake Erie

If Buffalo was on their minds, it didn't show in the 4-1 win

Sabres call up Armia

Buffalo Sabres' coach Ted Nolan announced on WGR during his weekly appearance that winger Joel Armia will be called up to Buffalo for Tuesday night's matchup with the Detroit Red Wings.

Avs Stomp Sabres 5-1

Johan Larsson scored his first career NHL goal, but Alex Tanguay picked up three points leading the Avalanche to a 5-1 win over the Sabres on Saturday. Tyler Myers and Patrick Kaleta left early and did not return. Head inside for more.

Armia shines in return, Lieuwen steps up in Amerks win

Amerks came away with a win after strong goaltending performance

Grigorenko's progress shows Cassidy's value to Sabres

The prospects are returning to the NHL showing improvement.

Grigorenko returns to Rochester, Amerks fall 3-2

A bad start doomed the Amerks on Wednesday

Jets Skate Past Sabres 5-1

The Jets trailed early, but pulled away over the final two periods for a 5-1 win over the Sabres on Monday, snapping Buffalo's four-game winning streak. Mark Scheifele scored twice and Ondrej Pavelec stopped 27 shots for Winnipeg. Head inside for more.

Sabres trade Luke Adam to Columbus

Rochester Americans fans have been wondering if the Buffalo Sabres would make moves to improve their struggling club. On Tuesday, they traded 24-year-old forward Luke Adam to the Columbus Blue Jackets for forward Jerry D’Amigo.


Sabres Rally Again, Beat Sens 5-4 in SO

Brian Flynn tied it late and Matt Moulson provided the shootout winner, giving the Sabres a 5-4 victory over the Senators on Monday. For the third time in as many games, Buffalo skated off the ice with two points after trailing in the third period. The Sabres have won four in a row and 10 of their last 13.

Report: Grigorenko to join Sabres

Mikhail Grigorenko will join the Sabres when they travel to Winnipeg for a matchup against the Jets on Wednesday night.


Zadorov's OT Winner Sends Sabres to 4-3 Win Over Panthers

Nikita Zadorov's second goal of his career came in overtime on Saturday, giving the Sabres a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers and their ninth victory in 12 games. Brian Gionta provided the tying goal in the third period.

Offense returns for Amerks as they end losing streak

Amerks come back from down 2 to beat Bulldogs

Sabres face a better Flames team

The Sabres are being outplayed by Calgary yet after 40 minutes they’re tied at two. That lasted less than a minute into the third.

Sabres' Hodgson having season to forget

On a Buffalo Sabres team that struggles to produce on offense, Cody Hodgson's nightmarish season is making matters worse.

Panthers Edge Sabres 3-2

Nick Bjugstad's second-period goal proved to be the game-winner for the Panthers on Saturday, sending the Sabres to their second straight defeat. Head inside for more.

Grigorenko extends point streak in loss; Amerks sinking in standings

Grigo keeps putting up points, Amerks keep losing

Lightning Blank Sabres 5-0; Two Sides Brawl in 3rd

Ben Bishop only faced 13 Sabres shots on Thursday, but he stopped all of them en route to a 5-0 Lightning win. The two sides dropped the gloves multiple times in the final frame, a period that saw six misconducts. Head inside for more.

McCormick to return Thursday; Schaller back to Rochester

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan shed light on a few roster moves Wednesday before the team boarded a plane to Tampa Bay.  Get the details inside

What has gotten into the Sabres?

What in the name of winning hockey is going on with the Sabres?  How do you explain a team that was 3-13-2, winning 5 of its last 6 games?


Schaller call-up traces back to last season

The Amerks were down 3-0 heading into the third period in a near must-win game to make the playoffs. Schaller took over. He's been a top player for Rochester since then

Amerks win in OT, McCabe plays best game yet in Roch

Phil Varone scored on a breakaway to win

Moulson's Late Goal Lifts Sabres Over Canadiens 2-1

Tyler Ennis scored a highlight-reel goal and Matt Moulson found the net late, giving the Sabres a 2-1 victory over the Canadiens on Friday, and four wins in five games. Head inside for more.

Rocky times continue in Roch; Amerks lose 3-1 to Griffins

On Wednesday night, there were more than a few bumps in the road for the Rochester Americans in their 3-1 loss to the Grand Rapids Griffins.


NHL rule changes

The National Hockey League announced a series of rules changes for the 2014-15 season.

2013 Bills Schedule

2013 Bills Schedule
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