ESPN Overnights - 12am - 6am
Text
Facebook TwitterText
| More
Sabres News
SABRES NEWS SPONSORED BY:



 

Sabres trying to improve 3-on-3


The Sabres need to do better when regulation is tied.

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

Sabres' Bylsma explains shootout decisions


After the Boston game, many of the armchair coaches went after Dan Bylsma for his shootout choices.
 
 

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.

Sabres' Larsson starting to excel.


Johan Larsson scored the game winning goal in Detroit and Montreal, but those are his only two goals of the season.

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.

 

Sabres' come off break in Montreal


If the lines in practice on Tuesday are what Dan Bylsma is using tonight in Montreal, Marcus Foligno will be on the wing with Jack Eichel and Zemgus Girgensons.
 
 

Bylsma likes Girgensons-Eichel as a pair



Bylsma says Girgensons and Eichel compliment each other's skills

Sabres' O'Reilly returns from the All Star Game


Ryan O’Reilly returned to practice on Tuesday after attending the NHL All Star Game.
 
 

Sabres getting healthier


The Sabres got back together for the first time since last Tuesday’s win in Ottawa. Ryan O’Reilly was excused as he traveled back from Nashville.
 
 

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. 

Sabres' Eichel honored by the NHL


Eichel has been named the NHL’s third star of the week.
 
 

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 

Sabres' O'Reilly looks forward to the All Star Game


This year’s All Star game has changed formats as each division has a team in a 3-on-3 tournament.

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. 

Sabres send the Amerks some help


With the Sabres off until next Wednesday in Montreal for the All Star break, three have been sent back to Rochester.
 
 

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.

Sabres' Lehner returns to Ottawa.


The Sabres take three straight losses into Ottawa tonight. Buffalo has won just four of its last 14 games.
 
 

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 looking to redeem themselves.


The good news is the Rangers were in Ottawa on Sunday losing 3-0, while the Sabres were in New York waiting for them. Buffalo is also 10-10-2 on the road winning three of four road games.
 
 

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. 

 

Sabres' Moulson getting another chance


With the injury to Sam Reinhart keeping him out about a week, Matt Moulson has moved up to play with Ryan O’Reilly and Evander Kane.
 
 

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 looking for another road win


Ryan O’Reilly admitted it was weird to walk into the arena this morning and go to the visiting locker room. He also said it was weird to go on the ice for the first time as an opponent.
 
 

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.

Sabres' O'Reilly returns to Colorado


Jamie McGinn played 204 games in San Jose before being traded to Colorado so he knows about playing against former teammates. Wednesday in Denver.

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.

Sabres Bogosian fits well with Ristolainen


The Sabres are on the road tonight to face the Pacific Division’s second place team. No it’s not San Jose or Anaheim or Vancouver, it’s the Arizona Coyotes.
 
 

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.

Sabres: It doesn't get any easier with the Caps in town


With the loss to the Bruins last night the Sabres are 0-5-1 in their last six home games.

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.

Sabres' Lehner will get back in goal against Boston.


Robin Lehner played 28 minutes in Game 1 before suffering a high ankle sprain.

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

Sabres: Secondary scoring has spelled two wins


Many people have been asking what’s wrong with the Sabres? As they left for their three game road trip they had lost four in a row and were 29th in the NHL.
 

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.

Sabres giving Ullmark his second straight game


Dan Bylsma hasn’t asked Linus Ullmark to start two straight games since November 25 against Nashville.
 
 

Sabres' Pysyk back with the team


Mark Pysyk is back with the Sabres after a three game conditioning stint in Rochester.

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

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.

 

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.

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.
 



9 WERENSKI, ZACHARY
U OF MICHIGAN
BIG10
D
6' 2.0"
206


10
MEIER, TIMO
HALIFAX
QMJHL
RW
6'

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
 



15
HARKINS, JANSEN
PRINCE GEORGE
WHL
C
6' 1.25"
182


16
CHABOT, THOMAS
SAINT JOHN
QMJHL
D
6'

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.

#Babwatch




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


Link

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.

T

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.

NHL rule changes


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

2013 Bills Schedule


2013 Bills Schedule
Does the Broncos win make you feel the Bills are closer or farther away from the Super Bowl?
  They're closer. Just fix the defense. Their offense is better than Denver's.
  They're farther away. We don't have an elite D(Denver) or franchise QB(Carolina)
 
View Results
ADVERTISEMENT
Powered By InterTech Media, LLC™