Patrick Kaleta
Buffalo Sabres' Patrick Kaleta takes a shot during the first period of their NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in New York, Sunday, March 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Sabres' Kaleta out a month or so


Before Pat Kaleta got checked out, Ted Nolan thought he might be without his tough winger until after the holidays. Johan Larsson is also going to miss some time. Kaleta, who missed most of last season with a knee injury, is actually not going to miss that much time.
Grigorenko

Sabres' Grigorenko is getting his chance


Ted Nolan has been preaching for two weeks now that any ice time that a player gets, he’ll earn.
 
Mikhail Grigorenko has earned some more ice time.
TV

FCC bans blackouts




The Federal Communications Commission has voted to end "sports blackout" rules.
 
Schopp

Orton move reveals lack of cohesion, vision


Ever give an afternoon to a jigsaw puzzle only to have pieces missing at the end? Or start off on a crossword only to have one corner stump you, or maybe have someone spill coffee on the page?

Trying to figure out how the Bills in Week 5 ended up starting Kyle Orton -- a player that's never taken a snap for them in a game, including preseason -- might engender similar
Buscaglia

Time to prove it is now for Bills' Marrone


The events that unfolded on the Monday after the Buffalo Bills’ second straight loss all lead to one clear and concise conclusion:  This is Doug Marrone’s show now. There’s no other way around it. What does the decision to bench EJ Manuel mean for Marrone? Head inside for Joe Buscaglia's thoughts on the subject!
If the Bills are going to make the playoffs, what is more in play?
  First place in the AFC East
  A wild card spot
 
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