Sabres Rumors & News

  • Sabres defeat Blue Jackets, 4-2

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Sabres managed more than 30 shots on goal for just the ninth time this year. They got 45 more saves from red-hot goaltender Michal Neuvirth. They took advantage of a brutally shaky rookie goaltender to score four goals for just the second time since the calendar turned to 2015. But..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Sabres' Neuvirth fined $2,000 for diving/embellishment "Buffalo Sabres goaltender Michal Neuvirth has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline under NHL Rule 64 (Diving/Embellishment), the National Hockey League announced today. Revised for the 2014-15 season following offseason approval by the League's Board of Governors and the National..." February 25

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    INJURY UPDATE: Zemgus Girgensons will not return to tonight's game. #BUFvsCBJ

  • Sabres rookie Nikita Zadorov apologizes for oversleeping

    Sporting News "Sabres defenseman Nikita Zadorov may need to invest in a new alarm clock. The Russian rookie apologized for oversleeping after the team disciplined him for showing up late to a meeting, the Associated Press reported on Monday. Zadorov said it was "my fault" and has "100 percent no excuses" for..." February 24

  • Wake up call: Sabres rookie defenceman Zadorov apologizes for sleeping in after alarm fails "An apologetic Buffalo Sabres rookie defenceman Nikita Zadorov intends to invest in a few more alarm clocks after being disciplined by the team for showing up late to a meeting. The 2013 first-round draft pick on Monday called it "my mistake" and says he has "100 per cent no excuses" in..." February 23

  • Predators snap two-game losing streak

    Tennessean "The Predators ended a two-game losing skid but got all they could handle from the NHL's worst team, the Buffalo Sabres. Mike Santorelli and Filip Forsberg scored in the shootout and Carter Hutton stopped three out of four shooters to give Nashville a 2-1 victory. The win was the 40th for the..." February 23

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    NEWS: The #Sabres have recalled defensemen Mark Pysyk and Jake McCabe from @AmerksHockey.

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    More news: #Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges & forward Patrick Kaleta have been placed on injured reserve.

  • Evander Kane said he is looking forward to a fresh start with Sabres.

    Buffalo News "Because the present is rarely pretty in Sabreland – Friday night’s 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers being a perfect example – Buffalo fans are eager to look toward better days. A huge part of the future will be front and center Saturday. The Sabres will introduce Evander Kane at a noon news..." February 22

  • Sabres' Gorges may be done for season

    Buffalo News "Josh Gorges hasn't played since Feb. 10. It's looking like he might not play again until October. Gorges, who has been battling through a lower-body injury, is close to being shut down for the season. "It’s leaning that way, but we’ll see in the next little bit here," Sabres coach Ted Nolan..." February 20

  • Devils defeat Sabres, 2-1, in shootout

    Newark Star-Ledger "Scott Gomez and Jacob Josefson both scored in the shootout as the Devils ended a 4-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night at Prudential Center. The Devils are 4-6 in shootouts this season. They are 10-9-2 since their coaching change. The..." February 18

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    Nolan: Kaleta will be out due to a minor surgery. Out anywhere from 4-6 weeks. #Sabres

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    Rob Sanderson @RSandersonWHTK

    #Sabres have recalled F Johan Larsson from the #Amerks.

  • Stewart, Gorges questionable for Sundays game while Bogosian joins the team

    Buffalo News "First thing's first -- Chris Stewart was not at Sabres practice because he was sick. The forward was missing Saturday morning as the team skated at HarborCenter for about 70 minutes. But don't go thinking trade just yet. "A little bit of a flu bug going around," coach Ted Nolan said. "He..." February 15

  • Ted Nolan: Sabres won't be 'sacrificial lambs' rest of season

    Sporting News "The already-woeful Sabres are in the midst of an epic selloff as the NHL trade deadline approaches, but coach Ted Nolan is not about to go quietly into that good night. Easier said than done, considering Buffalo offloaded starting goaltender Jhonas Enroth, defenseman Tyler Myers, forward Drew..." February 13

  • New Sabres F Evander Kane: 'It's nice to feel wanted'

    Sporting News "Evander Kane's tenure in Winnipeg will, for better or worse, be defined by his final week there, a week that started in controversy and ended in a blockbuster. The star winger was dealt to the Sabres as the headliner in a six-player trade Wednesday, generating more buzz around the hockey world..." February 12

  • Sabres just what Sens needed

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators put the Buffalo Sabres in their place. But just barely. Winger Milan Michalek scored his eighth of the season at 12:15 of the third to give the Senators a slim 2-1 victory over the last-place Sabres to halt a three-game losing streak Tuesday night at the First Niagara Center...." February 11

  • Ducks GM denies Tyler Myers trade rumors "There have been recent reports about the Anaheim Ducks talking to the Buffalo Sabres about Tyler Myers, but it doesn’t sound like there’s much there. "The last time I talked to [Sabres GM] Tim Murray was at the GMs meeting in November. I have not had a discussion with him since," Ducks general..." February 11

  • Evander Kane on trade to Buffalo Sabres: 'It's nice to feel wanted' "Evander Kane is no stranger to Twitter, but strangely enough, he found out about his trade to the Buffalo Sabres the old-fashioned way Wednesday. "I've been having some tough nights sleeping with shoulder surgery," Kane told Wednesday over the phone from Winnipeg. "I woke up to a call..." February 11

  • Canucks GM on Kane trade: 'We didn't have the players to match that deal'

    The Score "The Vancouver Canucks were very interested in bringing Evander Kane back to his hometown, but they didn't offer enough to land him. Canucks general manager Jim Benning was heavily involved in negotiations for Kane, who was traded from the Winnipeg Jets to the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday...." February 11

  • Kane, Bogosian dealt to Sabres in eight-player blockbuster deal "The Evander Kane era in Winnipeg has come to an end as part a blockbuster eight-player deal with the Buffalo Sabres. The Jets traded Kane, Zach Bogosian, and unsigned goaltending prospect Jason Kasdorf to the Sabres on Wednesday in exchange for Tyler Myers, Drew Stafford, prospects Brendan..." February 11

  • Sabres’ Enroth traded to Dallas Stars "Jhonas Enroth is a now member of the Dallas Stars. The Buffalo Sabres acquired goaltender Anders Lindback and a conditional 2016 third-round draft pick in exchange for their No. 1 goalie. Enroth’s contract, which carries a salary cap hit of $1.25 million, expires on July 1, at which point..." February 11

  • Would Sabres trade for Evander Kane this season? "It's quite possible, if not likely, that Evander Kane has played his final game for the Winnipeg Jets. He is out for the remainder of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery over the weekend and seems to have worn out his welcome with the team following an incident in Vancouver last week that..." February 10

  • Isles match club record for shots against in 3-2 win over Sabres

    Lighthouse Hockey "The New York Islanders visited Buffalo and nearly walked away with an easy victory before a quick turn in the second period transformed a 3-0 cakewalk lead into a 3-2 nailbiter. That ended up being the final score, an impressive feat of "that was close!" for the Sabres given that they managed only..." February 09

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    Nolan says Foligno will be back in the lineup; Hodgson will sit. #NYIvsBUF

  • Reports have the Ducks interested in Myers

    Orange County Register "Trade winds are blowing around the Ducks right now and it isn’t because of their current location on the Florida coast during their five-stop trip. This is the season when trade rumors ramp into overdrive as teams assess where they stand as potential buyers and sellers with just over three..." February 08

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Talks intensified between Ducks and Sabres on Tyler Myers. Other teams have interest in Myers. Can he be traded ? Its a real possibility.

  • Enroth, Sabres edge Habs to end losing streak at 14

    Buffalo News "Put away those NHL history books, at least for now. The Sabres have avoided infamy. Buffalo ended its 14-game losing streak Tuesday night, holding on for a 3-2 victory over Montreal. Jhonas Enroth’s 32-save performance ensured the Sabres stayed three games shy of the worst losing skid ever, a..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • The Buffalo Sabres are approaching historic badness

    USA Today "For all fans who wanted their Buffalo Sabres to flop this season to provide the best opportunity to draft super prospects Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel, your wish is being fulfilled in grand fashion. With a chance to earn a 15th consecutive loss on Tuesday in a road game against the Montreal..." February 03

  • Sabres' Nolan: 'Tyler Myers is one of those guys you build your team around'

    Buffalo News "With less than a month to go until the NHL trade deadline, the Sabres are going to face a lot of questions about player movement. Ted Nolan made it clear he doesn't want Tyler Myers to go anywhere. "He’s one of the bright spots on this team," the coach said Tuesday. "When you go through a..." February 03

  • Gorges pained by Sabres’ lengthy losing streak

    Buffalo News "Josh Gorges, like many people in hockey, doesn’t put much stock in plus/minus rating. Once the standard for determining a player’s defensive ability, plus/minus has tumbled below many advanced stats and doesn’t have a place in the world of analytics. That said, Gorges knows where he stands in..." February 03

  • Recent hot streak increases Stewart’s value

    Buffalo News "Chris Stewart knows it’s hard to find satisfaction at a time like this. His team has lost 14 straight games. His family may be on the move soon. But finally, a little personal success has come his way. He likes how it feels. Buried in the avalanche of Buffalo losses is a solid run by..." February 02

  • The Buffalo Sabres are on a historic losing streak "The Buffalo Sabres do not play again until Tuesday when they travel to Montreal for a game against the Canadiens. After their 5-2 loss in Vancouver on Friday night, their current losing streak now sits at 14 consecutive games. They have not won a hockey game since December 27 when they won a..." February 01

  • Sabres the perfect foil for Canucks’ return to home-ice prowess

    Vancouver Sun "The Vancouver Canucks did Friday night what everyone else in the National Hockey League has been doing this season. They beat the Buffalo Sabres. They’ll take the two points, thank you very much, and will offer no apologies. This was a game the Canucks simply could not afford to lose. The..." January 31

  • Anton Lander leads Edmonton Oilers to win over Buffalo Sabres

    Edmonton Journal "As the authors of an 11-game winless skid earlier in the season, the Edmonton Oilers were not in a position to dismiss the struggles of the Buffalo Sabres. What they did do, however, was add to the Sabres’ misery with a 3-2 victory Thursday night at Rexall Place. Spurred on by the strong..." January 30

  • Flames dominate Sabres in return from NHL all-star break

    Calgary Herald "Believe it or not, the Calgary Flames are perfectly aware that every game matters. Even Tuesday’s game against the National Hockey League’s worst outfit, the Buffalo Sabres. Because for them, occupying a wild-card spot in the Western Conference with 55 points, the post-season stretch drive..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Nikita Zadorov, suspended by BUF for failing to report on time after ASW, will join Sabres in CGY today. Suspension lifted when he arrives.

  • Sabres return from All Star break with new roster challenges

    Buffalo News "The first day back from the All Star break brought a new set of challenges to the Sabres. The good news: Captain Brian Gionta is back from an upper body injury. He won't go into detail about what it was but would confirm it was not a head injury. Mike Weber also practiced with the team at..." January 26

  • Sabres suspend Nikita Zadorov for failure to report to team on time "The Buffalo Sabres have suspended defenseman Nikita Zadorov for faiing to report to the team on time following the All-Star break, the team announced Monday. Zadorov missed Monday's practice, but his suspension is not expected to be lengthy. "We anticipate Nikita joining the team at some..." January 26

  • Tanking or trying? Sabres answer "For anyone who hasn't been to Buffalo in a few years, it hits you like a sledge hammer. The area around downtown First Niagara Center looks like a whole different place, the HaborCenter complex and new hotels revitalizing a once-depressed neighborhood. If there were NHL titles handed out for..." January 23

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Zetterberg's leadership, sixth career hat trick lifts Red Wings to comeback win over Sabres

    Michigan Live "The captain, Henrik Zetterberg, didn't need to yell at the team during the first intermission Sunday. The players knew how lousy they performed and were embarrassed. Zetterberg apparently just raised his voice a little, offered some advice and led the way. Zetterberg scored three goals in..." January 19

  • Sabres’ McCormick likely done for the season

    Pro Hockey Talk "Buffalo Sabres forward Cody McCormick is likely done for the season. The 31-year-old was diagnosed with a blood clot in his leg last weekend. McCormick appeared in 33 games for the Sabres this season registering a goal and three assists to go along with 40 penalty minutes. " January 19

  • Buffalo columnist deems Sabres ‘historically inept’

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s no secret that the Buffalo Sabres are bad this season. The Buffalo News’ Mike Harrington goes much further and labels them “historically inept” in a scathing Sunday column. Seriously, this is some stern stuff, and Harrington really directs his missiles at GM Tim Murray. These few..." January 19

  • Sabres’ Gionta should be ready after break

    Buffalo News "Brian Gionta wanted to play Saturday. The Sabres wanted him to play. The captain, however, sat out his 12th game in a row and will likely sit for the 13th time Sunday in Detroit. The decision is based on risk versus reward. After visiting the Red Wings, the Sabres don’t play again until Jan...." January 18

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    #Avs putting out feelers on Ryan O'Reilly as they search for D help. 2 teams showing interest include #Sabres #Leafs

  • Ted Nolan rips Sabres for not listening

    Sporting News "Sabres coach Ted Nolan's biggest complaint isn't the fact that he is rebuilding a young team, or a 1-12-1 record in their last 14 games, or the 7-0 loss to Minnesota on Thursday. It's the fact that his players aren't listening to his coaching. "You take the horse to the well, and it’s up to him..." January 17

Sabres Forum Top 5

  1. Blockbuster Trade
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  2. Good bye Enroth
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  3. Just past the half way point
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