Sabres Rumors & News

  • Sabres take it to Coyotes in win, cut deficit to four points

    Buffalo News "The Sabres took it to the Arizona Coyotes. By doing so, they’re taking the race for 30th place down to the wire. Knowing a loss would have all but cemented a last-place finish, Buffalo put together one of its more dominating games of the season Monday. The Sabres’ 4-1 victory pulled them within..." March 31

  • Sabres GM Tim Murray: 'I think too much about McDavid

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Buffalo Sabres are firmly entrenched in 30th place in the NHL, which means that barring a last minute surge by the club, they will finish the season with a 20% chance of winning the NHL draft lottery. Sabres GM Tim Murray will have to wait until April 18th to find out if he’ll get the first..." March 30

  • Patrick Roy remains upbeat about Sabres' Grigorenko

    Buffalo News "Patrick Roy has seen Mikhail Grigorenko at his best. When the two were together in Quebec – Roy as the coach of the junior team, Grigorenko as the star player – the center was nearly unstoppable. The success hasn’t carried over to Grigorenko’s professional career, but Roy has little doubt..." March 29

  • Sabres' Ennis won't miss too many games

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "The Sabres got a little good news on Friday. Ted Nolan said Tyler Ennis is going to the trip out west and could play Monday in Arizona. Friday’s practice was optional and Matt Hackett did not participate. Nolan said Hackett is sore, but said he’ll be fine. Hackett will backup Anders Lindback..." March 28

  • Coyotes hold off Sabres for back-to-back wins on the road

    Arizona Republic "The sight was peculiar, but it was the sound that was the most jarring. Cheers whistled around the First Niagara Center Thursday when the Coyotes scored, and only some of them belonged to the smattering of fans clad in Coyotes gear. Tethered to last place overall in league standings, the..." March 27

  • Sabres' Weber upset at fans cheering against team: 'This is a whole new low right now'

    The Score "Thursday's contest against the Arizona Coyotes barely felt like a home game for the Buffalo Sabres. Sabres fans were actively cheering against their last-place team in a meeting against the franchise in second-last. They booed when Buffalo earned a point by going to overtime and cheered when..." March 27

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • NHL's 'McDavid-Eichel' draft lottery to be held April 18 "Soon, one of the biggest questions in hockey will have an answer. That day will come on April 18 when the NHL draft lottery is held to determine which team will have the right to draft sensational teenager Connor McDavid of the OHL Erie Otters at the NHL draft in June, sources tell..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • How Stars kept very slim playoff hopes alive against lowly Sabres

    Dallas Morning News "Sitting on the precipice of certain disaster, the Stars somehow fought back to beat the Buffalo Sabres, 4-3, Monday night to keep alive some very slim playoff hopes. A victory against the worst team in the NHL is hardly reason for celebration, but with Winnipeg winning and staying eight points..." March 24

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Nashville's Craig Smith has been fined $5,000 for high-sticking Buffalo's Jerry D'Amigo.

  • Predators beat Sabres to end home skid

    Tennessean "Among the root causes of the Predators' nearly month-long downturn has been a lack of offense. In losing nine of 11 games since Feb. 26, the Predators had averaged 1.73 goals per game, more than a goal per game less than during their first 61 games of the season. Those struggles, for the..." March 22

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    Sportsnet Stats @SNstats

    #Sabres are 3 games shy of setting an NHL record for scoring 1 or fewer goals in the most games in a single season.

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    John Vogl @BuffNewsVogl

    According to @LouisJean_TVA, the Sabres' Tim Murray told his counterparts at GM Meetings that he's open to trading second first-round pick.

  • Sabres’ Patrick Kaleta could return next week; Zach Bogosian out Friday

    Buffalo Hockey Beat "Some quick updates from practice today inside the First Niagara Center:– Sabres winger Patrick Kaleta (knee, 15 games) went through a full practice for the first time since undergoing surgery last month. Kaleta will likely miss the next three games and return next week.“It’s just how it reacts to..." March 19

  • Sabres beat the Bruins in a shootout 2-1

    Die By The Blade "Yet again, the Buffalo Sabres were outmatched by a superior opponent, but somehow managed to steal a win thanks to a red hot goaltender....a goaltender who was one of the worst in the NHL before being traded to Buffalo and who hadn't won a single game since January 13th. Anders Lindback was..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Capitals grind out a shootout victory against last-place Sabres

    Washington Post "Once the ugliness of Monday night had settled, after the Washington Capitals had barely absconded from a dog fight with the NHL’s worst team, they began the necessary task of flushing a 4-3 shootout victory over the Buffalo Sabres down the toilet. Only now could they ignore the process and..." March 17

  • Bozak rescues win for Leafs over Sabres

    Toronto Sun "The Maple Leafs can just about turn the Connor on avoiding last place overall. But not before another bizarre day at Dysfunction Junction, topped by a late rally and 4-3 shootout win over the 30th- place Buffalo Sabres. What began with the team president sending truant Nazem Kadri to..." March 12

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Joffrey Lupul was benched against Buffalo Sabres

    Yahoo! Sports "The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Buffalo Sabres in a shootout on Wednesday night, which is either a cause for celebration or completely disappointing, depending on what you’d like the Leafs’ draft lottery odds to become. One player that had a good view of that win: Winger Joffrey Lupul,..." March 12

  • Sabres Say They’re Getting Rid Of Awful Third Jerseys

    NESN "One of the worst hockey jerseys of all time is about to be no more. The Buffalo Sabres are ditching their horrendous third jerseys, team president Ted Black said Thursday on WGR Radio, according to the Buffalo News. The team will no longer wear the sweaters after this season. Black..." March 12

  • Sabres’ Nolan scoffs at notion his players have nothing to play for

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Buffalo Sabres’ current winless skid hit five games with a shootout loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday night. Buffalo is now 3-17-3 in their last 23 road games and concluded its most recent road trip with just one of a possible 10 points (0-4-1). The Sabres (19-42-6) have a have a..." March 12

  • Nolan levels blast at 'lackadaisical' Grigorenko

    Buffalo News "The Sabres are going to wait a day before determining what their lineup will look like for Wednesday's game in Toronto. Coach Ted Nolan said after Monday's practice at HarborCenter that he hasn't decided on a goalie and that defenseman Zach Bogosian is doing better after taking a shot off the foot..." March 10

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Senators come back to beat lowly Sabres

    Ottawa Sun "Those free hamburgers at McDonald’s Saturday for the 18,241 on hand will taste pretty sweet thanks to The Hamburglar and the Senators. Andrew “The Hamburglar” Hammond extended his record to 7-0-1 in eight NHL starts and the Senators continued their remarkable run towards a playoff spot with a..." March 07

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    Bill Hoppe @BillHoppeNHL

    #Sabres recall goalie Matt Hackett from #Rochester, send Mikhail Grigorenko and Andrey Makarov back #Buffalo

  • Sabres' Johnson heads to injury list before playing a game, could be done for year

    Buffalo News "It didn’t take Chad Johnson long to learn what it means to be a member of the 2014-15 Buffalo Sabres. Next time he’s in the crease, he might be a member of the 2015-16 Sabres. The goaltender, scheduled to make his Sabres debut Friday, suffered a lower-body injury just hours before a 3-2 loss to..." March 07

  • Sabres recall Makarov

    Pro Hockey Talk "Acquired at the deadline from the Islanders, Chad Johnson was set to make his Sabres debut tonight against Ottawa. But plans appear to have changed. After suffering some type of undisclosed injury during today’s morning skate, Johnson has been listed as doubtful and, in a corresponding move,..." March 06

  • Grigorenko gets the call and will see big minutes as No. 2 center

    Buffalo News "This will be a great chance for Mikhail Grigorenko to show what he can do for the Sabres. On a scoring line. No grinders. And it may be his last chance. The 20-year-old got the call from Rochester Thursday and was immediately installed as the center on Buffalo's second line during practice at..." March 05

  • Vasilevskiy deals first shutout as Bolts blank Buffalo 3-0

    Tampa Tribune "Back at his home in Russia, Andrei Vasilevskiy holds all his hockey keepsakes in a special room. Medals, sticks, score sheets and jerseys are lined up around the walls. There are pucks and perhaps a few goalie pads to go along with a handful of pucks commemorating memorable moments. Earlier..." March 04

  • Sabres' post-trade lineup plays out same old story

    Buffalo News "When it comes to the Buffalo Sabres, it appears names may change but storylines will not. Tuesday’s 3-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Amalie Arena was Buffalo’s 40th regulation defeat of the season in 64 games. It followed a familiar script. The goaltender was again perhaps the..." March 04

  • Filling the void: Sabres recall Grigorenko

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mikhail Grigorenko is back on his way to the bigs. The Russian winger, Buffalo’s first-round pick (12th overall) at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, has been recalled to the Sabres from AHL Rochester, the club announced on Tuesday. Also headed up from the Amerks are forwards Tim Schaller and Jerry..." March 03

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Buffalo retains 50 percent of Chris Stewart salary in Wild trade

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    Michael Russo @Russostrib

    TSN reporting #mnwild has acquired Chris Stewart for a 2017 second-round pick

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    John Vogl @BuffNewsVogl

    The Sabres' Tim Murray is still working with "several teams" on Chris Stewart.

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    John Vogl @BuffNewsVogl

    Sportsnet says Sabres have sent Michal Neuvirth to Islanders for Chad Johnson.

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    Spector's Hockey @SpectorsHockey

    #Canadiens send a fifth-round pick to #Sabres for Brian Flynn.

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  • Sabres send Stewart to Minnesota Wild "The Minnesota Wild have acquired Chris Stewart from the Buffalo Sabres." March 02

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    The #habs have acquired Torrey Mitchell. #NHLTrade

  • Goalie trade! Sabres send Michal Neuvirth to Isles for Chad Johnson

    Pro Hockey Talk "We’ve got our first goalie-for-goalie swap of the trade deadline — Buffalo has sent the red-hot Michal Neuvirth to the New York Islanders in exchange for backup Chad Johnson and a third-round pick in 2016. Neuvirth, 26, has played extremely well since taking over the Sabres’ No. 1 gig —..." March 02

  • Sabres send Flynn to Montreal for a fifth-round pick

    Buffalo News "Brian Flynn is on his way to Montreal. The Sabres' first move of deadline day was acquiring a fifth-round pick from the Canadiens in exchange for the versatile forward. The 26-year-old Flynn, in his third season with the Sabres, has five goals and 17 points in 54 games. A second-line player..." March 02

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Calgary #Flame continue to be attached to Chris Stewart along with #Bruins

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    John Shannon @JSportsnet

    Chris Stewart's value appears to be dropping...hearing 3rd or 4th round pick...and Sabres retaining salary. #NHLTrade

  • Jagr arrives but Pirri stars in Panthers' 5-3 victory over lowly Sabres

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Future Hall of Fame right wing Jaromir Jagr was acquired to put some teeth into the Panthers' comatose power play, but perhaps it was Brandon Pirri and the lowly Buffalo Sabres they were truly waiting for. Pirri scored two power-play goals in the second period to erase a two-goal deficit but it..." March 01

  • Sabres Mark Pysyk collapses, taken by ambulance to hospital

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Rochester Americans defenseman Mark Pysyk collapsed during a casual game of pick-up basketball this morning at the arena and was taken by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital. Pysyk was fairly alert and his vital signs were close to normal when he was transported by paramedics, according to a..." February 28

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    As @DarrenDreger reports, Bruins trying on Vermette; can also say B's still trying on Chris Stewart as well... among others

  • 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

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