The Buffalo Sabres seemed to run out of gas in their game with the Boston Bruins Sunday night at First Niagara Center. The Sabres gave up a third period power play goal to break a 1-1 tie and the Bruins went on to a 3-1 victory.
They did find a way to rally to a victory over the Montreal Canadiens, they did end a three-game losing streak and they did send the fans home happy. But despite the win the Sabres problems continue to be glaring.
It's the difference between what kind of team they could be and what they too often are. But for one night the Buffalo Sabres showed how impressive they can be, putting it all together in a 7-4 over the Bruins in Boston. Thomas Vanek leading the way with his second five-point game of the season. Vanek scoring three goals and assisting on two others and now leads the NHL in scoring.
Four straight losses and counting for the Buffalo Sabres. Ryan Miller had a rough night in goal, giving up the deciding goal with 1.5 seconds left in overtime as Toronto handed the Sabres a 4-3 defeat.
They've added some different players, but they don't look any different from last year. Good goaltending, marginal defense, no scoring. That combination dealt the Buffalo Sabres their third straight loss Sunday afternoon in Washington 3-2.
Every game is even more important in this year's lockout shortened season especially at home and the Buffalo Sabres are off to a good start. The Sabres scored three power play goals while Thomas Vanek was in on all five Buffalo goals in a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers Sunday afternoon at First Niagara Center. Vanek scored twice and assisted on all three other goals for a five-point game.
The Buffalo Sabres have released their 2013 schedule, which is loaded with a whopping 48 games. The team will begin the season as expected, with a home game on January 20th against the Philadelphia Flyers. When you look at
This time it looks for real. After bargaining for months, the NHL and its players' union finally came to an agreement in principle on a new 10-year deal that would end the owners' lockout and allow at least a 48-game season and the Stanley Cup playoffs.
A new proposal has been made to NHL players by the NHL that would see a 50-50 split of hockey related revenue and no rollbacks in salary. Commissioner Gary Bettman says an 82 game season is still a possibility if players agree before November 2nd. Progress is being made, but many players are finding work in other hockey leagues during the NHL lockout. It just so happens that Sabres defenseman
The Buffalo Sabres are set to unveil a statue honoring "The French Connection" tonight at 7pm outside of the First Niagara Center. "The French Connection", made up of Gilbert Perreault, Rick Martin and Rene Robert, was one of hockey's
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