This is the time of year when many NHL teams add new players to their lineup after they complete their college hockey careers. The Buffalo Sabres signed C J Smith last week after his team was eliminated from the college hockey playoffs. He's played in the last two games for the Sabres. The Sabres also added Alex Nylander to the lineup for Monday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs after he s
Similar to their game Saturday night in Toronto the Buffalo Sabres scored the first goal, then wasted so many opportunities to increase their lead while allowing the opponent to tie the game then take the lead. It happened again Tuesday night in Carolina, but the result was different as the Sabres rallied to beat the Hurricanes 3-2.
As the kid gets stronger and bigger and gains more experience the type of game he played on Saturday will become more routine. Jack Eichel's second goal of the afternoon was the game winner and they don't come any more dramatic. Eichel scored on a breakaway with one second left in overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
It doesn't show yet in the standings, but the Buffalo Sabres seem destined to prove without a doubt they are the worst team in the National Hockey League. After a surge in late November and early December they've been in downward spiral ever since. Th...
The Sabres came thru with an important victory Wednesday night in their drive to the playoffs. Jason Pominville's power play goal in overtime gave the Sabres a 3-2 win over Carolina to move the Sabres to within two points of the final playoff spot with 15 games left to play.
The Buffalo Sabres scored all of their goals in the third period to win their preseason opener 3 to 1 last night at First Niagara Center. Linemates Paul Gaustad, Nathan Gerbe and Patrick Kaleta all found the net to send the sell-out crowd home happy.
Thomas Vanek's hat trick led the Sabres to a 4-2 win over Tampa Bay while Jhonas Enroth stopped 23 shots. Tim Connolly had the other Buffalo goal as the Sabres moved to within one point of clinching a playoff berth.
I was in the lockerroom after the game and joined other reporters with Thomas Vanek.
The Buffalo Sabres came thru with a clutch win in Carolina to move into seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings with 3 games left in the regular season. Defenseman Marc Andre Gragnani scored with just over two minutes left in overtime to give the Sabres a 2 to 1 victory. It was his first goal of the season and another Sabres defenseman also scored his first of the season to give Buffal