Buffalo Sabres

Sabres drop a stinker, 5-2 to the Ducks

After starting the season 5-0-1, the Buffalo Sabres put together their first forgettable game of the 2019-20 season. The Sabres coughed up a 2-0 first period lead, and ended up suffering their first regulation loss of the year on Wednesday by a 5-2 score against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center...
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The Sabres start a three game road trip in Anaheim

(WGR 550) - Both the Sabres and the Ducks are in the same situation as they get ready to play in Anaheim. Both teams played in the east on Monday afternoon and both teams flew to California right after their games were over. The Sabres played their most complete game of the season shutting down...
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Montour and Guhle not expected to face former teams

Two defenseman part of a 2018 trade between the Sabres and Anaheim Ducks likely will not be on the ice tonight in Orange County to take on their former team. Sabres D Brandon Montour has missed the first six regular season games for Buffalo dealing with a hand injury, while former Sabres defenseman...
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Sabres' Sheary returns to practice

(WGR 550) - The Sabres practiced in Anaheim on Tuesday. Sabres.com reported that Conor Sheary was back at practice. Instead of being week-to-week he was updated to day-to-day. The Sabres say Sheary was an extra on the line rushes. The Sabres also reported that Ralph Krueger updated the status of...
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The Sabres solve Ben Bishop and beat the Stars

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres decided to initiate contact and play it tight against the Stars. Last year in Dallas the Stars had the Sabres running scared, but Buffalo would have none of it on Monday. In the first period it ended up scoreless, but the Sabres had a 12-2 hitting advantage. Each...
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Sabres take 2-0 lead over Dallas into the 3rd

The Sabres are looking to continue their hot start to the season with a Columbus Day matinee against the Dallas Stars. With a win the Sabres would be 5-0-1 heading into their west coast trip this week. Carter Hutton gets the start for the Sabres, while Ben Bishop goes for Dallas. Bishop has had...
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Sabres' Dahlin knows why he didn't play late in the third

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Dahlin didn’t play in the final 8:23 of the third period against Florida after a horrible shift behind his own net. Dahlin has struggled mightily defensively, especially in the last two games. He did get one shift in overtime and said, “It was a 1-0 lead and we have...
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Buff beat Flor on the heels of their hardest working line

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We’ve been talking all season about how good the Johan Larsson line has been and they finally got rewarded. Larsson along with Kyle Okposo and Zemgus Girgensons have spent most of the season in the offensive zone. They’ve been getting bodies and pucks to the net, but only...
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Sabres outlast Panthers in first shootout of season, 3-2

The Buffalo Sabres' point streak reached five games to start the 2019-20 season, as they staved off a late attack from the Florida Panthers to win in a shootout, 3-2. Johan Larsson and Marco Scandella supplied the regulation goal-scoring for the blue and gold; Kyle Okposo picked up a pair of...
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Botterill: "We didn't need a revamp, but we wanted to add"

The Sabres are off to a hot start in the 2019-20 season, led by the league's best powerplay. Before Friday night's game against the Florida Panthers, Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill joined Bulldog and Paul Hamilton at 716 Food and Sport. Here's some of the best from Jason's time with the...
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