Buffalo Sabres

Sabres promote Crowe, Nightingale in scouting department

The Buffalo Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams is starting to put the pieces together for his front office staff moving forward with the promotion of two of his in-house members. The team announced on Friday that Jeremiah Crowe has been promoted from his position as a pro scout to the Director of...
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Who are the top prizes of the 2020 NHL Draft?

While the 2020 NHL Draft has yet to be set in stone later this fall, the NHL Draft Lottery is set to take place this Friday. This year's draft lottery format could look a bit different after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the shut down of the rest of the 2019-20 regular season and the league came up...
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Iginla, Hossa headline 2020 Hockey Hall of Fame class

The Hockey Hall of Fame announced its 2020 class of members to be inducted later this fall in Toronto, Ontario. It was chairman of the board Lanny McDonald who announced on Wednesday that six new members will be enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame, headlined by Jarome Iginla and Marian Hossa. The...
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Kevyn Adams has a low bar to clear for drafting

The NHL Draft lottery is Friday night and even though the Sabres odds are remote to draft in the top three, it feels as important as ever that the lottery balls fall right. The Sabres have a 6.5% chance at the first pick, a 6.8% chance at pick two, and a 7.1% chance at pick three. Should the Sabres...
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A lack of panic

There’s plenty of uncertainty when it comes to the future of the Buffalo Sabres. Think about the big questions about the roster: Who will ever fill the void left by Ryan O’Reilly? Will they ever figure it out on the back end? Is there any long-term answer in goal coming? Will Jack Eichel get...
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Shannon: Wouldn't surprise me if Krueger is named President

The Buffalo Sabres fired a good chunk of their hockey department last week, and in the process made Kevyn Adams the teams General Manager. Adams and Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger are now the two lead voices making hockey decisions, but Sportsnets John Shannon believes Krueger's role could grow...
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Ullmark showcases new pads with Sabres' change to royal blue

Ahead of the 2019-20 Buffalo Sabres season, the team announced that it was planning on returning to royal blue as part of their team colors. This comes after the team ditched the royal blue and gold color scheme following the 1995-96 season and making the move to the, then, Marine Midland Arena...
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Eichel is the lone top-10 scorer to miss the playoffs

Regardless of the sport, it is rare you see an elite athlete like Jack Eichel missing from postseason action. It takes an entire team, but you have to imagine if an organization has one of the best players in the league, they should be appearing in the playoffs more times than not throughout their...
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Ranking the 4 Major Sports Commissioners: Who is the Worst?

It is hard to find a sports commissioner these days that fans like. Commissioners are hired to serve the league's owners and their interests while also acting as the face of the league to keep fans invested and interested in the product as well as its players happy and compensated fairly. Sometimes...
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How will the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery work?

With the impact of the coronavirus pandemic shifting the course of the National Hockey League season, the league is now getting set to continue the 2019-20 campaign with their 24-team Return To Play format. While the details have not been finalized as to when Phase 4 of the plan will be set in...
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