Buffalo Sabres

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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WGR 'Cup of Coffee' Draft

There have been a number of prominent sports players to have played professionally in Buffalo whether it's with the Bills, Sabres, Bisons, or even the Buffalo Braves of the NBA all those years ago. However, there may have been a player or two that spent a brief moment of time in Buffalo that either...
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The five most memorable moments of the Sabres' drought

The Buffalo Sabres are catching a ton of heat this week for their sweeping organizational changes that started on Tuesday with the firing of general manager Jason Botterill. The organization is in Year 9 of the NHL's longest playoff drought, and each day seems to bring another story that shows the...
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The more things change...

Here’s a question I’ll bet many of you have been asking yourself and/or your friends this week: How is it the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres can have the same owners and be going in completely opposite directions? The Bills have made the playoffs two of the last three seasons and appear to have a...
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Friedman: 'The days were numbered for Jason Botterill'

The Buffalo Sabres sent some shockwaves throughout the National Hockey League on Tuesday when the team announced the firing of general manager Jason Botterill. As his replacement, Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula decided to make an in-house hire with Kevyn Adams to become the full-time general...
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Sabres let go of 22 hockey department staff members

The Buffalo Sabres have continued to make sweeping changes throughout the organization's hockey department since general manager Jason Botterill was relieved of his duties on Tuesday. As of Wednesday night, the Sabres have let go of 22 total staff members, including 14 of 21 members of the team's...
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Adams looking forward to the challenge ahead of him

The Buffalo Sabres made sweeping changes around the organization on Tuesday, starting at the top of the front office with the firing of general manager Jason Botterill. Also fired along with Botterill included his managerial staff in assistant general managers Randy Sexton and Steve Greeley...
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An all-time bad day

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 was one of the craziest and ugliest days I’ve experienced in Buffalo sports. It began positively enough. Well, unless you’re Jason Botterill, that is. Fans were eager for a change at the top of the Buffalo Sabres organization, so hearing that Botterill was being replaced, I’d...
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The Sabres are in rare, unwanted company in the sports world

There is a team or two in every league across professional sports that either short-term or, for what seems like the franchise's entire history, becomes the butt-end of every joke. This doormat reputation is earned through consistent inconsistency, or incompetence at all levels of the organization...
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Sabres let go of Chris Taylor, entire Amerks coaching staff

In addition to the firing of general manager Jason Botterill and his managerial staff on Tuesday, the Buffalo Sabres have also let go of Rochester Americans head coach Chris Taylor, as well as his assistant coaches, Gord Dineen and Toby Petersen. The @BuffaloSabres announced today that General...
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