Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres ink Jake McCabe to a two-year deal

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have avoided arbitration by signing Jake McCabe to a two-year, $5.7 million deal. The cap hit for McCabe is $2.8 million and puts the Sabres over the NHL Salary Cap by just over $500,000. Linus Ullmark’s arbitration award will up that number. In my mind Botterill...
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Sabres far apart with arbitration numbers for Ullmark and McCabe

The Buffalo Sabres have two restricted free agents heading for arbitration this weekend with league arbiters in Toronto. Sabres goalie Linus Ullmark will speak with an independent arbiter on Friday with the hopes of getting a new contract reportedly worth $2.65 million. However, the Sabres are...
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Sabres, Elie agree to one-year contract

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Thursday that the team and forward Remi Elie have come to terms on a one-year, two-way deal worth $700,000. We have agreed to terms with forward Remi Elie on a one-year, two-way contract with an average annual value of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/YBnp4OmS3V pic...
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Late night discussion: The worst, yet popular jerseys fans own

Louie DiBiase Twitter: @DiBiaseLOE Purchasing jerseys isn't an exact science. Most fans have gone through a jersey bust at least once in their life. That feeling of offseason optimism in a newly signed free agent or a promising rookie that brings out the credit card. Then they dissapoint and you...
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Arbitrator awards $2M contract to Evan Rodrigues

After going to arbitration, Evan Rodrigues is now under contract with the Sabres on a one year deal, worth $2 million. The decision comes from an independent arbitrator. That salary falls in between the reported asks of the team and player. Sportnet's Elliotte Friedman had reported that the Sabres...
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Sabres to host fifth annual Prospects Challenge

For a fifth consecutive year, the Buffalo Sabres will host the annual Prospects Challenge at Harborcenter. The team announced on Wednesday that the festivities will begin on Friday, September 6 and run through Monday, September 9. The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host the...
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Sabres exchange arbitration numbers with Rodrigues

Mike Jafari Twitter: @mjafariWGR Buffalo Sabres forward Evan Rodrigues is getting ready to have his salary arbitration hearing with the National Hockey League on Tuesday, and now we have an idea of how far apart both sides are on contract negotiations. Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported on...
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Late night discussion: Bring back one Bills and Sabres legend

Louie DiBiase Twitter: @DiBiaseLOE Adding talent through the draft and free agency is the normal path for NFL and NHL teams to improve their rosters. What if there was another channel to add significant difference makers to the Buffalo Bills or the Buffalo Sabres? What if both teams could bring...
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Are the Sabres and Jets a match for a Ristolainen trade?

The Buffalo Sabres have already had an active offseason with the addition of a number of players to re-tool for the 2019-2020 season. The Sabres have made a few depth signings for both the NHL roster and the Rochester Americans, with the main piece being Marcus Johansson. Buffalo also made a few...
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Sabres sign Cozens to entry-level contract

The Buffalo Sabres have one of their first round picks in the 2019 NHL Draft under contract. The team announced on Monday that seventh overall pick Dylan Cozens has signed his three-year entry-level contract with the Sabres. It’s official! -- We have signed forward Dylan Cozens to a three-year,...
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