Buffalo Sabres

Cullen: "You think differently about this lineup if they move Rasmus Ristolainen"

Day two of NHL Free Agency, and several holes still need to be filled on the Buffalo Sabres' roster. Despite that fact, there is still a current roster to assess; for that Mike Schopp and the Bulldog were joined by Scott Cullen of The Hockey New and NHL.com for a discussion of what's been done so...
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The Sabres get C.J. Smith back into the fold for two years

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have re-signed one of their restricted free agents. C.J. Smith agrees to a two year/$1.4 million contract. In 2017 Smith signed as a college free agent out of UMass-Lowell and had one assist in two games. Smith spent the whole next season in Rochester and made the...
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Sabres' Cozens will need surgery on his thumb

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Dylan Cozens didn’t think his thumb injury suffered Saturday at Development Camp was all that serious, but things have changed. Cozens will undergo a procedure on Wednesday on his left thumb. The team didn’t announce a timetable for its No. 1 picks recovery. Cozens was hit...
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Sabres' Vesey is looking forward to playing for Buffalo

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - I think Jason Botterill was very smart not to jump into free agency and get the Sabres stuck with another bad contract. In the past few days, he’s made two trades while giving up nothing but draft picks, and he made minor depth signings for Rochester. Friday’s trade with...
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Sabres ink Curtis Lazar to a one-year deal

The Buffalo Sabres added more depth on the wing as the NHL Free Agency period opened on Monday with the signing of forward Curtis Lazar to a one-year deal worth $700,000. We have signed forward Curtis Lazar to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/lGWL7kmGDE pic.twitter...
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Sabres add depth down the middle, signing Jean-Sebastien Dea

Jason Botterill continues to bring in players that will help the Rochester Americans in 2019-20. Today, the Sabres signed centerman Jean-Sebastien Dea to a one year deal worth $700k. We have signed forward Jean-Sebastien Dea to a two-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/...
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Sabres sign goalie Hammond to one-year deal

The Buffalo Sabres have added some depth in net for the upcoming season with the signing of goalie Andrew Hammond to a one-year contract with an average annual value of $700,000. We have signed goaltender Andrew Hammond to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/...
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Sabres add defenseman Gilmour

The Buffalo Sabres added to the depth of their blue line on Monday with the signing of defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year deal worth $700,000. We have signed defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year contract with an AAV of $700,000. Details: https://t.co/r0L4Ks5q3R pic.twitter.com/0QpfSpLPYs —...
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Sabres acquire Vesey from the Rangers

Less than an hour before the NHL Free Agency period was set to open league-wide, the Buffalo Sabres made a trade to bolster their lineup. The team announced late Monday morning that they have acquired forward Jimmy Vesey from the New York Rangers in exchange for a third round pick in the 2021 NHL...
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Sabres' Botterill is ready for free agency

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Teams have been talking all week with prospective UFA’s and the Sabres are no different. Jason Botterill said, “We’ve had some good conversations throughout the week, both myself, Ralph and the rest of our management group with players, but I think what you see in the league...
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