Buffalo Sabres

Sabres put on a show for the home fans

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres came to play in a big way in the home opener. Buffalo scored on its first three power plays and skated circles around the bewildered Devils winning 7-2. The fans started blowing the roof off the place just 2:56 in when Victor Olofsson found the back of the net. By...
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Sabres Gamenight: Sabres take on Devils in Home Opener

The Sabres held a nice pre-game ceremony featuring previous captains throughout the team's history. Buffalo got out to an early power play after a holding call to New Jersey's Will Butcher. The Sabres went to work on the power play and Victor Olofsson was allowed free at the top of the circle to...
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Sabres begin 50th anniversary home season against New Jersey

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - John Tortorella pretty much never has his team on the ice for a morning skate and Ralph Krueger is doing the same. As the Sabres prepare for the home opener, Krueger had his team come to the arena for off-ice work and meetings, but no skate. The head coach said, “Don’t...
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Sabres' Sheary looks like a different player

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Conor Sheary spoke in the off-season about how he needed to improve his game from his first year with the Sabres. In Game 1 he did that along with scoring two goals. Sheary was engaged in the battles and spent time in front of the net. Last season he spent a lot of time on...
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Sabres play a complete game and won in Ralph Krueger's debut

(WGR 550) - It was quite a start for the Sabres in Pittsburgh. The Sabres beat a good team in the Penguins 3-1 and were in complete control. Buffalo came out of the chute outshooting the Penguins 14-3. The question is why? Buffalo used quick, fast plays to get out of the zone clean and possess the...
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Sabres win season opener over Penguins, 3-1

New faces, different story. For the first time since the 2012-13 season, the Buffalo Sabres came out with a win in their season opener. The blue and gold kept the Pittsburgh Penguins quiet for most of Thursday night in PPG Paints Arena, as the Sabres came into town and emerged with an eye-opening 3...
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Sabres set to open their 50th anniversary season

(WGR 550) - The Sabres have only opened the season once in Pittsburgh. It was the very first game in franchise history and Buffalo won 2-1. Tonight starts the 50th anniversary of the franchise and it’s in Pittsburgh. Buffalo has lost six straight opening night games. It’s been awhile since new...
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The Sabres bring back Olofsson and Jokiharju

(WGR 550) - As expected the Sabres have called up Victor Olofsson and Henri Jokiharju from Rochester. To make room, J.S. Dea, Curtis Lazar and Lawrence Pilut have been sent to the Amerks. All these moves were made in reverse on Tuesday to get under the NHL salary cap. Now that Zach Bogosian and...
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Sam Reinhart at center is a layup for Krueger

Probably the biggest weakness on the Sabres roster going into the 2019-20 season is second line center. Behind Jack Eichel, the same cast and crew of Casey Mittelstadt, Johan Larsson, Vladimir Sobotka, and Evan Rodrigues could all see time down the middle. That group combined for 81 points in 293...
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Sabres' Eichel wants to enjoy the season

Buffalo, NY (WGR 55) - Jack Eichel can be a very intense player on the ice. He starts season number five in Pittsburgh on Thursday and he said he had to relax to be at his best, “Just staying in the moment, not trying to put too much pressure on myself and make sure I’m enjoying playing hockey...
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