Buffalo Sabres

Sabres' Asplund thinks he's ready to live his NHL dream

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have to make a decision in June if they’re going to give qualifying offers to Johan Larsson and Zemgus Girgensons. They’ve already signed European free agent center Arttu Ruotsalainen and have Rasmus Asplund down in Rochester. Asplund had a rough start to his...
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Smyth: Krueger will do 'an excellent job' with the Sabres

Although Ralph Krueger's one and only NHL head coaching stint was short, he was able to earn the respect of many of those he worked with. Krueger became the head coach of the Edmonton Oilers just before the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season, and lasted just 48 games before he was fired to be...
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Team Canada beats Team USA at the World Championship

(WGR 550) - Team USA finished group play on Tuesday at the World Championship losing to Canada 3-0. Sabres forward Jack Eichel was held off the scoresheet for the first time all tournament. Eichel had his best chance on the power play, one timing one from the left circle. He also sent in James van...
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Maurice: 'This is the right time' for Krueger to be in the NHL

It has been nearly a week since the Buffalo Sabres officially announced Ralph Krueger as the 19th head coach in franchise history. Krueger has a long history of coaching in the game of hockey, both at an international level and at the NHL level. He led his Austrian team to five consecutive...
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Sabres 2019 offseason and draft tracker

Sabres 2019 draft picks: Round 1 (7) - Round 1 - Round 3 - Round 4 - Round 6 - Round 6 - Round 6 - Round 7 - Unrestricted Free Agents: LW - Jeff Skinner RW - Jason Pominville C - Kyle Criscuolo C - Kevin Porter RW - Matt Moulson D - Matt Tennyson Group 6 UFAs: RW - Danny O'Regan G - Scott Wedgewood...
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Sabres' Reinhart scores two in Canada's win over Denmark

(WGR 550) - Sam Reinhart didn’t start the World Championship well, but he’s come on strong with two goals in Canada’s 5-0 win over Denmark on Monday. Reinhart now has three goals and two assists for five points in six games. Reinhart’s first goal was a shot he almost never scores on. He came...
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Team USA advances to the quarterfinals with a win over Germany

(WGR 550) - Team USA clinched a quarterfinals birth at the World Championship on Sunday thanks to a 3-1 win over Germany. The game was 1-1 midway through the third period, but goals by Sabres forward Jack Eichel and Dylan Larkin Det. clinched the win. Eichel had another strong game, getting stopped...
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The Sabres use an analytic approach to season ticket pricing

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have sent out renewal invoices to their season ticket holders and there is a new approach to their price scale. Last season, there was no increase in ticket prices, but this season, they’re using an analytic based approach to raise prices. In the past, the team...
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Botterill has a lot on his plate for the offseason

Step 1 of Jason Botterill's offseason is now complete. The Buffalo Sabres general manager checked one box off his to-do list this offseason with the hiring of head coach Ralph Krueger on Wednesday. However, there is still plenty of work to be done to help improve the overall status of the team...
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Sabres' Montour has a sprained knee

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Many feared the Sabres would have three defensemen not ready for the season opener in October, but the news on Brandon Montour isn’t too bad. Montour suffered a MCL sprain while playing for Team Canada against Slovakia at the World Championship. The Sabres have announced...
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