Buffalo Sabres

Sabres place Elie on waivers

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Saturday that the team has placed forward Remi Elie on waivers. The 23-year-old was claimed by the Sabres off waivers from the Dallas Stars before the season started on October 2. In just 16 games this season in Buffalo, Elie has just one assist, nine shots on goal,...
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A rant and a rave

The Rant I got what I asked for this season… a good start. I suppose I should have asked for something more specific though, because while that good start was fun, what has followed has completely undone it. Remember the good feelings from the top of the standings? Remember that most of us thought...
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Sabres embarrassed by the Blackhawks to start their homestand

The Buffalo Sabres got embarrassed in the opening game of a seven-game homestand at KeyBank Center on Friday night. The Chicago Blackhawks came to town and put up seven goals on the Sabres to hand them a 7-3 loss in front of the hometown faithful. Despite the Sabres out-shooting the Blackhawks by a...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Blackhawks

It was not the start to the homestand that the Buffalo Sabres had hoped for, as they were downed by the visiting Chicago Blackhawks by a final score of 7-3. Chicago nabbed a 1-0 lead after the opening period and never looked back, as Buffalo never led at any point on Friday night. Hometown boy...
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Gamenight: Sabres trail Chicago 1-0 late in first period

Buffalo had an early power play chance after Erik Gustafsson shot the puck over the glass. However, the blue and gold did not score on their first man advantage of the game. Chicago broke the scoreless tie with less than two minutes to go in the opening period when Drak Caggiula was able to slip...
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Botterill - "We understand how important being in the playoff hunt is"

The Buffalo Sabres are about to start a seven game home stand against the Chicago Blackhawks, as they look to get back into a playoff spot. Sabres general manager Jason Botterill joined Schopp and Bulldog at 716 on Friday to discuss the team's lack of success as of late, the development of young...
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Sabres open up a seven-game homestand against Chicago

For the first time since January 12, the Buffalo Sabres will play a game at the friendly confines of KeyBank Center. The Sabres return home from a two-game road trip in Columbus and Dallas to play host to the Chicago Blackhawks. It is the first time that the Sabres and Blackhawks will face one...
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The Sabres can't manage a goal that counted in Dallas

Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - The Sabres got away with a horrendous first period only trailing 1-0. The defense was as bad as I’ve seen it giving the puck away with passes up the middle. Rasmus Dahlin started the parade of turnovers on the first shift. That was followed by a Mattias Janmark breakaway that...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Stars

The Buffalo Sabres failed to make up ground in the playoff race after a 1-0 loss at the hands of the Dallas Stars. Linus Ullmark made 26 saves in net in the loss, but was outdone by Stars goaltender Ben Bishop, who had a 29-save shutout. Buffalo almost had a goal from Marco Scandella, but it was...
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Gamenight: Dallas leads Sabres 1-0 in first period

Jamie Benn's 19th goal of the season came nearly nine minutes into the first period, giving Dallas a 1-0 lead over Buffalo. Former Sabres defenseman Taylor Fedun was able to intercept the puck in the offensive zone and feed Benn, who broke the scoreless tie. Fedun received the lone assist on the...
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