Buffalo Sabres

The way forward - Part 1

The Buffalo Sabres season is, mercifully, almost over. A third season since the tank year leaves us, yet again, hoping on lottery balls and pondering where it all went wrong. Years of poor drafting and some regrettable trades have left the Sabres with a mostly shoddy group of defensemen and, with...
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Sabres sputtering home yet again

The Buffalo Sabres season is nearing its end and I'm struggling to produce #content for the website. This is a running account of that "struggle". It isn't a coherent essay on what the Sabres' issues are. Rather, it's a bunch of stuff you've probably read or heard before, updated. Sorry not sorry...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Flames

On Wednesday night the Calgary Flames poured it on as visitors to KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY. Shooting early and scoring often, the Flames crushed the Sabres by a final score of 5-1. Calgary forwards Sam Bennett, Johnny Gaudreau and Mark Jankowski all registered two points, while defensemen T.J...
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Sabres make Johnson look bad in front of his old team with a horrible effort

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Chad Johnson came into this game 6-2-0 since winning in Calgary on Jan. 22. He’s earned starts that he wasn’t going to get and had beaten some very good teams in Anaheim, Tampa Bay, Boston and Toronto. Johnson didn’t want to take that much of the credit, “You start winning...
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Gamenight: Sabres trail Calgary 3-0 in second period

First Period 16:54 - Chad Johnson had to be big for the Sabres here early, thanks to a defensive zone turnover that nearly turned disastrous. This game is following the mold of Monday's game early. 14:25 - FLAMES GOAL . Another fire drill in the Buffalo zone results in the game's first goal. Sam...
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Sabres' goalie Johnson gets the call against his former team

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Chad Johnson turned his season around starting on Jan. 22 in Calgary. Johnson stopped 32 shots as the Sabres won 2-1 in overtime. The win was only his second of the season, but since then he’s 6-2-0. Along the way, he’s beaten Anaheim, Toronto, Boston twice and Tampa Bay...
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Sabres' O'Regan is glad he was traded to Buffalo

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - After being part of the Evander Kane trade, Danny O’Regan played three games in Rochester scoring two goals. With the injury to Kyle Criscuolo, the Sabres only had 12 forwards, so O’Regan came up. The former San Jose Shark will not play Wednesday, but he’s pretty excited to...
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Sabres call up O'Regan from Rochester

With the Buffalo Sabres suffering more injuries to the forward group, the team has called up forward Danny O'Regan from the Rochester Americans. On Tuesday, the Sabres announced the center Kyle Criscuolo will be out 4-to-6 weeks with an upper-body injury after taking a hit from Toronto Maple Leafs...
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Sabres' Ristolainen enjoys his battles with Nazem Kadri

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - After Rasmus Ristolainen tangled with Nazem Kadri on Monday, the two sat in the penalty box and trash talked each other. It hit Twitter in a GIF and it seems like everybody saw it. Ristolainen also saw it and he said with a laugh, “It looks funny.” It looked like Ristolainen...
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The Sabres and Amerks lose Criscuolo for weeks

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With Jack Eichel and Evan Rodrigues injured, the Sabres needed a center. Against Florida, they tried Zemgus Girgensons and that didn’t work so they called up Kyle Criscuolo from Rochester. Criscuolo is a big part of why the Amerks have done so well this season, scoring 15...
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