Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres were at their best down two men

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have been very good on 5-on-3 situations against this season, but their best one may have come Tuesday. Tampa Bay had a 1:53 two-man advantage, but the Sabres killed it off. The Lightning came in with the second best power play in the NHL and had already scored...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Lightning

The Buffalo Sabres (16-30-10, 42 pts) hosted the NHL's best team in the Tampa Bay Lightning (38-15-3, 79 pts) on Tuesday evening at home in KeyBank Center. This would mark the second of four meetings that these two Atlantic Division foes would have in 2017-18. The Lightning prevailed in the first...
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Sabres' O'Reilly has really stepped up

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Ryan O’Reilly had a very inconsistent first half of the season, but he’s been much better lately. In his last 16 games, O’Reilly has nine goals and nine assists for 18 points. O’Reilly had another incredible game in this one especially when the Sabres were down two men for 1...
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Gamenight: Lightning tie Sabres 1-1 in first period

First Period 18:28 - It is clear that the Sabres are looking to establish the play against a Tampa team that played last night. Even Casey Nelson has gotten in on the scoring rush early to press the play. 13:35 - SABRES GOAL . Nick Baptiste 's speed was on display perfectly for the game's first...
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Friedman suggests Flyers and Sabres could be trade partners

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR We're less than 2 weeks away from the NHL trade deadline, which will come on Monday, February 26th. Evander Kane is still in a Sabre uniform, and there's been no major trade made around the league. Generally this is the time of year that reports and rumors start...
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The Sabres face the league's top team in Tampa Bay

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On Saturday, the Sabres beat the number two team in the NHL in Boston. Tonight, they get the number one team in the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay has a points percentage of .705 while the Bruins are .704. That’s with a 4-3 loss on Monday in Toronto. The Lightning have won...
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Jason Botterill has a plan which includes Rochester

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill is approaching his first trade deadline as a general manager. In the next two weeks, many players including Evander Kane could be playing elsewhere. It’s hard to believe this with what we’ve seen from the Sabres this season, but the emergence of Casey Nelson...
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Olofsson feels ready to make the jump to North America

Over the course of the past four seasons, the Buffalo Sabres have been the lowest scoring team in the National Hockey League. Through 302 games, the Sabres have averaged a league-worst 2.26 goals per-game, while also averaging a third-worst 28.5 shots per-game in that span. However, one of Buffalo'...
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The Sabres began life without Jack Eichel

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We all know that Jack Eichel isn’t going to be playing for a while, so how is Phil Housley going to handle it? His lines for Sunday's game had to change. Evan Rodrigues moved back to center. He stayed with Sam Reinhart, but Scott Wilson is now the left winger. Jason...
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Gamenight: Colorado takes 2-1 lead on Sabres in second period

First Period 19:17 - AVALANCHE GOAL . It does not take the visitors long as they are able to use a long outlet pass to stretch the ice and get a 2-on-0 break in the offensive zone. Alexander Kerfoot notches his 13th goal of the year in the game's opening minute. 1-0 COL . 13:15 - Buffalo played...
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