Buffalo Sabres

Sabres' Ullmark plays his first game of the season and gets his first NHL shutout

(WGR 550) - Linus Ullmark got his first start of the season and stopped all 36 shots he faced to pick up his first NHL shutout. He was very sharp when Richard Panik was left alone because Nate Beaulieu and Casey Nelson were caught out on an extended shift and couldn’t get off. He also had to make...
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Dahlin scores 1st NHL goal

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The Sabres have their first road game of the season in Arizona

(WGR 550) - The Sabres visit Arizona tonight after going 2-2 at home. The Coyotes are 1-2 overall, but 0-1 at home. The home game was a 1-0 loss to Anaheim. Arizona is 1-for-9 on the power play and are perfect on seven penalty kills. The biggest problem for the Coyotes is they were shutout in their...
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Sabres' Ullmark will get his chance to play this road trip

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Linus Ullmark had hoped he wouldn’t have to wait five games to get in net, but it will be at least that long. Carter Hutton went 2-2-0 to start the season with 3.07 goals against and .912 save percentage. Buffalo lost to Boston and Colorado by a combined score of 10-1 and...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Avalanche

The Buffalo Sabres fell to 2-2 on their season-opening homestand after losing 6-1 at the hands of the Colorado Avalanche. The Sabres were behind the eight ball early, digging themselves a 3-0 hole after 20 minutes that they were never able to climb out of. The bright spot of the night, though, was...
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Colorado's Compher appreciates the fact that the Sabres drafted him

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - In 2013 the Sabres moved up in the draft so they could take J.T. Compher. To get to the 35th overall pick, Buffalo sent Andrej Sekera to Carolina. The Hurricanes made the Sabres take Jamie McBain too. I always heard great things about Compher in his three seasons at Michigan...
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Gamenight: Sabres and Avalanche scoreless in first period

The Sabres have won two games in a row, and are closing out their four game homestand. Buffalo and the Colorado Avalanche are scoreless in the opening period.
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Tweetbag!!!

It's the October 11th version of the Tweetbag! Questions, queries, comments, complaints, concerns, and criticisms all welcome here… with answers. Let’s do it! 1.) Dynasty! Opinion on Keeper leagues — Mike Kickbush (@TheBush84) October 11, 2018 Keeper won’t be enough for me anymore. Now that I’ve...
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Sabres' Larsson is returning from injury

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres will try to close their homestand with three wins in four games as Colorado is in town tonight. Johan Larsson returns to the lineup after taking a shot in the foot in the final preseason game in Oshawa. To put Larsson in the lineup, Zach Bogosian must go on IR...
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Amerks dominate Syracuse for first win of the season

Rochester, N.Y. (WGR 550) - After a disappointing opening to the 2018-19 season this past weekend, the Rochester Americans came alive on Wednesday to capture its first win of the year. The Amerks got a stellar performance from their special teams as they killed off 7-of-8 penalties, while...
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