Buffalo Sabres

From the Locker Room: Sabres-Senators

The Buffalo Sabres took care of the Ottawa Senators handily, 5-2 on Thursday night behind strong efforts from Jack Eichel, Victor Olofsson, Jason Pominville and Sam Reinhart. Eichel tallied three points to bring his season total to 80, Olofsson put together his first multi-point effort in the NHL,...
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Gamenight: Sabres trail Senators 2-1 through a period

The Buffalo Sabres are playing host to the Ottawa Senators inside KeyBank Center as part of the team's final home game of the 2018-19 season. It's also Buffalo's "Fan Appreciation Night" before the season finale this Saturday in Detroit against the Red Wings. The Sabres come into tonight's contest...
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Sabres' Pominville is emotional about his possible last game in Buffalo

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Pominville hasn’t announced anything yet on his future, but he was very emotional on Thursday morning knowing this could be his last game in Buffalo. Pominville has played 731 games as a Sabre, which is 69% of his career. He said he hadn’t thought about it until the...
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What is Jack thinking?

Another sad Buffalo Sabres season closes this week, the team’s eighth straight without a playoff berth and sixth straight without, in the end, hardly a sniff of one. The Sabres are 23 points out of the last postseason spot in the East with two games left. Last year, they finished 35 points out. In...
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April Tweetbag!

Before I get to your tweets, I want to mention one of mine from earlier today: The Sabres finished the 2017-18 season with 62 points. Since then, how many NHL teams have changed their coach? Thirteen. Cal, Dal, Car, NYR, NYI, Wsh, LAK, Chi, StL, Edm, Phi, Ott, Ana — Jeremy White (@JeremyWGR) April...
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Sabres' Skinner is still open to staying in Buffalo

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Many fans are worried that Jeff Skinner is going to not even give Buffalo and chance and leave in unrestricted free agency. Skinner has told me numerous times how much he enjoys this city and enjoys playing here, but in the past month or two, things have turned really ugly...
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From the locker room: Sabres-Predators

The Sabres twice erased one-goal deficits, but could not do so in the third period to fall 3-2 to the Nashville Predators. Let's go inside the locker room to hear the thoughts from the players. Phil Housley On the team making an effort at going to the net: "We could have done it more, even in the...
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Assistant general manager Randy Sexton explains why players aren't rushed to the Sabres

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - There’s been a lot of criticism of Jason Botterill this season because he believes in developing most players in the AHL. Tage Thompson was the exception to that, but many wanted Victor Olofsson up here in November when he wasn’t even close to ready. Randy Sexton is the...
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Gamenight: Sabres and Nashville tied 1-1 in second period

Craig Smith's 21st goal of the season came nearly halfway through the opening period to give Nashville a 1-0 lead over the Sabres. P.K. Subban took the shot from the point that hit the shaft of Smith's stick before going into the net. The defenseman, along with Kyle Turris, were credited with the...
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Sabres' Ristolainen returns after being sick

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Rasmus Ristolainen returns on Tuesday after being very sick. It was a week ago that the defenseman fell ill in Ottawa and he hasn’t been around since. After missing four games, he’s ready to return, “The last few days it’s been normal training trying to get back into game...
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