Buffalo Sabres

Sabres' Bogosian is healthy again and thriving

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - I’ve been saying this since last season ended that we really don’t know what the Sabres have in Zach Bogosian because he hadn’t played one game here healthy. I think we got a glimpse of a healthy Bogosian in San Jose, Anaheim, Los Angeles and now here in Buffalo. In just...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Canadiens

A back-and-forth Atlantic Division tilt saw the Buffalo Sabres drop the Montreal Canadiens by a final score of 4-3. Kyle Okposo potted the game-winner on the powerplay with just 1:01 left on the third period clock. Jason Pominville also churned out two more goals for Buffalo, as he continues to...
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Bar Argument Tweetbag!

Bar Arguments Tweetbag! I asked for your crazy bar arguments. I asked for the nonsensical crazy take that you or your friend has… so that we all may take part in the whimsy of it all. I got a LOT of responses, and I’m thinking this might be a good staple going forward. Also, if this sees an awful...
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Gamenight: Montreal leads 3-2 in third period

Max Domi opened the scoring just over a minute into the game to give the Montreal Canadiens a 1-0 lead over Buffalo in the first period. Domi scored on a wrist shot after he collected the puck in the offensive zone thanks to a Buffalo turnover. Artturi Lehkonen originally stole the puck away from...
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Botterill on Skinner: No contract negotiations right now... We can wait until later in the year.

The Sabres are off to a pretty good start in the 2018-19 season with a 5-4 record. Ahead of Thursday night's matchup with the Montreal Canadiens, a team that's also off to a good start, Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill stopped by 716 Food and Sport to chat with Schopp & the Bulldog...
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Sabres' Pominville appreciates scoring 700 NHL points

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - In 996 NHL games, Jason Pominville has scored 279 goals with 422 assists for 701 points. Pominville almost didn’t have a career in Buffalo as he was waived in 2005 and sent down to Rochester. Pominville is never a player that pouts and he went down and scored 19 goals and 26...
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The Sabres defense has scored six goals in the first nine games

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Six of the Sabres seven defensemen have scored a goal this season with Casey Nelson the only one not on the board. Last season it took until December to get one from the back end. I had wondered if Phil Housley and tweaked his system over the summer, but he said it’s because...
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Housley: 'We found a way to win' to close out the western road trip

It was a solid weekend for the Buffalo Sabres as they closed out their five-game Western Conference road trip with wins over the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks. The Sabres ended up out-scoring their opponents 9-3 in the two games, and got to the 5-4-0 mark as they return home to face the...
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Sabres' Dahlin enjoyed his first NHL road trip

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres finally returned home for practice after a five-game western road trip. The trip was the first ever for Rasmus Dahlin and he celebrated by scoring his first NHL goal. The young defenseman said, “I was really not expecting that type of goal, but it was fun when it...
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Amerks' hot start to 2018-19 season continues

The Rochester Americans had its five-game win streak snapped on Saturday night with a 5-4 overtime loss to the Belleville Senators, but they continue to stand as one of the strongest teams in the entire American Hockey League. After a dominating 6-1 win over the Utica Comets on Wednesday , the...
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