Buffalo Sabres

Nelson returns to practice as Buffalo comes back from break

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - On Sunday the Sabres were back on the ice as a team for the first time since they lost in Vancouver on Jan. 18. Buffalo had it’s five-day bye week followed by the All-Star break. Only Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner were missing from practice as they were flying back from the...
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NHL All Star Weekend Recap

The Buffalo Sabres had two players represent the organization at this year’s NHL All-Star Game: Captain Jack Eichel and forward Jeff Skinner. Both forwards found the back of the net in the 3-on-3 Tournament at the NHL All-Star game, however, the Atlantic division fell to the Metropolitan Division 7...
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From All-Star untouchable to fourth-line role player for Girgensons

Four years ago, Jack Eichel was in college, Sam Reinhart was playing junior hockey, and Rasmus Dahlin was probably taking Algebra in some middle school in Sweden. Here in Buffalo, in the necessary darkness that was the tank, there shined one bright light. As a recent first round pick, it was easy...
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Guhle replaces Redmond for AHL All-Star Classic

Rochester Americans defenseman Brendan Guhle is heading to the AHL All-Star Classic in Springfield, Massachusetts. The American Hockey League announced on Friday that Guhle was added to the North Division roster for this weekend's festivities. He will replace fellow teammate Zach Redmond, who will...
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Sabres' Jeff Skinner is enjoying his first season in Buffalo

(WGR 550) - It’s Media Day in San Jose for the NHL All-Star Game. Both Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner will participate. Skinner joined the NHL Network on Thursday night. He said he’s not going to do too much in the 3-on-3 format, “I’m just going to try to get open. I’m playing with some pretty good...
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Leahy: "If Hutton & Ullmark can get back to what they were earlier, the Sabres have a great chance"

The Buffalo Sabres stumbled into the All-Star Break, but still find themselves in striking distance of a Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference. For more on the subject, NBC Sports' Sean Leahy joined Schopp & the Bulldog to discuss what the trade deadline might bring for Buffalo, as well as a...
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The 3-2-1

Welcome to the 3-2-1, a quick rundown of some sports takes that's titled to raise awareness for the NHL's crippling need to move to a 3-2-1 point system. Rolling through the overtime coin toss, the Buffalo Bills' draft "needs", and just what the Buffalo Sabres really are, to this point. Let's go! 1...
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Assessing the Sabres' approach to the trade deadline

The NHL Trade Deadline is nearly one month away, coming at you on Monday, February 25 at 3 p.m. EST. In the past, the deadline has proven to be a turning point for some teams trying to make a deep run for a Stanley Cup come spring time. If a team plays its cards right, they can gain an asset or two...
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The Oilers fire their GM Peter Chiarelli

(WGR 550) - The Edmonton Oilers finally fired general manager Peter Chiarelli. Chiarelli is the man who traded away Tyler Seguin while he was the GM in Boston and Taylor Hall while in Edmonton. Chiarelli got Reilly Smith, Joe Morrow, Matt Fraser and Loui Eriksson back form Dallas in the Seguin...
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The Sabres trying to hang in during their 10-day break

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - As the Sabres are on their 10-day break, all they can do is watch as other teams around them gain points. All teams will be on break in the next two weeks, so Buffalo will have its chance to pick up points starting Jan. 29 in Columbus. Buffalo hasn’t played since Friday in...
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