Buffalo Sabres

Sabres' Botterill says they're letting Robin Lehner go

Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill confirmed on Friday something we’ve been talking about since April, Robin Lehner will not be qualified on Monday. Botterill has been trying to trade Lehner since before the trade deadline and said, “We have made a decision on Robin and it was a difficult...
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2018 NHL Mock Draft

The 2018 NHL Entry-Level Draft is finally upon us as the festivities from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas is set to get started at 7 p.m. on Friday. The Buffalo Sabres hold onto the first selection in the NHL Draft, after winning the Draft Lottery back in late April. With that pick,...
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The Sabres have done pretty well when drafting defensemen in the first round

Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - We all know the Sabres are going to use the first pick in Friday’s NHL Entry Draft to take defenseman Rasmus Dahlin. In the Sabres' history, they’ve taken defensemen in the first round 18 times. The first defenseman they snagged with their first round pick was in their third...
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Dahlin is ready to finally be drafted into the NHL

Dallas, TX (WGR 550) - The next time we speak with Rasmus Dahlin, he likely will be a member of the Buffalo Sabres. Dahlin met the media for a final time on Thursday and he said he hasn’t given the moment of being drafted much thought, “I haven’t actually thought about it so much. I’m just trying...
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Sabres 2018-19 schedule has been released

The Buffalo Sabres 2018-2019 schedule has been released, with the Sabres opening up their season with four straight homes games to begin the year. It's here! Announcing our 2018-19 schedule. #IsItOctoberYet pic.twitter.com/iNBcTNmV4p — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 21, 2018 Other highlights...
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REPORT: Sabres expected to let Robin Lehner become UFA

TSN's Bob McKenzie is reporting that the Buffalo Sabres are going to let goaltender Robin Lehner head to free agency and not qualify an offer to hold on to his rights. BUF is not expected to give goaltender Robin Lehner his qualifying offer and he should be added to the list of UFA goalies...
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Players > Picks

Players > Picks As Jason Botterill enters his second offseason as general manager of the Buffalo Sabres, his goals and timelines shift a bit. While he’s not likely to be on the hot seat all that quickly, we’re now one year into his build, and that team finished in last place. (Important note -...
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Would Max Pacioretty be a good fit with the Sabres?

Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR For pretty much the entire offseason any trade talk surrounding the Buffalo Sabres has included Ryan O'Reilly. Pretty much any talk about where O'Reilly could be dealt includes the Montreal Canadiens. Whether it's Darren Dreger, Bob McKenzie, Elliotte Friedman, or...
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Bodin: Dahlin was a revelation

On Friday, the Buffalo Sabres will make their selection with the first overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas, Texas. With that pick, the Sabres are likely to take Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin from the Frölunda Indians of the Swedish Hockey League. Dahlin has been highly regarded as the...
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Dialed in on Dahlin

It's almost "D Day", or in this case, "Dahlin Day". Friday night just after 7 p.m., the Buffalo Sabres will make Rasmus Dahlin the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NHL draft. Then we can let the fun begin. Actually, we can let the fun continue since it began the night the Sabres won the draft lottery...
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