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The deadline acquisitions of Paul Gaustad and Andrei Kostitsyn will certainly make the Predators a stronger team once they get acclimated to the system. As a result to their added presence, however, head coach Barry Trotz will have the tough job of having to decide which 12 forwards will play – or rather, which ones to sit.“It’s going to be a real healthy thing where they are pushing each other and guys are going to be focused because they don’t want to lose their spots,” Trotz explained after today’s practice, “or a couple guys will fall off and they won’t be able to handle it very well. It will be interesting to see.”Assuming 10 of the 12 forward positions are locked up with a healthy squad, there will be a quartet of young forwards battling each other for ice-time: Gabriel Bourque, Matt Halischuk, Craig Smith and Brandon Yip. All four admitted that the healthy competition will be a good thing.“Whoever is out is definitely going to be ready for when they get their chances, and ...
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With the post-trade posturing by teams, general managers and fans to promote the view that this is a trade that helps both teams, often thats far from the case, and considering the wealth of draft picks and prospects exchanged at the deadline, its not always clear which team emerges as the victor in the long run.
While we promoted Vancouvers and Nashvilles roster upgrades as strong...
Ryan Miller made a season-high 43 saves in his fourth shutout, Derek Roy and Brad Boyes scored, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Christian Ehrhoff assisted on goals for the Sabres, who are 9-3-3 since Jan. 24 and five points out of a playoff spot.
Miller's shutout was the 26th of his career. The 2010 Vezina Trophy winner has started 18 consecutive...
Ryan Miller turned aside 43 shots to set a franchise regular-season record for most stops in a shutout as the visiting Buffalo Sabres skated to a 2-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday.
Miller recorded his fourth shutout of the season and 26th career by defeating the Ducks for the second time this season. He made 29 saves in a 4-1 win over Anaheim on Oct. 7.
Lindy Ruff gave his tam the day off in Vancouver after impressive back to back shootouts in Anaheim and San Jose, respectively.
While his team mates were chillin, Cody Hodgson was brought before the Vancouver media to answer at the questions that have been swirling around Vancouver ever since the rookie-of-the-year candidate was sent packing on trade deadline day.
16 games in 31 days during the month of March. The Sabres have already one the first one, much in thanks to Ryan Miller.
Four points out of the playoffs and many fans never thought the Sabres would even come this close to the final playoff spot.
Now, the Sabres have put themselves in a position to get into the top eight. Buffalo trail the Jets by four points, but still have...
Canucks host Sabres Saturday Night
The Vancouver Canucks will welcome Cody Hodgson back to Vancouver on Saturday night – this time in an enemy uniform. One of the more curious trade deadline moves will get a chance to prove its worth when Hodgson and Alexander Sulzer attempt to make the Canuck rue the day that the Canucks moved them to Buffalo for Zach Kassian and Marc-Andre Gragnani...
The Buffalo Sabres, made two significant trades on the trade deadline day and one could argue the two biggest deals of the day, let’s take a quick look at them.
Trade 1: Paul Gaustad for Nashville’s 2012 1st Round Pick
Paul Gaustad ‘Goose’ has been a staple in the in the Sabres lineup since 2005. He is a reliable penalty killer and third line centre. Goose is a...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Ryan Miller made a season-high 43 saves in his fourth shutout, Derek Roy and Brad Boyes scored, and the
Buffalo Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night.
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The Canucks pulled off the big one and by no means did they do it alone, they needed a partner and they found a willing one in the Buffalo Sabres and Darcy Regier. Who would have thought the Canucks would take their tenth overall pick from 2008, their highest since 2005 when they chose Luc Bourdon, and ship him out...
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This week highlights my favorite games of the year, mostly because of the 10 p.m. and later start times. I'm really looking forward to Saturday's game against Vancouver, as many fans probably are as well.
Jason Pominville has been the only Sabres player to participate in all 63 games this season. Now, after acquiring Cody Hodgson...
In the first game of the Cody Hodgson era, Ryan Miller had to make 20 saves on 20 Ducks shots in the third period. Ryan-Getzlaf-Perry were angry after a while because they couldn't beat the Buffalo net minder.
Miller made a total of 43 saves on 43 shots, for his fourth shutout of the season.
After the game, Miller gave all the credit to his D and forwards.
On Friday night, the Ottawa Senators will play host to a desperate Chicago Blackhawks team searching for points in a brutal Western Conference playoff race.
Although the Senators - 34-23-8 with seventeen games remaining - and Blackhawks -34-24-7 with seventeen games remaining - have nearly identical records, the two sides are in incredibly different positions as the 2011-2012...
Ryan Miller made a season-high 43 saves in his fourth shutout, Derek Roy and Brad Boyes scored, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night. Christian Ehrhoff assisted on goals for the Sabres, who are 9-3-3 since Jan. 24 and five points out of a playoff spot. Miller's shutout was the 26th of his career.
This week's Authority Report discusses a new basketball offer, Tyler Ennis, Justise Winslow, and more. For football, it discusses new offers, a new exercise Arizona has been doing, and more.
The San Jose Sharks will try to post consecutive wins for the first time in a month when they host the Buffalo Sabres tonight at HP Pavilion.