Found January 22, 2012 on Puck Daddy:
It's downright inexplicable, really, how low the Buffalo Sabres have fallen. A second-tier contender last season, you'd have thought the offseason spending spree would have put them over the top, not into the basement. But, as of this writing, Buffalo's tied for last place in points in the East (with two games in-hand). They're a disaster. So who is at fault for the Sabres' dismal season? While defending Brad Boyes, owner Terry Pegula blamed injuries: "I don't want to single out Brad," Pegula said. "Look who he plays with every night. It changes a lot. He's another guy [who was injured]. ... I have to believe we're a better hockey team than we were last year. We just didn't have this massive, catastrophic injury problem. Put yourself in anybody's place in the organization. How do you evaluate what's going on?" Meanwhile, our own Ryan Lambert recently asked why Pegula himself was escaping blame. For the record, whil...

Just How Bad Is It?

  A great deal of this you can already find posted on my twitter (@matthew1stewart), but I figured I'd pop in here and repeat myself with a quick hit. Ok. So: Everybody knows it's been bad for the Sabres lately. But how bad? I mean, we aren't talking "worst in the league, competing for a top lottery pick bad", right? I mean, we're not the Oilers or Islanders...

Time To Clean House In Buffalo?

from Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe, Sabres fans, once convinced that Terry Pegula’s ownership and some pricy offseason acquisitions would be an EZ pass to Cup contention, are clamoring for a change as the club slips deeper in the Eastern Conference standings. Putting the bellows to the fire of their discontent, NBC commentator Jeremy Roenick followed Monday’s 5-0 loss...

Say Hello To Your Last Place Sabres

No it’s not some sick, twisted dream, it’s actual reality.  The 2011-2012 Buffalo Sabres now sit all alone in last place in the Eastern Conference. With Carolina’s 2-1 victory over Winnipeg Monday night, the Buffalo Sabres now sit in 15th place in the East with just 43 points.  They are one point behind the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning. It’s sad really. ...

Pegula Entitled To Getting A Pass, For Now

Not even a year removed from Terry Pegula’s purchase of the Buffalo Sabres and the most ballyhooed press conference here since Jim Kelly rode a limo into town 25 years earlier, the honeymoon is just about over. But if you want to play the blame game so badly that you’re looking to the man at the top as the biggest reason for this season’s failures, then you’re just trying...

Blues' Pietrangelo catches Plager in career goals

Brad Boyes returns to town with Buffalo, toting only three goals in 34 games.

Sabres Lose Sharp Edge!

The Buffalo Sabres were considered to be a near lock to make the playoffs when the NHL betting season began but after a solid start they have been in a free fall since November 19th in which they have lost 22 out of 29 games that included 8 losses in 9 games since January 6th.With United States Olympic hero Ryan Miller as their number one goaltender it was figured in betting circles...


Christian Ehrhoff has been out of the Sabres lineup for the past three weeks, and the team has gone 2-7-2 in his absence. So what does he want to bring to the dressing room when he returns to the ice for tomorrow’s game in New Jersey? &...

Disappointing Sabres Season May Have Silver Lining

                By: Raheel Ali Heading into the 2011-2012 season, the Buffalo Sabres were predicted by many hockey pundits to be amongst the top 8 teams in the Eastern Conference, and to make some noise come playoff time. With owner Terry Pegula opening up his wallet during the course of the offseason, the Sabres were major players in the free agent market for the first time...
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