Found October 04, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Cody Hodgson told me in August expects a lot from himself. TheLindy Ruff, Ron Rolston, and Darcy Regier are expecting big things, on and off the ice, from Hodgson as well. That explains why Hodgson showed up to the rink on Thursady to find the "C" stitched on his sweater. T.J. Brennan and Kevin Porter wore the "A" for the Amerks, who lost4-3 to Wilkes Barre in the first exhibit...

Buffalo Sabres Set to Start Work on French Connection Statue, Arena Plaza

The two surviving members of the French Connection were on hand Tuesday afternoon to speak as the Buffalo Sabres got set to start work on a statue in their honor at the First Niagara Center. An iconic image of the trio featuring them rushing down the ice together will be the inspiration for the statue, which will be about 7 feet high and sit in the plaza between the arena and its...

GARTH: Miller: Enough Is Enough

You wanna know the heartbeat of the ran and file NHL player? Just ask Sabres goalie Ryan Miller for his take on the current lockout. On Thursday, after the NHL owners cancelled the first eighty two games of the 2012-13 NHL season, dozens of NHLers vented their spleens on Twitter and on social media. Miller not only re-iterated his initial position that the NHLPA proposal is...

Kevin Freiheit: Sabres fall to Bruins in EA simulation

The Sabres fell to the Bruins in tonight's EA sports simulation. The Sabres tied the game at one, but Ville Leino's goal was the only one Buffalo scored. The Sabres are now 4-2 in the simulated preseason and have just one game left, tomorrow against Columbus. Here is the Sabres all-time team that we have voted in over the past week: Reserves: Danny Briere and...

Sabres All Points Bulletin

Today the NHL cancelled the first two weeks of the regular season, as expected.  This means that any games scheduled prior to October 24th, a total of 82 contests, have officially been axed.  This news will further compound NHLers desire to seek work elsewhere.  At present many Sabres players are in a holding pattern, working out and training for a season that may never be played...

Kevin Freiheit: Determining the all-time Sabres team - reserve skaters

This week, we have determined the all-time Buffalo Sabres team. We voted in the best players from each position and are just about done. Below you will see the offensive lines and defensive pairings, based on the voting. Today, we will determine two reserve skaters. These players can be any position. I will use the top voted players who didn't make the cut, along with...

Kevin Freiheit: Determining the all-time Sabres team - forwards

Here's what we have done so far and what is coming up: Monday - Goaltenders: Dominik Hasek and Ryan Miller Tuesday - Phil Housley, Brian Campbell, Tyler Myers, Michael Ramsey, Alexei Zhitnik, James Schoenfeld Wednesday - Forwards (12) Thursday - Reserve skaters (2) This is going to get difficult. Today, we will try to determine the top forwards in Sabres history. We...

Kevin Freiheit: Votes are in for Sabres top defensemen

The votes are in for Buffalo's top 6 defensemen. They are: #1 Phil Housely (85%) and #2 Brian Campbell (62%) #3 Tyler Myers (54%) and #4 Michael Ramsey (51%) #5 Alexei Zhitnik (47%) and #6 James Schoenfeld (41%) Larry Playfair was the next closest at 37%.There were a few names that people believed should have been added to the poll, including Teppo Numminen and Tim...
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