Found March 14, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Ville Leino
TEAMS: Buffalo Sabres
Sabres fans have no fear, Ville Leino is here. Curb your enthusiasm. Your emotion is overwhelming me right now. It took 26 games to get to this point, however, the Ott-Grigorenko-Leino trio is about to make its regular season debut. If the preseason Blue and Gold scrimmage is an early indicator of things to come, the 9-25-23 line is a power line that will bring needed jam, passion, and...

10 Reasons Why The Sabres Won’t Waive Jochen Hecht

I'm pretty confident that the Sabres would be happy to get, say, a 5th or 6th-round draft choice for Jochen Hecht on or before April 3rd.  Hey, John Scott was dealt for a 5th-rounder last season at the trade deadline, so who knows? To all of you Sabres fans who think such a return would be worthless, and can't understand why Buffalo would demote Brian Flynn or Marcus Foligno...

Leino, Ennis Expected To Return Saturday

Tyler Ennis is expected to return to the lineup Saturday afternoon(Photo Courtesy: Dan Hickling) Despite the announcement that Alexander Sulzer will miss the remainder of the season due to knee surgery, there was some good news that came out of Sabres practice this morning at First Niagara Center. Tyler Ennis, who missed Tuesday’s game against New York, and Ville Leino, who hasn’t...

Sabres D Sulzer done for season

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Alexander Sulzer will miss the rest of the season after having surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right knee. Interim coach Ron Rolston provided the update Thursday, after Sulzer was spotted walking on crutches in the locker room. Sulzer had missed eight games since being hurt when his skate got caught in a rut in a 4-0 loss to the Islanders on Feb...

Kevin Freiheit: Miller time in much longer?

I attended Tuesday's Sabres/Rangers game as fan for one of the few times this season, and it was nice to see them, and Jhonas Enroth, finally get a win. Plus, it was in regulation, which the Sabres have only done seven times this season. While I was at the game, I received a text stating a rumor that Ryan Miller's days are numbered in Buffalo and that the Kings have interest...

GARTH: Velcome Back, Ville

Thanks to the Buffalo Sabres, I’m able to watch their morning practice session from the heated comfort of my office. Good to see my good man, Brian Duff and Rob Ray on my computer as the practice session is being streamed live on ** In a bit of a surprise, Ron Rolston is skating Ville Leino on a line with Ott and Grigorenko. You'll recall that Lindy Ruff...

Goalie Quality Starts: Part One – Introducing a New Measure of Goalie Consistency

These days, there is more than enough chatter about Ryan Miller to go around.  Some people want him traded before this year’s deadline because they see him walking at the end of next year when he becomes a free agent, while others think that is the worst decision this team could possible make.  They feel like the team in front of him has been a flaming pile of dog-do and without...

Panthers get D Brennan from Sabres for pick

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres have traded defenseman T.J. Brennan to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in this year's draft. The move came after Buffalo already began shuffling its roster by returning rookie center Mikhail Grigorenko to his team in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Brennan had one goal in 10 games this season. He also had...

GARTH: GriGone

The Sabres have sent Mikhail Grigorenko back to juniors. Quebec Remparts head coach Partrick Roy must be licking his chops right now. He gets his prized pupil back for the QMJHL stretch run and he will make the junior team and odds on favorite to make it all the way to the Memorial Cup finals. The Remparts enter tonight's action in third place in their division with 85...

Matthew Barry: Kings/Buffalo Talking Trade?

Per Dennis Bernstein tweet - "Kings and Sabres are in trade talks. A league source says LA will trade with Buffalo. We shall see." Based on the mistakes that the overworked Rob Scuderi made last night as well as Darryl Sutter calling out Alec Martinez two nights ago and then benching him last night, Sutter might be bringing back an old familiar face in Robyn Regehr ...

Net Effect Week 8

  A bunch of situations to discuss this week, so let’s get right into it: Buffalo Sabres- Ryan Miller is dealing with a sinus infection, and although Buffalo doesn’t play again until Saturday, there’s a chance he may miss that game. Miller has lost four in a row (one was in a shootout where he came in the third period late in a tie game) but has yet to show flashes...

GARTH: Vultures Circling

Good luck trying to pry information out of the Buffalo Sabres organization these days. It would be easier to bust into Fort Knox to steal a king's ransom than it would be to abscond with trade secrets and inside information. With six weeks remaining in the regular season, many NHL teams have been circling over head in recent weeks. Like vultures in the arid desert, they are patiently...

Rangers Fall in Buffalo as Enroth, Foligno Help Sabres Roll

The New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres hooked up for the second time in nine days with each team headed in opposite directions.  The Rangers are winners of five of their last six games, including a 3-2 shootout win over the Sabres last Sunday at Madison Square Garden.  The win snapped the Sabres three game winning streak [...]
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