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Buffalo, NY - Brayden McNabb is quickly becoming one of Buffalo’s better playing defensemen, and if it keeps up he may just earn himself a full-time roster spot when the team eventually returns to full health.
“I really think he’s getting better every game,” head coach Lindy Ruff said after Friday’s 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers.
McNabb has not put up any numbers on the score sheet during his first NHL stint, zero points in six games, but that does not mean he has not made an impact.
In his short time, McNabb has quickly become a fan favorite due to his physicality on the ice. In his first career game against the Washington Capitals, McNabb laid a big hit on Washington’s Jason Chimera that sent the crowd into a frenzy. Then in his very next game, McNabb put a monstrous open-ice hit on the Islanders’ Frans Nielsen that left the Islander forward dazed and confused; He has 15 hits in six games.
McNabb’s best play however came last night on the Sabres first goal of the game. After ...
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Buffalo, NY - Who ever first stated the phrase “Patience is a virtue” must have watched something like the game we saw tonight at the First Niagara Center.
In a game that would make even the worst of insomniacs happy, the Sabres managed to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 in overtime thanks to Jason Pominville’s breakway goal 2:19 into the extra session. It was just their second...
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today that forward Colin Stuart has been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the American Ho...
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that forward Paul Szczechura has been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the Ameri...
Buffalo, NY - After finally getting a home win against Florida Friday night, the Sabres are right back to where before hand – searching for answers.
Two shorthand goals against, shaky goal-tending, and plenty of missed opportunities doomed the Sabres as they fell 4-1 to the New York Rangers in front of the 12th consecutive sellout at the First Niagara Center. The loss was Buffalo’s...
Things have not been going so smoothly in “Hockey Heaven” lately. The Sabres can’t win at home, they can’t hold on to a lead, and their players have been dropping left and right from injuries forcing them to call-up countless players from AHL affiliate Rochester.
And it’s all due to an excuse that people everywhere hate to hear, injures. The NHL season is just two months...
Will make this a quick one to start a new conversation. The Rangers enter Saturday's contest on a two game losing streak while Buffalo comes off of a 2-1 overtime win over Florida on Friday.
Buffalo has gotten production early in the year from Luke Adam, while lately it's been Derek Roy who has picked up his game to support Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek. For the Blueshirts...
Buffalo Sabres right wing Ville Leino received a one-game suspension from the NHL after he leveled Philadelphia Flyers rookie Matt Read with an elbow to the head.
Read was not injured during the third-period altercation on Wednesday and no penalty was called on the play.
"Even though we view this not as an intentional check but as one player stealing the puck from another...
A slow start and two short-handed goals against highlighted yet another lackluster performance as the Buffalo Sabres once again sent fans at the First Niagara Center home disappointed, falling to the New York Rangers, 4-1, on Saturday.
An early penalty by Robyn Regehr set the tone for the entire game and allowed the Rangers to gain a quick edge in shots who proceeded to...
In the third of their five game home stint, Buffalo will try to post back to back wins tonight as they take on the New York Rangers.
With the injuries continuing to pile up, Buffalo bounced back from the Philadelphia loss with a solid performance last night against Florida. Ryan Miller will get a rest tonight as fans will get another dose of Jhonas Enroth in goal, who’s looking...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Patience paid off for the Buffalo Sabres .
The three of us were unavailable to write the recap last night, so we reached out to Justin (posts here as Keeps) to pen this review. Thanks Justin, great review as always.
The Rangers looked great in the offensive zone tonight. They put pressure on the Sabres to move the puck quickly on the breakout and for the most part controlled the physical game when working to establish...
---> Tonight's Game
The Rangers will face-off against the Buffalo Sabres tonight at First Niagara Center (7:00 p.m.), to begin a back-to-back set. The ...
Lindy Ruff talked about his team this morning after the Sabres skate.
Jason Pominville scored at 2:19 of overtime, and Ryan Miller finished with 22 saves to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night.