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Buffalo Sabres left wing Thomas Vanek left Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers in the second period with a laceration on his face.
Vanek went to the locker room and did not return to the contest as the teams started the third period. The Sabres did not release a statement on his condition.
The 27-year-old Austrian collected eight goals, seven assists and 10 penalty minutes entering Wednesday's contest.
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Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been suspended four games by the NHL for a head-butt.
The incident involved Philadelphia's Jakub Voracek in the first period of a 3-2 loss to the Flyers on Wednesday night.
The suspension was announced Thursday after Kaleta's hearing with new NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan. Shanahan, who has taken a hard stance against head...
Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been given a four-game suspension by league disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan following a head-butting incident with Jakub Voracek of the Philadelphia Flyers.
The incident happened approximately five minutes into the first period of Wednesday's 3-2 victory by the Flyers.
With Philadelphia already enjoying a 2-0 advantage, Kaleta stepped...
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today that forward Corey Tropp has been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the American Hock...
With Patrick Kaleta suspended for the next four games, the Buffalo Sabres have decided to call up 22-year old prospect Corey Tropp to the main roster from Rochester of the AHL.
Tropp, a former third-round pick by the Sabres, has had a very impressive start to the 2011-2012 season with the Americans, scoring seven points in 10 games. At age 22 he is still considered a prospect, and...
When it comes to rookies, the league has caught Ryan Nugent-Hopkins fever. He won the honors of October's top rookie via NHL.com and is the main focus of the hockey world, but beneath the shadow of the next great Edmonton Oiler is Luke Adam of the Buffalo Sabres.While the rest of the league is watching the young gun in Edmonton, Adam has quietly made a push to be considered...
After a 1pm hearing with Brendan Shanahan, Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been suspended for the next four games.
The reason for the phone hearing and consequential suspension was the headbutt that Kaleta laid on Flyers forward Jakob Voracek during Buffalo’s 3-2 loss to Philadelphia on Wednesday night.
Here is Brendan Shanahan’s explanation of the Kaleta suspension:
Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta was suspended four games by the NHL for an illegal hit on Flyers forward Jakub Voracek.
Over the last few months, I think it is safe to say that I haven't exactly been a huge fan of Ryan Miller. No, I'm not going to state that Ryan Miller is overrated. No, I'm not going to say that Enroth should play. No, I'm not going to try and playback his interview after the Flyers game like it's the Mark Fuhrman tapes. No, I'm not going to figure out...
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Buffalo has been unable to take advantage of an extended stretch of home games. A visit from the Calgary Flames might provide a good opportunity for the Sabres to conclude their homestand on a positive note.
The Sabres look to avoid a third consecutive loss by continuing their home dominance of the Flames on Friday night.
Buffalo (6-5-0) appeared to have some momentum after a 4...
Phil Kessel - I'm so happy for Kessel, no player in the sport has been under pressure like him to produce for a franchise. 11 games played; 10 goals, 8 assists, 38 shots, +6. It has been a superb start to the 2011-12 campaign. Thomas Vanek - I personally targeted Vanek on all of my fantasy teams. The Buffalo Sabres made several changes to wards becoming an elite team in the...