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Buffalo Sabres General Manager Tim Murray does not harbor any concerns about the proposed changes to the draft lottery rules even though they would affect his rebuild of the club.Wikimedia.orgThe National Hockey League has concerns about member clubs "tanking" in order to be able to draft top prospects like Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel, but as Murray sees it, there is little appetite to change things right now.Murray believes that if there will be any changes made to the draft lottery system, that they will be at least four or five years down the road. That belief comes from the idea that the league has no desire to derail the rebuild plans that are currently being implemented in a few markets that are based on the rules as they currently exist.John Vogl in the Buffalo News talks about Murray preparing for this year's draft in which the Sabres can not be picking worse than second overall. Murray says that there are four players in the conversation for number one overa...

Sabres recall Pysyk & Makarov

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Mark Pysyk and goaltender Andrey Makarov (mah-KAHR-rahv) from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League (AHL) on an emergency basis. The team also announced it has assigned forward Luke Adam to Rochester. Pysyk (1/11/92, 6'1", 193 lbs) joins the Sabres for his second recall of the year and third...

Zemgus Girgensons scores filthy goal vs. Red Wings

Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons pulled off this beauty move on Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nik Kronwall on Tuesday night. Kronwall got caught flat-footed as Girgensons pulled the puck between his legs and blew past Kronwall and buried it. It was Girgensons second goal of the night but it wasn’t enough as the Sabres fell to the Red Wings, 4-2. [NHL] The post Zemgus Girgensons...

Sabres call up D Pysyk, G Makarov from AHL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenseman Mark Pysyk and goalie Andrey Makarov from the minors to fill holes on an injury-depleted roster.

Wings inch closer to clinching a playoff berth with victory over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Darren Helm scored the go-ahead goal 3:33 into the third period to inch the Detroit Red Wings closer to clinching a playoff berth with a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Brendan Smith, David Legwand and Pavel Datsyuk, into an empty net, also scored for the Red Wings, and Jimmy Howard made 25 saves. Detroit (38-27-14) moved within a point of...

Detroit Red Wings squeak by Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Tuesday night

BUFFALO, N.Y. – David Legwand scored the game-winning goal at 15:46 of the third period leading the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-2 road victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.   With 90 points on the season the Red Wings now only need one point over their final three games to clinch a playoff birth. Detroit began the game with the bulk of the momentum out-shooting Buffalo...

Game 81: Home finale against Buffalo

The Rangers play their final home game tonight, as the lowly Buffalo Sabres come to town. A win tonight can clinch at least a #3 seed in the Metropolitan Division, ensuring the Rangers avoid the Penguins until the second round, and the Bruins until the Conference Finals. The Rangers can clinch the #2 seed and […]

With Playoffs In Sight, Red Wings Head On Road Against Lowly Sabres

Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Buffalo Sabres Venue: First Niagara Center; Buffalo, NY Time: 7:00 PM EST Television: Detroit-FSD; Buffalo- MSG Buffalo The Detroit Red Wings (37-27-14, 88 points, 4th place Atlantic Division) are on the verge of clinching their 23rd consecutive playoff berth thanks to their strong play down the stretch, and opposing teams faltering at the same time...

Red Wings-Sabres quick take: an ugly, greasy, messy and necessary win

When Mickey Redmond described what was eventually a 4-2 Red Wings win over the Buffalo Sabres as "not the prettiest of games," I thought, "You know what, I bet he's great at letting people down easy." The Red Wings rallied from a 1-0 deficit--though it took 32-and-a-half minutes for them to do so--killed off 1:51 of a 5-on-3 almost immediately after Brendan...

Pre-Game Notes: Buffalo Sabres at New York Rangers

  The following are the pre-game notes in the penultimate game of the New York Ranger’s regular season. Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Rangers 7 P.M Start time (TV: MSG Radio: ESPN NY Radio 98.7 FM) Rangers (44-31-5) Sabres (21-49-9) Continue reading The post Pre-Game Notes: Buffalo Sabres at New York Rangers appeared first on NYR Center Ice.

Live Blogging From a Little Club Downtown

Bullet Bob Seger will tell you the Buffalo Sabres are long, lovely dancers. Classy lasses from good families. Debutantes if they'd decided to take Daddy's money, marry young and hit the country club circuits. Cottages in Charlevoix, Tawas, TC.  Fire Lake, even. But no. They decided to opt for the initiative. College, post grad, medical or law school.  So,  Daddy'...

Red Wings beat Sabres 4-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Darren Helm scored the go-ahead goal 3:33 into the third period to inch the Detroit Red Wings closer to clinching a playoff berth with a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.

Rangers vs. Sabres (Game 81)

The New York Rangers (44-31-5) host the Buffalo Sabres (21-49-9) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM) Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus): Probable Line-up: Nash-Stepan...
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