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It’s that time of year again folks, the NHL offseason is in full swing. Players are finally set free from their contractual obligations and the free agency wooing process follows shortly thereafter. Teams have already begun making moves to improve their roster with the ultimate goal of competing for Lord Stanley’s Cup… and then there are the Sabres. So far this offseason the Blue & Gold have made church mice seem loud.
Aside from what many experts are coining a “successful” draft, Buffalo has done minimal subtraction and even less addition. In case you’ve been vacationing under a rock… Reggie Sekera was shipped out of town, Nathan Gerbe was bought out, Matt Ellis was brought back on a 2-way deal, Alexander Sulzer signed a new one year pact & career AHL’er Drew Bagnall was inked as well.
Oh and as I was writing this the Sabres decided to make one fairytale reunion a reality, just not the one people expected. No Daniel Briere ended up with Montreal and the Sabres end...
BEST OF MAXIM
It has been a while since Henrik Tallinder has played hockey with the Sabres and I'm sure most fans can tell us the highs and lows about his time in Buffalo. However, I wanted to get a firsthand view of Hank's years in NJ. So, I reached out to John Fischer from SB Nation's In Lou We Trust to get the lowdown. Enjoy.
1) How would describe Hank’s stay in NJ?
The Buffalo Sabres have reacquired defenseman Henrik Tallinder from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Riley Boychuk.
Tallinder spent the last three years with the Devils after spending parts of eight seasons with the Sabres. He entered the NHL as a second-round pick of the Sabres in 1997.
Tallinder, 34, played in just 25 games last year, posting one goal and three assists...
Who says old faces can’t come home?
The Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Henrik Tallinder from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for minor-leaguer Riley Boychuk.
From 2001-2010, Tallinder played in 468 games with Buffalo before signing with the Devils in the summer of 2010. Since leaving Buffalo, Tallinder has dealt with injury issues, and hasn’t had the same success he...
The Buffalo Sabres acquired defenseman Henrik Tallinder from the New Jersey Devils on Sunday in exchange for minor-league forward Riley Boychuk. Henrik Tallinder was drafted 48th overall by Buffalo in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to signing with the New Jersey Devils in 2010, Tallinder spent seven seasons with the Sabres. In 614 games throughout his career, the 34-year...
#NJDevils have acquired LW Riley Boychuk from Buffalo in exchange for defenseman Henrik Tallinder. #NHL
— NHLDevilsPR (@NHLDevilsPR) July 7, 2013
Tallinder has one year at $3.375 mil cap hit ($3.5 mil actual salary) left on his contract.
— Tom Gulitti (@TGfireandice) July 7, 2013
BUFFALO, N.Y. (July 6, 2013) --- Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier...