Found December 31, 2011 on Buffalo Wins:
(Author's note: I wrote this prior to Christian Ehrhoff being hurt in the game versus the Capitals on December 30th. I know that he'll be out for 'weeks' so it's detriment to everything I probably say in this article. Just another wonderful thing to tack onto this season, right? Ugh.) I think the most exciting thing I experience this year being a hockey fan was Free Agency day. As a Sabres fan, I’m used to Darcy Regier not doing much besides sitting on his hands when July 1st comes around as he just ‘scopes the market’. This season he actually went out and did something for the team; which was awesome and exciting. I had off this year (I had to work during July 1st last year but nothing really happened regarding this team anyways) so I was pretty pumped about the situation. The Sabres had already acquired Robyn Regehr from a trade with the Flames and that was huge within itself because he waived his no trade clause for us. US! The Buffalo Sabres! No one wants ...

Sabres' Ruff: D Ehrhoff out weeks after losing fight

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Christian Ehrhoff sustained an upper body injury during his first-period fight with Troy Brouwer of the Washington Capitals. "He's going to miss some time," Sabres coach Lindy Ruff told the Buffalo News on Friday. "It'll probably be weeks." Signed to a 10-year, $40 million deal in the offseason, Ehrhoff has collected three...

Year in Review: Sabres Fan Appreciation Night

For many years, if you ventured down to my mom's basement, you may have noticed a couple names carved into a foundation pole down there. One of them was #29, Joe Reekie, a testament of my older brother's love of an unheralded, tough Sabres d-man of the 80's. My contribution was seen right next to this name and showed the different mentality of a teenage hockey fan than...

Sabers' Ehrhoff out 'probably weeks' with injury

Buffalo Sabres high-priced defenseman Christian Ehrhoff will be out for an extended period after he was injured in Friday night's 3-1 loss to the Washington Capitals.


Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today that defenseman TJ Brennan has been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.   Brennan ...

Sabres Offense Sputters As They Fall To The Capitals

This was not the same Washington Capitals team that Buffalo has handled the last two times these teams have met. After winning 5-1 and 4-2 in their prior meetings this season, the Buffalo Sabres ran into a brick wall Friday night at the Verizon Center in D.C..  Tomas Voukun made 25 saves and held the Buffalo to just one goal as the Washington Capitals defeated Buffalo 3-1. It is...

Kevin Freiheit: Low Ending to 2011

Follow @KevinSHC Happy New Year to everyone! Who thought the Sabres would be this low in the standings come January 1st? We're almost to the halfway point of the season and Buffalo have plenty of work to do. Last year around this time, the team wasn't doing any better, but will they have the same kind of late season surge as last season? Remember when Drew Stafford...

Sabres Continue Slumping Ways, Fall To Senators

Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. – Bobby Butler didn’t care how many times he and his Ottawa Senators had shots bounce off the goal post. So long as the last one went in, he was happy. After having two of his shots hit the post, the rookie forward scored the decisive goal in the fifth round of the shootout in a 3-2 win Saturday night over the slumping Buffalo Sabres, who fell...

Video: Jason Chimera shows Ryan Miller he’s No. 1; Ehrhoff injured

WASHINGTON, DC — In the first period of their 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres, Jason Chimera of the Washington Capitals was hit from behind by defenseman Mike Weber 27 seconds into the game. About 12 minutes later, they were reacquainted in front of Ryan Miller's crease. Then they danced for a bit. Then Miller said something to Chimera. And then Chimera flipped him off after...

GARTH: Second Chance

Marc Andre Gragnani's four game hiatus comes to an end tonight. thanks, ****...

Capitals' stars rise to occasion in win over Sabres

Playing the Buffalo Sabres has brought out the worst in the Washington Capitals this season. However, the Caps didn't let the demons of their previous two meetings against the Sabres haunt them Friday night at Verizon Center, as they used a strong start to propel themselves to a much-needed 3-1 ...

Sabres healing slowly, look to climb standings

It was the final straw for Bruce Boudreau's Washington Capitals, a 5-1 loss on Nov. 26 at the Buffalo Sabres, who were missing nine regulars. The Sabres were more or less their minor-league affiliate, the Rochester Americans. Not anymore. The Caps saw a little bit of it earlier in the ...

MSG Expected to Leave Time Warner Systems

The dispute, mostly about pricing, could keep 1.7 million cable homes from seeing Knicks, Rangers, Islanders, Devils and Buffalo Sabres games

Ottawa Senators (18-15-5) at Buffalo Sabres (17-17-3), 7 p.m. (ET)

After a slow start last night, the Senators started getting the bounces and were able to notch a thrilling victory that was capped with a milestone goal.
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