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Tyler Myers got off to another slow start this season. He currently sits tied for 688th in the NHL in plus/minus at -8, but the majority of that damage was done in the first 5 games when he was -7. Easy math will tell you that he has played better since that point, going only -1 in the last 14 games.
We’re used to seeing this out of the big defenseman. Every year, except his Calder Trophy winning rookie season, it seems that he gets off to a slow start, especially in the plus/minus category. He then seems to be able to right the ship at some point. Let’s take a look at some splits of prior years to the see the similarities.
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When the Buffalo Sabres host the Los Angeles Kings at First Niagara Center on Tuesday, Sabres forward Ville Leino will be back in the lineup after being a healthy scratch for the team's 6-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.
"I've been playing around 10 or 11 minutes and not really [on the] power play so you've got to do the best in your time," Leino said...
Last Thursday in LA, Jonathon Quick made 19 saves on all 19 shots he faced and blanked the Buffalo Sabres 2-0. Jhonas Enroth took the loss for the Sabres.
On Friday night in Anaheim, Ryan Miler allowed six goals against in 40 minutes of play, then was replaced by Enroth. The Sabres havenât played a game since being pecked by the Ducks.
On Saturday night, the Kings slapped the Vancouv...
In perhaps the least shocking news of the night, something went wrong for the Buffalo Sabres.
Fortunately their latest mishap didn’t result in a loss, not yet anyway, but it did throw a wrench into legendary play-by-play man Rick Jeanneret‘s plans for the night. As the longest-tenured voice in NHL history, the Hall of Fame broadcaster had probably thought he’d seen it all,...
The embarrassment continues to grow for fans and the players themselves. Ryan Miller and Matt Moulson both admitted it after the last game. The Sabres have won just three of 19 games this season, and only one in regulation.
How Ron Rolston still has a job right now is beyond me. There is no way he is going to make it through the season at this rate.
On home ice, they'...
What else could go wrong this season for the Buffalo Sabres...???
First off, they're really, really bad...
But second the building that they're skating in, (now) First Niagara Center, had elevator issues all day Tuesday...
No one up, no one down...
And that includes Sabres play-by-play legend Rick Jeanneret...
He couldn't call the game from...
The Buffalo Sabres went back to work Monday morning after losing badly to Anaheim and Los Angeles, and, beating San Jose in the shootout on the three games Western roadie.
The Montrea Canadiens have the âEGG Lineâ (Eller, Galchenyuk, Gallagher).
Today, Ron Rolston debuted his âscrambled egg linesâ.
Cody Hodgson scored two goals and Ryan Miller made 43 saves as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 in a shootout Tuesday night to avoid matching the worst home start in NHL history.
Matt Moulson and Tyler Ennis scored in the shootout for the Sabres (4-15-1) and Miller stopped both Los Angeles shooters. Buffalo was winless in its first nine home games, one short of...
Later this evening the Buffalo Sabres will host the Los Angeles Kings in a clash between two potential Team USA goaltenders at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Jonathan Quick of the Kings is likely a lock to make…Read more →The post Ryan Miller’s case for Team USA appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Nearly a quarter of the way into the season, the Buffalo Sabres have yet to win in their own arena.
They'll try to avoid matching the worst 10-game home start in NHL history Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Kings, a team they've dominated in Buffalo for two decades.
The Sabres are 0-8-1 at the First Niagara Center. The 1983-84 Pittsburgh Penguins are the only team...
"It was greasy... a greasy win. It wasn't pretty, but we won it for our fans", Tyler Ennis told me in a jubilant, victorious Buffalo locker room.
Matt Moulson, the owner of the eventual shootout GWG, called it a "Rope-A-Dope" affair.
Moulson's brother in law allowed 2 gaols on 17 shots in 63:40 minutes played then retreated to the L.A. bench...