Found January 20, 2012 on Puck Daddy:
Trending Topics is a column that looks at the week in hockey, occasionally according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad death of your dear internet instead? Buffalo Sabres fans aren't happy, and understandably so. The last time their team won a game away from home, most people were still putting up their Christmas trees, and they've taken just 14 points from 22 games since the start of December. They're conceding goals like their lives depend upon it (19 in the last four games) and have had no luck at all finding someone not named Thomas Vanek or Jason Pominville to put the puck in the back of the net. They're a Hindenburg-level disaster this season, after the organization and fans spent a whole summer fixated on what they were duped into believing would be a earnest, deep run into the Stanley Cup playoffs. The excitement built around that team, which was good but not great t...

Disappointing Sabres Season May Have Silver Lining

                By: Raheel Ali Heading into the 2011-2012 season, the Buffalo Sabres were predicted by many hockey pundits to be amongst the top 8 teams in the Eastern Conference, and to make some noise come playoff time. With owner Terry Pegula opening up his wallet during the course of the offseason, the Sabres were major players in the free agent market for the first time...

Black Guy Wearing Buffalo Sabres Hat Robs Georgia Bank – #SMH

Via According to Police Spokeswoman Lisa Holland, the suspect walked into the Suntrust Bank on 2300 Holcomb Bridge Road inside the Kroger grocery store and handed over a notes demanding money. The man is described as in his mid 40s, 5’10″, 280 pounds. He was wearing a blue jacket and jeans. Also he had a Mitchell and Ness snapback Buffalo Sabres hockey team...

GARTH: Brennan Has Flu; Kaleta Will Play

Kevin Snow from reports that TJ Brennan missed the game day skate this morning in STL. Brennan has the flu and will not skate tonight. Joe Finely will play his D position. PK36 will play tonight. *** Talk about the wrong team to play at the wrong time. Read it and weep. The team will fly home tonight after the STL game. They'll practice here...

Kevin Freiheit: Message to the Sabres

Coming into this season, expectations were high and the acquisitions of Christian Ehrhoff, Ville Leino and Robyn Regehr had Sabres fans thrilled about this season. But you know that. Things have gotten rough since our franchise goaltender took a hit in a game against Boston. 10 straight road losses have the team falling to the basement of the standings. But you know that...

The Buffalo Won't Roam: Miller Should Be Traded

When the Buffalo Sabres organization found a new owner back in January of 2011, a new sense of hope permeated the air around the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. When the organization decided to get rid of the Buffa Slug that was considered one of the worst logos in the league, the sun began to shine on the fans. And when the new owner, Terry Pegula, began to spit rhetoric that the...

Eklund: Derek Roy to Habs (e3)

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GARTH: Roy's Frustration Visible

Let me tell you this: If the chatter about Derek Roy and the Montreal Canadiens, then the Sabres better get Tomas Plekanec back in return. Otherwise, see ya later. To say that Roy is playing under an intense amount of pressure right now is the understatement of the century. You can see it in his body language, both on and off the ice Roy hasn't cracked a smile in weeks...

The Injury Excuse

Are injuries a valid excuse? By now you’ve all heard the suggestions by the Sabres brass that injuries are largely to blame for the team’s highly disappointing performance so far this season. Within days of each other both Team President Ted Black and Owner Terry Pegula referenced their hobbled ranks when asked about their poor play, Black at the Blogger Summit and Pegula...

Blackhawks Blister Sabres 6-2

I mentioned in the preview that the NHL is no place to pass up an opportunity to kick a team while they're down. There's no room for sympathy, especially when you're caught up in a knife-fight-a-trois that is the Central Division and every point is valuable. Thankfully, the Hawks didn't miss the chance to beat up the Buffalo Sabres and waltz to a 6-2 victory. After...

Blues' Pietrangelo catches Plager in career goals

Brad Boyes returns to town with Buffalo, toting only three goals in 34 games.

Sabres-Blues Preview

ANDY LEFKOWITZ STATS Writer With his offense seemingly unable to score much away from home, coach Lindy Ruff believes the sputtering Buffalo Sabres will have to rely on a strong defensive effort to end one of the worst stretches in franchise history. The Sabres look to snap their 11-game road skid Saturday night against the surging St. Louis Blues, who have recorded two straight...

GARTH: What Will Lindy Do with 23 and 21?

Look deeply into Lindy Ruff's eyes. Does this look to you like a man who has much patience left? Last night's post game presser ended abruptly when Lindy had heard enough about benching players. if you are Lindy, would you bench Leino or Stafford tonight?...

Buffalo Sabres (19-22-5) at Winnipeg Jets (21-20-5), 8:30 p.m. (ET)

The Buffalo Sabres continue to struggle on the road. Perhaps their first trip to the city of Winnipeg in 16 years can serve as the shakeup they need.
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