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The hit that Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds delivered to Tyler Ennis wasn’t a dirty or malicious one, even though it was from behind. The Buffalo Sabres forward was merely trying to turn and protect the puck, and he turned as Simmonds was hitting him. It was a bang-bang play and Simmonds didn’t have time to react. The referees were not going to call a penalty and so Mike Weber decided to go after Simmonds. Unfortunately for Weber, Simmonds was waiting for someone to come after him and had his gloves off faster than Weber did. After landing some big blows and getting Weber to drop to his knees, rather than continue throwing, Simmonds did the courteous thing and covered up Weber to end the tilt.
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Some quick Sabres trivia: Which two Buffalo forwards lead the team in average ice time since Ron Rolston replaced Lindy Ruff as head coach?
If you don’t have Steve Ott as one of your answers, you lose.
As a matter of fact, Ott and captain Jason Pominville are the only 2 forwards on the team under Rolston to average more than 20 minutes per game.
Some will tell you this is...
Detroit Cass Tech 2015 running back Mike Weber talks about his visit to Michigan on Sunday. Also, the Cass Tech standout discusses his in depth thoughts on Michigan, what he likes about their program, what he’s looking for in his future college school, his decision timeline and more.
Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller has a sinus infection, meaning backup Jhonas Enroth will start against the New York Rangers.
Interim coach Ron Rolston provided the update after Miller missed the pre-game skate Tuesday morning. Miller is healthy enough to serve in a backup role.
It's the second start in three games for Enroth. He allowed two goals in a 3-2 shootout loss at...
Claude Giroux scored his eighth goal of the season just 17 seconds into the second period of the Flyers' 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
It was the easiest of opponents the Flyers would face this week, but they still didn't make it look easy.
Despite dominating much of the early play, the Flyers had to constantly fight off the Sabres. Buffalo proved to be a tough test...
Following practice on Tuesday afternoon, Ilya Bryzgalov spoke to the media. Bryz spoke about his playing time and how crucial these two games versus the Devils really are. He was very truthful to say if the Flyers have a chance after this home and home series with the Devils.
The Sabres were without Tyler Ennis and Ryan Miller, are one of the worst teams in the league, and don’t play defense, so this game was supposed to be a cakewalk. It wasn’t, and while the Sabres were lucky to get out of the first ten minutes scoreless, they outplayed the Rangers in the second, forcing a lot of penalties. The Rangers played fairly well, but had some sloppy stretches...
Tonight will be the first time the Rangers and Sabres meet since this...
So after hearing this statement from Marc Staal on the Patrick Kaleta hit during the post game...
“It (ticks) you off, it gets you angry. It’s a cheap hit. The biggest thing is you do want to hurt them, you want to make them feel that. We were able to get two, but it doesn’t do that kind of...
Coming off of three straight losses and, in my opinion, five straight dismal periods of play, there is a lot of work to be done by the struggling Flyers (11-14-1). Entering into tonight’s contest with Buffalo, who recently lost long-time head coach Lindy Ruff (9-13-3), the Flyers sit in the 11th Eastern Conference placeholder on [...]
NHLTags: Peter LavioletteThe term “statement week” was thrown around after the Philadelphia Flyers won their second game in a row against the Ottawa Senators.
Facing top Eastern Conference opponents in the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins, the Flyers could build off their recent success and gain some much needed...
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The Buffalo Sabres are on life support, putting it mildly, when it comes to making the playoffs this year.
They entered the night just one point ahead of Florida for the lowest point total in the NHL, and seven points back of eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Needless to say, chances are ultra-slim,...