Found March 01, 2013 on Buffalo Wins:
Has anybody taken the time to contact the local authorities and put out an APB on our captain?  He’s nowhere to be found in the last several weeks.  Guys like Stafford and Foligno have been vilified in the media due to their lack of production, but for some reason, nobody’s grumbling about Jason Pominville. It seems like we’ve given him a Get Out of Jail Free card.  In fact, I would be willing to bet that most fans don’t know that he’s even struggling.  To say that Pommer has gone cold would be a gross understatement.  Over the last 11 games, he has a grand total of 1 point.  That came from scoring the lone goal in Buffalo’s 2-1 loss to Winnipeg on February 19th. So naturally his line is struggling and that’s affecting his ability to rack up points, right?  They started so hot that it was inevitable that they would eventually cool down.  Not really the case.  Although they haven’t continued at the incredible pace of the first 10 games, line mates Cody Hodgson and Thomas Vanek ha

GARTH: Pom & Circumstance

You've got to tip your bucket to Sabres captain Jason Pominville. On a day when his liney Thomas Vanek was in the infirmary nursing a sore back, Pommer answered the bell and delivered a heroic effort when his team needed a leader the most. Pominville scored a short handed goal and a beauty even strength goal in regulation to fuel the Buffalo offensive attack. He added the...

Sabres Mid-Season Q&A: Part II

The Queen City Sports Staff’s second half of our Sabres Mid-Season Q&A.  Agree or disagree? Let us know in the comments below or on twitter.  Without further ado, Part II: 6.)  Tyler Myers continues to struggle in his own zone but has shown small glimpses of breaking out, will his play improve down the stretch or is this a lost season for Tyler? Bradley Gelber: I think it’s...

Sabres Best Devils In Shootout: Rapid Report with Audio

BUFFALO, NY – MARCH 02: Jason Pominville #29 of the Buffalo Sabres scores a goal in the shootout against Johan Hedberg #1 of the New Jersey Devils on March 2, 2013 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo defeated New Jersey, 4-3. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) Someone call 911, the Buffalo Sabres are on fire. Okay, maybe a bit too much with that...

Sabres Mid-Season Q&A: Part I

With only three games remaining on the docket to close out the opening half of the Buffalo Sabres lockout shortened campaign, this team is left with far more questions than answers.  As we head into the final weekend of the opening stanza, the QCS staff will attempt to tackle some of these Sabres queries heading into the second half.  The first half of the questions will be posed...

Sabres 4, Panthers 3, SO

Nathan Gerbe scored his first two goals of the season, Ryan Miller made 38 saves and the Buffalo Sabres beat the struggling Florida Panthers 4-3 in a shootout Thursday night. Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville both scored in the tiebreaker for Buffalo. Jonathan Huberdeau and Peter Mueller missed their attempts for Florida. Tyler Ennis also scored in regulation for the Sabres and...

Ennis Stays Focused on What's Important

Tyler Ennis was surprisingly left off the McDonald's All-American roster, he responded with a record setting performance on the court. The 5-star point guard discusses that and more with inside.

Source: Buffalo Sabres Talking With St. Louis

(February 19, 2013 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) The Buffalo Sabres may be in the midst of a season-high three game winning streak, but that doesn’t mean they still aren’t looking to improve the roster. Queen City Sports has learned that the Buffalo Sabres have had serious discussions with the St. Louis Blues about acquiring forward T.J. Oshie. What the...

Struggling Panthers edged by Sabres

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Nathan Gerbe scored his first two goals of the season, Ryan Miller made 38 saves and the Buffalo Sabres beat the struggling Florida Panthers 4-3 in a shootout Thursday night. Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville both scored in the tiebreaker for Buffalo. Jonathan Huberdeau and Peter Mueller missed their attempts for Florida. Tyler Ennis also scored in regulation...

QCS Buffalo Water Cooler: Sabres Carry On Under Rolston

This weeks Water Cooler features QCS writers Mike Straw, Jason Davis, Ryan Talbot, Brandon Hess, and Bradley Gelber. How important was it for the Sabres to finally get their first win under Ron Rolston out of the way Tuesday, taking down Tampa Bay? Jason Davis: Very important. You want to see the new coach notch his first win quickly to ease any stress of going on a prolonged losing...

GARTH: Ville Or Von't He?

The Sabres hit the practice ice again this afternoon in preparation for the New Jersey Devils tilt on Saturday afternoon. The Buffalo Bandits will play at First Niagara Center tonight, forcing the Sabres to skate at Northtowns Center. According to Mike Harringrton of the Buffalo News, Ville Leino skated solo before practice today. Leino's hip has been the cause of his inactivity...

GARTH: Grigo On L4

The good news is Mikhail Grigorenko will play in Sunrise. The bad news is he's riding dirty with John Scott and Pat Kaleta. The kid will work sick give and go plays with his skilled linies. Say hello to 5 or less minutes of TOI, and no PP time for Grigo. How can the kid earn more minutes when his coach is playing him 8-10 shifts per game. Remember when Barry Melrose...

Game Preview: New York Rangers vs Buffalo Sabres

TOMORROW’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the Buffalo Sabres tomorrow at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), as they continue their four-game homestand. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank 10th in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 9-8-2 (20 pts). The [...]

Sabres-Rangers Preview

After a successful southern road swing began their current run, the Buffalo Sabres hope to stay hot at the beginning of an even longer trip. The Sabres will try to extend their longest winning streak of the season on Sunday night as they open a four-game trek against the New York Rangers, who snapped their four-game skid in Rick Nash's return. Buffalo lost a season-worst four...

Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: New Jersey Devils @ Buffalo Sabres - Game 21

Match-up - New Jersey Devils (10-6-4) @ Buffalo Sabres (8-12-1) Road/Home records - 4-4-2 -------------- 3-6-1 TV - MSG Plus, MSG-B Puck drop - 3:00 PM ET Season series - Tied 0-0 Last 10: Devils 4-5-1 / Sabres 4-6-0 Projected starting goalies - Johan Hedberg (NJ) vs. Ryan Miller (BUF) Battle of the stats Goals for/against per game Buffalo - 2.48 / 3.19 New Jersey...
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