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Figure skating giving many NHL players a cutting edge

Every professional athlete looks to gain an edge whenever possible. For hockey players, the game is evolving to be more about speed than ever before, so finding a way to add some speed on skates is essential. That has led some NHL players to lace up with some figure skating experts to fine tune their skating skills. This isn’t straight out of the 1992 film The Cutting Edge, in...
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April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Reinhart rallies Sabres to 3-2 comeback win over Jets

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Sam Reinhart tied the game and then set up Jack Eichel's go-ahead goal 4:07 into the third period Saturday, rallying the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. The loss mathematically eliminated the Jets from playoff contention in a matchup of teams out of the postseason picture. Buffalo won consecutive games for the first time since winning...
Via Associated Press
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel and Sam Reinhart are showing signs of a promising future for the Sabres

To put it rather bluntly, the Buffalo Sabres have not been anything to write home about. After a bevy of promising moves this offseason including bringing in names like Dan Bylsma and Ryan O’ Reilly, many were expecting the Sabres to surprise the Atlantic Conference. What they have gotten this year was anything but surprising as they were once again near the bottom of the league...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Reinhart leads Sabres in 3-1 win over Senators

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Rookie Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist and the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Friday night. Nick Deslauriers and Zach Bogosian also scored for Buffalo, and Chad Johnson made 32 saves Alex Chiasson scored for the Senators, who got 31 stops from Craig Anderson. A third consecutive road loss dimmed the Senators' playoff hopes. Having won...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Reinhart scores first NHL goal

It took him 14 games, but Sam Reinhart finally got that long awaited goal.In the Buffalo Sabres' 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, Reinhart won a puck battle along the half boards in the Lightning's defensive zone. Tyler Ennis picked up the puck and quickly snapped a shot at Tampa goaltender Ben Bishop. The puck re-directed behind the net, and Ennis fired it back towards Reinhart...
Via Fox Sports
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating a season of growth for prospect Sam Reinhart

Sam Reinhart had an early audition with the Sabres at the beginning of the season, but after he played in his allotted number of games, Reinhart was sent back to play another year of junior hockey. Reinhart, who spent most of his time with Buffalo on the bottom two lines playing against players who were much bigger and stronger than him, was charged with adding more bulk and refining...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres send top prospect Reinhart to minors for rest of season

  Center Sam Reinhart, the Buffalo Sabres' top prospect, will finish his season in the minors. The Sabres assigned the No. 2 draft pick to their American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester on Thursday. The move came after Reinhart's Canadian junior career ended Monday night when Kootenay was eliminated from the Western Hockey League playoffs. Reinhart will join Rochester on Friday...
Via Associated Press
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Second Take with @BradleyGelber – Players Embracing The Tank?

Last week Sam Reinhart went on record saying “”I’ll secretly be rooting that he (McDavid) will be coming to the Sabres.” At first I thought, “ya, who isn’t?” But then I got to really thinking about it & it began to bother me more & more… Actual players on the Sabres are now embracing the tank? Get the f**k out. Obviously Reinhart isn’t up with the team...
Via Buffalo Wins
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres assign No. 2 overall pick Reinhart to junior team

  The Buffalo Sabres have sent No. 2 overall draft pick Sam Reinhart to the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League. Reinhart, 19, has played in nine games for the struggling Sabres, recording one assist and just three shots on goal. NHL rules stipulate that a drafted rookie can play in up to nine games on a trial basis. Once Reinhart played his 10th, he would've been committed...
Via Associated Press
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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