Latvia will play Canada in the Olympic quarterfinals on Wednesday in Sochi.
No. This is not a typo.
Latvia, the under dogs with the pit bull terrier spirit, have defeated the previously unbeatable Jonas Hiller and the Swiss in their semifinals tap-out game on Tuesday. Now, the little country that could will stand nose-to-nose...
Team Latvia head coach Ted Nolan and power center Zemgus Girgensons must feel like their preliminary round game against the Swiss was a game that they had played earlier this season with their Buffalo Sabres. The game had all of the elements to qualify as a 2013-14 Buffalo Sabres NHL game: the opponent held the puck for what seemed like an eternity, there were low chances to get shot...
On their heels and down a man early in the third period, the Sabres apparently had the Phoenix Coyotes right where they wanted them.
Buffalo rookie Zemgus Girgensons stunned the Coyotes and goaltender Thomas Greiss with a short-handed goal two minutes into the final period Thursday, breaking a 2-2 tie and lifting the Sabres to a 3-2 victory.
“Z was in the right place at the right...
Zemgus Girgensons scored a short-handed goal in the third period and had an assist, and the road-weary Buffalo Sabres knocked off the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Thursday.
The Sabres had plenty of energy in their third game in four nights, scoring the first goal and rallying from a 2-1 deficit in the third period. Tyler Ennis and Steve Ott scored, and Girgensons put Buffalo ahead with...
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January 31, 2014
After dropping three of the previous four games, the Sabres found a way to grab a victory. Zemgus Girgensons' shorthanded goal in the third period helped Buffalo defeat the Coyotes by a 3-2 score.
With the victory, Buffalo took the season series (2-0) against Phoenix as they concluded the final meeting.
Like they've been doing as of late, the Sabres' offense was...
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Zemgus Girgensons scored a short-handed goal in the third period and had an assist, and the road-weary Buffalo Sabres knocked off the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Thursday.
The Sabres had plenty of energy in their third game in four nights, scoring the first goal and rallying from a 2-1 deficit in the third period. Tyler Ennis and Steve Ott scored, and Girgensons put...
Monday was Sabres’ youngin’ Zemgus Girgensons 20th birthday. So after practice, 20 teammates lined up and Girgensons was sent through for 20 spankings – hockey style.
With the lowest amount of points in the NHL, it’s good to see the Sabres enjoying themselves in some fashion. Ryan Miller took out a bit of frustration on his turn.
[Thanks Buffalo Don]
The 1-7-1 Buffalo Sabres are keeping it light and ended Friday’s practice with a rookie dance-off. Latvian center Zemgus Girgensons gave it his all with a rendition of the “ice twerk.”
With the second worst record in the league (only to Philadelphia), it’s nice to see that it’s always sunny in Buffalo too.
Zemgus Girgensons was drafted in 2012 by the Buffalo Sabres with the 14th overall pick.He is the highest drafted Latvian player in the history of the NHL. While much of the discussion has been centered around the guy drafted 2 slots ahead of Girgensons ( Grigorenko ) Sabres fans should also be excited about “Z”.
PITTSBURGH, PA – JUNE 22: Zemgus Girgensons, 14th overall pick...
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Zemgus Girgensons faces an interesting dilemma.
The Buffalo Sabres second first round draft pick of 2012, due to playing in the USHL, can either stick with his commitment to play at the University of Vermont, or begin his professional career at age 18 with the Rochester Americans.
The question has been asked countless times since the draft, and now the time has come that Girgensons...