Johan Larsson Re-Signs with the Buffalo Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres have agreed to a new one-year contract with forward Johan Larsson. According to, Larsson’s new contract will pay him a sum of $950,000 next season. Larsson would have become a restricted free agent this summer. The forward’s previous contract for the 2015-16 season was also a one-year deal which paid him $800,000. The 2015-16 season was a...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Johan Larsson to 1-year deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract. Larsson was eligible to become a restricted free agent once his contract expired this summer. The Swedish-born player is coming off a season in which he set career bests with 10 goals, 17 points and 74 games. He also finished tied with rookie center Jack Eichel in scoring five game...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres Playoffs: Top 5 Overtime Goals

Playoff overtime winning goals are some of the most exciting and heartbreaking times for hockey fans. I still remember some overtime goals like they were yesterday. I remember where I was, who I was with and the reaction. For Buffalo Sabres fans there’s been a lot of heartbreak through the organization’s history, but there’s also been a lot of great moments. The Sabres have...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

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...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the 10 Hall of Fame members who played for the Buffalo Sabres

Can you name the 10 Hockey Hall of Fame members who played for the Buffalo Sabres?
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres GM Murray says blood clot ends McCormick's career

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray says forward Cody McCormick has decided against resuming his NHL career a year after of a blood clot was found in his left leg. McCormick does not want to jeopardize his health, Murray said in providing the update during the Sabres season-ending news conference on Monday. McCormick has not played since scoring a goal...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres GM won’t attend the NHL Draft Lottery

Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray doesn’t seem too optimistic about winning the top overall draft pick for the upcoming 2016 NHL Draft. Nor is he interested in seeing where his team will pick in person. At least, that’s the message he’s conveying by stating he has no intention of attending the Draft Lottery scheduled for April 30th. Via WGR 550, Murray completely brushed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres center sneakily wipes nose with teammate's jersey

Buffalo Sabres center David Legwand needed to wipe his nose while on the bench Monday night, but didn't want to take his gloves off - so he resourcefully turned to teammate Marcus Foligno and used his shoulder as a tissue.Perhaps Legwand simply had an itch? Let's hope that was the case.
Via Fox Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffalo PHWA votes Ryan O’Reilly, facing DUI charges, as Masterson Trophy nominee

It was announced today Buffalo Sabres center Ryan O’Reilly was named the team’s nominee for the Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy, the award given to the player “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey,” voted on by the Buffalo chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. The nomination is a weird one. New ...
Via Awful Announcing
March 28, 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

Evander Kane wants Jen Selter to slide into his DM

Evander Kane made his best effort to get something going with social media star Jen Selter on Twitter Monday. After a fan tagged Kane and Selter in a tweet saying all they wanted was a “boyfriend like” Kane and a body like Selter’s, the Buffalo Sabres winer replied and tagged Selter in the post, along with a wink. He then tried to get Selter to slide into his DMs. You can’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

U of M forward Fashing signs with Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Hudson Fasching to an entry-level contract.Fasching, 20, finished his junior season at the University of Minnesota and will forego his final year of college eligibility. Fasching is one of Buffalo's top prospects after getting 38 points (20 goals, 18 assists) as a junior. He was also named to the All-Big Ten second team."Hudson...
Via Associated Press
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: PK Subban stretchered off ice after being hit in head

Montreal Canadiens defenseman PK Subban was stretchered off the ice after being hit in the head inadvertently by a teammate during the third period of his team's 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday. Subban was in the corner going for a puck when teammate Alexei Emelin collided with him and hit him in the head: This angle shows Subban's neck got jammed: PK Subban's...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: NHL Phenom Jack Eichel Hang Cleaned 300 Pounds in High School

Jack Eichel is having a fine rookie season. The Buffalo Sabres' center has already amassed 20 goals and 26 assists. The second overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, the 19-year-old Eichel is quickly becoming one of the league's brightest young stars. He's strong, he's fast and he has elite vision and playmaking abilities. Much of Eichel's explosiveness can be attributed to his...
Via Stack
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Evander Kane on hockey: 'I think I can take it more seriously'

Evander Kane is ready to put yet another incident behind him. The Buffalo Sabres forward was suspended by the team for tonight’s matchup against the Ottawa Senators after Kane overslept and missed practice yesterday. The reason he slept in? He was busy partying at NBA All-Star festivities in Toronto. “If you watch me play on the ice, I do take hockey seriously,” Kane told...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Evander Kane suspended for missing practice after NBA ASG

Professional athletes love spending time around one another, no matter the sport they play. However, it appears Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane had himself a bit too much fun at the NBA All-Star Game in Toronto on Sunday night. That’s because he apparently was late to a call for practice and eventually missed the entire thing. According to reports, Kane missed practice after...
Via The Comeback
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: KHL player lights stick on fire at All-Star shootout event

The hot new expression on social media these days? “IT’S LIT!” A minor-league hockey all-star event just got lit — in a literal way. When it comes to all-star games in sports, the luster and intrigue has dwindled for a variety of reasons over the years. To some, the home-run derby has long since lost its cool factor. The NBA’s slam-dunk competition still seems to be a...
Via The Comeback
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Evander Kane investigated for sex offense

Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane is the subject of a sex offense investigation, according to The Buffalo News. The allegation stems from an incident that allegedly occurred at a downtown hotel in Buffalo early Sunday morning. Kane was not at the team's practice Sunday, while The News says the locker room stayed closed after practice for longer than usual. Kane has retained an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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