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Goaltending still a question mark in Buffalo

The Sabres have had a revolving door in net since trading Ryan Miller during the 2013-14 season, but now that the team is rebuilding, the team could stabilize the goaltending situation soon.As it stands right now, Buffalo has Chad Johnson and Anders Lindback on its roster, but Lindback's contract is up and Johnson doesn't have the stats of a No. 1 goalie. The Hockey Writers speculated...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Goalie Anders Lindback wants to re-sign in Buffalo

At least one goalie wants to stay in Buffalo. Anders Lindback, who was traded to Buffalo from Dallas in February, told The Buffalo News that he's hoping to return to Buffalo next season even though he will an unrestricted free agent this summer. "This is a thing I do want to be a part of,” Lindback said to The Buffalo News. “You never want to be last overall in the standings...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Stay Confident and Stick to their Guns in Playoffs

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) battles for the puck as Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian (47), left winger Johan Larsson (22), and goaltender Anders Lindback (35) defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Buffalo, N.Y. Pittsburgh won 2-0. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert) The New York Rangers are the postseason favorite to represent...
Via The Sports Journal
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Penguins Begin Plugging Roster Holes With no Salary Cap

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) stops quickly alongside Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian (47), and left winger Nicolas Deslauriers (44), while goaltender Anders Lindback (35) makes a pad save during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Buffalo, N.Y. Pittsburgh won 2-0. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert) The Pittsburgh Penguins finally will...
Via The Sports Journal
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Not the Pittsburgh Penguins?

Marc-Andre Fleury has given this team a chance night after night and hopefully will continue to do so. (Elsa/Getty Images) By: Joe Guzy It took 82 games, but the Pittsburgh Penguins punched their ticket to the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. It took a win against the “nothing left to lose” Buffalo Sabres. It took wrap-around after wrap-around against the 6-foot-6-inch Anders Lindback...
Via The PensNation
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Avs hold off third period rally, beat the Sabres

The Colorado Avalanche came out flying and established a big lead before staving off a late rally and defeating the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Saturday night in Denver. The Avalanche (35-28-12) led 4-0 after two periods before Buffalo’s upturn. “First of all, I like the buzz in the building,” Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy said. “That was fun, the fans were there and they were...
Via Mile High Sports
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

7 Ways That YOU Can Help the Sabres Tank by @LukeWachob

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 28: Tim Murray, General Manager of the Buffalo Sabres, speaks on the phone on Day Two of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mohandas Gandhi Let’s get this out of the way right now: Boston is the worst...
Via Buffalo Wins
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Sabres Notes: Lack Of Finish To Blame For Boston’s Shootout Loss

BOSTON — The Bruins’ main problem this season, aside from injuries to several key players, has been a lack of finish in the attacking zone. It was again an issue in Tuesday night’s 2-1 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden. The Bruins tallied a season-high 95 shot attempts and tied a season-high with 45 shots on goal. Despite their abundance of shots and plethora...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Anders Lindback Makes 44 Saves In Sabres’ 2-1 Shootout Win Over Bruins

BOSTON — The Buffalo Sabres avoided a sweep of their season series with the Bruins after winning 2-1 in a shootout Tuesday night at TD Garden. The Bruins dominated puck possession, spent the majority of play in the attacking zone and tallied 95 shot attempts through regulation and overtime. A lack finish, which has haunted the Bruins throughout the season, was among the main reason’s...
Via NESN.com
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindback stops 44 shots, Sabres beat Bruins in shootout

  Anders Lindback made seven of his 44 saves in overtime, then shut out Boston for three rounds of the shootout as the Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night. Lindback stopped Torey Krug on Boston's last chance in the shootout, clinching his first victory as a starter this season. Lindback was 0-10-2 as a starter with Dallas Stars and the Sabres, who acquired...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindback, Sabres beat Bruins 2-1 in shootout

BOSTON (AP) Anders Lindback made seven of his 44 saves in overtime, then shut out Boston for three rounds of the shootout as the Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night. Lindback stopped Torey Krug on Boston's last chance in the shootout, clinching his first victory as a starter this season. Lindback was 0-10-2 as a starter with Dallas Stars and the Sabres...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindback Strong Early in bid to Earn his First win with Sabres

Tyler Bozak #42 of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores a shoot out goal on Anders Lindback #35 of the Buffalo Sabres during NHL game action March 11, 2015 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Mandatory Photo Credit: Graig Abel/Getty Images   At the the conclusion of the first period between the Buffalo Sabres and the Washington Capitals, the Sabres lead 2-1. The Sabres...
Via The Sports Journal
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Yandle scores winner, Skapski gets shutout as Rangers blank Sabres

  Keith Yandle's third-period goal helped lift the New York Rangers to a 2-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Martin St. Louis added an empty-net goal and Mackenzie Skapski made 20 saves for his first career NHL shutout. It was just Skapski's second NHL win, and both milestones came this season against Buffalo. After killing off a penalty, the Rangers broke the scoreless...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres goalie Anders Lindback? That cat is fast as lightning.....

Buffalo Sabres goalie Anders Lindback makes a lightning quick glove save in overtime against Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov.Not enough, Toronto wins 4-3 in the SO.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres-Maple Leafs Preview

The Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs have struggled all season, and neither has shown signs lately that they can finish on a positive note. Wednesday night's matchup in Toronto between two of the worst teams in the NHL seems likely to include some particularly bad defense. Buffalo (19-42-5) is looking to avoid finishing a five-game trip winless after allowing 17 goals in defeats...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Anders Lindback And Johan Larsson Combine For Amazing Stick Save

There haven’t been many highlights for the Buffalo Sabres this year, but this save by Anders Lindback/Johan Larsson was absolutely incredible. That’s some astounding hand-eye coordination from the pair of them to keep the puck out. [NHL] The post Anders Lindback And Johan Larsson Combine For Amazing Stick Save appeared first on Diehardsport.
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Vasilevskiy records first NHL shutout, Lightning top Sabres

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Tuesday night. Steven Stamkos opened the scoring late in the first period, snapping a wrist shot past former teammate Anders Lindback. Ryan Callahan and Victor Hedman added power-play goals 1:36 apart early in the second. Lindback (2-9)...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning rookie Vasilevskiy earns 1st NHL shutout

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Tuesday night. Steven Stamkos opened the scoring late in the first period, snapping a wrist shot past former teammate Anders Lindback. Ryan Callahan and Victor Hedman added power-play goals 1:36 apart early in the second. Lindback (2-9) made...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning blank Sabres as rookie Vasilevskiy earns 1st NHL shutout

  Tampa Bay rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Tuesday night. Steven Stamkos opened the scoring late in the first period, snapping a wrist shot past former teammate Anders Lindback. Ryan Callahan and Victor Hedman added power-play goals 1:36 apart early in the second. Lindback (2-9) made 32 saves in...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Power Rankings Ahead of Trade Deadline

30. Buffalo Sabres There is not much to be said about the Sabres season. The highlight of their year may be the trade for Anders Lindback which says a whole lot about the season they have endured. Record: 17-38-4 for 38 points (Last in Atlantic) Deadline Note: Chris Stewart looks to be on the move 29. Edmonton Oilers View image | gettyimages.com Edmonton’s season has...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Who is the Future Goaltender of the Buffalo Sabres?

Jacob Josefson #16 of the New Jersey Devils scores a shoot-out goal against Michal Neuvirth #34 of the Buffalo Sabres at the Prudential Center on February 17, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Mandatory Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) As far as the Buffalo Sabres are concerned, they have a great number of high level prospects in their system already and have super talent coming their...
Via The Sports Journal
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Trade route might unearth the answer in net for Buffalo by @2ITB_Buffalo

With the lottery balls still left to be pulled, there are very few positions in the Sabres organization that have an immediate need to be addressed for both the short and long-term. In fact, you could argue that the Sabres’ pipeline is well stocked at nearly every position. The one area that needs attention, particularly in the near future, is goaltender. While the Sabres have...
Via Buffalo Wins
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres goaltending after Jhonas Enroth

The goaltending situation has taken a strange turn for the Buffalo Sabres after former No. 1 goaltender Jhonas Enroth was dealt to the Dallas Stars for Anders Lindback and a pick. Where do the Sabres go from here? Michal Neuvirth has been inconsistent, and — just like Lindback — is up for a new contract at […] The post Buffalo Sabres goaltending after Jhonas Enroth appeared...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: Blockbuster in Buffalo kicks off start of trade deadline season

  View image | gettyimages.com   The Buffalo Sabres have started the trade deadline season with a bang. The team traded defenseman Tyler Myers, forward Drew Stafford, prospects Joel Armia and Brendan Lemieux and a 2015 first round pick to the Winnipeg Jets for forward Evander Kane, defenseman Zach Bogosian and goalie Jason Kasdorf. The thought was any trade for Kane would...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The Sabres Aren’t Done Dealing: Jhonas Enroth Traded To The Stars For Anders Lindback

In a move that can only be seen as trying to tank for a better position in the McDavid sweepstakes, Sabres GM Tim Murry pulled the trigger on a deal that sent Jhonas Enroth to the Dallas Stars for backup goaltender Anders Lindback and a conditional third-round pick in 2016 today. This move comes right on the heels of another that sent arguably their best defenseman Tyler Myers to...
Via Razzball Hockey
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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