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Buffalo Sabres at Florida Panthers game preview

Struggling to score, the Florida Panthers hope the addition of one of the game's all-time great offensive players will help them end their slide and keep them in the thick of the playoff race. Jaromir Jagr is expected to make his Panthers debut as they try to avoid matching a season high with their fifth straight loss Saturday against an upbeat Buffalo Sabres team. Though Florida...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres at Florida Panthers game preview

Struggling to score, the Florida Panthers hope the addition of one of the game's all-time great offensive players will help them end their slide and keep them in the thick of the playoff race. Jaromir Jagr is expected to make his Panthers debut as they try to avoid matching a season high with their fifth straight loss Saturday against an upbeat Buffalo Sabres team. Though Florida...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Panthers Preview

Struggling to score, the Florida Panthers hope the addition of one of the game's all-time great offensive players will help them end their slide and keep them in the thick of the playoff race. Jaromir Jagr is expected to make his Panthers debut as they try to avoid matching a season high with their fifth straight loss Saturday against an upbeat Buffalo Sabres team. Though Florida...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flynn's shootout goal gives Sabres victory over Flyers

  Brian Flynn scored the clinching goal in the shootout, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Nicolas Deslauriers and Brian Gionta scored in regulation for Buffalo, which won for just the fourth time in the last 27 games. The Sabres improved to 7-2 in shootouts. Jakub Voracek and Ryan White scored for Philadelphia, which fell...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Flynn helps Sabres beat Flyers 3-2 in shootout

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Brian Flynn scored the clinching goal in the shootout, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Nicolas Deslauriers and Brian Gionta scored in regulation for Buffalo, which won for just the fourth time in the last 27 games. The Sabres improved to 7-2 in shootouts. Jakub Voracek and Ryan White scored for Philadelphia...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers fall to Sabres in shootout

As the Flyers entered this four-game stretch with a pair of games each against the Blue Jackets and Sabres, it was their best chance at making up the points deficit. The Flyers squandered away a point in Columbus, but managed to win in Buffalo on Sunday before dropping a disappointing game to Columbus to open the homestand. Thursday was no different as the Sabres gave the Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres end record 14-game skid with win over Canadiens

  Brian Gionta and the Buffalo Sabres stopped their 14-game losing streak -- the longest in team history -- by beating the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Tuesday night. Gionta, a former Canadiens captain, capped a three-goal first period for the Sabres (15-33-3), who won three of four meetings with Montreal (32-15-3) this season. Drew Stafford and Matt Moulson also scored for Buffalo...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Gionta Is The Key To The Buffalo Sabres Resurgence

Last summer Brian Gionta left his position as the captain of the Montreal Canadiens and decided to sign with the team that he rooted for as a child, the Buffalo Sabres. In his first season, he was deemed as the new Captain of the Sabres and is a constant presence in the locker room as well as on the ice. Recently however, Gionta fell victim to a vicious hit by Boston Bruin’s Matt...
Via The Sports Journal
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres forward McCormick hospitalized because of blood clot in leg

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo Sabres forward Cody McCormick has been hospitalized because of a blood clot in his leg. Coach Ted Nolan provided the update following practice Sunday. Nolan says McCormick was fortunate the clot was discovered when it was, and adds it's uncertain how long he will miss. McCormick scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 loss at Tampa Bay on Friday. Nolan...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Bartkowski will not face hearing

Bartkowski/Gionta is an example of incidental head contact on an otherwise full body check. pic.twitter.com/iCAyDjRwsN— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) December 22, 2014I told a friend of mine that if Brian Gionta was taller, he wouldn't have been injuried. This doesn't make Buffalo Sabres fans any happier. Obviously, some fans are unhappy with the move. Related articles...
Via Goon's World
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bartkowski won’t receive supplemental discipline

Gif by Steph: @myregularfaceToday, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski will not receive supplemental discipline for his hit on Brian Gionta in the first period of last night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres.The hit, which saw Gionta cartwheel into the air and land hard on the ice, resulted in Bartkowski’s ejection from the game...
Via BruinsLife
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Player Safety: Matt Bartkowski’s Hit On Brian Gionta ‘Incidental’

Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski received a game misconduct Sunday for a first-period hit on Buffalo Sabres winger Brian Gionta, but he won’t receive any supplemental discipline from the NHL. The hit was bad enough to take Gionta out for the rest of the game, but the NHL Department of Player safety explained Monday that Bartkowski’s contact...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Matt Bartkowski Knocks Brian Gionta Out Of Game

Matt Bartkowski is 6’1″, Brian Gionta is 5’7″. A lot of hits on Gionta are going to be high due to the simple fact that his head lines up with the shoulders of most NHL players (or rib cage if you are Chara). So if the outrage and resulting fallout over this hit Bartkowski laid on Gionta is that it was a high hit, then I’m not buying. However if the league doles out...
Via The Awesome Boston
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Matt Bartkowski Receives Major Penalty, Ejected After Hit On Brian Gionta (GIF)

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski was ejected from Sunday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres after receiving a five-minute major penalty for interference. Sabres winger Brian Gionta was on the receiving end of the hit. Buffalo center Marcus Foligno immediately defended his captain and dropped his gloves to fight Bartkowski. Foligno received an instigator minor...
Via NESN.com
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Bartkowski hit on Brian Gionta (video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct for this hit on Buffalo Sabres forward Brian Gionta. It will be interesting to see if Bartkowski has a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player safety.The Box Score will read:14:08 BOS Matt Bartkowski served by Matt Fraser Fighting (maj) - 5 min against Brian Gionta14:08 BOS Matt...
Via Goon's World
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Zadorov's goal early in OT lifts Sabres to win over Panthers

  Nikita Zadorov scored 29 seconds into overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Brian Gionta, Marcus Foligno and Cody Hodgson also scored for Buffalo (12-16-2), which has won three in a row and nine of its last 12. Jussi Jokinen, Sean Bergenheim and Jimmy Hayes scored goals for Florida (12-8-8), which had a two-game winning streak...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers lose lead in 3rd period, fall in OT to Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Nikita Zadorov scored 29 seconds into overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Brian Gionta, Marcus Foligno and Cody Hodgson also scored for Buffalo (12-16-2), which has won three in a row and nine of its last 12. Jussi Jokinen, Sean Bergenheim and Jimmy Hayes scored goals for Florida (12-8-8), which had a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NHL All-Star Game has surprising vote leader

            A few years back, Rory Fitzpatrick became the name everyone got behind when it came time to vote for the NHL All-Star Game. In case you forgot, Fitzpatrick was a journeyman defenseman who inexplicably got the internet behind him heading into the 2007 NHL All-Star Game. “Vote for Rory” took off, spawning t-shirts, campaigns...
Via Sports-Glory
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Emelin fined for illegal check to head vs. Sabres

NEW YORK -- Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin has been fined $11,021.51 by the league for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo Sabres forward Brian Gionta. The fine is the maximum permitted under the collective bargaining agreement. The incident occurred at 18:06 of the third period of a 2-1 win by the Sabres on Friday. Emelin was assessed a minor penalty for an illegal...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens' Emelin fined for illegal check to head

NEW YORK (AP) Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin has been fined $11,021.51 by the league for an illegal check to the head of Buffalo Sabres forward Brian Gionta. The fine is the maximum permitted under the collective bargaining agreement. The incident occurred at 18:06 of the third period of a 2-1 win by the Sabres on Friday. Emelin was assessed a minor penalty for an illegal...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Wingels’ dangerous hit on Brian Gionta

Buffalo’s Brian Gionta was able to avoid a serious injury following this huge hit from San Jose’s Tommy Wingels. The hit was a controversial one and no penalty was called on the play. Should there have been one?
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Wingels’ dangerous hit on Brian Gionta

Buffalo’s Brian Gionta was able to avoid a serious injury following this huge hit from San Jose’s Tommy Wingels. The hit was a controversial one and no penalty was called on the play. Should there have been one?
Via Bloguin Best
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets go for third straight win in Buffalo in season opener

The Buffalo Sabres feel the addition of some veterans can't help but improve a club that was the NHL's worst a season ago. The Columbus Blue Jackets' hopes to build off the franchise's second postseason berth with a fast start could be derailed by a number of injuries. These teams open the season Thursday night in Buffalo, where captain Brian Gionta will make his Sabres debut. Buffalo...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets-Sabres Preview

The Buffalo Sabres feel the addition of some veterans can't help but improve a club that was the NHL's worst a season ago. The Columbus Blue Jackets' hopes to build off the franchise's second postseason berth with a fast start could be derailed by a number of injuries. These teams open the season Thursday night in Buffalo, where captain Brian Gionta will make his Sabres debut. Buffalo...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Gionta as Sabres captain is the right move

From Hometown Hockey: On Tuesday, to the surprise of no one, the Buffalo Sabres announced their new leadership group: Brian Gionta as captain with Josh Gorges and Matt Moulson as alternates. This is the second time Gionta has worn the “C” in the NHL. The 35-year-old is the former captain of the Montreal Canadiens for […] The post Brian Gionta as Sabres captain is the right...
Via Two Pad Stack
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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