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The 2013-14 NHL season in numbers

Photo Source: Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images-35 was Alexander Ovechkin's plus/minus rating despite scoring 51 goals.0 shootout wins for the New Jersey Devils after 13 tries.1 goalie goal courtesy of Mike Smith. See it here.4 through-the-legs goals (Hertl, Vanek, Gerbe and Foligno).6 outdoor games: the Winter Classic, Heritage Classic as well as four Stadium Series&...
Via Hockey Fan Land
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2013-14 NHL season in numbers

Photo Source: Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images-35 was Alexander Ovechkin's plus/minus rating despite scoring 51 goals.0 shootout wins for the New Jersey Devils after 13 tries.1 goalie goal courtesy of Mike Smith. See it here.4 through-the-legs goals (Hertl, Vanek, Gerbe and Foligno).6 outdoor games: the Winter Classic, Heritage Classic as well as four Stadium Series&...
Via Talk Hockey
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres Finish One Chapter, Begin Another

04.13.2014 Islanders at Sabres This will be the last game recap for a while as the Sabres took on the Islanders for the final tilt of the year in Buffalo.  For two basement dwelling teams, the First Niagara Center had a good number of fans in the seats, credit to them.  Despite the reality that this season is over for both teams, we would have ourselves a close match.  It...
Via Puckrant.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres Attempt to Deny Bruins the President's Trophy, Do Not

04.12.14 Sabres at Bruins Game Recap The Sabres rolled into Boston to face the league leading Bruins.  By league leading, I mean that if the Bruins win, they will be the owners of the Presidents Trophy (if my math is correct).   It's also the last road game of the season for Buffalo.   If it's going to be a win, it will be earned. Matt Hackett got the start in net...
Via Puckrant.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins clinch NHL's top record, beat Sabres 4-1

Cheering fans stood and waved gold and black towels as the Boston Bruins claimed the Presidents’ Trophy for the NHL’s best regular-season record. The celebration will be a lot bigger if the Bruins achieve their ultimate goal, winning the Stanley Cup. ‘‘We've still got to do some work here in order to get the trophy that we all really want,’’ Boston coach Claude...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres set record for most goalies dressed in a season

The Buffalo Sabres will own an NHL record at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. The club will dress its ninth goaltender on Saturday when they face the Boston Bruins. Connor Knapp will back Matt Hackett as the Sabres play in their 81st game of the season. Knapp joins an enormous list of goaltenders who have suited up for the Sabres at least one time this season. While it’s important...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres set record for most goalies dressed in a season

The Buffalo Sabres will own an NHL record at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. The club will dress its ninth goaltender on Saturday when they face the Boston Bruins. Connor Knapp will back Matt Hackett as the Sabres play in their 81st game of the season. Knapp joins an enormous list of goaltenders who have suited up for the Sabres at least one time this season. While it’s important...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres send Makarov to Rochester. Knapp called up.

As promised the Sabres sent Andrey Makarov back to Rochester so he could help the Amerks play three games in three nights. Buffalo gets Connor Knapp to back up Matt Hackett this weekend. Knapp was a 6th round pick in 2009 and just last year was ahead of Nathan Lieuwen and Makarov on the depth chart. He went 1-6 in Rochester and was sent down to the East Coast League and this could...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Minor league hockey player shares cringeworthy peril of goalkeeping

The perils of goaltending #RIP pic.twitter.com/MhMQmtzj5D— Connor Knapp (@knapper311) December 29, 2013Connor Knapp is a minor league goalkeeper in the Buffalo Sabres organization.On Saturday, the 23-year-old shared a rather cringeworthy and accurate photo of what the goalkeeping position often entails.No other words are needed. The picture says it all.Via Deadspin
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

200 BY 85: Ruhwedel Injured

Per the Sabres, Chad Ruhwedel will not play in Traverse City today due to an upper body injury. Freddy Roy will sit out and be replaced by Kevin Sundher. Johan Larsson will wear the "C" Connor Knapp will start in goal vs Carolina today.
Via HockeyBuzz
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Freiheit: Knapp loses in pro debut

For the first time in 36 games for the Amerks, it wasn't David Leggio starting in goal. Connor Knapp made his pro debut against the Bulldogs and looked as if he would get the win. But Hamilton scored four times in the third period and ended up winning 4-3. Knapp made 30 saves on the night. It's too bad Rochester fell apart in the third period. Here are highlights...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Sabres Development camp roundup

Follow Chris on Twitter Today marks the final day of Development Camp for the Sabres as their final scrimmage of the week will take place later today. However, the big news came from Joe Yerdon who noted that Zemgus Girgensons signed his entry level contract and will play in Rochester next season. Girgensons was one of the most impressive players at the camp this week, using...
Via Buffalo Wins
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

GARTH: Sabres Move The Kids

Wanna see Cody Hodgson up close? How about Marcus Foligno? Joel Armia? Mikhail Grigorenko? Zemgus Girgensens? Connor Knapp? Nathan Lieuewen? Every young star that makes up the Sabres constellation will be on hand to participate in on-ice drills and scrimmages. The Sabres have announced that their 2012 Developmental camp will now be hosted and housed at First Niagara Center...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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