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Buffalo Sabres Depth Chart 2014 2015

English: Français: Buffalo Sabres C 1. Cody Hodgson  2. Tyler Ennis  3. Zemgus Girgensons  4. Mikhail Grigorenko  5. Johan Larsson  6. Matt Ellis  L 1. Matt Moulson  2. Marcus Foligno  3. Brian Flynn  4. Cody McCormick  5. Nicolas Deslauriers  R 1. Drew...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
26 days ago  |  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

How much should Latvia's Olympic performance play into the future of Ted Nolan?

The Sabres’ head coach is currently in Sochi at the 2014 Winter Olympics, having just coached Team Latvia to its best performance in history. After upsetting a respectable Swiss team in their first elimination game, Latvia even managed to keep it close with Team Canada in the quarterfinals before losing 2-1. Sabres fans have always been fond of Ted Nolan, and it’s not hard...
Via Buffalo Wins
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 1/17/14

Congratulations on almost making it through another week of Puck Dumps!   The Top Line The Jet's won at Calgary WOOP WOOP CANADIAN PRESS ALERT WOOP WOOP TWO CANADIAN TEAMS PLAYED WOOP WOOP. TSN, CBC, The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2   Scoreboard New York Rangers 1, Detroit 0 - Mats Zuccarello broke up the shut out. Mats Zucarello. Nashville...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sabres vs Bruins Preview: Sabres look to win second-straight game

Coming of the heels of a 4-2 victory over the Jets, the Buffalo Sabres (8-23-3) host the Boston Bruins (23-9-2)  at the First Niagara Center, in Buffalo, N.Y. It has been a rough year for the Sabres, but can they stop one of the leagues hottest teams? In a rare site for the Sabres, the teams offense exploded, scoring four goals in Tuesday nights victory over the Winnipeg Jets ....
Via New York Sports-Kings
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres topple Jets 4-2

Marcus Foligno, Matt Moulson and Matt Ellis scored in the third period to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. It was Buffalo's first regulation win since Nov. 15 against Toronto, when interim head coach Ted Nolan took over for the fired Ron Rolston. Buffalo's Steve Ott also scored. Mark Scheifele scored two goals in 36 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres recall LW Ellis from Rochester

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled left wing Matt Ellis from their American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester. Ellis steps into the roster for Sabres leading scorer Cody Hodgson, who will miss his second straight game with a lower body injury. Ellis played six games for the Sabres before being sent to Rochester, where he was selected captain. He has 10 points in 25 games for...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres demote 6 to AHL Rochester

Defensemen Brayden McNabb and Chad Ruhwedel were among six Buffalo Sabres assigned to the minors. Also demoted to AHL Rochester on Monday were forwards Mike Zigomanis and Matt Ellis, defenseman Drew Bagnall and goalie Matt Hackett. Bagnall and Ellis must first clear waivers. The moves came a little over a week before Buffalo opens the season at Detroit Oct. 2. McNabb and Ruhwedel...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Second Take with Brad Gelber- Are All Sabres Fans Insane?

It’s that time of year again folks, the NHL offseason is in full swing. Players are finally set free from their contractual obligations and the free agency wooing process follows shortly thereafter. Teams have already begun making moves to improve their roster with the ultimate goal of competing for Lord Stanley’s Cup… and then there are the Sabres. So far this offseason the...
Via Buffalo Wins
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Agent: Sabres to buy out F Gerbe's contract

The Buffalo Sabres have told forward Nathan Gerbe he has been placed on waivers for the purpose of having the final year of his contract bought out, the player's agent says. Jordan Neumann says he was informed by email of the Sabres' plans on Wednesday, and added the team told Gerbe by phone. The move caught Neumann by surprise after general manager Darcy Regier indicated...
Via Fox Sports
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres D Regehr returns after missing 7 games

Sabres defenseman Robyn Regehr has been activated from injured reserve and is expected to play against the Boston Bruins on Sunday. Regehr had missed seven games with a lower body injury from a 3-2 loss at Washington on Jan. 27. To make room on the roster, the Sabres (5-6-1) waived fourth-line forward Matt Ellis for reassignment to Rochester in the AHL. Struggling defenseman Tyler...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A about Kevin Porter

OK, I emailed the Avs guy right after the signing, thinking this guy would be our 4th center. However, the consensus seems to be that he'll be chilling in the minors next year. But remember how guys like Matt Ellis and Cody McCormick were vets from other NHL teams and started off in the minors for the Sabres, only to then be brought up and become regulars because of injuries...
Via Buffalo Wins
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Sabres F Ellis out indefinitely

Buffalo Sabres forward Matt Ellis is out indefinitely because of a knee injury. Coach Lindy Ruff said Ellis will miss an extended amount of time after he hurt his knee in a win over Ottawa on Saturday. Ellis, a fourth-liner, has three goals and five assists on the season. The Sabres are also without defenseman Andrel Sekera because of pneumonia. He has missed three games already.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Sabres LW Matt Ellis out indefinitely

Buffalo Sabres fourth-line forward Matt Ellis is out indefinitely after hurting his knee last weekend. Without calling the injury season-ending, coach Lindy Ruff said Ellis will miss an extended period as Buffalo prepared to host Montreal on Monday night. Ellis was hurt in a 4-3 shootout win at Ottawa on Saturday. The Sabres will also be minus defenseman Andrej Sekera for an uncertain...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Slow Start Costs Leafs In Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Jason Pominville scored the go-ahead goal with 5:47 left in the second period, and the Buffalo Sabres held on for a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Paul Gaustad had a goal and an assist, Matt Ellis also s...
Via nhl.com
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Sabres Begin The Exorcism, Beat Leafs 3-2

Buffalo, NY – Finally the healing process can begin, hopefully. Jason Pominville scored the eventual game-winning goal with 5:47 left in the second period as the Sabres held on to defeat Toronto 3-2 at the First Niagara Center Friday night.  The win snapped a three game losing streak for the Sabres. “It was an important game for us,” head coach Lindy Ruff said afterwards....
Via Queen City Sports
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Sabres hold on for win against Leafs

Jason Pominville scored the go-ahead goal with 5:47 left in the second period, and the Buffalo Sabres held on for a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Paul Gaustad had a goal and an assist, Matt Ellis also scored and Patrick Kaleta had two assists for the Sabres. Ryan Miller made 24 saves in helping Buffalo snap a three-game winless skid (0-2-1) and get their...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Sabres hang on for 3-2 win over Leafs (AP)

Jason Pominville scored the go-ahead goal with 5:47 left in the second period, and the Buffalo Sabres held on for a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Paul Gaustad had a goal and an assist, Matt Ellis also scored and Patrick Kaleta had two assists for the Sabres. Ryan Miller made 24 saves in helping Buffalo snap a three-game winless skid (0-2-1) and get their third...
Via Yahoo! Sports
January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Sabres Find Their Offense, End Skid

Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — A 14-minute offensive burst was all the Buffalo Sabresneeded to end their losing streak. Rookie Brayden McNabb capped Buffalo’s four-goal first period with his first NHL goal and the Sabres cruised to a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Monday night. Jason Pominville, Matt Ellis and Christian Ehrhoff also scored in the first period...
Via Queen City Sports
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Big first period carries Sabres

Brayden McNabb capped Buffalo's four-goal first period with his first NHL goal Monday night, and the Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals. Jason Pominville, Matt Ellis and Christian Ehrhoff also scored in the first period for the Sabres, who snapped a three-game skid to improve to 4-6-2 in their last 12 games. Ryan Miller, making his sixth straight...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Sabres 4, Capitals 2

Brayden McNabb capped Buffalo's four-goal first period with his first NHL goal and the Sabres cruised to a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Monday night. Jason Pominville, Matt Ellis and Christian Ehrhoff also scored in the first period for the Sabres, who snapped a three-game skid to improve to 4-6-2 in their last 12 games. Ryan Miller, making his sixth straight start...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Sabres score 4 in 1st, cruise past Caps (AP)

Brayden McNabb capped Buffalo's four-goal first period with his first NHL goal and the Sabres cruised to a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Monday night. Jason Pominville, Matt Ellis and Christian Ehrhoff also scored in the first period for the Sabres, who snapped a three-game skid to improve to 4-6-2 in their last 12 games.
Via Yahoo! Sports
December 26, 2011  |  Discuss

6 things to know about the Flyers

Who we'll hate, who to be scared of, and more. Read more for the breakdown...     1. WHERE PHILLY SITS IN THE EAST     2. WHAT PREVIOUS OPPONENT FANBLOGS SAID: Die By The Blade on Philly's 5-4 win over the Sabres: The second period has haunted the Sabres all season and tonight was the same old story. The Flyers scored three...
Via The Pensblog
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Marc-Andre Bourdon, Matt Ellis engage in first NHL fights

Wednesday evening saw a first for two NHLers: fighting. Marc-Andre Bourdon, a 22-year-old Quebec native, a defenceman with the Philadelphia Flyers, dropped the gloves for hist first time in the pros with 30-year-old Matt Ellis, a centre with the Buffalo Sabres. The fight happened with the Sabres ahead 3-1 in the second period. According to HockeyFights.com polls, Bourdon...
Via centericechat.com
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Puck Previews: Boston at Buffalo; Wild signs beer-leaguer

Matt Ellis used to be afraid to look at the Bruins bench. But not tonight. Preview: St. Louis Blues at Pittsburgh Penguins, 7:00 p.m. ET Will Sidney Crosby's second game be as awesome as his first? I'm gonna say no, simply because the St. Louis Blues will probably try to stop him. Mind you, in the Islanders' defense, it was hard for them to do much defending while holding...
Via Puck Daddy
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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