MICHAL NEUVIRTH NEWS

VIDEO: Making A Case For The Shootout

Some hockey fans don’t like the shootout as a means of deciding who gets that elusive second point. This is because shootouts require one-on-on skills far removed from the context of an actual game, and the smallest of bounces can be the difference between a win and an OT loss. Most importantly, fans against shootouts argue that it’s not a fair way to decide a game because it’s...
Via Beyond The Benches
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets-Sabres Preview

The first five weeks of the season couldn't have gone any worse for the Buffalo Sabres. The last one has been much more to their liking. Buffalo hopes to step out of the Eastern Conference basement with its fourth straight victory Wednesday night against the visiting Winnipeg Jets. There isn't a high level of expectations for this year's Sabres, but a 3-13-2 start was...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Capitals Preview

A severe lake-effect snowstorm has given the Buffalo Sabres some extra time to prepare for life without Michal Neuvirth. That's something they hope proves beneficial heading into a matchup with Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. After having its last home game postponed, Buffalo will try to extend its longest winning streak since February to three when Jhonas Enroth takes...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres goalie coach Irbe enjoys brief 2-period NHL return

  The goalie equipment didn't exactly fit Arturs Irbe. What did were the familiar competitive emotions the 47-year-old once enjoyed during his NHL playing days. ''Once a goalie, always a goalie,'' Irbe said with a wide grin. Seven years after Irbe thought he hung up his pads for good, the Buffalo Sabres goalie coach came out of retirement for a few hours on Wednesday night. Irbe...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres Injury Update: Michal Neuvirth leaves game with lower-body injury

Buffalo Sabres do not have a lot of good going on lately. With poor points for the start of the season, near the bottom of the rankings and with injuries they cannot seem to catch a break. A new injury occurred to goaltender Michal Neuvirth. #457461764 / gettyimages.com Neuvirth suffered a lower body injury during the first period on Tuesday night against the Washington...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Irbe enjoys brief 2-period NHL return with Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The goalie equipment didn't exactly fit Arturs Irbe. What did were the familiar competitive emotions the 47-year-old once enjoyed during his NHL playing days. ''Once a goalie, always a goalie,'' Irbe said with a wide grin. Seven years after Irbe thought he hung up his pads for good, the Buffalo Sabres goalie coach came out of retirement for a few hours on Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres call up goalie Nathan Lieuwen after starter is injured

  The Buffalo Sabres have called up goalie Nathan Lieuwen from the minors a day after starter Michal Neuvirth was sidelined by a lower body injury. The Sabres on Wednesday also placed defenseman Josh Gorges on injured reserve, a week after he sustained a knee injury. Neuvirth is out indefinitely after being hurt in the first period of a 4-1 win over San Jose. He appeared to be injured...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres’ Jhonas Enroth Makes Amazing Diving Save With His Back

Buffalo Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth was down and out when he did the only thing he could think of to make a save and miraculously it worked. A diving save with your back is certainly not conventional, but it got the job done. Enroth wasn’t even supposed to play tonight. Starter Michal Neuvirth got hurt […] The post Sabres’ Jhonas Enroth Makes Amazing Diving Save With His Back...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres top Sharks despite Neuvirth injury in snowy Buffalo

  Brian Gionta had two goals and an assist in leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-1 win over the San Jose Sharks in front of a sparse, snowstorm-depleted crowd on Tuesday night. Nicolas Deslauriers and Brian Flynn also scored for Buffalo, which won its eighth straight against San Jose, dating to the 2009-10 season. Jhonas Enroth stopped 20 shots over the final two periods after replacing...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres goalie Neuvirth injured in 1st period vs. Sharks

  Buffalo Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth is out after sustaining a lower body injury in the first period of a game against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. Neuvirth stopped all 10 shots he faced in finishing the period, before being replaced by backup Jhonas Enroth. The Sabres did not announce the severity of the injury to Neuvirth, who entered the game with a team-best 3-5...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres goalie Neuvirth injured in 1st period

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth is out after sustaining a lower body injury in the first period of a game against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. Neuvirth stopped all 10 shots he faced in finishing the period, before being replaced by backup Jhonas Enroth. The Sabres did not announce the severity of the injury to Neuvirth, who entered the game with...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks-Sabres Preview

Victories have been hard to come by for the Buffalo Sabres since the start of last season. That hasn't been the case when they've faced the San Jose Sharks in recent years, however. The Sabres can post back-to-back wins for the first time in 2014-15 with an eighth consecutive victory over the visiting Sharks on Tuesday night. Buffalo (4-13-2) had a league-low 21 wins last...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Girgensons scores 2 goals, Sabres snap 5-game skid

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Zemgus Girgensons scored two goals, and the Buffalo Sabres snapped a five-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Tyler Ennis scored a goal and added two assists for the Sabres, who also got goals from Drew Stafford, Tyler Myers and Matt Moulson. David Clarkson and Phil Kessel scored for Toronto, which lost Friday to Pittsburgh...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs-Sabres Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs' normally strong power play was blanked despite numerous opportunities as their winning streak came to an end. They should have an easier time capitalizing on chances against the Buffalo Sabres' dreadful defense, however. Toronto can claim its longest winning streak against Buffalo in nearly 43 years Saturday night. The Maple Leafs (9-6-2) missed out...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Parenteau scores shootout winner to lift Canadiens past Sabres

  P.A. Parenteau scored in regulation and added the shootout winner in the Montreal Canadiens' 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. Dustin Tokarski made 31 saves to help Montreal end a three-game losing streak. Parenteau opened the scoring 19 seconds into the third period with the Canadiens' first goal in 107 minutes, 1 second. In the third round of the...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens-Sabres Preview

The Buffalo Sabres produced just three win streaks last season en route to finishing with the fewest points in the league. They have a chance to register their first this season if they can take advantage of slumping Montreal but will have to snap a five-game skid to the Canadiens on Wednesday night. Buffalo registered its first set of back-to-back victories in 2013-14 from Nov....
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres Week in Review: 11/2/14- Tanking sucks, 3 stars, 3 duds and more by @mtracz

Amidst the excitement of the Buffalo Bills contending (!) for a playoff spot (!!), it’s quite understandable that you may have forgotten about the other sports franchise in Buffalo, a professional hockey team called the Buffalo Sabres. OK, there’s a lot of quotes required and liberties taken in that previous sentence. I mean, I guess the Sabres are a “team” in the sense...
Via Buffalo Wins
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres top Red Wings in shootout to earn first home win of season

  The Buffalo Sabres began a four-game homestand with their first win in front of their home fans. Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons scored shootout goals, and the Sabres edged the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak. Michal Neuvirth made 36 saves and stopped Henrik Zetterberg in the third round of the shootout to help the Sabres (3-9-1) win in Buffalo...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Girgensons, Ennis lift Sabres to SO win over Wings

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons scored shootout goals, and the Buffalo Sabres edged the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday. Michal Neuvirth made 36 saves and stopped Henrik Zetterberg in the third round of the shootout to help the Sabres (3-9-1) win at home for the first time this season. Brian Flynn and Chris Stewart both scored their first goals of the season...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings lose to Sabres in shootout, 3-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons scored shootout goals, and the Buffalo Sabres edged the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday. Michal Neuvirth made 36 saves and stopped Henrik Zetterberg in the third round of the shootout to help the Sabres (3-9-1) win at home for the first time this season. Brian Flynn and Chris Stewart both scored their first goals of the season, and...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres take franchise-worst 10 shots in shutout loss vs. Toronto

  Jonathan Bernier stretched and skated around in circles in his crease. The goaltender did everything he could to stay warm. The result was the easiest shutout of Bernier's career, with the Toronto Maple Leafs tying a franchise record by allowing just 10 shots in a 4-0 victory over the lowly Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. ''You're just trying to stay focused and...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Hodgson helps Sabres beat Sharks 2-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Cody Hodgson and Nicolas Deslauriers each scored their first goal of the season early in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres continued their dominance over San Jose, beating the Sharks 2-1 Saturday. Michal Neuvirth saved 29 of 30 shots to earn his first win over the Sharks in four career games and help end Buffalo's four-game losing streak. Brent Burns...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Perry has hat trick, Ducks beat Sabres 4-1

Corey Perry had his second hat trick of the season and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory. Ryan Kesler also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 22 saves, losing a bid for his second consecutive shutout when Tyler Ellis scored off a rebound with 5:04 to play. That ended Buffalo's scoreless streak at 192 minutes, following...
Via Fox Sports West
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Perry has hat trick, Ducks beat Sabres 4-1

Corey Perry had his second hat trick of the season and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory. Ryan Kesler also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 22 saves, losing a bid for his second consecutive shutout when Tyler Ellis scored off a rebound with 5:04 to play. That ended Buffalo's scoreless streak at 192 minutes, following...
Via Fox Sports West
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Perry has hat trick, Ducks beat Sabres 4-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Corey Perry had his second hat trick of the season and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory. Ryan Kesler also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 22 saves, losing a bid for his second consecutive shutout when Tyler Ellis scored off a rebound with 5:04 to play. That ended Buffalo's scoreless streak...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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