Sabres-Flyers Preview

Sean Couturier's injury put Philadelphia general manager Ron Hextall in an interesting position with the trade deadline approaching and a tight Eastern Conference wild-card race unfolding. Adding another asset might become futile, though, if the Flyers don't start winning without their young center. Philadelphia looks to avoid a fourth straight defeat Thursday night when it hosts...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: Value Picks, February 6th

The Fix always has a full breakdown of significant NHL slates for our Front Office subscribers, but now we’re also going to be highlighting a few value plays for everyone on most days with big NHL slates. Below you’ll find three or four players who are cheap and undervalued in today’s main DraftKings contests as well as some FanDuel contests from 7:00 pm on. If you’d like...
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Canadiens Preview

The last time the Montreal Canadiens faced the Buffalo Sabres, they were riding the high of a win streak that fell one game shy of an NHL record. This time around, the Canadiens are about as low as they can get. Montreal seeks just its sixth win during a two-month free-fall when it opens a four-game homestand Wednesday night against the Sabres. Montreal (24-23-4) started the...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings end two-game skid with 3-0 victory at Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- All-Star rookie Dylan Larkin had a goal and an assist, and Petr Mrazek stopped 19 shots to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.Henrik Zetterberg and Luke Glendening also scored for the Red Wings, who snapped a two-game losing streak.Larkin scored the winner with 7:59 remaining in the game, circling from behind...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Sabres Preview

Wins and goals have been frustratingly scarce for the Buffalo Sabres on home ice over the past month, two qualities that the Washington Capitals continue to reap in abundance. The NHL's current front-runners attempt to pin a seventh straight home loss on the Sabres while vying for a sixth consecutive win when the teams meet Saturday night. Buffalo (17-22-4) was dealt a fifth straight...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lehner Makes Return To Ice For Sabres’ Matchup Vs. Bruins (Video)

Robin Lehner’s 2015-16 season got off to a rocky start when the Sabres goalie suffered an ankle sprain in Buffalo’s season opener. Lehner finally makes his return to the ice Friday for the Sabres’ matchup with the Boston Bruins, who he is very familiar with. Lehner has played in 11 career games against the Bruins and has 3-5-2 lifetime record against the B’s. “I haven’t...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres recall goalie Lehner after 3-game conditioning stint

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner is ready to reclaim his starting job after being recalled from the minors following a three-game conditioning assignment. Lehner has been out since spraining his right ankle midway through a 3-1 season-opening loss to Ottawa on Oct. 8. He was called up from the American Hockey League on Thursday, a day after stopping 35 of...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo could be looking to sell Tyler Ennis at trade deadline

The Buffalo Sabres added several key pieces to their team ahead of the 2015-16 season in forwards Evander Kane, Ryan O'Reilly and Jack Eichel as well as trading for goaltender Robin Lehner, but Buffalo's makeover is far from complete. With the team still sitting at the bottom of the NHL standings, it is no surprise that the Sabres are looking to sell at the trade deadline.But the...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Sabres defenseman Pysyk recalled after conditioning stint

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk is rejoining the team after completing a conditioning assignment in the minors. Pysyk had an assist in three games with the Sabres' American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York. He was sent down last week after recovering from a lower body injury that sidelined him for 22 games. The Sabres snapped a six-game skid...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Sabres assign goalie Robin Lehner to minors for conditioning

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have sent goalie Robin Lehner to the minors on a conditioning assignment. The move puts Lehner one step closer to returning since he sustained a lower-body injury in Buffalo's season opener against Ottawa on Oct. 8. Lehner practiced with the American Hockey League Rochester Americans on Wednesday, and is expected to play this weekend. The...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Sabres' G Robin Lehner, D Mark Pysyk take next step in recoveries

The Buffalo Sabres received some good news Tuesday when the team announced two of the Sabres' walking wounded, goaltender Robin Lehner and defenseman Mark Pysyk, will head to the AHL-affiliate Rochester Americans this week to begin rehab assignments. Lehner suffered a high ankle sprain on Opening Night and has not played since, as his injury has taken longer to heal than the initial...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Injured Buffalo goalie Robin Lehner takes major step in recovery

The Buffalo Sabres got some good news Tuesday when injured goaltender Robin Lehner returned to practice for the first time since suffering the dreaded high ankle sprain in the season opener on Oct. 8. Lehner, who was traded to the Sabres by the Ottawa Senators over the summer, was supposed to lead Buffalo in net this season, but goalie Chad Johnson has largely taken over that role...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres coach Bylsma reveals more details regarding G Robin Lehner's setback

Robin Lehner has not suffered any recent setbacks in his recovery from a high ankle sprain according to coach Dan Bylsma. Kevin Hoffman Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY SportsAlthough a Canadian television station was reporting that Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner suffered a setback in his recovery from a high ankle sprain, Sabres coach Dan Bylsma told reporters he is not aware of any...
Via Fox Sports
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres goalie Lehner to miss 6-10 weeks with sprained ankle

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres starting goalie Robin Lehner will miss between six and 10 weeks with a sprained right ankle. Coach Dan Bylsma revealed the timetable on Sunday after Lehner underwent a series of tests. Lehner was hurt in the second period of Buffalo's season-opening 3-1 loss to Ottawa on Thursday. He was untouched while circling his own net and before suddenly going...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres Lehner to IR; Lieuwen recalled

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have placed starting goaltender Robin Lehner on the Injured Reserve with a lower body sprain. Lehner was injured making his Sabres debut in a 3-1 loss to Ottawa on Thursday. Coach Dan Bylsma says Lehner will be out at least one week. The Sabres acquired Lehner and center David Legwand from Ottawa last summer in exchange for the 21st overall...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres' Robin Lehner exits game with lower body injury

If there is a list of things you don't want to see happen to your hockey team, watching your franchise goaltender that you traded for in the offseason head off the ice with an injury has to be towards the top of the list.Midway through the second period, Robin Lehner dropped down to block a shot and looked to be in a great deal of discomfort. Lehner would eventually hobble off the...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres starting goalie Lehner injured in opener against Sens

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner will not return to the game after appearing to hurt his left leg in the second period of the season opener against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Lehner was untouched when he circled his net, set himself in the crease and then grabbed at his left pad. He then went down on one knee while play continued up the ice. The...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres season preview: It'll be prettier, but still not pretty

Plus: Buffalo Sabres General Manager Tim Murray has injected hope n a short amount of time. The team went out and traded for Evander Kane, Ryan O’Reilly, David Legwand and Robin Lehner, hired the former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, signed Cody Franson and drafted generational talent Jack Eichel with the second overall pick. Throw in the addition of Sam Reinhart, who will...
Via Fox Sports
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Ottawa Senators

Ottawa Senators: (43-26-13, fourth in Atlantic)Coach: Dave Cameron (32-15-8, midseason hiring last year, first full season with team)Key Departures: Robin Lehner, David Legwand, Erik Condra, Eric GrybaKey Additions: Michael Kostka, Eric O'DellKey Player: Bobby RyanBobby Ryan's $7.25 million contract is one of the league's biggest deals. It carries a cap hit just $250,000 less...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators Still Looking to Add a Top-Six Forward, Cowen Healthy, Lehner and Other News

MONTREAL, QC – APRIL 15: Mike Hoffman #68 of the Ottawa Senators skates during Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on April 15, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Senators 4-3. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images) The Ottawa Senators’ obsession over adding a top-six forward...
Via The 6th Sens
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Who are some dark horse candidates to win the Vezina?

Now comes the time of the year in which writers/bloggers and fans alike start talking about what players will be doing this upcoming year. Prognostication is one of the hallmarks of writing about sports, so with that I will present some of my outside the box Vezina candidates who could surprise this upcoming year. Robin Lehner This is the most out of the box candidate on the list...
Via Bloguin Best
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Was trading Robin Lehner the right move by the Ottawa Senators?

View image | It was a bittersweet day in Ottawa on Friday morning of June 26th, as the Ottawa Senators have announced that they have completed their goaltender deal. Robin Lehner (23) has been traded to the Buffalo Sabres. The full trade is Robin Lehner and David Legwand to the Sabres, in exchange for a 1st round draft pick this year (21st overall). Once the...
Via TopSportsReport
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Senators goalie Lehner calls out ex-coach MacLean

It was inevitable that Ottawa would trade a goalie in the offseason, and they pulled the trigger on Friday when they flipped Robin Lehner to the Buffalo Sabres. The opportunity for Lehner, a back-up in Ottawa, is wide open in Buffalo, as the team has not had a consistent goaltender in over a year.But Lehner had some parting shots for former Ottawa coach Paul MacLean before Lehner...
Via Fox Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Robin Lehner: Goalie of the Future for Buffalo Sabres

OTTAWA, ON – FEBRUARY 16: Robin Lehner #40 of the Ottawa Senators makes a save against the Carolina Hurricanes at Canadian Tire Centre on February 16, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images) The selection of Boston University freshman Jack Eichel 2nd overall in the 2015 NHL Draft captured the headlines of the Buffalo Sabres’ activities...
Via The Sports Journal
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Winners, losers and steals of the NHL Draft

By Nicholas Goss The 2015 NHL Draft was a wild one. In addition to the great talent and depth in the 2015 class, there were plenty of trades and rumors that provided plenty of excitement for hockey fans Friday and Saturday. Before we turn our attention to free agency, let’s take a look at some of the winners, losers and steals of this year’s draft. Winners Winnipeg Jets...
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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