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Enforcer John Scott enjoying moment as NHL All-Star captain

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) John Scott sat back in his chair and took a cellphone photo of all the reporters crowded around him once the questions finally ended. It was a big moment for a big man, and it almost didn't happen. So the journeyman enforcer who admits he's an odd fit for an NHL All-Star game is soaking up every precious moment before heading back to Newfoundland, where he...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL goalies brace for 3-on-3 All-Star Game pace

Roberto Luongo knows better than to believe his 72 career shutouts will make much of a difference at the NHL All-Star festivities this weekend. ''You don't prepare for it,'' the Florida Panthers goalie said shortly after moving into 11th place on the career shutout list following a 4-0 win over Chicago last week. ''It's an All-Star Game. I'm not going to take it seriously. I'm going...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Senators Preview

Bobby Ryan's mouth provided the motivation while his stick helped get the Ottawa Senators back in the win column. That's not usually a problem against the Buffalo Sabres. The Senators look to continue their success against the last-place Sabres on Tuesday night before both teams enter the All-Star break. Ottawa (23-20-6) lost for the eighth time in 12 games after giving up three...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Goals by Miller and Zuccarello help Rangers beat Sabres 6-3

NEW YORK (AP) Red-hot J.T. Miller scored from in close after the Rangers squandered a two-goal third-period lead and New York came back to beat Buffalo 6-3 Monday night for its eighth straight win over the Sabres. Derick Brassard scored twice and Mats Zuccarello added a power-play goal after Miller snapped a 3-all tie for the Rangers, who headed into the NHL All-Star break with...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Rangers Preview

Alain Vigneault wasn't happy with the New York Rangers' latest performance. The coach's mood has a good chance to change with a matchup against the Buffalo Sabres. The Rangers attempt to bounce back from a listless effort by beating the Sabres for a record eighth straight time Monday night at Madison Square Garden. New York (26-17-5) had a chance at its first three-game winning...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres place Girgensons on IR; recall Cal O'Reilly from AHL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have placed forward Zemgus Girgensons on injured reserve and recalled forward Cal O'Reilly from the minors. Girgensons has missed three games with an upper-body injury sustained in a 4-1 loss to Boston last week. He is expected to miss at least 10 days, with the Sabres getting a week off over the NHL's All-Star break next weekend. O'Reilly...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Zemgus Girgensons has asked you not to vote for Zemgus Girgensons

Last year, Zemgus Girgensons finished with the most votes leading up to the all star game. He had nearly 1.6 million votes, which sent him to the All-Star Game.He was an odd candidate to lead the vote, and many believe Latvia, Girgensons' home country, may have had something to do with it.Last year, Girgensons finished with 15 goals and 15 assists in 61 games. That's a pretty solid...
Via Fox Sports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL coaches up to challenge in reviewing goals

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Dan Bylsma is a big supporter of the NHL's decision to introduce coaching challenges this season. It makes no difference to the Buffalo Sabres' first-year coach that the new rule cost his team in its season-opening game. The Sabres became the NHL's second team to have a goal disallowed as a result of a challenge in a 3-1 loss to Ottawa on Oct. 8. That's when Evander...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Girgensons OT tally leads Sabres over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Zemgus Girgensons scored on a breakaway with 2:31 left in overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Jake McCabe, Tyler Ennis and Jame McGinn scored for Buffalo, which snapped a two-game skid while winning for the first time on the road in its third try. Brayden Schenn had two goals and Chris VandeVelde also...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Girgensons nets OT winner as Sabres outlast Flyers

  The Flyers biggest problem last season was playing down to the competition. So when the 2-6-0 Buffalo Sabres came to town following a huge win against the New York Rangers, it seemed like it was time for the Flyers to prove they could rack up the points in the games they were supposed to win. Only it didn't start that way, as the Flyers were out-played by the Sabres, but...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Sabres

BOSTON — The Bruins have a grueling schedule in March and don’t play many teams near the bottom of the standings. Tuesday night’s matchup at TD Garden is one of those games, as the Buffalo Sabres are in town with the league’s worst record. The Sabres have lost five straight games and are 0-1-2 against the Bruins this season. Two of those losses were to Bruins backup goaltender...
Via NESN.com
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres' Zemgus Girgensons out at least 2 weeks with injury

  The last-place Buffalo Sabres now have a rash of injuries to contend with. The team's two leading scorers, Zemgus Girgensons and Tyler Ennis, are sidelined with injuries coach Ted Nolan announced Thursday, before Buffalo's home game against the Vancouver Canucks. Girgensons will miss at least two weeks after being struck in the lower right leg with a shot in a 4-2 win at Columbus...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres forward Girgensons to miss at least 2 weeks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons will miss at least two weeks and center Tyler Ennis is listed day to day, leaving Buffalo without its two top scorers. Coach Ted Nolan provided the update Thursday morning, before Buffalo's home game against the Vancouver Canucks. Girgensons was hurt after being struck in the lower right leg by a shot in a 4-2 win at Columbus on...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Girgensons powers Sabres' rare burst in 4-2 win over CBJ

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Zemgus Girgensons had a goal and an assist before leaving with a leg injury and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Cody Hodgson, Mark Pysyk and Chris Stewart also scored for the offense-starved Sabres, who had gotten just one goal in five of their previous six games. They hadn't had as many as four goals in their last 13...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Girgensons scores, leaves with injury as Sabres down Blue Jackets

  Zemgus Girgensons had a goal and an assist before leaving with a leg injury and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Cody Hodgson, Mark Pysyk and Chris Stewart also scored for the offense-starved Sabres, who had gotten just one goal in five of their previous six games. They hadn't had as many as four goals in their last 13 games. Michal Neuvirth...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Girgensons powers Sabres' rare burst in 4-2 win over CBJ

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Zemgus Girgensons had a goal and an assist before leaving with a leg injury and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday night. Cody Hodgson, Mark Pysyk and Chris Stewart also scored for the offense-starved Sabres, who had gotten just one goal in five of their previous six games. They hadn't had as many as four goals in their last 13 games...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL All-Star Weekend: Skills Competition Rosters Set

On Saturday morning, the NHL released the player assignments for the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition. Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater Team Foligno Phil Kessel, TOR Jonathan Drouin, TB Jiri Sekac, MTL Zemgus Girgensons, BUF Team Toews Tyler Seguin, DAL … Continue reading → The post NHL All-Star Weekend: Skills Competition Rosters Set appeared first on Committed Indians.
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

7 ways the NHL can improve the All-Star Game

The NHL All-Star Game is an event fans love to criticize. From the player selection process to the uniforms, every hockey fan has a suggestion on how the league can improve the festivities. You may recall that we ran this style of post for the Winter Classic and now we turn our attention to the All-Star Game. How can the NHL improve the All-Star Game? Offer your opinion below. Take...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

VandeVelde's goal helps Flyers snap road skid vs. struggling Sabres

  Chris VandeVelde scored a third-period breakaway goal to help the Philadelphia Flyers snap a six-game road losing streak and send the Sabres to their 10th straight regulation defeat with a 4-3 victory at Buffalo on Saturday night. R.J. Umberger and Mark Streit scored power-play goals, and Mike Raffl also scored for Philadelphia, which won its fourth straight against the Sabres...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffaloffense: Offense returns in 4-3 win over Sabres

The Flyers' offense returned after a two-game hiatus on Saturday in a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres, with two goals scored in a 2:49 span and four different Flyers putting the puck in the net.  R.J. Umberger's eighth goal of the season at the 3:51 mark of the second period was the first Flyers goal since Michael Raffl's second-period goal against Tampa Bay on Monday. As a result...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres midseason Tank Awards by @lukewachob

The Sabres are 41 games into the 2014-2015 NHL season, which means it’s time to hand out some midyear awards. Get ready for CONTROVERSY. MVP – Most Valuable Person – Darcy Regier Yep. That’s right. The most valuable part of the Sabres organization is not part of the Sabres organization at all. Darcy was mostly hated by Sabres fans at the end of his tenure as GM (fired in...
Via Buffalo Wins
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabres' All-Star forward Zemgus Girgensons inspires Latvian rap song

Buffalo Sabres' 20-year-old Latvian center Zemgus Girgensons was somewhat stunned that he became the leading vote-getter for the NHL All-Star game. Now he'll have to come to terms with having inspired a pretty great rap song by the band Olas. "It's a little bit embarrassing and funny at the same time," Girgensons said about leading the league in All-Star votes. "It came out of nowhere...
Via Fox Sports
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Greatest Thing You Will Ever Hear – Now in English

Good morning, Buffalo! Late, late night, I saw this tweet: THIS IS THE BEST THING I’VE EVER SEEN IN MY ENTIRE LIFE!! RT @zpavlovskis: OLAS – ZEMGUS GIRGENSONS: http://t.co/DdT2NgI13c @zemgus94 RT — Lindy Ruff’s Tie (@LindyRuffsTie) January 8, 2015 Late night Twitter was immediately rocking out to this song – I mean, this is some catchy stuff – but we were all wondering...
Via Buffalo Wins
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

ButtHurt NHL Fans Cry Like Babies on Twitter About Blackhawks All-Stars

On Saturday morning, voting for the NHL All-Stars closed and were tallied. Not surprisingly, the Chicago Blackhawks DOMINATED the ballot box and the Hawks fans pushed for their players to earn five of the top six spots on the opening roster. However, people all over twitter were extremely pissed about this because it was supposedly “unfair,” even though they won fair and square...
Via Sports Mockery
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Dominate All-Star Voting; Five Chicago Players Chosen By Fans

NEW YORK — The first batch of NHL All-Stars has a distinct Windy City feel as five members of the Chicago Blackhawks are among the initial six selections for the midseason showcase. Blackhawks forwards Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, defensemen Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook and goaltender Corey Crawford earned spots Saturday based on fan voting. The...
Via NESN.com
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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