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Sabres owner says 2 lost seasons were successful for future

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula says the last two losing seasons were big successes for the team. Pegula said Thursday that the success didn't show up in wins and losses but will show up in the future. Pegula made the comments during a panel discussion with his wife, Kim, as well as Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cunneyworth returns for 2nd stint to coach Sabres' AHL team

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Randy Cunneyworth is returning to the Rochester Americans for a second time to coach the Buffalo Sabres' American Hockey League affiliate. Cunneyworth had a 306-273-61 record and led the Americans to six playoff berths during an eight-season stint from 2000-2008. He's also a former NHL forward, who played 866 games over a 16-year career split between six teams...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Kane & Girlfriend Mara Teigen Have Been Busy This Summer

PHOTO: @EvanderKane_9 & model Mara Teigen pose at the premiere of the new film ‘Vacation’ in Los Angeles on Monday. pic.twitter.com/Fewsmp0qnm — NHLPA...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres sign prospect defenseman Guhle to entry-level deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have signed newly drafted defenseman Brendan Guhle to a three-year, entry-level contract. The deal was announced Monday, a little over a month after Buffalo drafted Guhle with the 51st pick. Guhle turns 18 on Wednesday and spent the past two seasons with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League. He is eligible to return to play...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gionta knows the Sabres will be better

The Buffalo Sabres were a pretty terrible team last year. The Sabres finished with just 23 wins and 54 points, dead last in the NHL and a historically bad year for their franchise. But now, after a series of Sabres moves and acquisitions in the offseason, Buffalo is looking towards the only direction they could possibly go....up. Sabres captain Brian Gionta believes in the club....
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Zenon Konopka wants to return to NHL on his own terms

Zenon Konopka may not be calling it quits on the NHL just yet.Konopka has over 1,000 penalty minutes in 346 NHL games in his bullish career. He wants to make a return to the NHL."There’s a lot of miles on this body," Konopka told Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald. Konopka was suspended for 20 games for violating the terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward D'Amigo to 1-year contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Jerry D'Amigo to a one-year contract. The deal is structured so that D'Amigo can play at either the NHL or minor-league level, the Sabres announced Thursday. The team had retained the player's rights by tendering him a qualifying offer last month. D'Amigo was acquired by Buffalo in a trade that sent forward Luke Adam to...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres re-sign Johan Larsson to 1-year contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract. The Sabres had retained the rights to Larsson by extending him a qualifying offer last month. The signing was announced on Tuesday. The Swedish-born player had six goals and 10 assists in a career-high 39 games with the Sabres last season. Larsson was acquired by Buffalo in a trade...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Enforcer Kaleta rediscovers love of Legos

Former Buffalo Sabres enforcer Patrick Kaleta's aggressive style on the ice often leads to many an injury - and plenty of time on his hands to recover.While on the mend, the 29-year-old Kaleta soon rediscovered his love for Legos as a means to keep his mind sharp while doing wonders for his hands."Right around the 2010 World Cup, I heard soccer star David Beckham was doing the Taj...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cody Franson is the Buffalo Sabres Best Option

View image | gettyimages.com 5 After losing out on the Johnny Oduya sweepstakes, the Buffalo Sabres are forced to turn elsewhere in their search for a leading blueliner. The solution for the Sabres is either trade or free agency signing. With Cody Franson still available, on the free agent market the Sabres can find their option without giving up any other assets. The Buffalo...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan O’Reilly Arrested Following DUI

View image | gettyimages.com After recently signing the largest contract the Buffalo Sabres have ever dished out a 7-year $52.5 million contract, Ryan O’Reilly finds himself in a bit of legal trouble North of the border. The Sabres superstar was arrested in Middlesex County on Monday after reportedly driving his truck into a Tim Hortons and driving away. He has been charged...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' O'Reilly arrested after allegedly driving truck into Tim Hortons

LUCAN, Ontario -- Ontario Provincial Police have charged Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly with impaired driving. The Ontario Provincial Police said Monday in a release that police were dispatched to a single motor vehicle crash on July 9, where a green Chevrolet pickup truck struck a commercial retail building -- reportedly a Tim Hortons franchise -- and the occupants left the...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres GM Tim Murray comments on the Ryan O’Reilly situation

Ryan O’Reilly apparently drove drunk and crashed his car into a Tim Hortons. He then fled the scene, but the police reportedly caught up with him and have charged him with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident. Sabres GM Tim Murray released the following comments: #Sabres GM Tim Murray: “We are aware of the reports regarding the incident involving...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres GM Tim Murray comments on the Ryan O’Reilly situation

Ryan O’Reilly apparently drove drunk and crashed his car into a Tim Hortons. He then fled the scene, but the police reportedly caught up with him and have charged him with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident. Sabres GM Tim Murray released the following comments: #Sabres GM Tim Murray: “We are aware of the reports regarding the incident involving...
Via Bloguin Best
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' Ryan O'Reilly charged with impaired driving

LUCAN, Ontario (AP) Ontario Provincial Police have charged Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly with impaired driving. The Ontario Provincial Police said Monday in a release that police were dispatched to a single motor vehicle crash on July 9, where a green Chevrolet pickup truck struck a commercial retail building and the occupants left the vehicle. ''We are aware of the reports...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Drunk Ryan O’Reilly drove truck into a Tim Hortons

According to a report filed by AM 980 Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly was arrested on Monday for being impaired while driving his truck into a Tim Hortons and fleeing the scene. Here’s how the report describes the bizarre event. According to Middlesex County OPP, a green Chevrolet pickup struck struck a commercial building on Richmond St. last Thursday morning (July...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres GM Tim Murray: Johnny Oduya still a target

Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray has made a series of potentially franchise-changing moves so far this offseason, but he is not done dealing yet. The GM told the Buffalo News that he still has his eye on left-shot defenseman Johnny Oduya."He hasn’t signed anywhere yet, so I haven’t moved on," Murray told the Buffalo News. Oduya spent the past four years with the Chicago...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jack Eichel appears to shoot a puck through the net

As if Jack Eichel’s time with the Buffalo Sabres needed any additional hype, his legend grew following this shot which appeared to go through the net. Did Eichel just put this puck THROUGH the net??? @MatthewWGR @JeremyWGR @pham1717 #SabresDevCamp pic.twitter.com/FAnyouOo9h — SabreTalk.com (@SabreTalk) July 12, 2015 We’ve seen some optical illusions which looked like a...
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jack Eichel appears to shoot a puck through the net

As if Jack Eichel’s time with the Buffalo Sabres needed any additional hype, his legend grew following this shot which appeared to go through the net. Did Eichel just put this puck THROUGH the net??? @MatthewWGR @JeremyWGR @pham1717 #SabresDevCamp pic.twitter.com/FAnyouOo9h — SabreTalk.com (@SabreTalk) July 12, 2015 We’ve seen some optical illusions which looked like a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres draw over 17,000 fans for scrimmage

Do you think Buffalo Sabres fans might be excited to see Jack Eichel? An announced crowd of 17,115 fans took in a scrimmage game, shifting what should have been a relatively typical prospects game into a playoff atmosphere. OFFICIAL ATTENDANCE: 17,115. That is a #BlueAndGold scrimmage record. Thank you fans for your support! #OneBuffalo pic.twitter.com/hNJEEXaUV4 — Buffalo...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

17,115 fans attend Sabres scrimmage game

Do you think Buffalo Sabres fans might be excited to see Jack Eichel? An announced crowd of 17,115 fans took in a scrimmage game, shifting what should have been a relatively typical prospects game into a playoff atmosphere. OFFICIAL ATTENDANCE: 17,115. That is a #BlueAndGold scrimmage record. Thank you fans for your support! #OneBuffalo pic.twitter.com/hNJEEXaUV4 — Buffalo Sabres...
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

All Eyes on Jack Eichel During Buffalo Sabres Development Camp

SUNRISE, FL – JUNE 26: Second overall pick Jack Eichel of the Buffalo Sabres poses for a portrait during the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Jack Eichel was selected second overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2015 NHL draft. As training camp begins, Eichel is the center of attention and will have every...
Via The Sports Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues add Andre Benoit for defensive depth

The Blues continued to fill out their depth, signing defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year, two-way contract believed to pay a $600,000 NHL salary and a $350,000 AHL salary. Benoit previously skated for the Buffalo Sabres, appearing in 59 games in 2014-15 while scoring one goal and eight assists. Benoit, 31, is purely a depth signing. Though he appeared in a large number of games...
Via Frozen Notes
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues sign D Andre Benoit to one-year, two-way contract

The St. Louis Blues have signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year, two-way contract, the club announced Monday.   The 31-year-old dressed in 59 regular season games with the Buffalo Sabres last season, posting nine points (one goal, eight assists) and 20 penalty minutes. Overall, the 5-foot-11, 192-pound Benoit has appeared in four NHL seasons, including stints with Ottawa...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Saad, Ryan O’Reilly sign long-term contracts with Columbus, Buffalo

A pair of young NHL stars signed long-term contracts Friday. Right winger Brandon Saad signed a six-year contract worth a reported $36 million with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks in a multi-player trade earlier in the week. .@BSaad20: "I know (#CBJ) has a lot of talented guys. They're tough to play against & I'm happy to be a part of...
Via NESN.com
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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