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Sabres-Senators Preview

Dave Cameron felt his team's "cuteness" cost the Senators a point and potentially a victory in their last game. Ted Nolan, meanwhile, is looking for the Buffalo Sabres to show the same kind of grit for a second straight game Monday night when the Atlantic Division rivals meet in Ottawa. While Ottawa (14-14-7) did claim a point from a 3-2 overtime loss to Detroit on Saturday, Cameron...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres overcome 3-goal deficit to earn shootout win over Islanders

  Tyler Ennis scored in a shootout in the Buffalo Sabres' 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. The Sabres overcame a 3-0 decifit, with Nicolas Deslauriers, Zemgus Girgensons and Chris Stewart scoring in the third period to spoil Kevin Poulin's shutout bid. John Tavares scored twice, and Nick Leddy added a goal for the Islanders. Poulin was recalled from Bridgeport...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres rally to beat Islanders 4-3 in SO

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Tyler Ennis scored in the shootout in the Buffalo Sabres' 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. The Sabres overcame a 3-0 decifit, with Nicolas Deslauriers, Zemgus Girgensons and Chris Stewart scoring in the third period to spoil Kevin Poulin's shutout bid. John Tavares scored twice, and Nick Leddy added a goal for the Islanders. The Sabres...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amica Coverage Play Of The Week: Brad Marchand or Andrej Meszaros?

NESN.com staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday at 10 a.m. ET and conclude Monday. Vote for the Coverage Play of the Week and you will be entered for a chance to win a team jersey courtesy of the Pro Shop at TD Garden. First read the official rules, then completely...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres demote 4 players to AHL Rochester

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have opened the NHL's three-day Christmas break by demoting four players to their American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester. Forwards Mikhail Grigorenko, Joel Armia and Tim Schaller and defenseman Mark Pysyk were sent down on Wednesday, a day after playing in a 6-3 loss at Detroit. The players had been called up to fill spots on an injury...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' Girgensons, Chicago Blackhawks lead All-Star vote

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- It's Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons and the Chicago Blackhawks leading the NHL All-Star Game fan vote with a little over a week left. The Latvian-born Girgensons still leads all players with nearly 1.3 million votes, the NHL announced Tuesday. The other five eligible spots to be selected are held by Blackhawks. Chicago's Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres Girgensons, 5 Blackhawks lead All-Star vote

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) It's Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons and the Chicago Blackhawks leading the NHL All-Star Game fan vote with a little over a week left. The Latvian-born Girgensons still leads all players with nearly 1.3 million votes, the NHL announced Tuesday. The other five eligible spots to be selected are held by Blackhawks. Chicago's Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings look to extend home mastery of Sabres Tuesday

The Detroit Red Wings are due to break out, and the Buffalo Sabres are just trying to hang on. Out to end the frustrations that have come with a six-game losing streak, the Red Wings look to extend their home mastery of the injury-ravaged Sabres on Tuesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 face-off on FOX Sports Detroit). Detroit (17-8-9) has gotten four points via shootout losses during...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings look to extend home mastery of Sabres Tuesday

The Detroit Red Wings are due to break out, and the Buffalo Sabres are just trying to hang on. Out to end the frustrations that have come with a six-game losing streak, the Red Wings look to extend their home mastery of the injury-ravaged Sabres on Tuesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 face-off on FOX Sports Detroit). Detroit (17-8-9) has gotten four points via shootout losses during...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Bartkowski will not face hearing

Bartkowski/Gionta is an example of incidental head contact on an otherwise full body check. pic.twitter.com/iCAyDjRwsN— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) December 22, 2014I told a friend of mine that if Brian Gionta was taller, he wouldn't have been injuried. This doesn't make Buffalo Sabres fans any happier. Obviously, some fans are unhappy with the move. Related articles...
Via Goon's World
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings are due to break out, and the Buffalo Sabres are just trying to hang on. Out to end the frustrations that have come with a six-game losing streak, the Red Wings look to extend their home mastery of the injury-ravaged Sabres on Tuesday night. Detroit (17-8-9) has gotten four points via shootout losses during its skid, but it hasn't lost seven straight since Nov...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

DOY Haiku Hour. Bruins Win!

    Big Year Dougie H Marks the contest’s first tally Powerplay hammer   Still no goals for Matt “Gionta, taste my pain, *****!” Goodnight, Bartkowski   Andrej Meszaros Scored a ************* goal Andrej Meszaros   Freakish deflection Buffalo is in the lead **** this **** to death   But wait, what is this? Chris Kelly plays just the tip Worth that no-trade clause...
Via Days of Y'Orr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Matt Bartkowski Knocks Brian Gionta Out Of Game

Matt Bartkowski is 6’1″, Brian Gionta is 5’7″. A lot of hits on Gionta are going to be high due to the simple fact that his head lines up with the shoulders of most NHL players (or rib cage if you are Chara). So if the outrage and resulting fallout over this hit Bartkowski laid on Gionta is that it was a high hit, then I’m not buying. However if the league doles out...
Via The Awesome Boston
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand: Bruins Can Build Off ‘Character Win’ Vs. Sabres (Video)

The Boston Bruins played the last-place Buffalo Sabres on Sunday, but it was still a must-win game. Luckily, the B’s pulled out a 4-3 overtime victory are are looking to keep rolling. With the win over the Sabres, the Bruins have only taken three of their last 10 games, collecting just eight of 20 possible points. And winger Brad Marchand recognized...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins push past struggling Sabres in overtime

Dougie Hamilton celebrates one of his two goals against Buffalo(Photo/Steve Babineau/Getty Images)BOSTON - After going 1-1-1 in the past week on the road, the Boston Bruins returned home to the TD Garden to face the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night. Having gone up against a number of powerhouse western conference clubs in the past month, Monday’s opponent for Boston was on the...
Via Mill City Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres’ Andrej Meszaros Scores Against Former Team To Tie Score (Video)

Andrej Meszaros scored just two goals in 14 games during his brief stop in Boston last season, but that didn’t stop the Buffalo Sabres defenseman from getting a little revenge against his former team Sunday night. With the Bruins ahead by a goal early in the second period, Buffalo broke free on a three-on-one rush. Johan Larsson made a quick drop pass to Chris Stewart, who connected...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

B’s beat Buffalo Sabres 4-3

Photo by Bill Wippert/National Hockey LeagueThe Bruins took a small step in the right direction towards consistency, beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in tonight’s contest.Forward Seth Griffith and defenseman Zach Trotman were tonight’s healthy scratches. Tuukka Rask started in net for the Bruins, with Jhonas Enroth in net for the Sabres.The Bruins went on the power play 5:15 into...
Via BruinsLife
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Matt Bartkowski Receives Major Penalty, Ejected After Hit On Brian Gionta (GIF)

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski was ejected from Sunday night’s game against the Buffalo Sabres after receiving a five-minute major penalty for interference. Sabres winger Brian Gionta was on the receiving end of the hit. Buffalo center Marcus Foligno immediately defended his captain and dropped his gloves to fight Bartkowski. Foligno received an instigator minor...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bartkowski hit on Brian Gionta (video)

Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Bartkowski was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct for this hit on Buffalo Sabres forward Brian Gionta. It will be interesting to see if Bartkowski has a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player safety.The Box Score will read:14:08 BOS Matt Bartkowski served by Matt Fraser Fighting (maj) - 5 min against Brian Gionta14:08 BOS Matt...
Via Goon's World
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Former Sabres Captain Was The Last Bruin To Wear No. 81?

The Buffalo Sabres are an oddity in today’s NHL in that they don’t have a captain. Of course, that hasn’t always been the case. With frequent roster turnover in recent years, the Sabres have had 12 different captains since the 2001-02 season. One of those players played for the Bruins at one point in his career and is the last Bruins player to wear...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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

The Buffalo Sabres were picked by nearly everyone to finish last in the NHL during the 2014-15 season and be one of the teams with an opportunity to select Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel at the top of the 2015 draft. After a rough start to the season, the Sabres have showed good improvement in the past two weeks with 6-4-0 record in their last 10 games. Buffalo’s next challenge...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanguay scores 2 goals to help Avalanche get past Sabres

  Alex Tanguay scored twice, Calvin Pickard made 28 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Saturday night. Colorado also got goals from Cody McLeod, John Mitchell and Erik Johnson in ending a two-game skid. Last-minute call-up Johan Larsson scored his first NHL goal for the Sabres, who had won six straight home games. Colorado has won its last eight against...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanguay scores 2 goals, Avalanche beat Sabres 5-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Alex Tanguay scored twice, Calvin Pickard made 28 saves and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Saturday night. Colorado also got goals from Cody McLeod, John Mitchell and Erik Johnson in ending a two-game skid. Last-minute call-up Johan Larsson scored his first NHL goal for the Sabres, who had won six straight home games. Colorado has won its...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres recall Grigorenko from AHL for game against Avs

  Center Mikhail Grigorenko is back with the Buffalo Sabres for the second time in a week after being recalled from the minors. Grigorenko was called up from AHL Rochester on Saturday before the Sabres' home game against the Colorado Avalanche. The 2012 first-round draft pick was called up Monday and played in Buffalo's 5-1 loss at Winnipeg the following day. Grigorenko was then...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres recall Grigorenko for game against Avs

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Center Mikhail Grigorenko is back with the Buffalo Sabres for the second time in a week after being recalled from the minors. Grigorenko was called up from AHL Rochester on Saturday before the Sabres' home game against the Colorado Avalanche. The 2012 first-round draft pick was called up Monday and played in Buffalo's 5-1 loss at Winnipeg the following day. Grigorenko...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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