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Islanders get goalie Neuvirth in trade from Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The New York Islanders have acquired goalie Michal Neuvirth from the Buffalo Sabres for goaltender Chad Johnson and a 2016 third-round pick. The Sabres have now traded two goalies this season after sending Jhonas Enroth to Dallas last month. Buffalo also traded forward Matt Flynn to Montreal for a 2016 fifth-round pick Monday as they continue to rebuild through...
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Tank Watch: 40 days by @LukeWachob

Welcome back to the Sabres Tank Watch. The clock is at 40 days, with 19 games remaining. In last week’s preview, the best case scenario was a 9 point cushion between Buffalo and the 29th place Oilers, while the worst possible outcome was finding the Sabres in 29th, 1 point ahead of Edmonton. So, on the bright side, things could be worse, as the Sabres remain in 30th place, by...
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Canadiens acquire forward Brian Flynn in deal with Sabres

  The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Brian Flynn in exchange for a 2016 fifth-round pick from the Buffalo Sabres. Flynn has five goals and 12 assists in 54 games while playing a second- and third-line role this season. Overall, he has 17 goals and 24 assists for 41 points in 159 games over three seasons with Buffalo. The Sabres signed Flynn as a free agent in 2012 after...
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Canadiens acquire forward Flynn in deal with Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Brian Flynn in exchange for a 2016 fifth-round pick from the Buffalo Sabres. Flynn has five goals and 22 assists in 54 games while playing a second and third-line role this season. Overall, he has 17 goals and 24 assists for 41 points in 159 games over three seasons with Buffalo. The Sabres signed Flynn as a free agent...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Second Take with @BradleyGelber – NHL Trade Deadline Day

When I was younger the NHL trade deadline was one special day. I’d lay awake the night before anticipating every move I could see the Sabres making. I’d wake up the next morning all excited, run to my computer & spend every waking moment refreshing all of the blogs I followed while blaring WGR. I remember learning that the Sabres acquired Dainius Zubrus from the Capitals...
Via Buffalo Wins
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Avoid Trading For Chris Stewart At All Costs!

Bill Wippert / Getty Images By Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) It’s no secret that the Sabres are shopping Chris Stewart around the league. He’s been the subject of trade rumors all season, and has yet to be moved. But, if you’re an NHL GM, you should stay as far away from Stewart as possible. Why, though? Well, let’s take a look at the numbers. ownthepuck.blogspot.ca As...
Via The Hockey Guys
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The good and the bad for Sabres trade deadline day by @2ITB_Buffalo

Tomorrow’s trade deadline promises to be packed with excitement and countless trades as GMs from around the league attempt to stock up for a final push for the playoffs and a potential Stanley Cup run. Only, a laundry list of players have already been moved, leaving a relatively thin crop of players left to be moved before Monday afternoon’s deadline. While tomorrow’s action...
Via Buffalo Wins
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Waking Up Into A Dream by @ScottyMCSS

Hey there, Sabres. Hi, Sabres fans. You’ve endured a hell of a time the past two seasons on the ice. The fanbase has been there with you, suffering the ups and downs of the tumultuous rebuild. You’ve had to emerge out of that locker room every game, and put up an intense physical effort for a team that you knew was designed to implode. The fans knew that too, but they’ve still...
Via Buffalo Wins
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Sabres farmhand Pysyk collapses during pickup basketball

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Rochester Americans defenseman Mark Pysyk collapsed during a pickup basketball Saturday at the team's arena and was taken by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital. The Americans said Pysyk was being evaluated at the hospital. The 23-year-old Pysyk was sent to Rochester on Friday after a short stint with the Buffalo Sabres. The Americans are Buffalo's American...
Via AP on Fox
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Chris Stewart to Calgary Flames

There has already been a flurry of move and there are going to be more, leading up to the trade deadline on Monday. The Buffalo Sabres have been shopping Chris Stewart since they first acquired him from the St. Louis Blues. Stewart has 10 goals and 13 assists for 23 points in 59 games played. He is a power forward who can help a team reach the playoffs and beyond. The Calgary Flames are
Via NHL Trade Rumors
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Torrey Mitchell scores twice to help Sabres stun Canucks

  Torrey Mitchell scored a pair of goals as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Thursday night. It was Mitchell's first goal since Nov. 22, and his first multi-goal night since March 23, 2011. Chris Stewart, Andrej Meszaros, Brian Flynn and Brian Gionta also scored for the Sabres, who were without their two leading scorers, Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons...
Via AP on Fox
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Sabres stun Canucks 6-3 on Mitchell's 2 goals

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Torrey Mitchell scored a pair of goals as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 on Thursday night. It was Mitchell's first goal since Nov. 22, and his first multi-goal night since March 23, 2011. Chris Stewart, Andrej Meszaros, Brian Flynn and Brian Gionta also scored for the Sabres, who were without their two leading scorers, Tyler Ennis and Zemgus...
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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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel Yells He’s Coming For Buffalo, Proceeds To Chug Beer (Video)

Jack Eichel is coming for you, Buffalo. The Boston University star proclaimed as much in one of a trio of videos featured on The Sports Junkies website recently. The 18-year-old, who is expected to be the second overall pick in this summer’s draft, celebrated his team’s Beanpot championship by screaming”Buffalo, I’m coming for ya,” before chugging a beer. The Sports...
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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stop Convincing Yourselves the Sabres Won’t Finish Last by @mmigliore

I can’t wait for this all to be over. I’m not just talking about this month of February, which is about to break a record for the coldest month on record in Buffalo and seems like has lasted about 60 days. I’m talking about this 2014-15 Buffalo Sabres season. Granted, this has been one of the most interesting seasons in Sabres history. This is the first year in my adult life...
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NHL fines Sabres goalie Neuvirth for diving vs Predators

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The NHL has fined Buffalo Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth $2,000 for diving and embellishment after drawing a penalty in a game against the Nashville Predators last weekend. The disciplinary action announced on Wednesday was a second offense for Neuvirth. The first offense merited a warning, and occurred during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Nov. 15....
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres’ Michal Neuvirth Becomes First NHL Goalie Fined For Diving

When you think of repeat divers in the NHL, goalies aren’t typically the guys who come to mind. However, this week Michal Neuvirth of the Buffalo Sabres became the first goaltender to be fined by the NHL for embellishment since the league established supplemental diving penalties prior to the 2014-2015 season. Neuvirth was given a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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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...
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5 days ago  |  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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Buffalo Sabres the NHL’s Worst Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Tyler...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tank watch by @LukeWachob

  PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 28: Tim Murray, General Manager of the Buffalo Sabres, speaks on the phone on Day Two of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 28, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Just 46 days remain in the 2014-2015 NHL season, and Sabres fans have never been more desperate to run out the clock. Can the team...
Via Buffalo Wins
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres rookie defenseman Zadorov apologetic for sleeping in

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) An apologetic Buffalo Sabres rookie defenseman Nikita Zadorov intends to invest in a few more alarm clocks after being disciplined by the team for showing up late to a meeting. The 2013 first-round draft pick on Monday called it ''my mistake'' and says he has ''100 percent no excuses'' in explaining how he slept after his alarm clock failed to go off a day earlier...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators escape with shootout win over lowly Sabres

  Mike Ribeiro and the NHL-leading Nashville Predators got the fortunate bounce they needed to fend off the last-place Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night. Ribeiro tied the game with 4:17 left in regulation, and Filip Forsberg sealed a 2-1 victory in the fourth round of the shootout. ''We had some good scoring chances and couldn't score,'' Ribeiro said after the Predators outshot the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is the Future Goaltender of the Buffalo Sabres?

Jacob Josefson #16 of the New Jersey Devils scores a shoot-out goal against Michal Neuvirth #34 of the Buffalo Sabres at the Prudential Center on February 17, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Mandatory Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) As far as the Buffalo Sabres are concerned, they have a great number of high level prospects in their system already and have super talent coming their...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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