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Coyotes News: Jamie McBain Released From PTO

The Arizona Coyotes released defenseman Jamie McBain from his tryout on Saturday, he is now available as an unrestricted free agent.#456095404 / gettyimages.comThe 26 year old played in 69 games for the Buffalo Sabres last season but they decided not to send him a qualifying offer over the summer, thus making him an unrestricted free agent. Paving the way for the Coyotes to give...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sabres send down 11, Larsson and Kaleta injured

From Hometown Hockey: On Saturday, the Buffalo Sabres sent 11 players to the Rochester Americans. Luke Adam is the only one who must clear waivers. The others sent down include William Carrier, Dan Catenacci, Colin Jacobs, Justin kea, Jordan Samuels-Thomas, Kevin Sundher, Phil Varone, Brady Austin, Jerome Leduc and Chad Ruhwedel. They also sent Justin […] The post Sabres send down...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Schaller catches Nolan’s eye

Ted Nolan knew next to nothing about center Tim Schaller when the Sabres opened training camp. Schaller made sure to change that. At 6-foot-2, 216 pounds, Schaller repeatedly impressed Nolan during practices with his smarts and hockey sense. The Buffalo coach responded by continually bumping Schaller up the organizational depth chart. The 23-year-old got high enough to earn a spot...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reimer makes 34 saves, Maple Leafs beat Sabres 6-4

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) James Reimer made 34 saves and Tyler Bozak, Roman Polak and Josh Leivo each had a goal and two assists in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 6-4 exhibition victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Dion Phaneuf, Leo Komarov and David Clarkson also scored for Toronto (3-1-1). Chris Stewart scored twice for Buffalo (1-2-0), and Cody McCormick added a goal. Toronto...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

2013-14 Record: 21-51-10 (Last in the NHL) 2014-15 Predicted Finish: Best Major League Sports Team in Buffalo. He’s Got Something: You did this, Buffalo. You did this. He’s Got Something: This offseason, Nashville signed long-time Buffalo Sabre Derek Roy. A couple of years ago, Nashville’s major deadline deal was a trade for Roy’s long-time teammate in Buffalo, Paul Gaustad...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' Enroth, Neuvirth have big shoes to fill in Buffalo net

  Defenseman Tyler Myers immediately sensed something was different in the Buffalo Sabres' locker room when he arrived for the start of training camp. The welcome sight of Ryan Miller - with his ever-unshaven face, steely eyed stare and sometimes brooding presence - was missing from his familiar perch in front of the oversized goalie stall at the far end of the room. '&...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres starting fresh in net with Enroth, Neuvirth

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Defenseman Tyler Myers immediately sensed something was different in the Buffalo Sabres' locker room when he arrived for the start of training camp. The welcome sight of Ryan Miller - with his ever-unshaven face, steely eyed stare and sometimes brooding presence - was missing from his familiar perch in front of the oversized goalie stall at the far end of...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' Pysyk out 1-2 weeks, giving other blue-line hopefuls an opportunity

Mark Pysyk's journey back to a spot on the Sabres' blue line has hit a road block. The defenseman likely will miss one to two weeks with an upper-body injury suffered Tuesday during Buffalo's exhibition victory over Carolina. "It’s not a real serious thing," coach Ted Nolan said today in First Niagara Center. "It probably could be a week to two. It...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan downplays advanced stats

Some coaches and organizations have embraced advanced statistics in the NHL. Others are more reluctant or simply are still learning what advanced statistics have to offer. Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan falls into the latter category, as seen in some comments he made to the Buffalo News. “You can never overestimate the human aspect of the game. The information I use is with...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres head coach Ted Nolan downplays advanced stats

Some coaches and organizations have embraced advanced statistics in the NHL. Others are more reluctant or simply are still learning what advanced statistics have to offer. Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan falls into the latter category, as seen in some comments he made to the Buffalo News. “You can never overestimate the human aspect of the game. The information I use is with...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres Injury Update: Mark Pysyk has upper-body injury

The Buffalo Sabres announced that Mark Pysyk suffered an upper body injury on Tuesday Night. Pysyk was in the lineup against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night but left in the first period and did not return to the game. #488863077 / gettyimages.comPysyk only played 54 seconds before leaving the bench...but not many people realized he was missing.No sign of Mark Pysyk on...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Staal Breaks Leg In Preseason Game Against Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO — Tuesday, Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal broke his right leg in a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. With 6:35 left in the third period, Staal was checked into the boards by Buffalo defenseman Josh Gorges. It appeared to be a clean hit, but unfortunately the result was not. “I’m concerned for sure,” said Canes’ coach Bill Peters before learning...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' G Enroth blanks Hurricanes 2-0

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jhonas Enroth stopped 34 shots, and Drew Stafford and Tyler Ennis both had a goal and assist in the Buffalo Sabres' 2-0 preseason win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes sustained a potential blow in the third period when veteran center Jordan Staal was helped off the ice, unable to put weight on his right leg. Staal was hurt with...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

'Canes C Jordan Staal hurts right leg vs Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal has been helped off the ice with a right leg injury late in the third period of a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. Staal was hurt Tuesday night when he was checked hard into the boards by defenseman Josh Gorges inside the Buffalo zone. Staal fell to the ice and lay on his side for several minutes while being treated...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Moulson 33rd On TSN’s Top Scorers List

If the prediction of one major media outlet is true, the Sabres will have only one player with more than 50 points this season. TSN has released its 2014-15 Top 300 Projected Scorers list, and Matt Moulson tops all Sabres with 27 goals and 63 points.  That ranks him 33rd and much better than the next highest rated Sabre, Tyler Ennis (20 goals, 49 points) at 96th. Continue reading...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Kaleta reformed; looking to make Sabres again

From Hometown Hockey: There once was a time where Patrick Kaleta was one of the most beloved players wearing the blue and gold of the Buffalo Sabres. With his high energy, agitating style, it was hard not to like him. He was a hometown kid without a ton of talent skating his butt off each […] The post Patrick Kaleta reformed; looking to make Sabres again appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Nathan Walker Levels Sabres Rookie With Huge Hip Check (Video)

Nathan Walker sure knows how to hip check. The Washington Capitals’ center completely leveled Buffalo Sabres’ rookie Vaclav Karabacek with a tremendous hip check in the third period of his team’s preseason opener. The Caps took the 1-0 victory, as Andre Burakovsky scored the only goal at 13:14 of the first period off an assist from Jason Chimera.Filed under: NHL, Top Stories
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

A trim Ristolainen is no longer pound foolish

When he was ordering extra value meals and eating suppers from a sack last season, Rasmus Ristolainen didn’t think much about it. “Those fast foods, I thought I didn’t eat too much,” he said Friday, “but when I’m thinking about it now it was sometimes too much.” The Buffalo Sabres defenseman has cut back significantly on the burgers and fries, and the results are...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

.@SabresStats Countdown to Sabres Hockey Recap – Days 29 to 20

We’re almost there, fellow Sabres fans.  Less than a month until the Blue and Gold take to the ice at First Niagara Center once again.  The preseason is just around the corner and some of those roster questions we all have will be answered soon enough. Will second overall pick Sam Reinhart wear the Sabres sweater for the whole season or just for a 9 game tryout?  We know that...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres camp questions

From Hometown Hockey: It’s that time of year again: training camp is right around the corner! That means real, actual hockey is just a hop, skip and a jump away. For a team like the Buffalo Sabres, with a lot of changes and a strict plan going forward, there are a few important things to […] The post Buffalo Sabres camp questions appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Buffalo Sabres

On Oct. 11, the Chicago Blackhawks will open their 2014-15 home schedule by hosting the Buffalo Sabres. As we continue our season previews, let’s take a look at what the Sabres bring to the table heading into the new campaign. … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Buffalo Sabres appeared first on Committed Indians.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres look for fresh start after suffering through miserable season

  Josh Gorges showed up at Buffalo Sabres training camp eager for a ''fresh start'' after spending seven seasons with the Montreal Canadiens. ''It's an opportunity and a challenge this year,'' the defenseman said Thursday. The Sabres are looking for improvement after one of the worst seasons in franchise history. Buffalo finished last in the standings...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres rebuild after franchise record for losses

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres are eager to start fresh after one of the worst seasons in franchise history. The Sabres reported for training camp Thursday with new players after adding several veterans in free agency and drafting Sam Reinhart with the No. 2 pick. Coach Ted Nolan has brought in a new staff of assistants, and general manager Tim Murray has shuffled the hockey...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Buffalo Sabres

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Buffalo Sabres. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Buffalo Sabres 2013-14 Season: 21-51-10  52 points – (8th Atlantic Division; 16th Eastern Conference) Former Stanley Cup champion Brian Gionta signed a three-year deal with...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Myers glad he’s remained with Sabres

Tyler Myers had a lot on his mind early this summer. The Buffalo Sabres defenseman got married in July, with the nuptials taking up plenty of brain real estate. He also had to contemplate life with a new hockey team. He was a much-discussed target at draft time, and he wasn’t sure if Sabres general manager Tim Murray would send him elsewhere. “They wouldn’t be doing their...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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