August 6th, 2017For the first time in several seasons, the Sabres defense will not be the glaring weakness of the team. The lack of depth caused some major problems with the team over the past few seasons, forcing players on defense to play larger roles than necessary. In addition, there was a lack of...
August 4th, 2017Judging by the comments on social media and around the water cooler, it's easy to get the feeling that Robin Lehner could win the Vezina Trophy and still be hated in Buffalo. He continues to be a focal point of fan frustration.
Fans can’t seem to look past the fact that former...
The Buffalo Sabres have made some bold moves this offseason. Jason Botterill's first order of business was to boost the defence, with three new starters. One of the biggest acquisitions was Marco Scandella from the Minnesota Wild. Going the other way were left wingers Tyler Ennis and Marcus...July 21st, 2017
After a 17-year NHL career spanning four different teams, Brian Campbell retired this week. The 38-year-old defenseman announced his decision as well as his plans to join the Chicago Blackhawks’ front office staff as a special advisor in business and hockey relations.
Campbell was willing...July 21st, 2017
Last season for the Buffalo Sabres and their fans was weird, to say the least. Like straight out of an episode of Stranger Things, the 2016-17 season was chock-full of freak injuries, aberrant statistical inconsistencies, and an overabundance of drama that would give any primetime show a run for...July 20th, 2017
New Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has placed Sam Reinhart on notice.
Boterill stated that he will not negotiate a new contract for Reinhart until the end of next season. This is interesting, as the former second-overall pick will have to deal with some uncertainty prior...July 19th, 2017
In less than two weeks, Joywave will drop their sophomore effort, “Content". While awaiting the release of their new album, lead singer Daniel Armbruster, a Buffalo Sabres fan and Western New York native, took an hour to sit down and talk hockey with The Hockey Writers.
Who Are...July 17th, 2017
One of the most memorable phrases in the 1996 romantic comedy Jerry Maguire is now coming to life between phenom Jack Eichel and the Buffalo Sabres: “Show me the money!"
Eichel’s entry-level contract is set to expire after the 2017-18 season. With Sabres general manager Jason Botterill in...July 15th, 2017