Buffalo Sabres News & Opinion

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Sabres Final Cuts: Who’s In and Who’s Out

The regular season is a little over a week and the Sabres are left with 31 players in training camp.  A few players are in the bubble with only two […]

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What Kind of Sabres Fan Are You? Part I: The ‘Win Now’ Philosophy

With his purchase of the Buffalo Sabres, his many investments in the city of Buffalo and an upcoming purchase of the Buffalo Bills, Sabres owner Terry Pegula has shown his […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres
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Buffalo Sabres Captains: The Final Chapter

With the season looming and the decision to name the next captain for the Buffalo Sabres around the corner, we take a final look at what got us this point […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 2 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Hockey History
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History of the Buffalo Sabres Captains Part III

The Buffalo Sabres ended the 1980’s with three straight playoff appearances which started a streak of eight consecutive, that would eventually end at the conclusion of the 1995-96 season.  Things […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 2 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Hockey History

3 Not Unreasonable Expectations for the Buffalo Sabres

Often before a season starts, fans set expectations that are far too lofty and sometimes even unreasonable for a team to meet.  It is obviously your right as a fan […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres
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The Buffalo Sabres Captain Is… Part II

The Buffalo Sabres entered the league in 1970 along with the Vancouver Canucks.  The first decade started out a bit rough as you would imagine for an expansion team, with […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 4 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Hockey History
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The Buffalo Sabres’ Next Captain Is?

The Sabres once again found themselves without a captain as they headed into training camp.  It isn’t the first time and it quite possibly won’t be the last either. Before […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Hockey History
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Not So Fast: Grigorenko Is Closing in on a Roster Spot

When Mikhail Grigorenko was drafted with the 12th overall pick in the 2012 NHL draft, immediate high expectations were placed on the Russian forward.  Grigorenko has always had the talent, […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Buffalo Sabres
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Buffalo Sabres History: Part IV (2003-2014)

The watershed moment of this stage of Buffalo Sabres history and NHL history was the lockout that wiped out the entire 2004-2005 NHL season. This was the first time an […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Hockey History
Jhonas Enroth (Andy Martin Jr.)

Buffalo Sabres: Jhonas Enroth or Michal Neuvirth?

One of the hardest things for teams in the National Hockey League to do is to find and secure a goaltender that could man the pipes for your franchise for […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres
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3 Reactions to the Buffalo Sabres Preseason Opener

The time has come to gear up for another season of Buffalo Sabres hockey. After last season, let’s face it, this season can only be better. With another draft’s worth […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres
Picks like Sam Reinhart will now get tested at the combine in Buffalo the next two seasons. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Buffalo Sabres Training Camp Story Lines

The Buffalo Sabres players reported to camp on Thursday.  Open practices begin Friday morning as the 2014-15 season is right around the corner.  For a team expected to finish in […]