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Jack Eichel sets bar high for Sabres

BUFFALO – Jack Eichel spoke with conviction rarely heard from teenage athletes. After growing together for a season, the talented center said, the Sabres possess the belief and talent to make the playoffs. “Anything less than that,” Eichel said Wednesday, “is an underachievement this year for us.” Eichel, 19, just returned from a three-week gig at the World Cup of Hockey...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
3 hours ago

Dmitry Kulikov finally joins Sabres

BUFFALO – Coach Dan Bylsma noticed it right away. So did some others on the ice for Wednesday’s practice, the Sabres’ first training camp session with defenseman Dmitry Kulikov. “A couple comments on the D-man (being) able to get the puck up to the forwards with Dmitry,” Bylsma said inside KeyBank Center. “It’s good to see.” The Sabres acquired Kulikov from the Florida...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
3 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres – Robin Lehner is on a Mission This Year

The Buffalo Sabres came away with a victory last night over the Ottawa Senators. Without Robin Lehner in goal i’m not so sure that end result would have been the same. I was fortunate to attend a Buffalo Sabres game in person where the team I was rooting for (the Sabres) actually won. A large number […] Buffalo Sabres – Robin Lehner is on a Mission This Year - Sabre Noise...
Via Sabre Noise
4 hours ago

Top 25 Under 25: #6 Johan Larsson

Larsson finished last season strong, and earned a bump up our list as well. Our annual Top 25 Under 25 series serves to find the best young players in the Buffalo Sabres organization, be it NHL, AHL, European or junior leagues. We voted on everyone from Asplund to Willman, and the best 25 players get profiled throughout the month of September. Today's subject: Johan Larsson. Johan...
Via Die By The Blade
11 hours ago

Preseason recap: Sabres win 3-2 in OT over Senators

Derek Grant and Jake McCabe led the Sabres to an exciting OT victory. After losing their first preseason game in heartbreaking fashion (if we even have hearts to break in September) the Buffalo Sabres won their second preseason game in thrilling fashion, thanks to a late tying goal and an overtime winner from the blueline. The game began slowly, with both teams playing it safe and...
Via Die By The Blade
1 day ago

Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Preseason Game #2, Or The One Against Ottawa

The Buffalo Sabres suffered a lost in their first preseason game, but will a return home help them earn a W? Well that was interesting! The Buffalo Sabres may have lost to the Minnesota Wild 2-1 in the Pegula Ice Arena last night – disappointing, sure – but there were a few signs of good […] Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Preseason Game #2, Or The One Against Ottawa - Sabre Noise...
Via Sabre Noise
1 day ago

Top 25 Under 25: #7 Zemgus Girgensons

A down year for Girgensons has led to a one-year “Show me” contract and a chance at redemption. Our annual Top 25 Under 25 series serves to find the best young players in the Buffalo Sabres organization, be it NHL, AHL, European or junior leagues. We voted on everyone from Asplund to Willman, and the best 25 players get profiled throughout the month of September. Today's subject...
Via Die By The Blade
1 day ago

Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Yes, We Even Bet On The Preseason Games!

The Buffalo Sabres are getting tuned up for the regular season . . . and so are we, as we debut our first installment in our 2016-17 Fan Chatter series! The Buffalo Sabres will open their preseason schedule in central Pennsylvania tonight against the Minnesota Wild, marking the debut of NHL hockey at the house […] Buffalo Sabres Fan Chatter: Yes, We Even Bet On The Preseason Games...
Via Sabre Noise
2 days ago

Bylsma, Sabres excited for first NHL game at Pegula Ice Arena

Monday night sees the NHL come to Hockey Valley in preseason action Guy Gadowsky often uses his opening statement to the press following home games to praise the Roar Zone, Penn State hockey’s student section, and Buffalo Sabres coach Dan Bylsma hopes to give the same praise Monday night following the first-ever NHL hockey game at Pegula Ice Arena. The Sabres will host the Minnesota...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
2 days ago

Sabres' Kane blames legal woes on being targeted as athlete

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane acknowledged he needs to be more careful when putting himself in situations that might lead to off-ice trouble. ''For me, it's trying to stay out of that kind of stuff and kind of picking my spots better,'' Kane said Thursday. At the same time, Kane blamed his recent legal problems on something that ''happens to athletes or...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

In counterclaim, Sabres' Kane says accuser sued to harass

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane says a woman's civil suit claiming he seriously injured her during an attack in his hotel room is meant solely to harass him. Kane calls the 21-year-old woman's allegations ''a sham'' in a counterclaim filed in state Supreme Court last week. The filing, first reported by The Buffalo News on Tuesday, seeks dismissal of the July...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Kane pleads not guilty to charges stemming from bar incident

Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane has pleaded not guilty to charges of non-criminal harassment, disorderly conduct and trespass, in a Buffalo court room on Monday, reports the Associated Press. Kane was arrested in late July, following an incident at a Buffalo club in June. According to court documents, one woman told police Kane put his hands around her neck after she rejected...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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