Buffalo Sabres Re-Sign Gritty Mike Weber

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  The Buffalo Sabres re-signed rotational defenseman Mike Weber on Thursday to a three-year, $5 million contract.  Weber worked his way into the starting lineup this past season and gives the Sabres something that their defense otherwise lacks – grit.  […]

Darcy Regier’s Plan to Rebuild Buffalo Sabres

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Earlier this week, it was announced that the Buffalo Sabres would be retaining their GM of 16 years, Darcy Regier. Somehow, Regier lives to trade another day even after the Sabres missed the playoffs for the second straight year. The fact that he […]

Buffalo Sabres Get Eighth Pick In NHL Draft Lottery

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The 2013 NHL Draft Lottery was held Wednesday and the Buffalo Sabres came out with the eighth overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft. This is the highest the Sabres have selected since selecting Thomas Vanek fifth overall in the 2003 draft. The Sabres also hold the Minnesota Wild’s first round […]

Ron Rolston Has Proven Himself To Buffalo Sabres

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Earlier this season, I wrote an article about whether the Buffalo Sabres should retain head coach Ron Rolston.  Whether GM Darcy Regier returns or not – and at the moment it looks like the needle is more on the “not” […]

Buffalo Sabres 2013 Finale May Also Be Final Game For Ryan Miller and Thomas Vanek

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Friday night’s game against the New York Islanders marks the finale of another playoff-less season for the Buffalo Sabres. Even though the Sabres chances at the playoffs weren’t dashed until late last week, it was always clear they didn’t have what it would […]

Mark Pysyk Coming Into His Own For Buffalo Sabres

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Despite the disappointment of missing the playoffs for the second straight year, not everything was negative about the Buffalo Sabres‘ 2013 NHL season.  One of the positive aspects has been the amount of playing time some of their young prospects […]

The Buffalo Sabres’ Recent Powerplay Hot Streak

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Until the past two weeks the Buffalo Sabres had the worst powerplay unit in the league. Since the April 15th game against the Tampa Bay Lightning the Sabres have climbed four spots in powerplay percentage rankings and have scored a total of six goals […]

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What’s Left For The Buffalo Sabres to Play For In 2013?

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The Buffalo Sabres were eliminated from the playoffs on Friday by the New York Rangers. With one week equaling three games remaining in the 2013 season, is there anything the Sabres have to play for? Recently, the Sabres have shown some improvement in key areas. […]

Buffalo Sabres Must Learn to Be Scrappy but Not Reckless

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This is nothing new in the NHL: a team filled with small, scrappy players who feel they need to send a message early to their opponents that they shouldn’t be pushed around. There’s nothing wrong with that, except when you […]

Buffalo Sabres Rebuilding Blocks: Tyler Ennis

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After Friday night’s awful 8-4 loss to the New York Rangers, the Buffalo Sabres saw their playoff hopes disintegrate. While it is sad to basically see the Sabres’ season end, it is never too soon to look forward to the […]

Defensive Woes Make Fitting End for Buffalo Sabres’ Season

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It is somehow perfect that the Buffalo Sabres, in a crucial game to keep their playoff chances alive, ended up having one of their worst defensive performances of the season in an 8-4 loss against the New York Rangers. This was a […]