Sword Play: Buffalo Sabres – Pittsburgh Penguins Preview

Timothy T. Ludwig - USA Today Sports

With the Buffalo Sabres eliminated from the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins locked into the top spot in the Eastern Conference, tonight’s game offers little in the implication department. But where it lacks in one area, it may be chalk-full […]

Sword Play: Buffalo Sabres – Winnipeg Jets Preview

Kevin Hoffman - US PRESSWIRE

“Just when I think you couldn’t possibly be any dumber, you go an do something like this…and totally redeem yourself!” -Harry Dunne Three games ago, the Buffalo Sabres were down and out and willing to ship off their captain to […]

Buffalo Sabres Trade Captain Jason Pominville to Minnesota Wild


The Land of 1,000 Lakes just got its third big-time name this season. Buffalo Sabres captain Jason Pominville was traded to the Minnesota Wild along with a fourth round pick in 2014 for RW Johan Larsson, G Matt Hackett, a […]

What Else to Expect From the Buffalo Sabres at NHL Trade Deadline?

Timothy T. Ludwig - US PRESSWIRE

Jordan Leopold? Gone. Robyn Regehr? Outta here. So who will be next for the Buffalo Sabres? That is the million dollar question as the countdown to the trade deadline nears the 24-hour mark. With Derek Roy off to the Vancouver […]

Sword Play: Buffalo Sabres – Florida Panthers Preview

Kim Klement - US PRESSWIRE

This may be it folks. With the Pittsburgh Penguins landing the most talked about fish in the pond this morning, the trade deadline market is truly open for business. The Jarome Iginla deal has sent ripples through the entire NHL, […]

Sword Play: Buffalo Sabres-Tampa Bay Lightning Preview


Well, that would have been weird. Since Sunday’s firing of head coach Guy Boucher, the Tampa Bay Lightning coaching search has been the source of plenty of speculation, mostly revolving around former Buffalo Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff. But after […]

Analyzing the Buffalo Sabres’ Playoff Chances

Kevin Hoffman - US PRESSWIRE

What a difference a few wins can make. The Buffalo Sabres won their second straight overtime game last night against the Toronto Maple Leafs, with Steve Ott sealing it with a nifty backhand in the sixth round of the shootout. […]

Sword Play: Buffalo Sabres – Toronto Maple Leafs Preview

Jean-Yves Ahern - US PRESSWIRE

The Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs play their fourth game of the season tonight, with the teams in very different positions. The Sabres are 28th in the league and have struggled to find any sort of 60 minute game […]

Buffalo Sabres: What is Darcy Regier’s Plan?


The last few days for Buffalo Sabres fans have been interesting to say the least. Friday, the team returned 18-year old Mikhail Grigorenko to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, allowing him to join his Quebec Remparts in their playoff […]

Buffalo Sabres Rumors: Will Ryan Miller Be Traded?

Eric Hartline - US PRESSWIRE

On Tuesday, a report came out suggesting that Ryan Miller was being shopped by the Buffalo Sabres, with the team looking to move him by the April 3 trade deadline. Miller is an unrestricted free agent after next season, and would […]

Sword Play: Buffalo Sabres Snap Streak

Timothy T. Ludwig - US PRESSWIRE

The Buffalo Sabres have given a sigh of relief, albeit a small one. The Sabres snapped their second four game losing streak of the season, downing the New York Rangers 3-1 Tuesday night. Tuesday had a few long overdue moments: […]

Sword Play: Buffalo Sabres – New York Rangers Preview (Mar. 12, 2013)

Eric Hartline - US PRESSWIRE

The Buffalo Sabres are struggling — there’s no way around that. The Sabres are currently 14th in the Eastern Conference, and 29th in the entire NHL with 21 points in 26 games. Only the Florida Panthers have been worse notching 20 […]