Buffalo Sabres – Montreal Canadiens Preview

Marc DesRosiers - US PRESSWIRE

Which Buffalo Sabres team will show up tonight at home in the First Niagara Center against the resurgent Montreal Canadiens? Will it be the team we’ve seen for the better part of a 1-6-1 stretch, or will it be the […]

Buffalo Sabres Struggles Redux: How Will the Slide End?

Marc DesRosiers - US PRESSWIRE

The Buffalo Sabres were downed 4-3 by the Ottawa Senators last night, which brought their record to 1-6-1 since they opened the season 2-0. First, let’s give credit where credit is due. The team certainly didn’t give up and fought back […]

Buffalo Sabres – Ottawa Senators Preview

Timothy T. Ludwig - US PRESSWIRE

The Buffalo Sabres’ issues right now seem eerily familiar. Last season the Sabres had an awful January plagued by inconsistent play and injuries, and despite a 18-8-6 record from February on, they ended up on the outside looking in for […]

How Long of a Leash Does Lindy Ruff Have With the Buffalo Sabres?

Jean-Yves Ahern - US PRESSWIRE

We’re nine games in, and we already have the mob yearning for Buffalo Sabres coach Lindy Ruff’s head. For the first time, their calls may not fall on deaf ears. Ruff has found himself in a precarious position with the […]

Sword Play: Highs and Lows of the Buffalo Sabres’ Win in Boston


If you wanted to say one thing about the Buffalo Sabres‘ win last night, I don’t think you could. The Sabres’ 7-4 victory over the previously undefeated in regulation Boston Bruins showed the NHL world a lot. The game was […]

Buffalo Sabres – Boston Bruins Preview

Greg M. Cooper - US PRESSWIRE

It’s safe to say this game has been circled on many schedules for a long time. Since the Buffalo Sabres went out and picked up Steve Ott and John Scott, the question around the league has been how will that […]

NHL Rumors: Do the Ownership Hiccups in Phoenix Bode Well for Markham?

Matt Kartozian - US PRESSWIRE

Time is running out for Greg Jamison and friends. The former CEO of the San Jose Sharks has until the end of today to come up with the necessary funds to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes from the NHL, or the […]

Sword Play: Grigorenko Scores First Buffalo Sabres Goal

Kevin Hoffman- US PRESSWIRE

  Follow me on Twitter for NHL and Sabres news all season: @SwordPlay18. Mikhail Grigorenko probably had quite the whirlwind of a day yesterday. After learning he’d be sticking with the Buffalo Sabres for the remainder of the season, Grigorenko […]

Sword Play: Grigorenko Staying; Buffalo Sabres – Toronto Maple Leafs Preview

Geoff Burke - US PRESSWIRE

  The collective sigh of Buffalo Sabres fans can be heard across the Northeast. Sabres general manager Darcy Regier gave a short press conference this morning stating that Mikhail Grigorenko will remain with the Sabres for the remainder of the […]

Grigorenko Decision Looms for the Buffalo Sabres

Kevin Hoffman- US PRESSWIRE

Follow me on Twitter for NHL and Sabres news all season: @SwordPlay18 Despite only being five games in, the Buffalo Sabres have a huge decision to make tonight in determining the course of their season: Should Mikhail Grigorenko stay? His […]

Should the Lack of Secondary Scoring Worry the Buffalo Sabres?

James Guillory - US PRESSWIRE

Follow me on Twitter for NHL and Sabres news all season: @SwordPlay18. The Buffalo Sabres lost a tough game to the Carolina Hurricanes last night 6-3 thanks to an Eric Staal hat trick and another slow start to a second […]

Sword Play: Looking at the Buffalo Sabres’ Weekend; Patrick Roy Predicts the Future

Kevin Hoffman - US PRESSWIRE

  Follow me on Twitter for NHL and Sabres news all season: @SwordPlay18. The Buffalo Sabres begin a stretch tonight that will see them play three games in four days, with a home-and-home against the Carolina Hurricanes starting in Raleigh, NC […]