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5 Storylines for Sabres Training Camp

Training camp is underway for the Buffalo Sabres and the first preseason game is on tap for October 26 against the Minnesota Wild. A few story lines will be important to follow throughout the next few weeks as the Sabres prepare for the regular season — a few roster spots will be up for grabs and an important piece to the roster still isn’t under contract. Rasmus Ristolainen...
Via The Hockey Writers
49 minutes ago

Buffalo Sabres – NHL 17 Player Ratings, the Forwards

The Buffalo Sabres have an improved team in this years EA Sports hockey game, NHL 17. In this post we will take a look at the player ratings given to the Buffalo Sabres forwards. The Buffalo Sabres find themselves at the mercy of EA sports when it comes to player ratings. The forward core is […] Buffalo Sabres – NHL 17 Player Ratings, the Forwards - Sabre Noise - Sabre Noise...
Via Sabre Noise
13 hours ago

Training Camp Day 1 Recap

Sabres had three sessions and scrimmage today The Buffalo Sabres are one day into their 2016-17 season training camp which featured three training sessions and one scrimmage. In no particular order, here’s what happened on the first day - Two spots still up for grabs The 13th forward and 7th defenseman spots are still vacant as we go into training camp. Forwards (12) –...
Via Die By The Blade
20 hours ago

Jack Eichel will join Sabres soon

BUFFALO – Expect Sabres center Jack Eichel, who just finished a three-game stint at the World Cup, to join his teammates at training camp this weekend. Eichel, 19, will return to Buffalo today. The second-year star scored one goal and two points before Team North America was eliminated. “We’ll see him back at the rink the next couple of days and have a conversation about when...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
22 hours ago

Evander Kane blames legal issues on being a professional athlete

No matter where Evander Kane goes, trouble seems to follow the Buffalo Sabres forward. It doesn’t matter if he is in Winnipeg, Manitoba or Buffalo, New York, drama will find him. For some, this has gotten to a point where excuses should be going out the window and remorse should be taking its place. But that isn’t the case with Kane. Thursday, in a conversation with Buffalo...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Concussion recovery gave Sabres’ Tyler Ennis new appreciation

BUFFALO – In the more than three months Tyler Ennis spent recovering from a concussion last season, the Sabres’ longest-tenured player learned he needed to approach what he calls a “pretty special job” differently. “It makes you really not only appreciate what you got, but want to do better the next time,” Ennis said Thursday inside KeyBank Center after veterans reported...
Via Buffalo Hockey Beat
1 day ago

Buffalo Sabres: Being Eliminated From World Cup Might Be Best Thing For Jack Eichel

Team North America might get eliminated tonight.  Here is why this is the best case scenario for the Buffalo Sabres and their No.2 center. Go, Russia, go! Put your pitchforks and torches down, Buffalo Sabres fans – I really don’t mean that. I’ve been watching the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, just as many of […] Buffalo Sabres: Being Eliminated From World Cup Might Be Best Thing...
Via Sabre Noise
1 day ago

Sabres open training camp today

Player interviews from first day The Buffalo Sabres started training camp today in the official opening of the 2016-17 NHL season. Click here for a full schedule - all practices are at the HarborCenter and open to the public. Various players were made available to the media for interviews after the morning sessions - Kyle Okposo, Evander Kane, Brian Gionta, Tyler Ennis. Kyle...
Via Die By The Blade
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Storied Sabres History of Jersey No. 21

Throughout the history of the Buffalo Sabres, jersey numbers in the 20s have been popular among players on the roster. Sabres jerseys numbered 20 through 29 have each been worn by at least 10 different players during the club’s history. Buffalo signed unrestricted free agent Kyle Okposo this summer. The forward wore No. 21 for the New York Islanders and he will also wear sweater...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Buffalo Sabres Roster: Nicholas Baptiste Just Threw Down The Gauntlet

At least one Buffalo Sabres prospect showed up to the second annual Prospects Tournament! Well fart. There’s no nice way to put: the Buffalo Sabres prospects played like a bag of doggy doo at the second annual Prospects Tournament. Excited to see Alexander Nylander wear the blue and gold in 2016-17?  Not gonna happen: Nylander […] Buffalo Sabres Roster: Nicholas Baptiste Just...
Via Sabre Noise
2 days ago

Top 25 Under 25: #10 Brendan Guhle

Another promising young defenseman makes our list, and this one could challenge for a roster spot in training camp. 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...
Via Die By The Blade
2 days ago

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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