Jimmy Vesey will meet with the Buffalo Sabres

Will he sign? Won’t he sign? The agent of free agent Jimmy Vesey has said that the player’s representatives will meet with the Buffalo Sabres after all. This represents a change of direction from his management after they had originally said that Vesey would still go to free agency and would not sign before August 15th when the Sabres had traded for his rights a couple of weeks...
Via Die By The Blade
2 hours ago

Buffalo Sabres Sign A Pretty Big Fish In Kyle Okposo

The Buffalo Sabres managed to make a big splash after all! If Buffalo Sabres fans were disappointed that Steven Stamkos decided not to test the waters of free agency after all, today’s news should turn those frowns upside down. The Sabres have agreed to a 7 year, $42 million deal with former New York Islanders […] Buffalo Sabres Sign A Pretty Big Fish In Kyle Okposo - Sabre Noise...
Via Sabre Noise
3 hours ago

As defense deals go, Ristolainen figures to cash in

With Kyle Okposo and Dmitry Kulikov in the fold and Jimmy Vesey available to be signed only by the Sabres until Aug. 15, what's the biggest priority Buffalo has at this point? A new deal for Rasmus Ristolainen. While General Manager Tim Murray said in April he might broach a bridge deal with the 21-year-old, that seems unlikely now. The market has set up Ristolainen for the first...
Via Sabres Edge
4 hours ago

Sabres add to organizational depth on D by signing Falk

Looking for some insurance in Buffalo and depth in Rochester, the Sabres have added another free agent defenseman with the signing of 6-foot-5, 210-pound Justin Falk. He split last year with Columbus and Calder Cup champion Lake Erie. The Winnipeg Sun reports it's a two-way deal, paying $650,000 in the NHL and $300,000 in the AHL. Falk, 27, was Minnesota's fourth-round pick in 2007...
Via Sabres Edge
5 hours ago

10 Former Sabres Hitting Free Agency

Free agency begins today and there are many names hitting the market that may interest the Buffalo Sabres. Now that Steven Stamkos has re-signed with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Sabres’ GM Tim Murray needs to look elsewhere to fill the holes on his roster. Buffalo has a projected $18 million in salary cap space so the team has plenty of room to work with in order to sign their current...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 hours ago

Sabres re-sign McCabe to 3-year, $4.8 million contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed defenseman Jake McCabe to a three-year, $4.8 million contract extension. The Sabres announced the signing on Thursday, and a person with direct knowledge of the contract revealed its value to The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabres did not provide that detail. McCabe was a restricted...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres Extend Casey Nelson For Two More Years

The Buffalo Sabres continue to solidify their blueline by retaining an exciting prospect. Lost in all the commotion caused by the Edmonton Oilers (dumb), Montreal Canadiens (also pretty dumb) and Steven Stamkos (surprisingly wise) yesterday? The Buffalo Sabres quietly solidified their blueline for the 2016-2017 season. DONE DEAL: The Sabres have signed Casey Nelson (@cNelly8) [...
Via Sabre Noise
1 day ago

Sabres sign defenseman Nelson to 2-year contract extension

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a two-year contract extension. Nelson made his NHL debut in March last season after signing a one-year deal with Buffalo shortly after completing his college career at Minnesota State. He had four assists in seven games with the Sabres. He will have an opportunity to compete for a spot on the Sabres...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Talkin' Sabres and Stamkos on Sirius

It was a wild draft weekend in Buffalo and it looks like it could be a wild week in free agency for the Sabres as well. I talked about it on Sirius XM's "Hockey This Morning" with Gord Stellick and Rob Simpson and you can hear the audio by clicking below. post Talkin' Sabres and Stamkos on Sirius appeared...
Via Sabres Edge
2 days ago

Buffalo Sabres Earn A Thumbs Down For Bailing On Rochester

The Buffalo Sabres have moved a preseason game originally planned for Rochester. The Buffalo Sabres announced that they have relocated a preseason game to Pegula Ice Arena at Penn State, which is great news for the people of Happy Valley and the semi-great state of Pennsylvania. (Sorry – I can’t commit to calling PA a […] Buffalo Sabres Earn A Thumbs Down For Bailing On Rochester...
Via Sabre Noise
2 days ago

Young, Yellow and Blue in Buffalo

It appears the Buffalo Sabres have cracked the code on building a solid NHL roster. The answer was hidden in the jersey colours, in the combination of blue and yellow, which unifies the Sabres with Sweden. Since the Sabres invested both their first and second draft picks in Swedish prospects, the blue and yellow players might come to shine bright in Buffalo. The three Swedes...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Nikita Zadorov claims Sabres don’t want too many Russians

Nikita Zadorov isn’t being quiet about his feelings about the Buffalo Sabres and how he thinks they approach Russian players. Speaking with Russian reporter Slava Malamud, the Colorado Avalanche defenseman told him that while the organization didn’t hate Russians, the Sabres “think there shouldn’t be too many of us on the team.” It’s a bizarre comment for Zadorov to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's NHL draft strategy leaked on Twitter by Sabres fan

A sneaky Buffalo Sabres fan got his/her hands on a piece of Tampa Bay’s draft playbook Thursday afternoon and the slick Twitter user decided to put images of the Lightning’s purloined trade strategy online. The piece of computer paper, titled “Trade Ideas - 2016”, lists potential Lightning trading partners based on draft picks. The user said that his friend found...
Via The Other Paper
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Evander Kane has 2 crime reports filed against him

Evander Kane has reportedly had two crime reports filed against him after an incident at a Buffalo bar this week. WIVB reports that Kane and his group were escorted out of the bar on Thursday night, but details on the actual incident(s) are limited. From the report: The crime reports relate to an alleged incident following Kane’s appearance at a Buffalo bar called Bottom...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo Sabres might be going all-in on Steven Stamkos

The Buffalo Sabres might be going all-in this offseason. TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger appeared on TSN 690 on Tuesday and made some interesting comments regarding the Sabres’ interest in unrestricted free agent Steven Stamkos. He reports Buffalo is interested in the former Maurice Rocket Richard winner and that a number he’s hearing is $12 million per season. “There’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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