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A trim Ristolainen is no longer pound foolish

When he was ordering extra value meals and eating suppers from a sack last season, Rasmus Ristolainen didn’t think much about it. “Those fast foods, I thought I didn’t eat too much,” he said Friday, “but when I’m thinking about it now it was sometimes too much.” The Buffalo Sabres defenseman has cut back significantly on the burgers and fries, and the results are...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

.@SabresStats Countdown to Sabres Hockey Recap – Days 29 to 20

We’re almost there, fellow Sabres fans.  Less than a month until the Blue and Gold take to the ice at First Niagara Center once again.  The preseason is just around the corner and some of those roster questions we all have will be answered soon enough. Will second overall pick Sam Reinhart wear the Sabres sweater for the whole season or just for a 9 game tryout?  We know that...
Via Buffalo Wins
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres camp questions

From Hometown Hockey: It’s that time of year again: training camp is right around the corner! That means real, actual hockey is just a hop, skip and a jump away. For a team like the Buffalo Sabres, with a lot of changes and a strict plan going forward, there are a few important things to […] The post Buffalo Sabres camp questions appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Preview: Buffalo Sabres

On Oct. 11, the Chicago Blackhawks will open their 2014-15 home schedule by hosting the Buffalo Sabres. As we continue our season previews, let’s take a look at what the Sabres bring to the table heading into the new campaign. … Continue reading → The post Eastern Conference Preview: Buffalo Sabres appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres rebuild after franchise record for losses

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres are eager to start fresh after one of the worst seasons in franchise history. The Sabres reported for training camp Thursday with new players after adding several veterans in free agency and drafting Sam Reinhart with the No. 2 pick. Coach Ted Nolan has brought in a new staff of assistants, and general manager Tim Murray has shuffled the hockey...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Buffalo Sabres

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the Buffalo Sabres. By: Andy Hughes (@PensNation_Andy) Buffalo Sabres 2013-14 Season: 21-51-10  52 points – (8th Atlantic Division; 16th Eastern Conference) Former Stanley Cup champion Brian Gionta signed a three-year deal with...
Via The PensNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Myers glad he’s remained with Sabres

Tyler Myers had a lot on his mind early this summer. The Buffalo Sabres defenseman got married in July, with the nuptials taking up plenty of brain real estate. He also had to contemplate life with a new hockey team. He was a much-discussed target at draft time, and he wasn’t sure if Sabres general manager Tim Murray would send him elsewhere. “They wouldn’t be doing their...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres lack leadership no more

From Hometown Hockey: Timing never seems to be on the side of the Buffalo Sabres. When they were still a perennial playoff team from 2007 to around 2011 or 2012, the team definitely had talent. Thomas Vanek, Ryan Miller, Jason Pominville. But one of the key components that seemed to be missing every year, pretty […] The post Sabres lack leadership no more appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
11 days ago  |  Discuss

@SabresStats Countdown to Hockey Recap

“Is it October yet?” That’s a popular refrain around my household this time of year.  The withdrawal of a summer without hockey is kicking in more and more as the pain of last season becomes more of a distant memory.  The hope of a new day is at the forefront for Sabres fans and that hope, at least for now, lies in Sam Reinhart and the stable of high quality defensive prospects...
Via Buffalo Wins
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gionta expects playoffs for Sabres

From Hometown Hockey: Brian Gionta means well. Really, he does. But he might be just a little bit off his rocker with his prediction that the Sabres will make the playoffs in 2014-15. Gionta talked to ESPN on Monday and had the following to say: “My expectation is to make the playoffs. I didn’t go […] The post Gionta expects playoffs for Sabres appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Gionta is optimistic about the Sabres’ playoff chances

It’s pretty normal to hear a player praising his club and offering up optimistic remarks heading into a new season. Regardless of the team’s previous campaign, you’ll hear proclamations of playoff glory. It doesn’t matter if your team was bad or even beyond bad, the time before training camp suddenly puts every squad on level footing. The sentiment above has been especially...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Roster takes shape for Sabres

High-five, September. Hello, hockey. We’re just nine days away from the Sabres’ first game at the NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Mich. It’s just 18 days to the first official preseason game in Washington, 20 days to the home preseason opener against Carolina. And it’s 36 days to the season opener, Oct. 9 against Columbus. So while your weeks of Fraud Football...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres Depth Chart 2014 2015

English: Français: Buffalo Sabres C 1. Cody Hodgson  2. Tyler Ennis  3. Zemgus Girgensons  4. Mikhail Grigorenko  5. Johan Larsson  6. Matt Ellis  L 1. Matt Moulson  2. Marcus Foligno  3. Brian Flynn  4. Cody McCormick  5. Nicolas Deslauriers  R 1. Drew...

What’s Best For The Buffalo Sabres?

from Bucky Gleason of the Buffalo News, Let’s examine job descriptions as they pertain to the Sabres and the season ahead. It marks the first full season since Tim Murray was hired as general manager and Ted Nolan returned as coach. Murray did not bring Nolan aboard but retained him to maintain stability after the Pat LaFontaine debacle. It’s important to remember that...
Via Kukla's Korner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Stewart thinks the Buffalo Sabres are a playoff team

Chris Stewart is pretty optimistic about Buffalo’s chances in 2014-15. Coming off of a 2013-14 season that saw the Sabres win just 21 games, the Sabres are desperately trying to climb out of the NHL’s basement. Most fans and experts agree that the club should be improved this season, but will they make the playoffs? It’s a debatable point, but Stewart is convinced that the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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