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Report: Sabres, Skinner focused on getting extension done

Jeff Skinner's representatives and the Buffalo Sabres are working on a new contract for the productive forward. Both sides are "solely focused" on getting an extension done, TSN's Pierre LeBrun reports. He adds that Skinner's camp and the Sabres are having "some good conversations," but there's stil


Recent changes have helped the Sabres power play

The Buffalo Sabres power play has been considered a disappointment for the majority of this season. They enter tonight’s game with the New York Rangers ranked 19th in Power Play efficiency. While the unit has been ineffective in accomplishing its goal (scoring). It may not be accurate to say that th


Sabres vs. Rangers: Five Things to Know

Game 7 means an awful lot in hockey circles when it comes to the spring. When it comes to the Buffalo Sabres, Game 7 tonight against the New York Rangers marks the end of what equals the longest homestand in franchise history.


Lawsuit against Sabres, Pegula Sports alleges fans were hurt by falling object

Two Erie County residents who claim they were struck by an object that fell from the arena ceiling in November 2017 are suing the Buffalo Sabres, Pegula Sports and Entertainment and KeyBank Center. Kimberly A. Korzeniewski of West Seneca and James W. Yaeger of Hamburg allege in separate court papers


Bogosian to return as Sabres conclude homestand vs. Rangers

Zach Bogosian will be back in the lineup tonight when the Buffalo Sabres conclude their seven-game homestand against the New York Rangers. Bogosian has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury. He will replace Matt Hunwick on a defense pair with Rasmus Dahlin. Casey Mittelstadt, who's also


Sabres' Casey Mittelstadt to miss another game with lower-body injury

A lower-body injury will keep Casey Mittelstadt out of the Buffalo Sabres' lineup tonight against the New York Rangers, coach Phil Housley confirmed. Mittelstadt, a 20-year-old rookie center, returned to the ice for practice Thursday and participated in the Sabres' morning skate in KeyBank Center ah


New York Rangers vs. Buffalo Sabres Betting Pick 2/15/19

In their third and last head-to-head meeting of the regular season, the New York Rangers and the Buffalo Sabres face off at the KeyBank Center. MSG Network will air this Eastern Conference matchup, and the action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, February 15.


Oh, now do you believe? A snowy Buffalo vs. Ottawa rematch

In the contest for the Golden Snowball – emblematic so far this winter of both the snowiest large city in New York, as well as the entire nation – Buffalo has jumped out to a 16-inch lead over runner-up Syracuse, the more typical champion.


Sabres approaching peak performance?

Standing two points out of a playoff birth with 26 games remaining, the Buffalo Sabres’ 10-game winning-streak that took place in November seems like a lifetime ago. For a brief moment, fans rejoiced as the team found itself with the top record in the NHL. Amid the success, some of the more data-sav


Sabres' Jack Eichel on Jeff Skinner: 'We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for him'

Of course, Sabres fans want Jeff Skinner to remain in Buffalo beyond this season. “How could they not?” Jack Eichel, the Sabres’ captain and Skinner’s linemate, said after practice Thursday at KeyBank Center. “He has how many goals? Thirty-four? Thirty-four goals. I’m sure Sabres fans want him to st


Sabres Host Rangers in Home Stand Finale

BUFFALO, N.Y. — There's a chance two players who missed the Sabres game against the Islanders could return to the lineup Friday night against the New York Rangers. Forward Casey Mittelstadt and defenseman Zach Bogosian sat out the game but practiced with the team Thursday at the Key Bank Center.


Sabres top Islanders 3-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jack Eichel set up two goals in leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-1 win over Metropolitan Division-leading New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Jason Pominville scored the go-ahead goal 6:49 into the second period by crashing the net and redirecting Eichel's backhand centering pass f


5 Observations: Sabres top Islanders 3-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Linus Ullmark turned away 24 of the 25 shots he faced, lifting the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-1 win over the New York Islanders. Jeff Skinner, Jason Pominville, and Johan Larsson scored for the Sabres, who improve to 28-21-7 on the season.


Behind The Bench: No more moral victories for playoff-hungry Sabres

On this week's edition of WBFO's Behind The Bench, Buffalo Sabres reporter Bill Hoppe talks about the team's improved defense over their last three games, the strong play of the "fourth" line, and how the Sabres, who are in the thick of the playoff race, are rejecting the concept of "moral victories


Tyke Sabres put on a showcase

EXETER – On the weekend of Jan. 25-27 the South Huron Tyke Red and Black Sabres travelled to the 32nd Annual Simcoe Jamboree. Playing five games in the days the Sabres showed great skill through speed, defensive play, teamwork, hard-nosed forechecking and backchecking and were supported by great goa


Check Out These Buffalo Sabre Inspired Valentine’s Day Cards

It looks like one Buffalo Sabre fan had a little too much time on his hands, but at least these cards will make you laugh!. We are less than 24 hours away from Valentine's Day and we found the perfect Valentine Day Cards for the Buffalo Sabre fan in your life!


DFS NHL Optimal Lineups: February 15

The first of four games tonight features the New York Rangers at the Buffalo Sabres. There are some things to like about this game, but it’s very limited. Let’s start with the New York Rangers. Their top line of Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad and Mats Zuccarello is the obvious choice, but that line i


Buffalo’s long road through a rebuild

After an early-season 10-game winning streak, the Buffalo Sabres find themselves quickly approaching the Trade Deadline two points back of a Wild Card spot, and nine back of third place in the Atlantic Division.


When Would be the Time To Fire Phil Housley?

Whenever a team begins to struggle - and I mean, really struggle - one of the first things that many fans will do is call for the team to fire their head coach. It’s understandable; it’s almost always one of the easiest moves to shake things up among a team that’s stagnant or falling hard; it’s cert


Mike Harrington: Sabres' buy-in to defensive grind keeps them in the hunt

The Sabres have become a great tease. Are they in the playoff race or not? Every time it seems like you write them off, they want to suck you back in. Case in point being Tuesday's 3-1 win over the New York Islanders. Full marks to Buffalo for beating the Metro Division leaders and the second-place