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NHL Injuries: Sabres, Flames, Blackhawks, Stars, Red Wings, Wild and Islanders

Howard WGR: Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley said that defenseman Lawrence Pilut was put on the IR retroactive to Friday. He’s eligible to play against the Capitals on Friday.

MYNHLTRADERUMORS.COM - 2018-12-19 08:50:29

Housley: McCabe, Pilut, could return to Sabres' lineup this weekend

The Buffalo Sabres' defense could be closer to full strength when they return to Washington for a Friday primetime matchup against the Capitals in Capital One Arena. Jake McCabe and Lawrence Pilut, both on injured reserve, could return to the lineup either Friday against the Capitals or Saturday whe

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-12-18 17:36:27

Sabres GM Jason Botterill talks Skinner, Dahlin, Eichel and more

Jason Botterill's second year as general manager of the Buffalo Sabres has been a huge improvement over his first. From 31st place in the league, the Sabres have surged into the top six in the overall standing as Jack Eichel has become an MVP candidate and the roster has been augmented by the additi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-12-19 11:00:31

Girgensons playing 'desperate' with blocked shots, hits to help Sabres

BOSTON – Zemgus Girgensons held his right hand over his heart, surveyed the visitors' locker room inside TD Garden and shrugged his shoulders. "It's really not that big of a deal," the Buffalo Sabres' relentless fourth-line winger said, showing where Torey Krug's slap shot struck him in the chest wi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-12-17 20:16:59

Travis Yost's Sabre Metrics: How Sabres have found success on penalty kill

Travis Yost has been involved in the world of hockey analytics for a decade and is currently part of TSN's Hockey Analytics team. Prior to joining TSN, Travis was a contributor at the Ottawa Citizen, the Sporting News and NHL Numbers, and has been a consultant for an NHL franchise. He will be contri

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-12-18 15:19:46

Panthers score four goals in third period to rally past Sabres

Evgenii Dadonov had two goals and an assist to lead the Florida Panthers to a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Troy Brouwer, Aleksander Barkov and Frank Vatrano also scored for the Panthers, who scored three goals in a span of 2:44 in the third period. Roberto Luongo made 30 saves.

FORT LAUDERDALE SUN-SENTINEL - 2018-12-19 02:55:00

Here’s how the Buffalo Sabres went from bottom-feeders to one of the NHL’s best in just one season

In the last five seasons before 2018-19, the Buffalo Sabres were consistently amongst the most mediocre teams in the NHL. The team never won more than 35 games in a full season in that span, routinely finishing in the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. Things have changed big time this year

THECOMEBACK.COM - 2018-12-17 19:00:16

Sabres third line has become an anchor

It’s not a controversial statement to state that the Buffalo Sabres top line has carried the mail on offense for the majority of this season. The Jack Eichel, Jeff Skinner, and now Sam Reinhart line is the driving force of the offense.

DIEBYTHEBLADE.COM - 2018-12-18 13:00:00

The Panthers Luongo steals another one in Buffalo

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres came out flying against their recent nemesis the Florida Panthers. It only took 3:48 for three of the hottest players in the NHL to get on the board.

RADIO.COM - 2018-12-19 03:23:34

Berglund’s Time May Be Over With Sabres

Is Patrik Berglund sick, or just sick of playing for the Buffalo Sabres?. Just hours before facing the Washington Capitals on Saturday, the Sabres suspended Berglund for failure to report to the team. The 30-year-old forward had missed the previous two games with what head coach Phil Housley called

THE HOCKEY WRITERS - 2018-12-17 13:50:06

Mike Harrington: If Berglund doesn't want to be here, Sabres should accommodate

Another Sabres practice went by Tuesday morning. Another game Tuesday night. No sign of Patrik Berglund at either. The case of the Suddenly Skipping Work Swede is the first real off-ice saga of the season, but you get the sense it's not going to send this team off the rails.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-12-18 22:34:36

How has Galchenyuk fit in with Coyotes?

Earlier this season, we took a look at the way Max Domi was producing for the Montreal Canadiens, so it’s only natural that we take a deeper look at the player he was traded for, Alex Galchenyuk.

NBC SPORTS - 2018-12-19 15:45:59

Caps vs Sabres pregame: What will Ovi do next?

Tonight the Washington Capitals will play the Buffalo Sabres for the first time this season. Last time we saw the Sabres they were toilet tier, tanking for the number-one pick in the draft, which they won. Now with Rasmus Dahlin in addition to Jack Eichel and Jeff Skinner (picked up from the Canes),


NHL Power Rankings: Lightning stay out in front; Jets and Canucks continue to climb

Raise your hand if, back in October, you had the Buffalo Sabres, Calgary Flames and Anaheim Ducks among your top 10 NHL teams. OK, now put it down, because there's no way that's true.

CBS SPORTS - 2018-12-19 14:54:38

Ovechkin leads Caps over Sabres in shootout READ MORE

The 14-year veteran extended his point streak to a career-high 14 games in the Washington Capitals' 4-3 shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. An audible gasp came from the crowd each time Ovechkin had the puck on his stick in the offensive zone, and the goal was his 10th in the pas

CLICKLANCASHIRE.COM - 2018-12-18 07:00:00

Maple Leafs among NHL teams facing cap crunches next year

There are questions Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock won’t touch with a 10-foot hockey stick. The challenge a Maple Leafs team brimming with young talent faces managing its payroll structure was one topic Babcock particularly enjoyed sidestepping shortly after Toronto and forward William Nylander ende

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-12-19 09:53:00

Gordo: Unhappy Berglund wants out of Buffalo

Something is up with former Blues forward Patrik Berglund. Or, more accurately, something is down. He is not happy as a Buffalo Sabre. In 23 games this season, Berglund has two goals, two assists and a minus-5 rating.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-12-17 21:10:00

BSJ Game Report: Sabres 4, Bruins 2 – B’s can’t keep up with Sabres’ top line

Everything you need to know from the Bruins’ 4-2 loss against the Sabres in quickie form, with BSJ insight and analysis:. Where have we seen this script before? On a night in which Boston led in attempts (67-40), shots on goal (37-27) and overall scoring chances (32-16), the Bruins still left the ic

BOSTONSPORTSJOURNAL.COM - 2018-12-17 02:11:47

Buffalo Sabres: Is Patrik Berglund finished in Western New York?

In an interesting turn of events, the Buffalo Sabres have suspended Patrik Berglund indefinitely after he failed to report to the team. When the Buffalo Sabres received Patrik Berglund as part of the return package for Ryan O’Rielly, the overriding sentiment was that his addition was a positive. He

TIPOFTHETOWER.COM - 2018-12-16 10:55:59

Trade interest reportedly picking up around Patrik Berglund

According to Andy Strickland of Fox Sports Midwest, trade interest is picking up around Buffalo Sabres forward Patrik Berglund. The 30-year-old veteran is currently suspended indefinitely for failure to report. It’s become pretty clear over the past few days that he no longer wants to stay in Buffal

DIEBYTHEBLADE.COM - 2018-12-19 03:13:00