Buffalo Sabres

Gamenight: Sabres lead Toronto 2-1 after one period

First Period 18:59 - One of the first Go Leafs Go! chants erupts from the many Toronto fans here tonight. I expect it will be a common refrain from the seating bowl and most here appear to be wearing Maple Leafs' gear. 18:07 - SABRES GOAL . It took just seconds, but Sam Reinhart tips home Rasmus...
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The Sabres and the Leafs are finally playing this season

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It's so strange that the first game for the Buffalo Sabres against the Toronto Maple Leafs is March 5. They play three times this month and once in April. Jason Pominville is well aware of the rivalry against the Leafs from his first time in Buffalo and he can’t believe it...
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Eichel skating; Guhle recalled from Rochester

The Sabres play the Maple Leafs for the first time all season, on Monday night. It'll likely be a Toronto heavy crowd in Buffalo for the first of four meetings between the two teams still to come. Head coach Phil Housley told the media that Jack Eichel skated for the first time since his ankle...
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Sabres getting ready to face Toronto for the first time this season

Through 65 games this season, the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs have yet to face off against one another on the schedule. On Monday, both teams will square off in their first meeting of the season. The tale of the tape has been quite opposite for both teams this season, with the Sabres...
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You Said It - 3/4

It was an eventful week here in Buffalo. The trade deadline came and went on Monday with just one trade by the Sabres. Evander Kane was dealt to the San Jose Sharks for a conditional 1st round pick, a conditional 4th round pick, and forward Danny O'Regan. The 1st and 4th are in 2019. The conditions...
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Tweetbag!

Tweetbag! 1.) @DaveBrick18 - If you had to rank the quarterbacks you want what would it be? Also what would you be willing to give up to get your top guy? I’m due to re-establish my rankings here so I’m glad you asked this. Can I cop out a little bit and separate the quarterbacks into tiers? Tier...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Panthers

The Buffalo Sabres lost at the hands of the streaking Florida Panthers on Friday evening to the tune of a 4-1 final. Sam Reinhart stayed hot in 2018, netting his 15th goal in the first period, but the blue and gold gained no traction following his tally. Florida registered the final three goals of...
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Sabres' Girgensons had to change positions again

Sunrise, FL (WGR 550) - Zemgus Girgensons was drafted as a center, but for the past few years, he’s been mostly a left winger. He has bounced back and forth many times in his 335 games NHL career. He said, “It’s not a bad thing, I’ve just got to fill in a spot, we lost E-Rod so I was the best...
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Gamenight: Panthers lead Buffalo 2-1 after twenty minutes

Aaron Ekblad gave the Panthers their second lead of the night with a goal late in the first period. The Sabres trail Florida 2-1 after the opening period. Check back throughout the game for updates. Michael Matheson opened the scoring just a minute and a half into the game for the Panthers. The...
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The Sabres have another injury

Sunrise, FL (WGR 550) - The Sabres will have to face the red hot Florida Panthers without Evan Rodrigues. Phil Housley said he’s day-to-day with an upper-body injury. That puts Zemgus Girgensons back at center between Kyle Okposo and Nick Baptiste. The other lines are: Pouliot O’Reilly Reinhart...
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