Buffalo Sabres

Sabres' Okposo returns to practice from a concussion

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Kyle Okposo and Jack Eichel both practiced fully on Friday, but we still don’t know if they’ll play Saturday against Chicago. Both players said practice went very well for them, but Okposo only filled in on defense and didn’t have a line. Phil Housley said, “He still has to...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Maple Leafs

After beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on home ice on March 5th, the Buffalo Sabres hosted them once again in KeyBank Center just ten days later. This time around, however, it was the Leafs who would get the last laugh in Western New York with their 5-2 road victory over the Sabres. Toronto...
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The Sabres' Nelson and Guhle trying to make their marks

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Casey Nelson has played 26 games with the Sabres this year while Brendan Guhle has participated in seven. The two have played together for most of the time Guhle’s been up just like they did in Rochester. Both players like to skate and both are pretty good passers. Housley...
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Gamenight: Sabres trail Toronto 2-1 after one period

First Period 1 6 :21 - MAPLE LEAFS GOAL . Toronto flips the script on the Sabres from their last meeting. Tonight it is the visitors that score early, on a bad angle shot. James van Riemsdyk shoots the puck with his back to the boards along the goal line extended, and Robin Lehner had his pads open...
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The Sabres try to continue their winning was against the division's best teams

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have done pretty well against the top three teams in the Atlantic Division. In their last five games against Tampa Bay, Boston and Toronto the Sabres have won all five. Overall they’re 6-2-0 against them. It’s something that’s hard to explain considering the...
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Eichel continues to progress, but he won't play Thursday

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel has been full go for two long practices, but Phil Housley said he won’t play Thursday against Toronto. Evan Rodrigues will return after missing five games. Housley said he likes the way Eichel has looked, but he needs more time to practice, “He felt really good...
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The Sabres bring back Bailey

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres had one extra forward at practice on Tuesday, but they have recalled Justin Bailey. Bailey played Saturday against Vegas and scored Buffalo’s only goal, his third in eight games. He has four goals and six points in his last six games with the Amerks, but is...
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Sabres' Housley won't say when Eichel will be back

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The way Phil Housley talked last week, I would’ve been surprised if Jack Eichel didn’t practice on Tuesday. The team had had two days off and Eichel returned with Evan Rodrigues and Seth Griffith. Kyle Okposo remained off with a concussion. Housley said, “You can tell he’s...
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Eichel returns to practice

For the first time since suffering a high-ankle sprain on February 10 against the Boston Bruins, Jack Eichel was back on the ice with his teammates. Eichel returned to practice on Tuesday at HarborCenter for the first time in four and a half weeks. He was a full participant in drills, and skated on...
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Report: Hurricanes interviewed Greeley for general manager position

The Carolina Hurricanes are in discussions with several front office personnel from around the National Hockey League for their open general manager position. The team had relieved Ron Francis of his duties as general manager this past Wednesday, but had promoted him as the team's President of...
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