Buffalo Sabres

Hurricanes upend Sabres 3-2 in OT

It feels like forever, but hockey is ready to return! After just three days of practice the Buffalo Sabres begin their preseason schedule against the Carolina Hurricanes. It is going to be a busy week for the blue and gold, after a summer of change swept through KeyBank Center. Gone are GM Tim...
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Sabres open the preseason against Carolina

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It’s not a regular season game, but tonight’s preseason game against Carolina will be Phil Housley’s first as a NHL head coach. He of course will have butterflies, “I’d be lying to you if I say when the game comes that I’m not going to be nervous, being a head coach for the...
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Sabres' Pouliot wants to improve on a bad season

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Benoit Pouliot has had a lot of first days with teams around the NHL. The winger has played with Minnesota, Montreal, Boston, Tampa Bay, the Rangers and Edmonton. On Sunday, Pouliot began his third day on the ice as a Buffalo Sabre. He said, “It’s been good, everything is...
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O'Reilly ready to step up as a leader

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Ryan O’Reilly comes in ready to be captain if asked and ready to take on more of a leadership role. On Friday and Saturday, O’Reilly and his teammates took to the ice for the first time with new head coach Phil Housley. O’Reilly is always hard on himself, but the biggest...
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Sabres' Scandella is enjoying his new team and city

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Marco Scandella had his first day on the ice as a Buffalo Sabre on Friday. “It was a great first day. The first day of camp is always pretty tough, but you just get the legs going and get to know everybody.” “I think it’s just the hunger, coming to a new team, it feels like...
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Sabres announce preseason broadcast schedule

Training camp is well underway for the Buffalo Sabres from HarborCenter as they get ready for Monday's preseason opener against the Carolina Hurricanes at KeyBank Center. The Sabres announced on Friday the broadcast schedule for all six preseason games this season. All six games can be heard on WGR...
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Recapping the Sabres Prospects Challenge

Let me first apologize for this coming days after the conclusion of the Sabres Prospects Challenge. I've spent the past couple of days away in the Finger Lakes with my wife celebrating our wedding anniversary. Now that I'm back, the Buffalo Sabres reported to camp on Thursday before their first...
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Eichel said he's proven nothing

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - In his two seasons in the National Hockey League, Jack Eichel has 48 goals and 65 assists for 113 points in 142 games. That averages out to 65 points in 82 games. Eichel reported to training camp on Thursday with a positive attitude and I good grasp of where he and his...
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Sabres announce 2017 training camp roster

The Buffalo Sabres have released their roster for 2017's trainnig camp, with plenty of newcomers looking to earn their spot or create their role on the team. Camp opens Thursday for testing and physicals, and open practices begin on Friday. Buffalo's first preseason game is on Monday, September...
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Housley liked what he saw over the weekend

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - I had a great time doing the Sabres Prospects Tournament with Brian Duff and Pat Malacaro. It's a lot fun, but it also gives me a chance to see how the young players in the Sabres organization are progressing. Unfortunately, Alex Nylander got hurt and only played one game...
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