Buffalo Sabres

O'Reilly needs to suck it up

I’m not going to lie. I'd gotten tired of repeatedly hearing Ryan O’Reilly talk about how he needs to get better. He has said it so many times over the last two years that I was hoping he’d stop saying it and just go ahead and do it. While I appreciate O’Reilly’s honesty during the Sabres locker...
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Sabres' Eichel knows he has to be the guy that the team counts on

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jack Eichel knows this season wasn’t even close to good enough, and he knows he has to be the guy that leads them out of the losing culture. Eichel grew up a lot this season and he’s ready to take responsibility, “It feels like yesterday that I started here and to be three...
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Sabres' O'Reilly wants to rediscover his love for the game

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - It was locker cleanout day for the Sabres and there was a dark cloud hanging over that arena. Phil Housley didn’t want to get into too many specifics, but Ryan O’Reilly was about as honest as any player that I have ever heard. Many players on this team have done nothing but...
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Eight Sabres players assigned to Rochester Americans

Kyle Powell reporting @DatDude_KP This morning, the Buffalo Sabres announced the assignment of eight players to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Rochester Americans. Forwards Nick Baptiste Alex Nylander Kevin Porter - Baptiste dressed for 33 NHL games this season, scoring four times and...
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You Said It - 4/8

It's felt like forever, but the Sabres season is over. Casey Mittelstadt and Alex Nylander provided some optimism in the final games of the season. Of course, the draft rumors continue for the Buffalo Bills. It's now time for the best takes from the week from you, the fans...
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Sabres lay one final egg

Sunrise, FL (WGR 550) - It was the last game of the season, so why should anything be different? The first period effort was disgusting throughout the lineup. It took about 16 minutes for them to have their first decent shift and get any time in the offensive zone. Florida made it look like pond...
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Gamenight: Panthers lead the Sabres 3-0 in the 2nd period

The Buffalo Sabres wrap up their disappointing season tonight at the Florida Panthers. The game is now meaningless for the Panthers, as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Rangers Saturday afternoon, clinching the final playoff spot in the East. The goalie matchup is Chad Johnson vs. James Reimer...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Panthers

A three-goal first period by the Florida Panthers all but sunk the Buffalo Sabres in their season finale. On the back of their strong start, Florida was able to withstand a late Buffalo attack and win by the final score of 4-3. All three goals in the opening period were charged to Chad Johnson, who...
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The Sabres face a Florida team that might need to win this game

Sunrise, FL (WGR 550) - The final game of the season means nothing to the Sabres, but it could mean something to the Panthers. Florida will be eliminated from the playoffs if Philadelphia gets one point against the Rangers today, but if that doesn’t happen, the Panthers will need to win. Florida...
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Sabres' Nylander nets his first NHL goal

Tampa, FL (WGR 550) - Alex Nylander played in his sixth NHL game in Tampa and was having a very uneventful period when Lightning struck for him, not Tampa Bay. Brendan Guhle did a great job of using his quickness to keep a puck in the zone and Nylander read the play perfectly. Chris Taylor has been...
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