Buffalo Sabres

Eichel fine without signing extension before start of the season?

We continue to wait for the Buffalo Sabres and forward Jack Eichel to come to terms on a new contract extension. Eichel is about to enter the final year of his entry-level deal before becoming a restricted free agent on July 1, 2018. Both sides have been in on-going discussions for a long-term...
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Sabres open training camp in two weeks

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres will report to training camp on Thursday, Sept. 14 for physicals and testing. The players will take the ice at HarborCenter at 9:45 Friday morning and that practice will be open to the public. There will be multiple practices each day so there are plenty of...
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Pominville is settled back into Buffalo

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The movers have come and gone and Jason Pominville is back in Western New York. He hit the ice at HarborCenter for the first time on Tuesday which was a place that was being built when he left. Pominville went to training camp with Zemgus Girgensons and was teammates with...
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Sabres give out new jersey numbers

Joe DiBiase reporting Twitter: @DiBiaseWGR When the Buffalo Sabres acquired former captain Jason Pominville back in June, along with defenseman Marco Scandella, many had wondered if they'll be able to break out their old Pominville number-29 jerseys from the back of the closet. On Monday, those...
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Bogosian is looking forward to this season

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Zach Bogosian spent his summer playing in the same Minnesota summer league as Casey Mittelstadt, Hudson Fasching and Kyle Okposo. It's a very good league to help keep many NHL players sharp. Bogosian is back in Buffalo and is very much looking forward to this season. He...
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Butcher passes on Sabres; signs with Devils

2017 Hobey Baker winner Will Butcher has made a decision on his NHL future, and it is not with the Buffalo Sabres. After nearly two weeks of free agent discussions and visits with up to a dozen teams, the 22-year old defenseman has signed a two-year entry-level deal with the New Jersey Devils. It...
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Lehner has had a grueling summer

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Robin Lehner got on the ice for the first time on Thursday. For the second straight summer, Lehner has been working out at Buffalo MMA and he looks like he's in great shape. Lehner is going to show up to training camp with a ton of weight off and in top physical condition...
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Report: Butcher to make NHL decision by Sunday

It looks like the Will Butcher sweepstakes will be over by the end of the week. According to reports from both Mike Chambers of the Denver Post and Mike Morreale from NHL.com , Butcher will make a decision on his NHL future by Sunday. In an email to NHL.com on Thursday, Butcher said, "I will be...
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Antipin settling in with the Sabres

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - New Buffalo Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin left Russia about two weeks ago to come to Buffalo and start to get used to his new team and new city. Antipin said he likes it around Western New York because it reminds him of home, “I like Buffalo, it’s a small city, a...
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Rupp: Eichel has potential to be top-five center next year

The NHL Network put together a list of their Top-20 centers right now in the National Hockey League this past week, and Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel landed at 14th on the list. The Top 20 Centers Right Now are…. #NHLTopPlayers pic.twitter.com/9NOYsJoHuQ — NHL Network (@NHLNetwork) August 21,...
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