Buffalo Sabres

Sabres bringing new lines out west

San Jose, CA (WGR 550) - After a mandatory day off, Phil Housley changed his lines and defensive pairs. One of the biggest changes was Sam Reinhart moved to right wing and Johan Larsson went to center. Benoit Pouliot was the left winger on that line. I believe Housley made the move to get more...
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Housley: We need to be a smarter hockey team

The Buffalo Sabres are winless through three games in the 2017-18 season. There was a lot of talk during the offseason about the improvements on defense, and so far that has not shown up. The Sabres are tied for last in the NHL in goals given up with 15. Head coach Phil Housley joined Howard &...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Devils

After an ugly 6-3 loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday night, the Buffalo Sabres follow that up with another ugly loss on Monday, 6-2 to the New Jersey Devils at KeyBank Center. The Sabres' defense struggled, leaving goalie Chad Johnson hanging out to dry on more than one occasion. Buffalo...
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Hamilton: Sabres-Devils Post-Game thoughts

The Buffalo Sabres have yet to find a way to win their first game of the 2017-18 season after a 6-2 throttling, courtesy of the New Jersey Devils. What has plagued the Sabres over the past two games? Hear Sabres beat reporter Paul Hamilton on the Sabres Post-Game Show with Brian Koziol with his...
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Gameday: New Jersey leads Sabres 2-0 in first period

The Buffalo Sabres are still in search of their first win of the season. This afternoon they are on the ice, hosting the New Jersey Devils. An early first period goal has given the Devils a 1-0 lead over Buffalo. First Period 16:54 - Today's game has a good pace to it early on with both teams...
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Sabres' Housley said don't blame the system

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - I’ve been saying since April that it’s going to take time for the players to get used to a new coach and a new system. Many of the players realize that, but Phil Housley is not buying it, “I think the guys understand what we’re trying to do and you can see it in the games...
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From the Locker Room: Sabres-Islanders

Evander Kane scored two shorthanded goals, and Jack Eichel notched his first goal of the season. However, three goals in less than two minutes turned out to be the difference in the Sabres 5-3 loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday night at Barclays Center. Read the thoughts from the forwards,...
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10-07 Paul Hamilton's Post Game Thoughts: NYI 6, BUF 3

The Buffalo Sabres dropped their second game of the season, 6-3, to the New York Islanders. Evander Kane scored two shorthanded goals, Robin Lehner was pulled from the game after allowing 4 goals on 16 shots. Hear Paul Hamilton's thoughts after the Sabres fall to 0-1-1 on the season.
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Gamenight: Kane scores, Sabres trail 4-1

The New York Islanders have scored three goals in under two minutes to open up a 4-0 lead over the Sabres. John Tavares converted on a 2-on-1 opportunity that was created by Jordan Eberle after he picked off an outlet pass by Buffalo. Eberle assisted on the goal, which was the first of the season...
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The Sabres face the Islanders in their home opener

New York, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres are in Brooklyn for the Islanders home opener and New York should be in ill humor. The Iles got pasted in Columbus last night 5-0. Buffalo got one point in its opener losing to Montreal 3-2 in a shootout. The game was a totally different style and quite...
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