Buffalo Sabres

The waiting game

Jack Eichel is entering the final year of his entry-level contract that he signed shortly after being drafted by the Buffalo Sabres with the second overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. In his first two seasons in the National Hockey League, Eichel has put up 48 goals and 113 points in 142 games...
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Sabres re-sign Girgensons

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Buffalo Sabres have signed their last restricted free agent. Zemgus Girgensons gets a two-year deal with an annual average value of $1.6 million. That gives the Sabres just over $7.2 million of cap space left for the upcoming season. Girgensons has put in four seasons...
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The Sabres announce single-game tickets

Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres have announced their pricing for single-game tickets. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. Mini-Packs will go on public sale Aug. 23 with ticket packages ranging from five to 39 games. The team is using its dynamic pricing system which has three...
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Report: Butcher to visit with Sabres

For the second straight season, the most recent Hobey Baker Award winner as college hockey's top player is heading to free agency. Former University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher has decided not to sign with the Colorado Avalanche and has hit the free agent market. The 22-year old Wisconsin...
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Mittelstadt stands out at World Junior Summer Showcase

The 2018 IIHF Under-20 World Junior Hockey Championship could feature a number of Buffalo Sabres prospects playing in Buffalo this upcoming December and January. Arguably, the one prospect that will get a lot of attention throughout the tournament for the United States is forward, Casey Mittelstadt...
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Nylander unlikley to play for Sweden at World Juniors

Mike Jafari reporting @mjafariWGR Some eyebrows were raised when Buffalo Sabres prospect Alexander Nylander was left off Sweden's roster at the World Junior Summer Showcase at the USA Hockey Arena, but it was not because of a lack of talent. Nylander shined at last year’s IIHF World Junior...
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Report: Sabres and Eichel discussing eight-year deal

According to a report from the Associated Press, Jack Eichel and the Buffalo Sabres are negotiating an extension that could be for eight years, the NHL max-term. Eichel's agent Peter Fish has told the AP, "We are talking and I would say that we will be continuing to talk." Terry Pegula spoke today...
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Sabres add former NHLer Komisarek to player development staff

The Buffalo Sabres have added another former NHLer to their player development coaching staff on Tuesday with the hiring of Mike Komisarek. Komisarek, 35, spent eleven seasons in the National Hockey League with the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs and Carolina Hurricanes. He finished his...
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Sabres sign Beaulieu ahead of arbitration hearing

The final Buffalo Sabres restricted free agent who was scheduled to go to arbitration has signed a new contract. The Sabres announced on Monday that they gave come to terms on a new two-year deal with defenseman, Nathan Beaulieu. The deal will carry an average annual value of $2.4 million. DONE...
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Sabres to play seven times on national television

The Buffalo Sabres will be featured on national television seven times for the upcoming 2017-18 season. The NHL announced the entire national telecast schedule on Monday, which includes the Sabres to play seven games on NBC and NBCSN. This is one less game than last season when the Sabres were...
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