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By Lou Michel » Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Evander Kane’s alleged rough behavior toward three women and a bar bouncer at a downtown night club has triggered a State Liquor Authority investigation of the bar. “We have opened an investigation and we are working with the Buffalo Police Department on it,” SLA spokesman William Crowley said, declining to... Read More

By Jerry Sullivan » Saturday, July 23, 2016

When he traded for Evander Kane, Sabres GM Tim Murray grew indignant when I said Kane was a character risk. “I made a trade for him,” Murray said, “so I’m not worried about his character.”He can worry now. Kane was charged Friday with criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and harassment for an incident at a... Read More

By Lou Michel , Jay Rey , Dan Herbeck » Friday, July 22, 2016

Some alleged misbehavior as a “celebrity bartender” in a downtown night spot has landed Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane in trouble with the Buffalo police.After a nearly monthlong investigation into his conduct, detectives on Friday charged Kane, 24, with misdemeanor criminal trespass, non-criminal disorderly... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, July 22, 2016

The Sabres issued a terse, two-sentence statement on Evander Kane's arrest Friday. It says simply: "We are aware of the charges against Evander Kane stemming from an incident last month. Our organization will have no further comment at this time.” General Manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma did have several things... Read More

By Dan Herbeck » Friday, July 22, 2016

One of Buffalo’s top immigration attorneys said he does not believe that Evander Kane will face legal problems at the border if he is convicted of any of the charges Buffalo Police filed against Buffalo Sabres star on Friday.“Unless there is something in his past criminal history that I am not aware of, it appears... Read More

Friday, July 22, 2016

Buffalo Sabres star forward Evander Kane was arrested Friday morning in connection with an incident last month at a downtown Buffalo bar. Kane faces a misdemeanor charge of criminal trespass and five non-criminal violations: four for harassment and one for disorderly conduct. Here are the four police booking forms,... Read More

By Lou Michel , Jane Kwiatkowski Radlich , Dan Herbeck » Friday, July 22, 2016

Buffalo Sabres star Evander Kane was charged with criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and harassment today in connection with an incident at a downtown Buffalo bar last month.Three Buffalo Police detectives were seen meeting Kane outside the Central Booking Bureau in City Court around 11 a.m.. They put handcuffs on Kane... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Monday, July 18, 2016

When the Sabres announced the signing of restricted free agents Jason Kasdorf and Dan Catenacci on Sunday night, it left them with just two RFAs to complete deals with. One is defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen and it's well-known the team is in talks with their franchise blueliner on a longterm deal. The other one is... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, July 15, 2016

First-round pick Alexander Nylander, one of the standouts of the Sabres' development camp this week at HarborCenter, has signed his entry-level contract, the team announced Friday night. The deal is for three years and Nylander is getting the entry-level maximum of $925,000 per season in salary, with $850,000 in bonus... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, July 15, 2016

Dan Bylsma has filled his coaching staff with an interesting hire announced by the Sabres today: Tom Ward, head coach for the last 18 years at Shattuck St. Mary’s Boys Prep team in Minnesota, will be joining the Buffalo staff in place of the departed Dave Barr. Shattuck St. Mary's is one of the most well-known prep... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, July 14, 2016

Ask him about sleep and Brian Gionta laughs.“Don’t come to my house,” the Buffalo Sabres captain said. It’s the typical response of any parent with three young children. Kids are running around and active. One gets sick. Chaos ensues.Now add trying to keep your body clock on a normal pace playing an NHL schedule... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, July 14, 2016

Hobey Baker Award-winner Jimmy Vesey had high praise for the Sabres Wednesday night during an interview with Comcast Sportsnet New England – but again made it clear that he’s not signing with the team before he gets the chance to become an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 15.Vesey met last week in Boston with General... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Sabres have announced they have signed restricted free agent Marcus Foligno to a one-year contract. The 24-year-old posted career-highs in games played (75), goals (10) and points (23) during the 2015-16 season, tied his career high with 13 assists and had the best rating among Buffalo forwards at plus-4. Foligno... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, July 14, 2016

Hobey Baker Award-winner Jimmy Vesey had high praise for the Sabres Wednesday night during an interview with Comcast Sportsnet New England -- but again made it clear that he's not signing with the team before he gets the chance to become an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 15. Vesey met last week in Boston with General... Read More

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Former Canisius College star Cory Conacher signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the team announced Wednesday.Conacher recorded nine goals and 24 points in 35 games for the Lightning in 2012-13. He was traded to Ottawa for Ben Bishop and had NHL stints with the Sens, Buffalo Sabres and New York... Read More

By Jack Goods » Wednesday, July 13, 2016

1. HarborCenter a good venue for development camp. HarborCenter seems like the perfect size for this event in a year where the Sabres don't have a top-three pick. The attendances weren't enormous on normal practice days. Only half of the arena was accessible to fans, and even that side didn't fill up. Everyone had a good... Read More

By Jack Goods » Tuesday, July 12, 2016

An injury to defenseman Michael Campoli halted the three-on-three tournament Monday. He took a heavy hit from left winger Will Carrier on the boards and was unable to get up under his own power.The Sabres medical staff and the Buffalo Fire Department worked together to stabilize Campoli’s neck, cut off his equipment and... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The Sabres aren’t talking about winning the offseason like Terry Pegula’s other team. They’re just simply going out and trying to do it. What they are discussing is winning when things actually matter. It’s a little bizarre to hear, but it’s also downright refreshing to get some bravado out of this organization.... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The NHL for years has been seeking ways to increase scoring with limited success, largely because coaches implement defensive systems designed to slow down players and limit chances. If that’s the case, according to Bobby Orr, the league might as well bring back the red line and promote safety.So says No. 4, in part, to... Read More

By Jack Goods » Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Current Team: Red Deer Rebels Position: LW Age: 17 Height: 6-foot Weight: 165 lbs. Stats: 13 goals, 47 points in 72 CHL games Drafted: 6th round (159th overall) in the 2016 draft by Buffalo Resume:  Brandon Hagel made an impression in the Development Camp scrimmage on Saturday. He made the hit... Read More

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