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By Bucky Gleason » Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Lindy Ruff spent Monday night at home after checking a few items off his honey-do list, which included cleaning leaves from his garden and making sure his miniature snowplow was working. Later, he... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Saturday, November 7, 2015

The cheers began when the First Niagara Center lights were still dimmed and it was shortly after noon. Ryan Miller emerged from the tunnel and stood in front of the bench, just like every day he... Read More

By John Vogl » Saturday, November 7, 2015

Marcus Foligno had no desire to insult John Scott, a mountain of a man with a penchant for practical jokes. But as part of Foligno’s rookie dinner, the young winger had to stand in front of... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, November 5, 2015

We’re just a few days removed from the World Series, so allow this corner to invoke a little Pedro Martinez to describe the Sabres’ latest foray at respectability. What did Pedro famously... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Linus Ullmark walked into the Sabres’ dressing room a half hour after practice ended Tuesday and began removing his equipment when it dawned on him. The media had suddenly stopped talking to... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Sunday, November 1, 2015

Three weeks after the stock market crashed in 1929, North America was forced to address another major crisis. Scoring was down in the NHL. The league’s top executives came together and found a... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, October 30, 2015

You want to talk about treats? For a 4-7 team, the Buffalo Sabres have provided plenty of them in the first month of their new era.Friday’s 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers continued what... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Tuesday, October 13, 2015

You’re all talking about Goal No. 2, exactly like you should be. And don’t think for a second this corner will ignore Jack Eichel’s utterly ridiculous third-period snipe late... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Saturday, October 10, 2015

There’s a new reality for the Tampa Bay Lightning these days. When you get two games away from winning a Stanley Cup, you’re circled on everyone’s calendar the next season. The... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, October 9, 2015

Say this for the folks who filled First Niagara Center on Thursday night: They were jazzed for what the Sabres are boldly proclaming the “Next Chapter.” The anticipation lasted all of 30... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Saturday, October 3, 2015

Tim Murray doesn’t want no stinkin’ five-year rebuilding plans. That’s plainly obvious. The Sabres’ general manager didn’t draft Sam Reinhart and Jack Eichel and... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Saturday, October 3, 2015

Scott Bylsma wasn’t lying, not exactly, back in 2009 when called him about his kid brother. He had spun a good tale about giving Dan a cigar shortly after he was summoned to Pittsburgh to... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Sunday, September 13, 2015

When you walk around Chicago’s United Center, you’re struck by the greatness in bronze frozen in time just outside the doors. There’s Michael Jordan, of course. But... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Wednesday, September 9, 2015

We haven’t even started NHL training camps yet but there’s going to be major news for next season coming out of Toronto on Wednesday. The view here is that hockey fans are going to love... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Wednesday, August 12, 2015

More than a week after the story broke, here’s what we know: Patrick Kane has been accused of raping a woman in his home. Hamburg Police are investigating the allegation while awaiting results... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Monday, August 3, 2015

As front-office moves go, it’s not as if Joe Battista leaving the Sabres’ organization was some bombshell. Battista was vice president of hockey related business, a fancy title that... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Monday, July 27, 2015

Russ Brandon was driving downtown for an informal news conference Monday when suddenly everything hit him. A year ago, he was running the Bills while helping Ralph Wilson’s survivors navigate... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Thursday, July 23, 2015

Let’s forget the job title for a moment because it really doesn’t matter what it says on the door leading to Lou Lamoriello’s office in Toronto. He’s not going to be a... Read More

By Bucky Gleason » Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Patrick Kaleta will enter a new phase in his life this weekend when he marries Ashley Cook in Hamburg, a sign he’s settling down. It’s easier to envision him hauling up the aisle at 100... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Sunday, July 12, 2015

Tim Murray joked that it was bizarre to be doing a news conference in July but the Sabres general manager had a full house to listen to him Sunday afternoon. Development camp has been front-page news... Read More

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John Vogl

Rookie rites of passage fit the bill with young Sabres

Bucky Gleason

Marked by Buffalo, Ruff aims for the Stars

Mike Harrington

Roll the highlights as Miller makes his Buffalo return