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By John Vogl » 4:04 PM

Change is the key word for the Sabres, but there was one thing Dan Bylsma wanted to keep the same. Brian Gionta will still wear the “C” on his jersey as Buffalo’s captain. While Gionta’s... Read More

By John Vogl » 3:26 PM

Sabres fans in Southern Ontario with Bell TV will again be able to watch their favorite team. Fans with other cable or satellite services will not. Bell will broadcast 68 of the Sabres' 82 games... Read More

By John Vogl » 1:44 PM

The Sabres warned Zack Kassian five years ago that he needed to grow up. The Montreal Canadiens are furious he didn't listen. Kassian broke his left foot and nose in a car crash around 6 a.m.... Read More

By John Vogl » Sunday, October 4, 2015

The Sabres are down to 23 healthy players, a number that matches the NHL roster limit. They don’t have to make any more moves before Thursday’s opener. They just have to decide which 20... Read More

By John Vogl » Sunday, October 4, 2015

The Buffalo News' annual NHL Preview section is out. As usual, it's a must-read as the Sabres get ready for opening night Thursday. Below are the stories and the links to them. To see the... Read More

By John Vogl » Friday, October 2, 2015

For 40 minutes, the Sabres looked like the team from the past two seasons. For the final period, they showed the fans that things might be different in Buffalo. After falling into a 5-0 hole –... Read More

By John Vogl » Friday, October 2, 2015

The Sabres have trimmed their roster by eight players, including right wing Patrick Kaleta. Buffalo announced that Kaleta and Matt Ellis, who were both in camp on minor-league contracts, have been... Read More

By John Vogl » Friday, October 2, 2015

The Sabres have reportedly waived defensemen Chad Ruhwedel and Jerome Leduc. If they aren't claimed by another team by noon Saturday, they'll report to the Rochester Americans. Ruhwedel, who... Read More

By John Vogl » Friday, October 2, 2015

The Sabres finally got some good news on the injury front. Defenseman Josh Gorges, who has been out with a lower-body injury, skated with his teammates Friday morning and expects to play when the... Read More

By John Vogl » Friday, October 2, 2015

The Sabres will close their exhibition season Friday night at home against Columbus, and no matter the result they’ll end the preseason with a winning record. Buffalo is 4-2 after a 6-1 loss in... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, October 1, 2015

Sabres center Ryan O'Reilly told reporters on Wednesday he had no idea if there was a resolution coming today to his legal issues. As it turns out, there was none. In hockey parlance, O'Reilly is... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Some quick updates today from Sabres coach Dan Bylsma after practice in First Niagara Center: ---Ryan O'Reilly is among the players who will not be traveling to Minnesota for the preseason game... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, September 30, 2015

For the fifth time in five preseason games the Buffalo Sabres scored a short-handed goal. This time it was an amazing play from Jack Eichel, which sent the crowd at First Niagara Center into a... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Sabres lead the NHL in scoring average in the preseason with 4.25 goals per game and that's with often playing a split-squad lineup. That changes tonight in First Niagara Center against the... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Monday, September 28, 2015

For the first time this training camp Rasmus Ristolainen took the ice with his Buffalo Sabres teammates. The defenseman missed the first 10 days with an upper body injury. Back at practice, look... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, September 27, 2015

The Buffalo Sabres trimmed their roster by 12 on Sunday sending those players to the Rochester Americans as the AHL team opens training camp on Monday. Loaned  to the Amerks were forwards Justin... Read More

By John Vogl » Saturday, September 26, 2015

The Sabres are planning to use Jack Eichel alongside Matt Moulson this season. But the preseason is a time to experiment, and Buffalo wants to see how Eichel's skills mesh with Evander... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Saturday, September 26, 2015

TORONTO -- The special teams were humming and the offense in general was on its game Friday night as the Sabres rallied past the Toronto Maple Leafs, 6-4, in Air Canada Centre. Buffalo improved to... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, September 25, 2015

TORONTO -- Coach Dan Bylsma said the Sabres planned all along to put the forward lines into the salt shaker for the third preseason game, and that comes tonight at 7:30 in Air Canada Centre against... Read More

By John Vogl » Thursday, September 24, 2015

Dan Bylsma wanted to get acquainted with his new team during the summer, so he called a few buddies in the coaching fraternity and asked about players. One of the guys who came up in the discussions... Read More

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