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BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Ryan Miller #30 of the Buffalo Sabres makes a blocker save against the Toronto Maple Leafs at First Niagara Center on November 29, 2013 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Call to the Hall: Buffalo Sabres

Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the franchise.  Check out the previous…

ST PAUL, MN - APRIL 20: Chris Stewart #44 of the Minnesota Wild controls the puck adjacent Patrik Berglund #21 of the St. Louis Blues during the first period in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 20, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Blues 3-0. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Report: Chris Stewart Set to Sign With Anaheim

It appears that Chris Stewart, who played for the Buffalo Sabres and Minnesota Wild in 2014-15, has found his third NHL home the past calendar year.  Andy Strickland was first with the story. Free agent Chris Stewart is nearing a one-year deal with the #NHLducks and won't be returning to the #MNwild. Announcement expected soon — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) July 11,…

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Buffalo Sabres fans set a franchise record

Yesterday evening, the Buffalo Sabres held a team scrimmage to showcase their team, which includes new stars like the 2015 2nd overall pick Jack Eichel, and centers Ryan O’Reilly and 2014 draftee Sam Reinhart. With their rebuild taking a quantum leap forward, fans showed up to the scrimmage to show their support and in doing so, the attendance of 17,115…

Jack Eichel

Going Pro: Sabres Sign Jack Eichel to Entry Level Contract

The questions surrounding Jack Eichel’s status were settled today, rather quickly into the offseason.  The second overall pick of the NHL draft has said good-bye to his college days, signing a three-year entry level contract with the Buffalo Sabres.  Jack Eichel’s scouting report is available here. The following is the official press release sent to us by the Buffalo Sabres…


Zack Kassian traded to Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Zack Kassian and a 5th round pick from the Vancouver Canucks for Brandon Prust. More details to follow. Hearing from a source that Zack Kassian has been dealt to the Habs — Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) July 1, 2015 VAN gets Prust and a 5th for Kassian. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 1, 2015 Kassian,…

Jack Eichel

LWOS 2015 NHL Draft Grades

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2014 NHL Draft.  Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the site that will bring…

DENVER, CO - APRIL 07:  Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche warms up prior to facing the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center on April 7, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Predators 3-2.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ryan O’Reilly Traded to Sabres

Colorado Avalanche trade Ryan O’Reilly and Jamie McGinn to the Buffalo Sabres for a package including Nikita Zadorov and Mikhail Grigorenko.

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