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Buffalo Sabres Fans Have Fully Embraced Tanking

While attending the Buffalo Sabres game against the New Jersey Devils on Friday night, the reactions of the crowd made one thing abundantly clear, Sabres fans have embraced the idea of the Sabres finishing in last place in the NHL.  Sure, we have heard this from Sabres fans on talk radio, on twitter, and in internet message boards all season…

Tom Coolen

Tom Coolen returns to coach Latvian national team

The Buffalo Sabres might not be playing playoff hockey this year, but their fans will have another reason to bond with Latvia as their national team could possibly have two Sabres on the team. While Zemgus Girgensons is a question mark, Tom Coolen will be working with the team as the assistant coach. Weeks ago, rumours broke that Team Latvia…

Buffalo Sabres v Edmonton Oilers

Tanking Teams Leads to a Tanking League

As most hockey fans probably know, the National Hockey League is riddled with problems and feuds between the players and the “administration,” hence the three lockouts that have taken place in the past twenty NHL seasons. Unfortunately, another complication has arisen, and it has formed within the depths of the league. Tanking Teams Leads to a Tanking League This issue is widely…

Buffalo Sabres v Los Angeles Kings

Buffalo Sabres Trade Deadline Analysis

Now that the trade deadline has come and gone, the Buffalo Sabres will play out the last string of games until the all-important NHL Draft Lottery.  The Sabres sit in last place, and those fans who want to see the club “tank,” will be watching their results as well as those of the Edmonton Oilers and Arizona Coyotes. The deadline…

Buffalo Sabres v New Jersey Devils

Chris Stewart Traded to the Minnesota Wild

Breaking news: this afternoon, the Buffalo Sabres announced the trading of right wing Chris Stewart to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a 2nd-round draft pick in 2017. The 27-year-old power forward from Toronto, Ontario was in the second year of his two year contract, which he signed while with the St. Louis Blues, for total of $8.3 million. The deal carries a $4.15 million cap…


Torrey Mitchell to Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens added some local speed by acquiring forward Torrey Mitchell from the Buffalo Sabres for a prospect and a pick.   Prospect and pick from Habs to Buf for Mitchell. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) March 2, 2015 Mitchell, 30, is a Greenfield Park, Quebec native who has been playing in the league since 2007-2008. He was drafted by…


Michal Neuvirth Traded To New York Islanders

The Buffalo Sabres re-build continues as they have announced the trading of goaltender Michal Neuvirth to the New York Islanders, in exchange for Chad Johnson and a conditional 3rd round pick in 2016. Neuvirth to Isles for Johnson and 3rd. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) March 2, 2015 Neuvirth, 26, is on the final year of his two year contract, signed…

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