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SUNRISE, FL - JUNE 26:  Jack Eichel poses on stage after being selected second overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft at BB&T Center on June 26, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Buffalo Sabres

Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and eventually…

WINNIPEG, MB - JANUARY 31: Zack Kassian #9 of the Vancouver Canucks skates down the ice in second period action in an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on January 31, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Meet A New Hab: Zack Kassian

Similar to Last Word On Sports’ Meet a New Canuck, a feature from Ken Hill (@LWOSPuckHead) and Markus Meyer (@Markus_Meyer27), Meet a New Hab offers a look into the newest additions of the Montreal Canadiens and offer insight on the impact they could have with their new team. Name: Zack Kassian Position: Forward Contract: One year, $1.75 Million AAV Kassian was…

during Game Two of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena on June 6, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.

The 2015-16 Trios to Look Out For

Sometimes, all it takes for a team to reach that next level of success is a duo or trio of players that find chemistry together, so much so that they become next-to-unstoppable. With the Chicago Blackhawks, they have a few, but none more popular than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. In Tampa, the Lightning relied on one of the best…

KELOWNA, BC - DECEMBER 7: Sam Reinhart #23 of the Kootenay Ice skates against the Kelowna Rockets on December 7, 2013 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.   (Photo by Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

TSP: Buffalo Sabres Top Prospects

Welcome to the 2015 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2015 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. I will be following the order of the first round of…

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…

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