2021 Buffalo Sabres Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE



Buffalo Sabres Carter Hutton Injured

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The Buffalo Sabres have announced that goaltender Carter Hutton has suffered an injury and will miss time. This is not good as the team was already without Linus Ullmark and traded one of their deeper options to the Colorado Avalanche. The 35-year-old Hutton exited after stopping two shots in a recent game against the New […] READ MORE


NHL Predictions: February 23rd Early Games Featuring Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals

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Welcome back to NHL Predictions! Each day, the Last Word on Hockey team will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. There are three games on the early NHL slate for Tuesday, February 23rd. Be sure to look for our late NHL predictions for today. NHL Predictions Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington […] READ MORE


Today in Hockey History: NHL Debuts in 1917

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Normally we’d be in the midst of starting up another hockey season now, but we’re in a different world. Last Word on Hockey is still going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Buffalo Sabres

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey 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. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Linus Ullmark Signs With Buffalo Sabres

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The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed goaltender Linus Ullmark to a one year deal. This deal carries a cap hit of 2.6 million dollars and has him signed through the 2020-21 season. Welcome back @Icebeardude! 🙌 We have signed goaltender Linus Ullmark to a one-year contract worth $2.6 million. Details: https://t.co/B3kh8StFO1 pic.twitter.com/yOr0gAscXQ — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) […] READ MORE


Jason Botterill has Failed the Buffalo Sabres

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Buffalo Sabres fans have a lot to be worried about as the organization has decided to keep general manager Jason Botterill. Since being hired in May of 2017, Botterill has turned the front office into a circus that seems to be incapable of running a competitive organization. Through failed free-agent signings and lopsided trades, the […] READ MORE



Fantasy Hockey: Week 3 Impressions

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The third week of the fantasy hockey season is over, and league standings are starting to take a little more shape. Hasty drops, reactionary adds, trade offers galore: the season is in full swing at this point, even though it’s early. Last week’s impressions can be found here. As for this past week, here are […] READ MORE