Buffalo Sabres Need Replacement For Injured Henri Jokiharju

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The Buffalo Sabres have started the season with a win, an upgrade from last season’s opening night. However, even though the 5-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens was a lot of fun, the night had a bittersweet ending. Per head coach Don Granato, both Casey Mittelstadt and Henri Jokiharju will be out for at least […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Henri Jokiharju and Casey Mittelstadt Injured

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The Buffalo Sabres announced today a pair of players are out. The exact time frame wasn’t announced. However, they did say it was a couple of weeks. With Casey Mittelstadt injured in their opening win, the Buffalo Sabres are taking the good with the bad. Per head coach Don Granato, both Casey Mittelstadt and Henri […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Buffalo Sabres

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Re-Sign Casey Mittelstadt

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The Buffalo Sabres re-sign restricted free agent forward Casey Mittelstadt to a three-year contract. The deal is worth $7.5 million or $2.5 million AAV.  It will carry him through the 2023-24 season. Mitts is back! 🙌 We have re-signed forward Casey Mittelstadt to three-year contract with an AAV of $2.5 million. Details: https://t.co/rkpGTzfsrg pic.twitter.com/FLHTU2Wmrg — […] READ MORE


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 Young Players Shine Under Don Granato

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The Buffalo Sabres have been through some ups and downs since the start of the year. From a very slow start for their stars to a COVID outbreak and bad coaching, things have not been easy for them. However, after almost breaking the record for the longest winless streak in the NHL’s cap era, they’ve […] READ MORE



Buffalo Sabres Announce Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar Injuries

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The Buffalo Sabres Coach Ralph Krueger announced today that forwards Curtis Lazar and Kyle Okposo are both day-to-day after sustaining lower-body injuries. This means that both players are likely to miss the beginning of the 2020-21 NHL regular season. Buffalo Sabres Injuries: Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar Ralph Krueger said that Curtis Lazar and Kyle […] READ MORE


Casey Mittelstadt Re-Signed by the Buffalo Sabres

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Forward Casey Mittelstadt has re-signed with the Buffalo Sabres on a one year contract worth $874,125. This contract carries him through the 2020-21 season. Welcome back Casey! 👊 We have signed Casey Mittelstadt to a one-year contract worth $874,125: https://t.co/0qSqDLx3wY pic.twitter.com/iKgdxWV5tH — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) December 23, 2020 Casey Mittelstadt Re-Signs in Buffalo Mittelstadt bounced […] READ MORE