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’ Rasmus Asplund Injured, Timeline Unknown

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The Buffalo Sabres announced that forward Rasmus Asplund is sidelined with an injury. The timeframe at this point is unknown, although he was included on this morning’s list of unavailable players for the squad. Ten players are currently unavailable due to injury or illness. Those updates and more in #SharpenUp: https://t.co/qqPGEogjVy pic.twitter.com/aUFmf6k2rn — Buffalo Sabres […] READ MORE


Injured Kyle Okposo Doesn’t Travel On Buffalo Sabres Road Trip

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Buffalo Sabres interim coach Don Granato announced that forward Kyle Okposo did not travel on the team’s four-game road trip. Okposo is unavailable due to an undisclosed injury, which the Sabres are awaiting further evaluation on. The news broke during Buffalo’s pre-game roster announcements for their Monday night showdown with the New York Rangers. Sabres […] 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


Buffalo Sabres Kyle Okposo Out Saturday

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The Buffalo Sabres announced that forward Kyle Okposo is sidelined for Saturday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets with an upper-body injury. Team doctors will evaluate him on Friday. The Sabres have announced the following updates for today's practice. pic.twitter.com/YKhZgc8J1x — Sabres PR (@SabresPR) January 31, 2020 Kyle Okposo Injured Okposo sustained the injury in […] READ MORE


Dallas Stars Miro Heiskanen In Concussion Protocol

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The Dallas Stars announced that defenceman Miro Heiskanen is in the league’s concussion protocol. Rick Bowness confirmed that Miro Heiskanen is in concussion protocol but is getting better. — Matthew DeFranks (@MDeFranks) January 18, 2020 Miro Heiskanen Injured Heiskanen got hurt when trying retrieve a puck into the corner of his own zone early in […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Jack Eichel to Miss Time Due to Injury

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The Buffalo Sabres announced that star forward Jack Eichel is out day-to-day with an upper-body injury. He was scratched from the lineup just prior to Thursday night’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers. The news was announced late Thursday evening before the puck dropped. Sabres forward Jack Eichel will miss tonight’s game due to an upper-body […] READ MORE


TSP: Buffalo Sabres Prospects

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


TSP: Top Buffalo Sabres Prospects

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Welcome to the 2018 Top Shelf Prospects series.  As we go through the Summer of 2018 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will go team by team through the NHL bringing you a look at each Teams Top Prospects. We will be following the order of […] READ MORE