TSP: Buffalo Sabres Prospects

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Welcome to the 2016 edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2016 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I will follow the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no trades). You can find all the […] READ MORE


The All-time Best Nashville Predators Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up next: The all-time best Nashville Predators free agent signing.  Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 summer […] READ MORE


Evander Kane Arrested for June Bar Incident

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Friday morning, Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane went to Buffalo Police and turned himself in.  He was then placed in handcuffs and taken away. Ashley Rowe of WKBW broke the story. BREAKING: I have learned Sabres Forward Evander Kane has been arrested by Buffalo Police. No further details at this time. @WKBW — Ashley Rowe […] READ MORE



Ryan O’Reilly Acquitted of Drunk Driving

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After multiple delays in his impaired driving case, Buffalo Sabres’ star Ryan O’Reilly can breathe a sigh of relief tonight. A London, Ontario court found insufficient evidence to prosecute O’Reilly following a series of strange alcohol-related events in early July of last year. No reasonable prospect of conviction. No more evidence — Jane Sims (@JaneatLFPress) July 11, 2016 The […] READ MORE


Chad Johnson Signed By Flames

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Unrestricted free agent goaltender Chad Johnson signed a one-year contract with the Calgary Flames worth $1.7 million. The former Buffalo Sabres goalie was the lead masked man for the Sabres last year. Johnson was third in the Last Word On Sports 2016 Top 10 UFA goaltenders available ranking. Chad Johnson to CAL. One year deal — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July […] READ MORE


Kyle Okposo Signs With the Sabres

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Veteran right wing, Kyle Okposo, has signed a contract with the Buffalo Sabres. The contract will see him make $42 million over the seven year length, unsurprising numbers for a very impressive forward. Okposo spent the first nine years, 529 games in total, with the New York Islanders. Okposo signs with Buffalo. 7 years, $6 mil aav. […] READ MORE


LWOS 2016 NHL Draft Grades

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2015 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres Look to Revitalize Rivalry

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The Buffalo Sabres always seem to get lost as a rival for the Toronto Maple Leafs. This is true even though they are in a closer proximity than Montreal; who is considered to be the number one rival for most Maple Leaf fans. Buffalo doesn’t have the sexiness of the Canadiens, recent playoff history like the […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres Trade for Jimmy Vesey

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The Buffalo Sabres have acquired the rights to former Nashville Predators third round pick, Jimmy Vesey. Vesey won the 2016 Hobey Baker Award as the top player in NCAA hockey. Vesey led the Harvard Crimson with 24 goals and 22 assists for 46 points in 33 games. The Sabres will give up a third round pick, 76th overall, […] READ MORE