Holding the Fort: Surving Until Buffalo Sabres Injuries Heal

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via Last Word on Hockey, by  Chris Lizza The Buffalo Sabres have gotten off to a rough start in 2016-17 due to some key injuries. Many hockey experts picked the Sabres to return to the playoffs this season. However, these early season injuries could greatly impact Buffalo’s chances for post-season play. It’s a critical time for […] READ MORE


Potential Trade Targets For The Vancouver Canucks

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Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has made it clear that despite signing Loui Eriksson to a six-year deal worth $36 million, the Canucks are still searching for a scoring winger. “We’d like to add a proven scorer who brings some grit to take the pressure off Sven, so he can keep developing at his […] 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


Evander Kane Investigation Closed

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The Evander Kane investigation into an alleged sexual assault has closed with no charges filed. The County of Erie District Attorney’s office said today that it is closing the sexual assault investigation against Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane. Various media outlets are reporting that the District Attorney, as well as the Buffalo Police Department, determined […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres' Evander Kane Sleeps In- Suspended

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After missing practice on Monday due to sleeping in, Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane will not suit up in Tuesday’s game in Ottawa against the Senators.  Head Coach Dan Bylsma said that Kane broke a team rule and will be dealt with by the Sabres’ staff and front office internally.  He also added that he […] READ MORE


Evander Kane is a Suspect in a Sexual Assault Investigation

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Reports are circulating on Sunday evening that Buffalo Sabres left-winger Evander Kane is a suspect in a sexual assault investigation. According to Tim Graham of The Buffalo News the incident occurred early Sunday morning at a hotel near the First Niagara Centre, and that an investigation is ongoing. Kane has not been charged with any criminal offense, […] READ MORE


NHL Injury Report for October 26th, 2015

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Here is your weekly NHL injury report for October 26th, 2015 Evander Kane Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane will be out 4-6 weeks with an MCL injury. According to coach Dan Blysma he will not need surgery on the knee.  Kane left Saturday’s game against the New Jersey Devils with a leg injury. Kane has […] READ MORE


2015-16 Puck Drop Preview: Winnipeg Jets

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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 […] READ MORE


Buffalo Sabres fans set a franchise record

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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 […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Winnipeg Jets

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE