1. Calm Down! Why the Sabres' Playoff Failure was a Good Thing

    Sigh. It's been a couple weeks, and we've all had some time to calm down and think. At this point last year, we as Buffalo Sabres fans would have been thrilled just to be in the playoffs...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about over 4 years ago 869 reads 9 comments

  2. The Forgotten Heroes of Sabres' Playoff History

    Here's a little known fact: only 11 times in their history have the Buffalo Sabres failed to qualify for the NHL playoffs. 11 times in 39 years. That means that roughly 72% of the time, the Sabres have had a chance to win the Stanley Cup...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about over 4 years ago 695 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 Buffalo Sabres to Watch in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    With the Northeast Division crown wrapped up, the Buffalo Sabres are preparing for their march to the Stanley Cup. This playoff year may well determine the direction that the Sabres will go in the future...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about over 4 years ago 678 reads 2 comments

  4. Three Things I've Learned About Derek Roy This Season

    Derek Roy may be the most polarizing member of the Buffalo Sabres now that Maxim Afinogenov makes his living in Atlanta. He plays in a city whose fans demand nothing less than his best effort every night...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about almost 5 years ago 612 reads 0 comments

  5. Buffalo Sabres Blue & Gold Origins: Danny Gare

    This is the second in a series of articles meant to familiarize the casual reader with the history of the Buffalo Sabres. Dany Gare. The Steve Tasker of the Buffalo Sabres Alumni...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about almost 5 years ago 531 reads 0 comments

  6. Head Shots in the NHL: Are They a Future Infestation?

    Having just watched Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk’s attempted decapitation of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Matt Stajan this past Saturday night, I’m all for stoking the fire of the debate...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about almost 5 years ago 170 reads 4 comments

  7. Top Five Moments In Buffalo Sabres' History

    With all of the "All-Time Top-Whatever" lists circulating at the close of the decade, I can't help but feel the pull of making one of my own. I did, however wish to go in a different direction than most...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about almost 5 years ago 3,452 reads 11 comments

  8. Remember Buffalo When You Watch the Winter Classic

    With the NHL Winter Classic coming up, and having just finished building my own backyard rink, it’s time to air something that has been on my mind for a while...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about almost 5 years ago 372 reads 1 comments

  9. Ryan Miller, Lindy Ruff, and More: Buffalo Is Filling Up Olympic Rosters

    With U.S. Olympic Hockey GM Brian Burke rumored to be finalizing the Olympic roster next week, I thought we’d take a look at just how well represented the Buffalo area might be...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about almost 5 years ago 443 reads 0 comments

  10. Will the Real Buffalo Sabres Please Stand Up?

    Maybe Buffalo sports are more connected than we think. It certainly has seemed that way, with one flop after another. The Bills have now blown six fourth-quarter leads. The UB Bulls have lost four games either in the fourth quarter or overtime...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about 5 years ago 244 reads 0 comments

  11. Buffalo Sabres Blue and Gold Origins: Tim Horton

    This is the first in a series of articles meant to familiarize the casual reader with the history of the Buffalo Sabres. For a town as hockey-crazed as Buffalo, the average citizen recognizes the name “Tim Horton” for all the wrong reasons..

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about 5 years ago 744 reads 8 comments

  12. Memo to Ralph Wilson: We Can Fix the Bills

    Greetings, Mr. Wilson. We’ve never been formally introduced, but you have certainly seen enough of my money the past 10 years. I’m sure you’ve heard of me...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about 5 years ago 200 reads 0 comments

  13. The Significance of Sabres' Ryan Miller

    There are many stories floating around about Ryan Miller these days, especially since he has been named the Third Star of the Week by the NHL. I’m not here to say that they’re undeserved, so don’t get the wrong idea...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about 5 years ago 333 reads 0 comments

  14. Buffalo Sabres Water Cooler Points, 11/9/09

    Now I know how Andrej Sekera feels after a week with the flu. Yuck. Maybe I should burn my bedsheets, too… After a weekend where the Sabres played as badly as I felt, I don’t have too much to say as I didn’t watch the games...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about 5 years ago 158 reads 2 comments

  15. Can Corsi Explain the Buffalo Sabres' Success?

    These days, a lot of hockey blogs have been posting about the Corsi Number. This is a number that compares all shots directed at goal (shots on net, missed shots, blocked shots) for and against a player...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about 5 years ago 355 reads 0 comments

  16. The Different Sabres Are the Difference Makers

    It may only be 12 games into the new NHL season, but you can notice the difference in these Buffalo Sabres. Looking at the roster is deceptive. There are only four different names on this year’s list, but they have completely re-energized this team.

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about 5 years ago 1,505 reads 0 comments

  17. Rick Jeanneret: The Spirit of the Buffalo Sabres

    The Buffalo Sabres' organization seems to have a knack for being the “longest tenured.” They have the longest tenured coach and the longest tenured GM...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about over 5 years ago 1,567 reads 1 comments

  18. Terrell Owens to Buffalo: A Use-Use Situation

    In just 24 hours, Terrell Owens has, despite the best efforts of the media to throw dirt on the casket of his career, once again made everyone talk about T.O. Now that the who, what, where, and when have been answered, all that is left is the why...

    Chris Hoy Written by Chris Hoy about over 5 years ago 423 reads 6 comments