1. Buffalo Sabres' Quiet Olympic Freeze Means Busy Trade Deadline

    The Buffalo Sabres were viewed as one of the teams that could make a few moves before Friday's Olympic roster freeze, but like the other teams in the NHL the Sabres decided to stand pat...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 8 months ago 5,143 reads 6 comments

  2. Buffalo Sabres: How GM Regier's Final Non-Trade Was Indicative of Entire Tenure

    As if Buffalo Sabres fans haven't had enough to handle this season with the woeful product on the ice, they now have something more to lament about off the ice...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 8 months ago 6,481 reads 9 comments

  3. Buffalo Sabres: Should They Trade for Ryan Callahan?

    It's not everyday that you see as strong a reaction to a player purportedly being placed on the trading block as you did when Ryan Callahan was yesterday...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 8 months ago 5,989 reads 25 comments

  4. Buffalo Sabres: An Early Look at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft

    The Buffalo Sabres have ridden the struggle bus most of the season, and due to that, they will likely be "rewarded" with a top pick in the 2014 NHL draft...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 9 months ago 16,682 reads 15 comments

  5. Buffalo Sabres: Predictions for the Second Half of the 2013-14 Season

    The Buffalo Sabres hit the midpoint of their 2013-14 season last night with an embarrassing loss to the Minnesota Wild and former captain Jason Pominville ...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 9 months ago 2,658 reads 2 comments

  6. Buffalo Sabres: Why Ted Nolan Deserves a Chance to Drop the Interim Tag

    This week there have been multiple reports from sources like TSN's Bob McKenzie saying that the Buffalo Sabres have narrowed their list of general managers down and will begin their second-round interviews soon...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 9 months ago 3,754 reads 3 comments

  7. Buffalo Sabres: Why They Must Hire a General Manager Soon

    The Buffalo Sabres ' general manager search began a little over a month ago with the hiring of Vice President of Hockey Operations Pat LaFontaine and the relatively unceremonious firing of Darcy Regier ...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 3,804 reads 12 comments

  8. Buffalo Sabres: What Should They Do with Ryan Miller?

    During another week of ugly losses for the Buffalo Sabres , the New York Rangers —to the surprise of no one—came to terms on a seven year, $59.5 million deal with their Vezina -winning netminder , Henrik Lundqvist...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 5,228 reads 13 comments

  9. Buffalo Sabres: Why the 2014 Draft Is the Key to the Rebuild

    With the Buffalo Sabres unable to score goals once again in the still relatively young season, the reality has likely settled in for most who follow the team: They'll be picking very, very high in next year's NHL Entry Draft...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 8,990 reads 11 comments

  10. Buffalo Sabres: The Rebuild Continues Without the Youth

    After a few days of speculation following the Buffalo Sabres ' home-and-home with the Toronto Maple Leafs , the Sabres have effectively purged most of the youth on its roster this morning, per their official Twitter account...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 11 months ago 2,691 reads 6 comments

  11. Buffalo Sabres: What Can We Expect from the New Front Office?

    In a move that was both equally unexpected and long overdue, the Buffalo Sabres announced the firing of long-time general manager Darcy Regier and head coach Ron Rolston Wednesday ...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 11 months ago 3,010 reads 2 comments

  12. Buffalo Sabres: Thomas Vanek Trade Should Have Team All-in on Youth Movement

    Sunday the Buffalo Sabres said goodbye to arguably their most offensively prolific player since Pat LaFontaine and Alex Mogilny donned the blue and gold. This season has largely been a nightmare for the Sabres...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 11 months ago 1,807 reads 3 comments

  13. Buffalo Sabres: Analyzing the Thomas Vanek-Matt Moulson Trade

    Trading a star player is never easy for a team or its fanbase. The Buffalo Sabres and its fans learned this last trade deadline when captain Jason Pominville was shipped off to Minnesota for two prospects and two picks...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 11 months ago 6,141 reads 5 comments

  14. Buffalo Sabres: Does a Trade with the Oilers Make Sense?

    Right now the Twittersphere is abuzz with a potential Buffalo Sabres - Edmonton Oilers trade that, as of right now, may have both teams swapping their entire rosters...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 12 months ago 13,371 reads 25 comments

  15. Buffalo Sabres: Why the Ron Rolston Experiment Needs to End

    After Thursday night's embarrassing loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets , the Buffalo Sabres have moved to 0-4-1 with a minus-nine goal differential, behind only Florida and the New York Rangers ...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 12 months ago 6,106 reads 15 comments

  16. On Fighting: Its Role and Its Cost in Today's NHL

    The fighting debate has emerged once again, with it unfortunately coming on the heels of a scary sight in Montreal Tuesday night involving the oft-battling George Parros ...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 12 months ago 1,479 reads 4 comments

  17. Buffalo Sabres: Factors That Will Determine Their Fate This Season

    The Buffalo Sabres' season opens Wednesday night in Detroit against their new division foe, the Red Wings. The Sabres do not find themselves high on many lists to start the season, but there are questions surrounding this Sabres team nonetheless...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 2,813 reads 1 comments

  18. Buffalo Sabres: How They Match Up Against the Atlantic Division

    The new-look Atlantic Division will pit the Buffalo Sabres against some old foes and new rivals. The Sabres have missed the playoffs for the past two seasons, and expectations are not much higher this season...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 2,399 reads 4 comments

  19. Buffalo Sabres 2013-14 Preview: Goaltending

    The Buffalo Sabres ' goaltenders were busy last season. The Sabres ranked dead last in the NHL by allowing 33.5 shots per game last season, with a significant gap between them and the 29th-rated team, the Edmonton Oilers ...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 2,370 reads 1 comments

  20. Buffalo Sabres 2013-14 Preview: Defensemen

    Last season, the Buffalo Sabres opened up the year in January with what many determined was a surplus of talent on the blue line. This year is much of the same, while at the same time being oh so different...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 3,161 reads 11 comments

  21. Buffalo Sabres 2013-14 Preview: Forwards

    Last year, the Buffalo Sabres by no means lit up the scoreboard. Ranking 21st in the league in scoring, the Sabres offense, while at times showing flashes of dominance, was far too inconsistent to allow the Sabres to compete for the playoffs...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 2,909 reads 7 comments

  22. Buffalo Sabres: Some Answers to a Few Lingering Offseason Questions

    The Buffalo Sabres ' offseason has been busy and quiet at the same time. Essentially there haven't been a lot of big moves from the Sabres this offseason, but there have been plenty ...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 4,389 reads 11 comments

  23. Debating a Potential New Jersey-Buffalo Trade for Thomas Vanek

    On July 11, Ilya Kovalchuk surprised many in the hockey world by retiring from the New Jersey Devils and walking away from the remainder of his ridiculous 15-year, $100 million contract he signed with them a few seasons ago...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 5,478 reads 8 comments

  24. Available Free Agents That Would Be Good Fits for the Buffalo Sabres

    As the available free agents begin to dwindle, the Buffalo Sabres are left with fewer options to aid them in their rebuilding process...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 4,974 reads 8 comments

  25. Buffalo Sabres Remain Quiet at Start of Free Agency

    When the floodgates to free agency opened on July 5, the Buffalo Sabres were passive observers as the rest of their yet-to-be-named conference added some important pieces...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 1 year ago 2,322 reads 3 comments