1. 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 ...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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 ...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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  11. Buffalo Sabres: Positives and Negatives of Their Draft Class

    The Buffalo Sabres used all 10 of their draft picks yesterday and acquired another via trade to re-stock their prospect cupboard. While the Sabres' draft has been applauded by many, there still were some negatives at the end of the day...

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  12. Buffalo Sabres' Three Biggest Draft Story Lines

    This will be a six-part series highlighting what the Buffalo Sabres ' draft plans may be, including an individual look at all four picks the Sabres have in the top 52...

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  13. Buffalo Sabres Draft Preview Part 5: The No. 52 Pick

    This will be a six-part series highlighting what the Buffalo Sabres ' draft plans may be, including an individual look at all four picks the Sabres have in the top 52...

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  14. Buffalo Sabres Draft Preview Part 4: The No. 38 Pick

    This will be a six-part series highlighting what the Buffalo Sabres ' draft plans may be, including an individual look at all four picks the Sabres have in the top 52...

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  15. Buffalo Sabres Re-Sign Jhonas Enroth to 2-Year Extension

    The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed netminder Jhonas Enroth to a two-year deal this morning according to ESPN's Pierre Lebrun , ensuring that the Sabres will be with at least one of their two top goalies to start next season...

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  16. Buffalo Sabres: Was It a Mistake to Trade Daniel Paille?

    Right about now it's not hard to picture many Buffalo Sabres fans hitting their heads off of the nearest table wondering how in the world their general manager, Darcy Regier , could trade Daniel Paille ...

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  17. Buffalo Sabres Draft Preview Part 3: The No. 16 Pick

    This will be a six-part series highlighting what the Buffalo Sabres ' draft plans may be, including an individual look at all four picks the Sabres have in the top-50...

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  18. Buffalo Sabres Draft Preview Part 2: The No. 8 Pick

    This will be a six-part series highlighting what the Buffalo Sabres ' draft plans may be, including an individual look at all four picks the Sabres have in the top-50...

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  19. Buffalo Sabres Draft Preview Part 1: Team Needs

    This will be a six-part series highlighting what the Buffalo Sabres ' draft plans may be, including an individual look at all four picks the Sabres have in the top-50...

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  20. Buffalo Sabres Re-Sign Winger John Scott to 1-Year Deal

    The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed John Scott to a one-year deal, bringing the bruising winger back for another year, according to Sabres.com . The deal is worth $750,000 according to Renaud Lavoie of RDS...

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  21. Buffalo Sabres Keep Ron Rolston as Head Coach

    The Buffalo Sabres and general manager Darcy Regier believe that last season's interim head coach, Ron Rolston, is the guy to lead them toward their goal of a Stanley Cup...

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  22. Buffalo Sabres Enter the Offseason with Many Unanswered Questions

    After yesterday's season-ending news conference (via sabres.com), the Buffalo Sabres have given fans more questions than answers...

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  23. Buffalo Sabres: Early Look at Offseason Storylines

    With their loss last weekend to the New York Rangers , the Buffalo Sabres have missed the NHL playoffs for the second year in a row despite another late-season charge...

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  24. Buffalo Sabres: Can They Squeak into the NHL Playoffs?

    With the emotional shootout victory last night in Boston , the Buffalo Sabres moved within two points of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, leading their ...

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  25. Should Buffalo Sabres Fans Boo Their Team?

    With Steve Ott sharing his opinion on the subject today, it begs the question: Should Buffalo Sabres fans be booing? Ott 's opinion has been widely circulated (via TSN ...

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