1. Buffalo Sabres: Struggles Likely to Continue Through Next Season

    Breathe deep, Buffalo Sabres fans. It's almost over. Only eight games remain on the schedule in what could arguably be one of the worst NHL seasons ever...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 9 months ago 1,805 reads 4 comments

  2. Buffalo Sabres: Questions About Ted Nolan Loom as Extension Nears

    Reports have surfaced this week that Ted Nolan's three-year extension to stay on as the Buffalo Sabres head coach is being finalized (via Bob McKenize of TSN )...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 9 months ago 3,681 reads 6 comments

  3. Buffalo Sabres: What Does the Trade Deadline Mean for the Future?

    What could be one of the most talked about days in the Buffalo Sabres ' history has come and gone, and probably with a lot less fanfare than many had hoped for or expected...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 6,443 reads 8 comments

  4. Buffalo Sabres: LaFontaine's Departure Looks Bad, but Should Not Impact Future

    With a chance to reflect on the events of the past 72 hours, Buffalo Sabres fans probably have a lot more questions than answers. Friday, Ryan Miller and Steve Ott were traded to the St...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 3,881 reads 10 comments

  5. Buffalo Sabres: Analyzing the Steve Ott and Ryan Miller Trade

    The wait is over. Last night, with their game with the San Jose Sharks closing in, the Buffalo Sabres traded their star netminder Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott to the St...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 14,928 reads 9 comments

  6. Buffalo Sabres: Trade Deadline to Set the Stage for the Draft

    And here we go. All of the months of waiting and speculation will come to an end in a mere 10 days as the NHL roster freeze was lifted at midnight and NHL clubs are free to swap players as they so choose, until 3 p...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 5,126 reads 6 comments

  7. Buffalo Sabres: 5 Takeaways from Latest Tim Murray Interview

    Last night during an intermission at the Rochester Americans and Texas Stars AHL tilt in Rochester, Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray gave a lengthy interview to WGR 550 discussing a wide range of topics...

    Matt Clouden Written by Matt Clouden about 10 months ago 5,950 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 5,222 reads 6 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 6,526 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 11 months ago 6,008 reads 25 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 16,859 reads 15 comments

  12. 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 12 months ago 2,728 reads 2 comments

  13. 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 12 months ago 3,815 reads 3 comments

  14. 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 1 year ago 3,854 reads 12 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 5,368 reads 13 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 9,292 reads 11 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 2,766 reads 6 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 3,080 reads 2 comments

  19. 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 1 year ago 1,962 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 1 year ago 6,565 reads 5 comments

  21. 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 1 year ago 13,475 reads 25 comments

  22. 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 1 year ago 6,240 reads 15 comments

  23. 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 1 year ago 1,530 reads 4 comments

  24. 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 2,918 reads 1 comments

  25. 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 2,385 reads 4 comments