1. Thrashers End Sabres Unbeaten Start With 4-2 Win

    The 2009-2010 version of the Buffalo Sabres reverted to many of their maddening traits from last year in losing their first game of this season 4-2 to the Atlanta Thrashers Saturday night in HSBC arena in Buffalo...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about 5 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  2. Buffalo-New Jersey: Sabres' Comeback Falls Short, Devils Win 3-2

    NY Rangers say, "Please!" Buffalo Sabres respond, No, thank you!" Let the record show that at 4 PM today, Saturday Apr. 4, after the Boston Bruins had defeated the NY Rangers 1-0, the Buffalo Sabres held their playoff destiny in their own hands...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  3. Sabres-Thrashers: Same Old Story as Buffalo Falls 3-2 to Atlanta in OT

    The Sabres lost to the Atlanta Thrashers Wednesday night, 3-2, in an overtime battle. It was a defeat which, barring a complete collapse by two of the three teams ahead of them, relegates ...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 79 reads 1 comments

  4. Sabres-Canadiens: Desperate Buffalo Downs the Habs in a Shootout

    Give the Buffalo Sabres some credit. All, but written off for a playoff spot a four days ago, the Sabres came back from a one goal deficit in the third period to defeat the Montreal ...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 155 reads 2 comments

  5. Sabres Confound Buffalo News Critics Again, Defeat Leafs 5-3

    These are tough times to be a Buffalo Sabre. You're in tenth place, five points behind Montreal for the last playoff spot. The team hasn't played well down the stretch, going 4-7-2 since starting goalie Ryan Miller was hurt...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 82 reads 6 comments

  6. Sabres-Flyers: Philly Sticks a Fork in Buffalo in a Dominating Win

    The hardest thing for a fan is to go through the ups and downs of an entire season only to see the brutal truth 16 games from the end: Your team is not going to make the playoffs...

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  7. Sabres-Senators: Ottawa Downs Buffalo 6-3

    Just when you thought the Sabres had figured things out and were energized for the stretch run, the "bad" Sabres showed up and laid an egg in Ottawa...

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  8. Sabres Cap Trade Day with 5-1 Win Over Habs as Lalime Stars

    When the NHL trading deadline is over, each team in the league has played their cards and laid down their hands. There's no more need to posture, no more bluffing...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 76 reads 2 comments

  9. Hurricanes Rally Past Depleted Sabres 2-1 In Shoot-Out

    These are difficult times. And I'm not just talking about the economy. The Sabres are missing their two best players in Ryan Miller and Thomas Vanek. The Sabres are hovering on the borderline of the playoffs...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 68 reads 1 comments

  10. Buffalo-San Jose: Sabres Win See-Saw Game 6-5 In Shoot-Out Over Sharks

    Wow! Just when you thought the Buffalo Sabres had blown a three goal lead to the San Jose Sharks and their season was in big trouble, the boys in blue and gold said, "Not so fast!" It doesn't get more gut wretchingly exciting than this one...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 117 reads 2 comments

  11. Ottawa- Buffalo: Senators Get Second Straight Win Against Sabres

    With Buffalo winger Thomas Vanek missing his first game of what is expected to be a three-to-four week absence, this was a chance for those Sabre players who have been missing in action to show up and start making a difference...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  12. Senators-Sabres: Ottawa Beats Buffalo 3-2 in Shoot-Out

    After a great win over Montreal on Friday night, the Sabres travelled to Hamilton to face the struggling Ottawa Senators. The Sabres seemed to be jelling. They had moved into a tie with Philadelphia for sixth place in the Eastern Conference...

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  13. Buffalo-Montreal: Sabres Edge Canadiens 3-2 As Miller and Connolly Stay Hot

    Yes, the Sabres have been playing better lately. Yes, they just returned from a long six-game road trip with a 3-3 record. And yes, the Sabres had just thrashed their rival Toronto Maple Leafs 5-0 two nights before...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 76 reads 9 comments

  14. Buffalo Crushes Toronto 5-0 on Thomas Vanek Hat Trick and Ryan Miller Shutout

    The Buffalo Sabres made the long flight back from Anaheim on Tuesday, returning home for their first game at HSBC Arena since Jan. 17...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 117 reads 0 comments

  15. Anaheim-Buffalo: Sabres Go Down Fighting, Losing to Ducks 3-2

    The Buffalo Sabres made a game effort but overcoming the size, skill, and smarts of the Anaheim Ducks was too much for them as they fell 3-2 Even though they were down four regulars, the Sabres came out flying and dominated the first period...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about over 5 years ago 93 reads 2 comments

  16. Ryan Miller Leads Sabres Over Coyotes as Buffalo Blanks Phoenix 2-0

    The Buffalo Sabres played an almost perfect road game Saturday night, frustrating the Phoenix Coyotes with stout defense and taking advantage of their own scoring chances to record a 2-0 shutout win...

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  17. Buffalo-Calgary: Flames Incinerate Sabres in Third Period 5-2

    In their 10-2 thrashing of Edmonton on Tuesday night, the Buffalo Sabres had one of those games where everything went their way. The problem with those games is that they don't happen very often...

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  18. Sabres' Paint Ball Skills Don't Help On Ice: Tampa Downs Buffalo 5-3

    Even with the All-Star break coming up in just a day, Buffalo Sabre's coach Lindy Ruff elected not to hold an on-ice practice Tuesday. Instead, the Sabres spent the day playing paint ball and "team-building...

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  19. Buffalo-Florida: Sabres De-Claw Panthers in 3-2 Shoot-Out Win

    Teams with great road records in the NHL don’t play a flashy game in their opponent's rinks. They dump the puck in, prevent the enemy skaters from getting momentum in the neutral zone, keep the game close, and take advantage of any mistakes...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  20. Sabres-Hurricanes: Buffalo Escapes Third Period With 3-1 Win

    This was a game you expected the Sabres to win. They were back home from an impressive and hopefully momentum-building three goal come-back win in a shoot-out over Dallas. Carolina, on the other hand, had given up 20 goals in losing their last four...

    Roy Stevenson Written by Roy Stevenson about almost 6 years ago 44 reads 1 comments

  21. Sabres-Stars: Buffalo Storms Back from Three Goals Down To Stun Dallas

    Take a Sabres team that played like dogs in losing to Chicago 4-1 last night. Put them on a plane and fly 1,000 miles to Dallas...

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  22. The Buffalo Sabres at Mid-Season: Analysis and Awards

    With the 2008-2009 NHL season more than halfway done, let's take a look at how the Buffalo Sabres are doing and then pass out a few awards in recognition of some of the high- and low-lights of the first half...

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  23. Buffalo-Chicago: Blackhawks Dump Sabres 4-1

    Just when you think the Sabres have turned a corner and have it going, they lay an egg like tonight in Chicago where they lost in a listless effort 4-1...

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  24. Sabres-Red Wings: Detroit Dominates Buffalo 3-1 for Sixth Straight Win

    The Buffalo Sabres had beaten the Rangers the night before. They had won four in a row. They were playing better than they had since the first weeks of the season...

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  25. Sabres-Rangers: Sabres Win 2-1, for Fourth Straight Win, Stay Perfect in 2009

    This was a statement game for the Buffalo Sabres. Sure, they had won three straight, even defeating the big bad Bruins, but their play has been so inconsistent all season, Buffalo fans ...

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