1. NHL: GMs Discuss Shootout Removal

    The NHL’s GM meetings in Boca Raton, FL., have concluded—and while the debate about “headshots” reigned supreme, the shootout found a way to rear its ugly head...

    Matthew Hogan Written by Matthew Hogan about almost 5 years ago 266 reads 12 comments

  2. Buffalo Sabres' Youth Leads Team in Win Over Dallas Stars

    The Buffalo Sabres extended their win streak to three games on Wednesday night with a 5-3 win over the visiting Dallas Stars. Leading the way for the Sabres were the young guns. Tyler Myers, Mark Mancari, and Patrick Kaleta all had big games for Buffalo.

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  3. The NHL's Top Five Best Contracts

    The other day I wrote a little article about the NHL’s five worst contracts. Here, have a read: http://bleacherreport...

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  4. The Buffalo Sabres' Special Teams: Two Very Different Tales

    The Buffalo Sabres’ special teams have been a mystery all season long. Buffalo’s penalty kill is currently ranked fourth in the NHL at 86 percent...

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  5. The NHL's Top Five Worst Contracts

    There are a lot of people who think that athletes are overpaid—I’m no exception to that. And while many athletes are overpaid, there are those who deserve their salaries and endorsements and whatever other monies come their way...

    Matthew Hogan Written by Matthew Hogan about almost 5 years ago 1,239 reads 20 comments

  6. Buffalo Sabres Trade Deadline Recap and Analysis

    The Buffalo Sabres had an interesting deadline day, to say the least. After several hours of inactivity, GM Darcy Regier made his first move around 2 p.m...

    Matthew Hogan Written by Matthew Hogan about almost 5 years ago 867 reads 6 comments

  7. 2010 NHL Trade Deadline: The Winners and Losers

    Not the most exciting deadline day ever—in fact, I may have dosed off for about an hour around 10 a.m. —but trades were made and there are definitely some teams that will benefit from them...

    Matthew Hogan Written by Matthew Hogan about almost 5 years ago 1,568 reads 25 comments

  8. Buffalo Sabres: Five Things To Deal with After the Olympics

    With the regular season about to jump into high gear, the Buffalo Sabres will have a lot on their plate from now until the end of the regular season...

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  9. 2010 Winter Olympics: All-Olympic Hockey Team

    The NHL trade deadline approaches—everyone panic! But before you all start getting angry at your GM for trading away your team’s best player—too late Atlanta—or because he didn’t ...

    Matthew Hogan Written by Matthew Hogan about almost 5 years ago 1,188 reads 8 comments

  10. 2010 Winter Olympics: Five Things We Learned from Men's Hockey

    The Winter Olympics have come and gone, and the NHL trade deadline is quickly approaching, but before all of the speculating starts, let's have a look back at the Olympics...

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  11. Gatorade Announces Season Two of REPLAY

    Yesterday, The Gatorade Company and FOX Sports Net announced the second season of the successful, original program REPLAY the Series. The series re-stages classic games between some of the nation’s biggest high school sports rivalries...

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  12. 2010 Olympic Hockey: U.S. vs Canada Rematch Is a Date with Destiny

    Just four teams remain in the Winter Olympics’ men’s hockey tournament, but all eyes are focused on the United States and Canada...

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  13. 2010 Olympic Hockey: Canada vs. Russia Is More Than Just a Game

    The Canadian and Russian men’s hockey teams were the top-two ranked teams by many critics heading into the Winter Olympics. But after the preliminary round, one thing is certain: Only one country will have the opportunity to take home a medal...

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  14. Drew Stafford: Buffalo's Most Likely Trade Candidate

    When Drew Stafford played his first season for the Buffalo Sabres back in 2006, the young forward showed tons of promise, but as of late, Stafford has been much less than what was expected...

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  15. Buffalo Sabres: How the Rest of the Season Will Play Out

    With the Olympics in full swing, there isn’t much news from the Buffalo Sabres—but that isn’t going to stop me from writing about them...

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  16. Olympic Hockey: Ryan Miller Saves the Day for the United States

    There are a ton of stories from Sunday night’s game: the upset, Martin Brodeur’s questionable decision-making, Sidney Crosby’s ghost like presence—in the sense that I ...

    Matthew Hogan Written by Matthew Hogan about almost 5 years ago 1,258 reads 68 comments

  17. Sweden-Finland: Olympic Hockey Preview

    Today’s pre-article Olympic observation will focus on my new second favorite sport: curling. John Shuster has missed more game-clinching shots for the U.S...

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  18. Olympic Hockey: Five Reasons Why Canada Will Beat the United States

    I like starting each of my articles with a small observation I’ve picked up while watching the Olympics. Today’s observation will focus on women’s hockey...

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  19. Buffalo Sabres and Shootouts: Things That Don't Mix...For the Moment

    There was a time when the Buffalo Sabres were almost automatic in the shootout. Daniel Briere would pull off some amazing deke and score—and even if he missed Ales Kotalik and Thomas Vanek were there to pick up the pieces...

    Matthew Hogan Written by Matthew Hogan about almost 5 years ago 218 reads 9 comments

  20. U.S. Men's Hockey: Sorry, No Gold This Year

    Let me start by saying that, after today, I am a curling fanatic. Can anyone else believe the ending to the United States—Japan women’s match? Yes, I really watched it. But before you judge me any further, let’s move on to hockey...

    Matthew Hogan Written by Matthew Hogan about almost 5 years ago 530 reads 16 comments

  21. Five Olympic Hockey Players with the Most Pressure On Their Shoulders

    Before I start, I saw a poll on ESPN.com that asked, “Are goaltenders who participate in the Olympics putting themselves at a disadvantage for the NHL’s regular season? 40 percent said “yes,” and you can guess what the other 60 percent said...

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  22. Ryan Miller Ready for The Olympics After Sabres Snap Skid

    The Buffalo Sabres picked a good time to snap their six-game losing skid. The Sabres, behind a strong effort from goalie Ryan Miller, defeated the Western Conference-leading San Jose Sharks—of all teams—3-1 Saturday night in Buffalo...

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  23. 2010 Winter Olympics: Five Possible Upsets in Men's Hockey

    The Winter Olympics have officially begun, and all eyes are on men’s hockey. The two favorites—at the moment—are Canada and Russia, but several teams are looking to upset the field...

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  24. Sabres' Skid Hits Six in Overtime Loss To Carolina

    Another game, another loss for the Buffalo Sabres. After jumping out to a 2-0 on Thursday night in Carolina, the Sabres surrendered three consecutive goals and dropped their sixth straight game, 4-3 in overtime...

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  25. Lindy Ruff Shakes Up Lines Amid Buffalo Sabres' Five-Game Skid

    According to the Buffalo Sabres’ official website, Head Coach Lindy Ruff has decided to shake things up a little before the Olympic break...

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