The time has come for the Buffalo Sabres to get some rest. Entering the bye week, the Sabres find themselves where most would have expected them to be at this point at the beginning of the season. After playing 49 games, they have a record of 22-20-7, good for 51 points and an overall pace
Anaheim in a selling mood and Josh Manson? Eric Stephens of The Athletic (Mailbag): The Anaheim Ducks have lots of questions to resolve. The defense suffered greatly this season and even Josh Manson’s play has faltered considerably. Even among prospects, they have progressed far more slowly than expected. It is clear that the Ducks need
Henrik Lundqvist and the Colorado Avalanche? Mike Chambers of the Denver Post: The latest team for Henrik Lundqvist to be linked to is indeed the Colorado Avalanche. After all, this makes sense considering all the cap space that Colorado has ($31 million approximately). They would be on the hook for the remainder of Lundqvist’s deal.
KHL goaltender getting NHL interest Aivis Kalnins: Source saying the Ak Bars goaltender Timur Bilyalov has turned down a contract extension. He is committed to going to North America for next season. Aivis Kalnins: Have been told that the Toronto Maple Leafs are not the only serious contender for Bilyalov. There are at least three
By The Canadian Press January 7th, 2020 BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres have recalled playmaking defenceman Lawrence Pilut from the minors. Pilut, who was called up Tuesday, has scored four goals and has 12 assists in his past 21 games and was selected to represent Rochester in the AHL All-Star game. He ranks 12th
Notes on the Predators, Sabres, Penguins, Bruins, and Senators Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: Nashville Predators GM David Poile has been trying to trade Kyle Turris for the past year. Coach Peter Laviolette could eventually take the fall but Poile said it doesn’t appear to be an option at this time. Former New Jersey
Devils eyeing a Sabres defenseman? The Fourth Period: New Jersey Devils GM Ray Shero has his eye towards next year and he’s looking to retool their blue line. It is believed that Shero has some interested in Buffalo Sabres defenseman Colin Miller. The 27-year old Miller has two years left on his contract at a
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the Ilya Kovalchuk deal with the Montreal Canadiens, and are the Buffalo Sabres done making moves? The Calgary Flames who were also part of the trade action on Thursday are apparently not done either. Finally, what’s going on with Kris Russell? Is he hurt, taking a
Bracco as part of a bigger deal? James (@Account4hockey): Elliotte Friedman earlier this week on Sportsnet 590: The asking price for Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jeremy Bracco is high. Other teams have asked about him in the past. After reported that Bracco is available, some teams are wondering the Maple Leafs are wanting to use
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jack Eichel scored on a penalty shot 1:09 into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Eichel was awarded the penalty shot after Edmonton’s Oscar Klefbom interfered with the Sabres’ captain as he attempted to break in alone
Sabres trade Scandella to the Canadiens The Montreal Canadiens have acquired defenseman Marco Scandella from the Buffalo Sabres for a 2020 fourth-round pick. The pick originally belonged to the San Jose Sharks. Thoughts from the media John Shannon: “Scandella being moved by Buffalo to Montreal makes a ton of sense on so many levels. Sabres
The NHL’s annual trade deadline will be at 3 pm ET on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. However, several clubs could attempt to make moves well before that date. Non-contenders, such as the Detroit Red Wings and Los Angeles Kings, could wait until the deadline to maximize the returns on the players they attempt to shop.
Sabres have defensemen available … Will someone quickly move on Toffoli? Saad will get trade interest when healthy Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman on Saturday night Headline’s The Buffalo Sabres have some extra defensemen and are looking to make moves. The New Jersey Devils are among the teams looking at defensemen. The Los Angles Kings could make
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Patrice Bergeron scored two goals for the third consecutive game, and the Boston Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Friday night. Bergeron became the fifth player in Bruins history to score two goals in at least three games and the first Bruin since Cam Neely in 1988-89 to accomplish the feat.
The NHL is under its annual roster freeze until 12:01 am ET on Dec. 28. After that, teams will be able to engage in trade activity. Despite the recent Taylor Hall trade, most deals involving significant players tend to take place in the month leading up to the annual late February trade deadline. However, several
By The Canadian Press December 20th, 2019 BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel has been listed as day to day with an upper body injury. Eichel practiced with the Sabres on Friday, and his status is uncertain for Saturday’s game against the visiting Los Angeles Kings. The NHL’s second-leading scorer was scratched 10
Several teams considering signing Kovalchuk John Shannon: Free agent Ilya Kovalchuk is getting interest from teams with several of them considering signing him. Those teams are looking to talk with their coaches and staff over the holiday roster freeze to see what role he could play and if there is a fit. The Sabres could
Scouting the Buffalo Sabres and Philadelphia Flyers Adam Kimelman: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Sabres-Flyers game include the Chicago Blackhawks (2), Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Minnesota Wild, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets, Carolina Hurricanes, Los Angeles Kings, and Detroit Red Wings. Comparable for Darnell Nurse Jim Matheson: Winnipeg Jets defenseman