Category: Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo Sabres legend Rene Robert suffers ‘serious heart attack’

Buffalo Sabres legend Rene Robert suffers ‘serious heart attack’

Rene Robert, one of the members of the legendary Buffalo Sabres’ French Connection line has suffered a ‘serious heart attack’, according to a report from John Vogl of The Athletic. Robert reportedly suffered the heart attack at his home in Florida. Robert, ... MORE
Sabres sign JJ Peterka to entry-level contract

Sabres sign JJ Peterka to entry-level contract

The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward J-J Peterka to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced Friday. Peterka, 19, was selected by Buffalo in the second round (34th overall) of the 2020 NHL Draft. We picked JJ Peterka 34th overall in the ... MORE
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Sabres win NHL Draft Lottery, will pick first overall

Sabres win NHL Draft Lottery, will pick first overall

The Buffalo Sabres are on the clock. The Sabres won the lottery on Tuesday for the No. 1 overall selection in the 2021 NHL Draft, which will be held virtually on July 23 and 24. They entered the evening with a 16.6-percent ... MORE
Former Sabres forward Derek Roy announces retirement

Former Sabres forward Derek Roy announces retirement

Former Buffalo Sabres forward Derek Roy announced his retirement on his social media channels Tuesday. Roy played 738 games over 11 NHL seasons, including 549 with the Sabres. He spent the past six seasons playing professionally in Europe. “As a kid I ... MORE
Sabres captain Jack Eichel selected as nominee for King Clancy Trophy

Sabres captain Jack Eichel selected as nominee for King Clancy Trophy

Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel has been selected as the team’s nominee for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL player “who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in ... MORE
Sabres defenseman Collin Miller selected to Team Canada roster

Sabres defenseman Collin Miller selected to Team Canada roster

Colin Miller will play for Canada at the IIHF World Championship in Latvia later this month. It will be the defenseman’s first tournament with the national team. Miller becomes the second Sabres player confirmed for the tournament, joining forward Tage Thompson (USA) ... MORE
Sabres forward Tage Thompson to play for U.S. at World Championship

Sabres forward Tage Thompson to play for U.S. at World Championship

Tage Thompson has been selected to play for Team USA at the IIHF World Championship in Latvia later this month. Find the full USA roster in the tweet below: Introducing the 2021 U.S. Men’s National Team! #MensWorlds 🇺🇸 Details → https://t.co/pDjcbc3hrs pic.twitter.com/0OUe5TmydW ... MORE
Jack Eichel says there’s been a ‘disconnect’ with Sabres on treating his neck injury

Jack Eichel says there’s been a ‘disconnect’ with Sabres on treating his neck injury

We’ve heard a lot of unhappy season-ending press conferences with Jack Eichel over the years since this team hasn’t made the playoffs his entire career but this year’s frustration not only had to do with the losing but how the team has ... MORE
Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen is ‘open for all the scenarios’ when it comes to his future

Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen is ‘open for all the scenarios’ when it comes to his future

As another Sabres season ends without making the playoffs, once again the future of defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen is up in the air. During his season-ending zoom call, Ristolainen said he told general manager Kevyn Adams he’s open to anything even if that ... MORE
Dustin Tokarski named Sabres’ nominee for Masterton Trophy

Dustin Tokarski named Sabres’ nominee for Masterton Trophy

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dustin Tokarski is the team’s nominee for the 2020-21 Masterton Trophy, the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association and the NHL announced Monday. The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded annually under the trusteeship of the PHWA, is given “to the National ... MORE
Sabres drop season finale to Penguins, 1-0

Sabres drop season finale to Penguins, 1-0

The Sabres were unable to solve Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Maxime Lagace during a 1-0 loss in their season finale at PPG Paints Arena on Sunday. Lagace, making his Penguins debut, turned away 23 shots. The Sabres finished with edges in shots (29-23) ... MORE
Sabres forward Sam Reinhart named winner of inaugural Rick Martin Memorial Award

Sabres forward Sam Reinhart named winner of inaugural Rick Martin Memorial Award

Sam Reinhart has been named the winner of the inaugural Rick Martin Memorial Award, given to the player fans believe best embodies what it means to be a Buffalo Sabre. Fans submitted their votes in favor of a player who performs on ... MORE
Sabres clinch worst record in NHL with 8-4 loss to Penguins

Sabres clinch worst record in NHL with 8-4 loss to Penguins

Drake Caggiula scored his first two goals with the team, but the Buffalo Sabres fell 8-4 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in their penultimate game of the season at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday. Tage Thompson and Jeff Skinner also scored for the ... MORE
Sabres forward Brett Murray to make NHL debut in Pittsburgh

Sabres forward Brett Murray to make NHL debut in Pittsburgh

Brett Murray’s phone was buzzing as he sat down for his Zoom call with the media on Thursday, hours after he had learned he would make his NHL debut for the Sabres against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 22-year-old forward will become the ... MORE
Sabres beat Islanders in shootout, 4-3

Sabres beat Islanders in shootout, 4-3

Michael Houser made 45 saves plus three more in the shootout as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the New York Islanders 4-3 on Tuesday at KeyBank Center. Houser has now won back-to-back games for the first two victories of his NHL career. Anders ... MORE