Category: Buffalo Sabres

Sabres sign Lazar to 2-year contract

Sabres sign Curtis Lazar to two-year deal

Curtis Lazar has signed a two-year deal keeping him with the Buffalo Sabres for an average salary of $800,000 per season. Lazar, 25, signed with the Sabres last season and started the year in Rochester, before becoming a regular contributor in Buffalo ... MORE
Sabres winger Victor Olofsson named to NHL All-Rookie Team

Sabres winger Victor Olofsson named to NHL All-Rookie Team

Victor Olofsson was not among the top three finalists for the Calder Trophy, but the Buffalo Sabres winger received another honor for his outstanding rookie season. Olofsson, a 25-year-old who scored 20 goals in 2019-20, was named Monday to the NHL All-Rookie ... MORE
Sabres acquire Eric Staal from Wild

Sabres acquire Eric Staal from Wild

The Buffalo Sabres announced this evening that the team has acquired forward Eric Staal from the Minnesota Wild for forward Marcus Johnasson. Staal, a veteran of 16 NHL seasons and 1,240 games, brings a veteran presence to the Sabres locker room. He ... MORE
Ellis named Sabres director of player development

Ellis named Sabres director of player development

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has named Matt Ellis director of player development. Ellis, who played 356 games in the NHL over nine seasons, including 286 for the Sabres from 2009 until 2015, has spent the past four years working ... MORE
Former Sabres star Dale Hawerchuk dies following cancer battle

Former Sabres star Dale Hawerchuk dies following cancer battle

Former Buffalo Sabres great and Hockey Hall of Fame member Dale Hawerchuk died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. The Toronto, ON native was 57-years-old. Dale’s son, Eric, tweeted Tuesday “after an incredibly brave and difficult battle with cancer, our dad has ... MORE
Sabres unveil new royal blue jerseys

Sabres unveil new royal blue jerseys

It’s something Buffalo Sabres fans have been waiting for since 1996, royal blue is back! The Sabres unveiled their royal blue jerseys to commemorate their 50th season in the National Hockey League.Last season the Sabres revealed their gold jerseys with widespread fan ... MORE
Sabres announce 2019-20 Player Awards

Sabres announce 2019-20 Player Awards

The Buffalo Sabres have announced their annual Player Awards for the 2019-20 season. The awards are presented by Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center, KeyBank, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, LECOM, Fallsview Casino, and Labatt USA. The recipients are as follows. Most ... MORE
Sabres sign Murray to 2-year, entry-level contract

Sabres sign Murray to 2-year, entry-level contract

he Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Brett Murray to a two-year, entry-level contract. Murray, 22, was selected by the Sabres in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft. He joined the organization on a one-year AHL contract prior to ... MORE
Jack Eichel selected as nominee for King Clancy Trophy

Jack Eichel selected as nominee for King Clancy Trophy

Jack Eichel has been selected as the Buffalo Sabres’ nominee for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy for the second straight season, the NHL announced Monday. The trophy is awarded annually to the player who “best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ... MORE
Olofsson not named finalist for Calder Trophy

Olofsson not named finalist for Calder Trophy

The NHL announced the three finalists for the Calder Trophy (rookie of the year) as voted upon by the professional hockey writers association. Buffalo Sabres winger Victor Olofsson was not among them. The three finalists are Quinn Hughes of the Vancouver Canucks, ... MORE
Josh Allen and Jack Eichel featured in new Bills and Sabres series “Captains Circle”

Josh Allen and Jack Eichel featured in new Bills and Sabres series “Captains Circle”

Get ready for a Bills-Sabres collaboration like you’ve never seen before. As announced on Monday, July 13, the Bills and Sabres have teamed up to bring Buffalo sports enthusiasts everywhere the content that they crave. Through “Captains Circle” – a new digital ... MORE
CBA will reportedly have Sabres begin season in December

CBA will reportedly have Sabres begin season in December

Amid a pandemic and civil unrest across the globe, the National Hockey League and NHL Players’ Association found common ground on a format to hold the Stanley Cup Playoffs next month and both sides compromised to ensure labor stability through 2025-26. According ... MORE
NHL officially ends regular season

NHL officially ends regular season

Of the NHL, NBA, NFL, and MLB the NHL is the first sports league to confirm a path forward for their 2019-2020 season. As of May 26, the league is officially ending regular season play and moving towards a playoff format that ... MORE
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Cuomo says New York State will work with professional sports leagues to return

Cuomo says New York State will work with professional sports leagues to return

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Buffalo, and noted that he wants to see the Bills and other professional sports teams return. But he admitted that it could be a challenge – depending on the league. Fans would not be included ... MORE
NHL suspends its season amid outbreak of coronavirus

NHL suspends its season amid outbreak of coronavirus

Ralph Krueger and the Buffalo Sabres traveled to the center of the hockey world to play the first of 13 games remaining on their regular season schedule. The Sabres left Montreal wondering when or if they’ll play another NHL game before next ... MORE
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