The Buffalo Sabres are on the road for a 9 p.m. game against the Edmonton Oilers.
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EDMONTON, Alberta – The leading scorers for the Sabres and Oilers are Jack Eichel and Connor McDavid, respectively. It's not surprising to see them together. They've been linked since preparing to go in the top two of the 2015 NHL Draft.
Also not surprising is Eichel continues to downplay talk of a rivalry.
"I don't really know how many comparisons have continued to …
EDMONTON, Alberta – Nathan Beaulieu's trip to western Canada was a short one.
The Sabres defenseman likely suffered a concussion just 3:11 into Monday's game in Calgary. After flying to Edmonton following the contest, he hitched a ride back to Buffalo on Tuesday for evaluation and treatment.
It's believed to be the second concussion of the season for Beaulieu, who ab…
EDMONTON, Alberta – It hasn't been an easy transition to North America for Victor Antipin.
The Buffalo Sabres defenseman fell ill with a weight-sapping flu. He's been a healthy scratch more times than anticipated. He's on a losing team after playing for a consistent winner in Russia.
Still, despite it all, Antipin is glad he made the jump to Buffalo and the NHL.
Jason Pominville has experienced hockey's climate shift over his 13 seasons in the NHL, a career that includes a five-year stint with the Wild stuffed between some of the best days in Sabres' history and some of the worst. Oh, how the landscape has changed in Buffalo since his rookie season.
Pominville scored one of the biggest goals in franchise history, a shorthanded …
CALGARY – The Sabres have a thin blue line once again. They've recalled Matt Tennyson to make it fuller.
Buffalo lost defenseman Nathan Beaulieu to a possible concussion just 3:11 into Monday's 2-1 overtime victory in Calgary. Josh Gorges missed the game with an illness, leaving the Sabres with only six available blue-liners.
Tennyson gives them an extra for Tuesday'…
CALGARY – The victory was fun. Now the Sabres have to show they can do it again.
Here are Five Things to Know as Buffalo visits the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
1. Go for two
The Sabres started their three-game swing through western Canada with a 2-1 overtime victory in Calgary on Monday. It was a complete team effort, the kind that has been lacking all seaso…
CALGARY – There haven't been many postgame celebrations for the Buffalo Sabres, so each one is special. This one, however, could be tough to top.
The hugs for Chad Johnson were tighter and longer than usual. The pats on Jack Eichel's helmet were more pronounced and enthusiastic than normal.
Everyone knew it was a meaningful game for the goaltender and the team. For o…
CALGARY – Chad Johnson gave the Sabres a chance to win. Jack Eichel made sure they did.
Eichel ripped home a one-timer with 1:30 gone in overtime Monday, delivering a much-needed pick-me-up to Buffalo in the form of a 2-1 victory.
Johnson, a Calgary resident who had a solid season for Calgary last year, stopped 32 of 33 shots in his homecoming. The Sabres celebrated …
CALGARY – Entering the game, this was not the ideal homecoming for Chad Johnson.
"I think everybody, especially at this point halfway through the season, is just disappointed, embarrassed by how things have gone so far," the Buffalo Sabres goaltender said Monday morning.
There was no way for Johnson to sugarcoat things as he returned to Calgary, the city where he spe…
The Buffalo Sabres are on the road to face the Calgary Flames at 9 p.m. EST.
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CALGARY – This was not the ideal homecoming for Chad Johnson.
"I think everybody, especially at this point halfway through the season, is just disappointed, embarrassed by how things have gone so far," the Buffalo Sabres goaltender said Monday.
There was no way for Johnson to sugarcoat things as he returned to Calgary, the city where he spent his childhood and played…
CALGARY – After the worst loss of a rough season, lineup changes were a no-brainer. Nick Baptiste is among those who will benefit.
The right winger will be in the Sabres' lineup for the first time since Nov. 14 when Buffalo visits the Calgary Flames on Monday night.
"I'm excited," Baptiste said in Scotiabank Saddledome. "It's been a little while since I've been back …
CALGARY — Evander Kane figures to get a lot of attention this week. He's entering three hockey hotbeds in western Canada, including his hometown of Vancouver.
The time in the spotlight started Monday in Calgary, and the Buffalo Sabres forward delivered.
The discussion was how an inevitable trade could land Kane in his first playoff series. His smile stood out in a dr…