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The Rochester Americans signed forward Stevie Moses to a one-year American Hockey League deal. Moses, 27, spent last season in Russia playing with St. Petersburg SKA of the Kontinental Hockey League, posting 10 points (three goals, seven assists) in 24 games. In 2015-16, he split the season between St. Petersburg and the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL), totaling 23 points (12 …

The Sabres fully expect forward Kyle Okposo to be ready for training camp after a medical scare late last season landed the 29-year-old in intensive care, reportedly due to a bad reaction to medication. But still, there's no substitute for doing. Okposo played (somewhat) competitive hockey for the first time since his hospitalization Wednesday night in Minnesota, mar…

Ted Nolan knew before he was hired to coach the Polish national team that the country was long on ambition but short on players. Talk about finding a man suited for the job. Nolan's career is defined by his ability to build teams that were greater than the sum of their parts no matter the level or location. Nolan's gift for motivating and communicating, effective with h…

The Rochester Americans started to round out its roster on Tuesday, announcing they had signed defenseman Barry Goers and forward Adam Krause to one-year contracts. Both played for the Pittsburgh Penguins' AHL team, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, last season. Newly named Amerks coach, Chris Taylor, was an assistant coach with Willkes-Barre last season. Goers is …

The Buffalo Sabres have hired Chris Hajt as an assistant coach, the team announced Monday afternoon. Hajt comes from the Los Angeles Kings' AHL affiliate, the Ontario (Calif.) Reign, where he served as an assistant coach the last three seasons. When the Kings' AHL affiliate was the Manchester Monarchs, Hajt helped them to a Calder Cup title in the 2014-15 season. The Re…

Brian Campbell will be remembered largely for flattening R.J. Umberger in the playoffs, for his spin-o-rama while carrying the puck, for winning a Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks. One number he never forgot before he retired Monday after 17 seasons in the NHL: 29. Campbell spent four years bouncing between the AHL and NHL before sticking with the Sabres in 2003-04. …

Former Sabres defenseman Brian Campbell announced his retirement from the National Hockey League today, and if there was one specific moment that sticks out from his eight years in Buffalo, it's his thunderous hit on the Philadelphia Flyers' R.J. Umberger in overtime of Game 1 of the 2006 Eastern Conference quarterfinal. Watch the video of that hit, below: https://ww…

Former Sabres defenseman Brian Campbell announced his retirement Monday, July 17. Here is the best of Campbell, from our archives.

The Buffalo Sabres will host the Prospects Challenge at HarborCenter on Sept. 8-11, as young players from the Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils and Pittsburgh Penguins will come to town for exhibition games. It’s the third year for the round-robin event, as each team will play the other three participating squads. Tickets for the games are $10 and will go on sale at…

The Edmonton Oilers had an easy time signing Connor McDavid to a long-term contract extension because everyone had the same objective. The Oilers wanted McDavid for as long as they could keep him, and McDavid was willing to stay in Edmonton for as long as they wanted him. It made for a simple process: Back up a Brinks truck, make their biggest star one of the highest-pa…

Clearing the mind -- and the notebook -- off Sabres development camp before the NHL heads into what figures to be a quiet few weeks: Keeping it real -- One of the key points new coach Phil Housley made about camp was how impressed he was that the team's development staff kept things fresh every day. On-ice drills were different each day and were done at a crisp pace, an…

Ted Nolan's contract with the Sabres ran through the 2016-17 season and he's finally off Terry Pegula's books. So now the two-time former Buffalo coach has a new job in hockey. Nolan, 59, has been named the coach of the Polish National Team and was introduced in Warsaw on Tuesday. His staff will include Tom Coolen, an assistant under him during his second stint with the…

It is less than three months since the Sabres fired Dan Bylsma and Tim Murray. Less than three months since they essentially started over in the middle of their rebuild. People around the NHL were downright baffled. As far down as the franchise had fallen, who pulls the plug on the coach and the GM after just two years? What happened to the plan? It seemed like things w…

New Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella was out of the country on vacation when he was acquired in a trade from Minnesota on June 30. Although he had been in the Wild organization since he was drafted in 2008, Scandella understood the team's cap situation might dictate a deal. But in his first public comments on the trade, Scandella said Tuesday he can't wait to get going…

Max Willman is quite familiar with development camp. After four years, he should be used to the drill of what the July week will bring. But while the 2014 Buffalo Sabres draft pick is comfortable with the surroundings and his fellow prospects, each year brings new opportunities to learn and grow his game. "It was exciting being back here," said Willman, who was draft…