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Ted Nolan talks often about how life isn’t always fair. His experiences in Buffalo prove that. After inheriting a roster that no coach could win with, Nolan was fired Sunday, just one day after the completion of a second straight 30th-place finish. The Sabres’ rebuild is expected to be on the upswing next season, but Nolan will watch it from afar. At least this time his …

The Sabres are getting either Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel. They'll find out which one at 8 p.m. Saturday. The NHL has announced that it will reveal the results to its Draft Lottery just before the start of Game Two between the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins. The announcement will be televised Saturday night by NBC. Buffalo, which finished 30th, has a 20 perce…

Though he never used a locker, Sabres left wing Evander Kane took part in locker cleanout day Sunday. "It was nice to get back here in Buffalo and be back here for the end of the season and kind of hang out with some of the guys," Kane said in First Niagara Center. "I’m definitely looking forward to next season." Unlike his first visit after being acquired from Winnipeg …

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Nick Foligno is everywhere in the Blue Jackets’ arena district. His face is on posters, banners and walls. His name is on the back of fans’ jerseys. He’s become The Man in Columbus with a 30-goal season, an All-Star Game appearance and a six-year, $33 million contract extension.“I always knew that he was that special player,” Sabres forwa…

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Just 15 seconds after the puck dropped for the Sabres’ season finale, an old friend entered the arena after a long absence. It was a loud “Let’s go, Buffalo” chant, shouted by everyone fond of the Blue and Gold.With the future services of Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel locked up, it was One Buffalo once more. Judging by the smiles in the seats an…

Just 15 seconds after the puck dropped for the Sabres' season finale, an old friend entered the arena after a long absence. It was a loud "Let's go, Buffalo" chant, shouted by everyone fond of the Blue and Gold. With the future services of Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel locked up, it was One Buffalo once more. Judging by the smiles in the seats and concourses of First Niag…

One of the strangest seasons imaginable ends for the Sabres on Saturday night. With the future services of Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel locked up, it's expected to be a positive environment in First Niagara Center when Pittsburgh visits. That's a change from the occasional hostile crowd that was rooting for the future and not the present. "It’s been a different year goi…

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio -- On the same day the Sabres clinched the services of one of them, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel showed what the fuss is all about. McDavid set an Erie Otters record with five goals Friday in a 7-3 win during the second round of the OHL playoffs. "You see it every night. It blows your mind consistently the stuff that guy can do on the ice," d…

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sam Reinhart’s American Hockey League debut is on hold.The Sabres’ top prospect is nursing a lower-body injury and won’t play for Rochester until next weekend. Buffalo assigned Reinhart to the Amerks on Thursday after his junior season ended.“We’re real excited to see what he’s going to bring to the table,&#…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Sabres can get a locker ready for either Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel. One of the superstar prospects is coming to Buffalo.The Sabres’ late-season chase for 29th place came to an end Friday night with a 4-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The regulation defeat cemented a last-place finish for Buffalo, which will close its season Satur…

Jack Eichel has a chance to have one of the great weekends in college hockey history. Eichel, who is considered one of the top two prospects for this summer’s NHL Entry Draft, won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday. That goes to the best college hockey player in the country. The freshman from Boston University beat out North Dakota goalie Zach McIntyre and Harvard forw…

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ted Nolan has made it clear to the Sabres: They'd better be ready from the drop of the puck Friday night. In their penultimate game, the Sabres face one of their biggest tests of the season. Columbus is 10-0-1 in its last 11 games and wants to close out its home schedule in winning fashion. "This team, if they didn’t run into the injury bug, they would …

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Chad Ruhwedel is back with Buffalo. The Sabres, who were a man short on defense with an injury to Andre Benoit, recalled Ruhwedel on Friday morning. The 25-year-old is with the Sabres for the second time this season. He has one assist and a plus-2 rating in two games. Ruhwedel is 14th among AHL defensemen with 34 points, including 10 goals. He played fo…

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- If the Sabres are going to finish 30th, they're probably going to have to do it on their own. Arizona isn't helping. Needing two points to close out the Sabres for the second straight game, the Coyotes instead ran for the bus in a 5-0 loss to Vancouver. Reporters at the game asked Arizona coach Dave Tippett if he thought the players just wanted the seaso…

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There was no help on the West Coast again Thursday night and the McEichel Derby presses on for at least another day.The Arizona Coyotes lost to the Vancouver Canucks, 5-0, in Rogers Arena to remain two points ahead of the Buffalo Sabres in the battle for 30th place in the NHL’s overall standing. The Canucks scored three goals in the second period, two on the power p…