In a matter of six days this month, general manager Kevyn Adams spearheaded a facelift of the Buffalo Sabres' defense.
"That weird, sent-at-9:45-p.m. statement to Buffalo media outlets Friday night did your client no favors. The Sabres are dug in hard and if you and your client want a deal out of town, that's not the way to get it done."
Dr. Chad J. Prusmack characterized the disk replacement surgery as a likely "one-and-done" scenario and that 10-year follow-up visits show 4.8% of patients need a new surgery.
Asplund, 23, posted career highs in games played (28), goals (7), assists (4) and points (11) for the Sabres during the 2020-21 season while getting regular minutes under coach Don Granato.
For the last five seasons, the Buffalo Sabres have been pushing to the brink of the NHL's salary cap. It's gotten them nowhere. So they're going with a different approach.
Sabres coach Don Granato has shuffled his staff for his first full season behind the bench with a series of announcements made by the team Thursday.
The Sabres announced that winger John Hayden is coming to Buffalo on a one-year contract worth $750,000.
At the end of Day One of NHL free agency, Jack Eichel was still with the Sabres, Linus Ullmark and Jake McCabe were not, and questions remain …
Several teams that have seemed to be good fits to acquire Eichel don't look that way anymore.
Linus Ullmark, a goalie beloved by Sabres fans for his on-ice acrobatics and effervescent demeanor, is leaving Buffalo to chase a Stanley Cup with an Atlantic Division opponent.
Last season, Butcher averaged 19:02 of ice time across 23 games, finishing with one goal and 11 points. Since the start of the 2017-18 season, Butcher ranked second among all Devils defensemen in power-play ice time and fourth in blocked shots.
With the Buffalo Sabres still in the market for goaltending help, General Manager Kevyn Adams made his first signing Wednesday by adding help …
Caggiula, 27, appeared in 11 games with the Sabres after joining the club via waivers from the Arizona Coyotes in April.
The Sabres’ top priority is to sign homegrown starting goalie Linus Ullmark before the market opens at noon Wednesday.
Here’s a look at the Sabres’ unrestricted free agents.
A source told The Buffalo News on Monday that General Manager Kevyn Adams and the Buffalo Sabres have extended qualifying offers to all but two of their restricted free agents: goalie Stefanos Lekkas and winger Dawson DiPietro.
Eichel's disagreement with Sabres' doctors over treatment for a herniated disk led him to question his future in Buffalo and appears to have permanently fractured his relationship with the Sabres.
Why did it seem much easier for Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams to get a quality return when dealing Rasmus Ristolainen, a pariah to the analytics community, than Sam Reinhart?
With multiple Buffalo scouts and executives in attendance, Rosen led Sweden in scoring with seven goals in seven games at the IIHF Under-18 World Championships in April.
Clark, a goalie, finished the regular season with an 18-2-1 record, three shutouts, a 1.92 goals against average and a .935 save percentage to help lead the Jersey Hitmen to the United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) championship.
The Sabres made 11 selections in this year's draft, but outside the team's draft room, all the attention was focused on the names fans have known for many years: Rasmus Ristolainen and Sam Reinhart.
While the Sabres are pushing hard to sign Ullmark to be their No. 1 goalie for next season and likely beyond, Adams said that all signs point to McCabe reaching the market.
For the most part, the Sabres opted for players they were able to scout in-person, whether it was second-round selection Prokhor Poltapov at the IIHF Under-18 World Championship or Olivier Nadeau and Viljami Marjala in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Kozak, 18, has played two seasons with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League, totaling three goals and 11 points in 18 games during a Covid-19-shortened season in 2020-21.