Mittelstadt, 22, had 10 goals and 12 assists in 41 games last season but blossomed under interim 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.
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?
On April 26, 2011, the Sabres suffered a 5-2 loss at Philadelphia in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals and have not been back to the playoffs since.
If you're like me, you've probably got post-holiday visions of Dylan Cozens in royal blue dancing in your head, writes Mike Harrington.
The Sabres' goalie has a new contract with a big raise and now it's about putting up the numbers to match his nice number.
There's plenty of time for GM Kevyn Adams to keep working the phones and get better in goal, too, Mike Harrington says.
Hall will become the 24th player – but the first forward – in Sabres history to wear 4.
The Sabres' addition of Taylor Hall is easily the biggest free-agent signing in franchise history and one of the most surprising in the NHL in years.
The mystery about what happened with Johan Larsson was cleared up by the man himself Sunday afternoon.
Mike Harrington takes a look at news and notes from around the National Hockey League.
"New GM Kevyn Adams has underwhelmed us in recent days," writes Mike Harrington.
Kevyn Adams is new to this gig. This is on-the-job training. He's got to get in front of rumors, especially when they're connected to captain Jack Eichel, writes Mike Harrington.
Kevyn Adams simply doesn't have time to start yet another rebuild. He needs to get players in here right now, Mike Harrington says.
The Buffalo Sabres re-signed restricted free agent forward Andrew Oglevie to a two-year contract on Friday with an average annual value of $750,000.
With the NHL on track to complete the Stanley Cup playoffs late this month, the league is reportedly adjusting its offseason calendar.
Frolik is mulling a one-year offer in the KHL by Avangard Omsk, a team coached by longtime NHL bench boss Bob Hartley.
A big season in Buffalo could benefit Jimmy Vesey next summer in free agency, Mike Harrington
Forward Sean Malone signed a one-year, two-way
General Manager Jason Botterill solved the Sabres’ goaltending riddle by signing St. Louis’ Carter Hutton to a three-year
Things just got ratcheted up in the Buffalo Sabres’ biggest rivalry. The Toronto Maple Leafs shifted the balance of power in the Atlantic Division — and maybe became one of the favorites for the Stanley Cup — when they signed New York Islanders center John Tavares to a seven-year, $77-million free agent deal Sunday. The stunning announcement ended the
Carter Hutton is 32 years old and clearly felt it was time for him to become a starting goaltender in the NHL. The Buffalo Sabres felt
Yes, Sunday is about free agency. The Sabres almost certainly will add Carter Hutton to be their starting goalie and keep looking for help on the wing, but the real story will be if we get any verdict on Ryan O’Reilly. The Sabres paid O’Reilly’s $7.5 million signing bonus at midnight as the clock struck July 1. Now we
Hutton is coming off his best season, fortuitous timing given the thin nature of the free-agent goalie market this summer.