Share this article

print logo
Latest Sabres

TORONTO —  The NHL's preseason waiver period has opened and the Sabres have put Matt Moulson on waivers in likely anticipation of once again loaning him to the AHL's Ontario Reign if he clears. You may have forgotten that Moulson, 34, is still Sabres property but he is in the final year of his contract with a $5 million cap hit. The Sabres would again be on the hook for…

Latest Sabres

Rasmus Dahlin will become the 21st player in Sabres history to wear sweater No. 26. The team announced that will be his number this season as it wrapped up his official introduction Monday in KeyBank Center. The most recent 26 is veteran winger Matt Moulson, who is still technically on the Buffalo roster after spending most of last season on loan with the Ontario Rei…

Sabres

In spite of widespread speculation that veteran winger Matt Moulson was a candidate, Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill said Friday he doesn't expect the team to be involved in the NHL's buyout window, which runs until June 30. "I don't have any interest in doing buyouts here right now," Botterill told The News on Friday while declining to address specific players. …

Latest Sabres

The NHL's buyout window has opened for business and runs until June 30 but don't expect the Buffalo Sabres to be involved. In spite of widespread speculation that veteran winger Matt Moulson is a candidate to be bought out, General Manager Jason Botterill said the team is planning on standing pat. "I don't have any interest in doing buyouts here right now," Botterill…

Latest Sabres

Even a three-game slump hasn't stopped Matt Moulson from being one of the most productive players in the American Hockey League. The former Buffalo Sabres forward has 26 points in 23 games with the Ontario Reign. Moulson has six goals and 20 assists since being loaned to Los Angeles' minor-league club Dec. 5. The 34-year-old has no points in the last three outings, b…

Latest Sabres

Matt Moulson has nothing to show for his 14 NHL games this season. He's certainly showing he can perform in the American Hockey League. The former Buffalo Sabres forward has seven assists in three games since being assigned to the Los Angeles Kings' minor-league affiliate in Ontario, Calif. The winger recorded an assist in his opener, added two in the second game and ha…

Latest Sabres

DENVER – Sabres winger Matt Moulson has cleared waivers but will not be going to Rochester. Instead, the Sabres have worked a loan arrangement with the Los Angeles Kings to reassign Moulson to the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League. "Matt has been a true professional, especially during this difficult decision," General Manager Jason Botterill said in a statemen…

Latest Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres don't want their friendships torn apart. They should have played better and harder then. A much-needed shake-up is underway in Buffalo. General Manager Jason Botterill has seen enough of his cellar dwellers. Botterill waived Matt Moulson and acquired a piece of his past Monday, trading for forward Scott Wilson. It's just the start for a team tha…

Latest Sabres

Matt Moulson is the first move. There is no doubt more will follow. With the Sabres sitting at the bottom of the NHL at 6-17-4, a shake-up is sure to come in Buffalo. Monday's decision to waive Matt Moulson is the start. "When you don't win they're going to dismantle," center Ryan O'Reilly told The Buffalo News on Monday. "I've seen it before. It's frustrating. It's …

Latest Sabres

Matt Moulson is one of Kyle Okposo's best friends. Moulson opened his house to Jack Eichel, who considers himself part of the family. As expected, the news that Buffalo is waiving Moulson hit them hard. "It's tough when you lose a guy like that," an emotional Okposo said Monday. "He's been my best friend for a while. He means a lot to me. It's tough news, but at the …

Latest Sabres

Matt Moulson's fall is leading him right out of the NHL. The Sabres have announced they will waive the left winger at noon Monday for purposes of reassignment. If no team claims Moulson by noon Tuesday, he will be sent to Rochester. The decision has been discussed at length by General Manager Jason Botterill and coach Phil Housley. "We talked quite a bit throughou…

Latest Sabres

Jacob Josefson's ankle is turning into his Achilles' heel. Just three games after returning from an ankle injury, the Buffalo Sabres center tweaked the ankle again. Coach Phil Housley announced Monday that Josefson will miss the next four to six weeks. "It's tough," Housley said in KeyBank Center. "It's difficult when you lose a guy like that. He sort of put everybod…

Latest Sabres

What do Matt Moulson and Ville Leino have in common? They are in the running for worst Buffalo Sabres contract since Terry Pegula became owner. As fans know and Pegula's accountants can attest, a ridiculous amount of money has been wasted in Sabreland since 2011. The long and inglorious contract list features Moulson and the bought-out trio of Leino, Cody Hodgson and…

Sabres

BROOKLYN – Kyle Okposo walked into Islanders' arena to smiles and handshakes. While Sabres fans are certainly glad to see him return to health, the emotions are much stronger in New York. Okposo spent nine seasons with the Isles before joining Buffalo prior to last year. When word of his concussion-related hospitalization surfaced in April, the well-wishes poured in fro…

Matt Moulson is entering Ville Leino territory. That's a harsh, cold reality for the underperforming Buffalo Sabres forward. Moulson has not scored a goal since Nov. 1. That's 36 games ago. Only once has he been on the ice for more than 10 minutes in the Sabres' last seven contests. "I don't like where his game's been at," Sabres coach Dan Bylsma said following Friday's…