Jeff Skinner's tenure with the Carolina Hurricanes ended last week when the eight-year veteran was traded to the Sabres.
Skinner took to Twitter on Sunday night to thank the fans and the organization for his time there.
"Thank you Carolina Hurricanes! I will cherish the many memories and friendships that I have formed over the past 8 years. I am grateful to have met …
Here is some of the early social media reaction from fans and media to the Sabres' acquisition of Jeff Skinner for Cliff Pu and three draft picks:
Forward-thinking, money-saving trades are not easy to evaluate, at least judging by the reactions of Buffalo Sabres fans to general manager Jason Botterill's jettisoning of Ryan O'Reilly to the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night.
According to Buffalo hockey Twitter - the legions of armchair pundits anxious to express their feelings about breaking news - the response seemed…
The Sabres have made great deals at the trade deadline (Daniel Briere and Andrej Sekera for Chris Gratton and Liam Reddox; Doug Gilmour and J.P. Dumont for Michal Grosek) and forgettable ones (Mikael Tellqvist for Mark MacMillan).
Here is the list of deals made at or near the deadline.