Category: Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo Sabres: Lafontaine taking his time with GM search

It has been more than a month since the Buffalo Sabres cleaned house in the front office, firing longtime serving general manager Darcy Regier and head coach Ron Rolston. Former Sabres coach Ted Nolan returned to replace Rolston, and iconic…

What should the Buffalo Sabres do with Ryan Miller?

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A lot has changed for the Buffalo Sabres over the last calendar year. When last season’s short schedule began there was hope the team would make the playoffs and everything would come together. However, a poor 2013 forced management’s hand…

Buffalo Sabres GM search not going as quickly as planned

When the Buffalo Sabres fired 17-year general manager Darcy Regier on November 13th, it was announced that newly appointed director of hockey operations, Pat Lafontaine, would locate a worthy replacement and move forward with redefining the Sabres organization. Almost a…

Buffalo Sabres: Ryan Miller has not asked to be traded

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Unlike Martin Erat of the Washington Capitals, Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller has not asked his NHL club to trade him. The former Vezina winner will become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season if he is…

Former Buffalo Sabres GM John Muckler says Lafontaine should hire Jim Benning as new GM

John Muckler was the general manager of the Buffalo Sabres during Ted Nolan’s first go-round as head coach. His reign as decision maker for the club lasted from 1991 to 1997, when he was eventually replaced by Darcy Regier, who…

What does Buffalo Sabres GM hopeful Paul Fenton do?

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Do you ever wonder what assistant general managers actually do? Because the role of an Asst. GM isn’t always well-documented. Well, in Paul Fenton‘s case, according to an insightful article by Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, the Preds aspiring…

NHL: Craig Berube and Ted Nolan make history tonight in Philadelphia

For the first time in NHL history two head coaches of Native American descent will compete against each other when the Buffalo Sabres do battle with the Philadelphia Flyers tonight. Ted Nolan bosses the bench for the Sabres – Craig…

Jim Benning is in the mix for Buffalo Sabres GM gig

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On November 13, the Buffalo Sabres organization shocked the hockey world when they announced the firing of long-time general manager Darcy Regier and the simultaneous axing of not-so-long-lasting head coach Ron Rolston. Replacing the cancelled-out coach was former Sabre fan-favourite…