Category: Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo Sabres: new GM candidates, and Ryan Miller

In a surprising shift of culture, the Buffalo Sabres organization revamped last week by hiring former great Pat Lafontaine as director of hockey operations, and Ted Nolan as head coach. After a 17-year reign, Darcy Regier was relieved of his…

Buffalo Sabres: Ted Nolan returns against the Toronto Maple Leafs

Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan.

Ted Nolan‘s highly anticipated debut, or return if you’d like, happens conveniently right before a meeting with old foes. Tonight, and again tomorrow, the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs embark on a home-and-home mini-series that promises animosity and hate…

Buffalo Sabres: Reaction to management and coaching changes in Buffalo

Buffalo Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres are in the midst of a massive rebuild that has seen them strip their lineup bare of veterans Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek over the last several months. While winning the division was not expected this season,…

Buffalo Sabres fire GM Darcy Regier and head coach Ron Rolston

Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula.

In an amazing shocker, the Buffalo Sabres have announced the firing of long-time general manager Darcy Regier and head coach Ron Rolston today. In a reshuffling of the deck, former Sabres great Pat Lafontaine was named President of Hockey Operations,…

Sabres place Patrick Kaleta on waivers

Patrick Kaleta of the Buffalo Sabres. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Just as his 10-game suspension comes to an end, controversial Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta has been placed on waivers. If he clears he will be sent down to the franchise’s AHL affiliate Rochester Americans. Buffalo Sabres general manager Darcy Regier’s…

NHL Hands Out 7-Game Suspension To Sabres John Scott

John Scott with the Chicago Blackhawks. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

After more than a week since the initial incident, the NHL’s chief disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan dished out a 7-game suspension to Buffalo Sabres tough guy John Scott. In a game against the Boston Bruins on October 23rd, Scott blindsided B’s…

5 For Thought: Rangers finally home, Leafs sell high, realignment so far, Ruff’s return, and more.

Rick Nash, New York Rangers.

1. Vanek excited to join young, fast Islanders. Thomas Vanek has spent the entire first eight seasons of his NHL career with the Buffalo Sabres. His early days were blessed with team success, including a Presidents’ trophy and some promising…

Isles trade Matt Moulson to Sabres for Thomas Vanek

Matt Moulson with the New York Islanders. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Hockey trades are rare in today’s NHL, but that didn’t stop the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres from swapping scoring wingers Sunday night. In the midst of a massive rebuild, the Sabres acquired Matt Moulson, a 1st round draft…