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Buffalo Sabres' Sam Reinhart (23) celebrates his goal with Jack Eichel (9) during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Eichel scores twice, Sabres races past sluggish Penguins 5-2

Feb. 22, 2020 4:35 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Plenty of work remains for the Buffalo Sabres as they try to claw their way into the playoff picture. Streaking past the suddenly listless Pittsburgh Penguins is a pretty good way to start. Jack Eichel scored twice and Sabres jumped on the Penguins early in a 5-2 victory on Saturday,...

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2020, file photo, Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian (4) plays against the Nashville Predators during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn. The Sabres placed suspended defenseman Zach Bogosian on unconditional waivers Friday, Feb. 21, with the intention of terminating his contract. The move puts the Sabres in position to part ways with a disgruntled player who asked to be traded earlier this season and spent the past week refusing to report to Buffalo's American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

Sabres waive Bogosian with intention of terminating contract

Feb. 21, 2020 1:25 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres placed suspended defenseman Zach Bogosian on unconditional waivers Friday with the intention of terminating his contract. The move puts the Sabres in position to part ways with a disgruntled player who asked to be traded earlier this season and spent the past week...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) tries to control the puck in front of Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (41) and defenseman Nikita Zaitsev (22) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Justin Tang/the Canadian Press via AP)

Anisimov, Pageau score 2 each as Senators beat Sabres 7-4

Feb. 19, 2020 1:46 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Artem Anisimov and Jean-Gabriel Pageau had two goals each as the Ottawa Senators beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Tuesday night. Vladislav Namestnikov, Drake Batherson and Anthony Duclair also scored for Ottawa on a night the Senators retired Chris Phillips’ jersey in a pregame...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres suspend Zach Bogosian for failing to report to minors

Feb. 17, 2020 6:00 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres suspended defenseman Zach Bogosian on Monday for failing to report to the minors. The team announced the suspension two days after the 12-year NHL veteran cleared waivers and was assigned to Buffalo's American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York. The...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) celebrates his goal with forward Sam Reinhart (23) during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Sabres score 3 third-period goals in 5-2 win over Toronto

Feb. 16, 2020 11:31 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel has become familiar with “Go, Leafs Go”-chanting Maple Leafs fans taking over Buffalo's home rink. Sending them back across the border unhappy? “I enjoy it,” Eichel said. Buffalo scored three times in a 91-second span in the third...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres demote Bogosian to minors, unclear if he'll report

Feb. 15, 2020 3:34 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned Zach Bogosian to the minors after he cleared waivers on Saturday, though it's uncertain when or whether the veteran defenseman will report. Bogosian's agent, Darren Ferris, didn't provide any hint of what his client's plans are in a text to The...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres put injury-plagued D-man Zach Bogosian on waivers

Feb. 14, 2020 4:29 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres placed Zach Bogosian on waivers Friday in a move that could give the injury-plagued defenseman a new home and open a spot on Buffalo's crowded blue line. Bogosian goes on waivers just over a week before the NHL trade deadline. He asked for a trade earlier this...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Gustav Nyquist (14) skate to the corner during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Olofsson scores 2 in Sabres' 4-3 OT win over Blue Jackets

Feb. 13, 2020 11:53 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Look out NHL, Victor “"Goal-ofsson" is back. Taking two periods to shake off the rust after missing six weeks with a sprained left ankle, Buffalo forward Victor Olofsson quickly rediscovered his scoring touch in the Sabres' 4-3 overtime win over the depleted Columbus Blue...

Buffalo Sabres forward Conor Sheary (43) celebrates his goal with forward Marcus Johansson (90) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Reinhart scores go-ahead goal in Sabres 3-2 win over Detroit

Feb. 11, 2020 11:23 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart jammed in a loose puck for the go-ahead goal 57 seconds into the third period in the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The Red Wings avoided a major scare in the first period, when forward Brendan Perlini sustained a deep cut just below...

Detroit Red Wings forward Brendan Perlini (29) is helped off the ice by trainer and forward Dylan Larkin (71) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Red Wings Perlini cleared to travel after cut across face

Feb. 11, 2020 10:57 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Detroit Red Wings forward Brendan Perlini has been cleared to travel with the team after requiring stitches to close a deep gash that coach Jeff Blashill says just missed the players' right eye. “Brendan's doing good. He's up,” Blashill said following a 3-2 loss at...