Latest Sam Reinhart News

Bobrovsky gets 300th win, unbeaten Panthers top Avs 4-1

Oct. 21, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Bennett scored the go-ahead goal and Sergei Bobrovsky earned his 300th NHL win as the Florida Panthers remained undefeated with a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. The 4-0-0 start is the best in Panthers history. They had...

NHL Eastern Conference race still runs through `Champa Bay'

Oct. 05, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

It’s going on 40 years since the NHL last celebrated a three-peat Stanley Cup champion as part of the New York Islanders’ run of four straight titles from 1980-83. The Lightning have won two straight, and defenseman Victor Hedman doesn’t see why Tampa Bay can’t...

Offseason of dysfunction has Sabres seeking a fresh start

Sep. 28, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel, now stripped of his captaincy, has likely played his final game for the Sabres because of a rift with the team over how to treat a herniated disk. Forward Sam Reinhart and defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen got their wish to escape Buffalo after being traded in...

Changing places: Hyman to Edmonton, Chara to Isles

Sep. 27, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

One call from Connor McDavid was all Zach Hyman needed to put unfinished business with the Toronto Maple Leafs behind him upon joining the Edmonton Oilers. Hyman left his hometown team to sign a $38.5 million, seven-year contract with McDavid and the Oilers, who are...

Sabres' Jack Eichel fails physical, stripped of captaincy

Sep. 23, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel was stripped of his captaincy by the Sabres on Thursday, raising further questions about his future in Buffalo due to a widening rift over how to treat a neck injury that has sidelined the center for six months. With the two sides at a...

Sabres re-sign Mittelstadt, Jokiharju to 3-year contracts

Sep. 02, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres locked up two youngsters considered integral to their rebuilding plans by re-signing center Casey Mittelstadt and defenseman Henri Jokiharju on Thursday to three-year contracts each worth $7.5 million. Both were restricted free...

AP sources: Eichel switching agents amid dispute with Sabres

Aug. 27, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With his future in Buffalo uncertain, Sabres captain Jack Eichel is changing agents while in the midst of a long-standing dispute with the team over how to treat a neck injury, four people with direct knowledge of the player’s decision told The Associated Press on...

AP source: NHL top draft pick, Power, returning to Michigan

Aug. 19, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Michigan defenseman Owen Power has elected to return to school for his sophomore season rather than make the jump to the NHL after being selected with the No. 1 pick by the Buffalo Sabres in the draft last month. A person with direct knowledge of...

Florida Panthers sign newly added Reinhart to 3-year deal

Aug. 11, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

The Florida Panthers signed newly acquired forward Sam Reinhart to a three-year, $19.5 million contract Wednesday. The Panthers announced the signing, and a person with direct knowledge of the contract confirmed its value to The Associated Press. The person spoke on the...

Eichel's rift with Sabres deepens in contradicting GM Adams

Jul. 30, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel’s representatives released a statement Friday night saying “the process is not working,” in further opening a deepening rift between the Buffalo Sabres captain and the team. In an email to The Associated Press, agents Peter Fish...