Latest Brandon Montour News

Hedman scores in OT to give Lightning 3-2 win over Panthers

Apr. 15, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Victor Hedman scored 54 seconds into overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory against the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. The Lightning remained tied for first place in the Central Division with Carolina, though the Hurricanes have a...

Sabres' Eichel ruled out for rest of season with neck injury

Apr. 14, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel won't play the rest of the season because of a neck injury. The team said Wednesday that Eichel has a herniated disk and is expected to be healthy for the start of next season. The 24-year-old center hasn’t played since March 7. ...

Divisional arms races heat up at NHL trade deadline

Apr. 12, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

Thank divisional play through the first two rounds of the playoffs for a little extra spice at the NHL trade deadline. As much as hockey executives like to say they worry only about making their own team better, several of the big moves executed Monday turned out to be...

Bruins bolster playoff push, acquire Taylor Hall from Sabres

Apr. 12, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Forward Taylor Hall hopes a fresh start with the Boston Bruins can boost his confidence after three dreadful months with the Buffalo Sabres. The opportunity to join a team making a late-season playoff push should help after the NHL’s 2018 MVP was...

Contenders make moves, get head start on NHL trade deadline

Apr. 10, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

The defending Stanley Cup champions found a way to get better, the NHL's top team solved a problem that has hurt it in the past, and another filled a major void created by an injury. Some of hockey's best teams got a head start on the trade deadline Saturday by making...

Panthers fill hole on defense; acquire Montour from Sabres

Apr. 10, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Florida Panthers addressed losing Aaron Ekblad to a season-ending injury by acquiring defenseman Brandon Montour in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. For Buffalo, the last-place Sabres continued selling off assets by acquiring a...

Stars, on rookie Jason Robertson's 2 goals, top Panthers 4-1

Apr. 10, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Jason Robertson scored twice for his first multigoal NHL game, and Jamie Benn scored his third power-play goal in the last six games Saturday to lead the Dallas Stars to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers. Joel L’Esperance joined Robertson...

Boqvist scores go-ahead goal in Devils' 6-3 win over Sabres

Apr. 08, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils placed their faith in their youngsters to finish out an inconsistent season, and the players responded. A day after trading key veterans Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac to the New York Islanders, Jesper Boqvist led the Devils'...

Sabres top Devils 5-3, break 10-game winless streak on road

Apr. 06, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Defenseman Rasmus Dahlin scored and set up the winning goal by Casey Mittelstadt as the Buffalo Sabres snapped a 10-game road winless streak with a 5-3 over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Ramus Asplund, Brandon Montour and Rasmus Ristolainen...

Sabres end 18-game skid with 6-1 win over Flyers

Mar. 31, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Embarrassment for Brandon Montour and the Buffalo Sabres turned into relief on Wednesday night. The Sabres ended their 18-game skid — the NHL’s longest in 17 years — with a resounding 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. Rather than...