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Sabres demote under-performing center Mittelstadt to minors

Dec. 15, 2019 5:49 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned under-performing second-year center Casey Mittelstadt to the minors. The demotion to Rochester of the AHL was made Sunday, coming a day following a 3-2 overtime loss at the New York Islanders in which Mittelstadt was a healthy scratch for the third time...

Isles extend home streak to 6 with 3-2 OT win over Sabres

Dec. 14, 2019 4:55 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Even though it took a few extra minutes on Saturday, the Islanders earned yet another victory at home. Anthony Beauvillier scored in overtime to lift the Islanders to a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres, extending New York’s home winning streak to six games and snapping the...

Eichel scores 2 goals; Sabres beat Predators 4-3

Dec. 12, 2019 11:32 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On a night the Sabres celebrated the tradition of their old building, Jack Eichel and his Buffalo teammates continued to establish a home-ice advantage in their current arena. Eichel had two goals to extend his NHL-leading point streak to 15 games, and linemate Victor Oloffson scored...

Eichel scores twice, Sabres top Blues 5-2

Dec. 11, 2019 12:37 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres are following Jack Eichel’s lead and starting to find some consistency in their play. Eichel scored two goals to extend his NHL-leading point streak to 14 games, and the Sabres beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Tuesday night for their second straight win. Sam...

Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win over Oilers

Dec. 9, 2019 12:53 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It was a win that the Buffalo Sabres really wanted to get for coach Ralph Kreuger. Colin Miller scored 1:13 into overtime to give the Sabres a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. Kyle Okposo and Johan Larsson also scored and Linus Ullmark stopped 26 shots for...

Miller scores in OT to lift Canucks over Sabres 6-5

Dec. 7, 2019 9:21 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — If the Vancouver Canucks hope to still be playing hockey in the spring, they have to keep winning the close games now. Saturday was a nice start. J.T. Miller scored a power-play goal 3:21 into overtime to lift the Canucks over the Buffalo Sabres 6-5. Buffalo's Marcus...

Lucic scores 1st goal with Flames in 4-3 win over Sabres

Dec. 6, 2019 2:04 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — It took 28 games, but Milan Lucic finally has his first goal with the Calgary Flames. Lucic scored early in the third period to open three-goal lead, and the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 Thursday night. “A little bit of relief. It's always nice to get the...

Five-goal first period leads Sabres to 7-1 win over Devils

Dec. 2, 2019 11:23 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — It was a day worth celebrating for the Buffalo Sabres. On the team’s 50th birthday as a franchise, the Sabres scored five goals in the first period on their way to a 7-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night. It was an offensive explosion that had been a long time...

Tavares scores in OT, leads Maple Leafs past Sabres 2-1

Nov. 30, 2019 11:23 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Frederik Andersen was put to the test, and the goaltender did enough to get the Toronto Maple Leafs the victory. John Tavares scored at 1:45 of overtime and picked up his 400th NHL assist, and Anderson made 29 saves as the Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Saturday night. "He gave...

Eichel scores twice, Sabres outlast Maple Leafs 6-4

Nov. 29, 2019 8:16 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ralph Krueger’s first experience in the Buffalo-Toronto rivalry was a memorable one. The first-year Sabres coach saw his team overcome an early deficit to beat the Maple Leafs 6-4 on Friday. It was a performance that the inconsistent Sabres needed — and one that Krueger...