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Last-place Sabres win draft lottery; Kraken get No. 2 pick

Jun. 02, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — If only for a brief moment, Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams could put aside concerns over captain Jack Eichel’s future, an ongoing coaching search and memories of a frustrating season, to celebrate an actual victory. That it came at the expense...

Petersen makes 18 saves, U.S. beats Kazakhstan 3-0 at worlds

May. 25, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Los Angeles Kings goaltender Cal Petersen made 18 saves and the United States beat Kazakhstan 3-0 Tuesday to improve to 2-1 at the IIHF world championship. Kings teammate Trevor Moore, defenseman Adam Clendening and forward Jack Drury scored for the...

Sabres GM disputes disconnect between team and Eichel

May. 12, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams intends to move ahead with players who want to be part of the solution in Buffalo, and that — for now — includes disgruntled captain Jack Eichel. To emphasize his point Wednesday, Adams borrowed the same word...

Debate over surgery has Eichel questioning future in Buffalo

May. 10, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The frustration over yet another losing season, combined with what Sabres captain Jack Eichel called “a disconnect” with his team over how to treat a herniated disk led to him questioning his future in Buffalo on Monday. “I think the most...

Sabres' high expectations unravel with last-place finish

May. 09, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Sabres were so confident they had moved forward corner from their miserable past, the team’s marketing department included owner Terry Pegula’s hopeful comments in a televised feature on how Buffalo landed Taylor Hall in free agency in October. ...

Carter, Lagace help Penguins beat Sabres, clinch 1st in East

May. 08, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Carter scored and Maxime Lagace stopped 29 shots for his first career shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 1-0 on Saturday. Lagace, making his first start in more than two years, got his seventh career win, and helped...

Penguins goalies Jarry, Smith out for finale vs. Sabres

May. 07, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without their top two goaltenders for Saturday's regular-season finale against Buffalo. Coach Mike Sullivan ruled Tristan Jarry and Casey DeSmith out with minor injuries on Friday. DeSmith is dealing...

Carter scores career-high 4 goals, Penguins blast Sabres 8-4

May. 06, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the final days of a 16th season that came in the form of a 56-game sprint and included a cross-country trade, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jeff Carter acknowledges his legs aren't exactly in top form. Funny, they sure looked fresh Thursday night...

Bjork's 2 goals, shootout winner lead Sabres over Islanders

May. 04, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Anders Bjork scored Buffalo’s last two goals in regulation and then had the deciding shootout goal, lifting the Sabres to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday. Cody Eakin also scored for the last-place Sabres, who rallied past the...

Houser wins in NHL debut as Sabres rally past Islanders 4-2

May. 03, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Houser stopped 34 shots in his NHL debut, Sam Reinhart scored twice in Buffalo's three-goal third period and the Sabres beat the playoff-bound New York Islanders 4-2 on Monday night. Tage Thompson and Rasmund Asplund also scored for Buffalo,...