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Sabres rally to beat Canucks, improve to 3-0

Oct. 19, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner and Tage Thompson scored 23 seconds apart in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Tuesday night. Buffalo’s alternate captains, Kyle Okposo and Zemgus Girgensons, each added a goal and an...

Sabres score twice in shootout, beat Coyotes 2-1

Oct. 16, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tage Thompson and Artuu Ruotsalainen scored in a shootout to give the Buffalo Sabres a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. Buffalo improved to 2-0 following a 5-1 win over Montreal on Thursday night. Cody Eakin scored in the second...

Sabres, minus Eichel, open season with 5-1 rout of Canadiens

Oct. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — At 40 and opening his 19th NHL season, Sabres goalie Craig Anderson has been around long enough to realize it’s not about what star players a team might be missing, or how inexperienced the roster. “I think first and foremost, it's not what you...

All eyes on Eichel and ongoing stalemate with Sabres

Oct. 08, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel has switched agents, been stripped of his captaincy and likely played his final game for the Buffalo Sabres. Eichel's future, however, remains in limbo due to a stalemate over how to treat a herniated disk that has sidelined him since...

Top NHL picks stay in school, including No. 1 overall pick

Oct. 04, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Owen Power stood in a sea of maize-clad fans pumping pompoms and cheering on Michigan's football team in a win over Washington this fall. Power is 6-foot-5 and has some notoriety as the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft, but he blended right...

NHL reaches out to Lehner after social media accusations

Oct. 03, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

The NHL has reached out out to Robin Lehner to set up an interview after the goaltender made several accusations on social media, including that teams give players drugs without a doctor's consent, a league spokesman confirmed to The Associated Press. In a series of...

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...

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...

NHL training camps open with several big-name stars missing

Sep. 23, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Sidney Crosby's injured left wrist and Evgeni Malkin's right knee are keeping them off the ice in Pittsburgh. Jack Eichel and Buffalo cannot agree on a course of action for his back problems. Evander Kane and San Jose agreed it's best he stay away. ...

Sabres agree to terms with Dahlin on $18M, 3-year contract

Sep. 22, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Sabres agreed to terms Wednesday with defenseman Rasmus Dahlin on a three-year contract worth $18 million, getting the deal done on the eve of Buffalo's first training camp practice. Dahlin was among the last unsigned restricted free agents...