Latest Jeff Skinner News

Sabres counting on late-season surge to carry into next year

Apr. 30, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The airing of grievances and expressions of frustrations which commonly followed each of the Sabres' previous 10 losing seasons were notably absent on Saturday. At a time Buffalo set an NHL record by missing the playoffs for an 11th straight year, the mood was...

Thompson scores 37th in Sabres' 5-3 win over Islanders

Apr. 23, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tage Thompson scored his team-leading 37th goal during a three-goal, second-period surge, and the Buffalo Sabres defeated the New York Islanders 5-3 on Saturday in a game between two non-playoff teams. Jeff Skinner, with his 33rd of the season, stuffed in...

Okposo, Tuch score short-handed goals, Sabres beat Devils

Apr. 22, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Okposo and Alex Tuch scored short-handed goals less than a minute apart in the second period, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Thursday night. Rasmus Dahlin, Owen Power and Jeff Skinner also scored, and 40-year-old Craig Anderson had...

Sabres' 4-goal 2nd-period surge fuels 4-3 win over Flyers

Apr. 16, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tage Thompson’s go-ahead goal capped a four-goal, second-period outburst and the Buffalo Sabres rallied to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in a meeting of non-playoff teams Saturday night. Rasmus Dahlin had a goal and assist, and Kyle Okposo and Vinnie...

Dahlin helps Power, Sabres beat Maple Leafs 5-2

Apr. 12, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin and Rasmus Asplund each had a goal and an assist, helping the Buffalo Sabres beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Tuesday night. Tage Thompson, Kyle Okposo and Jeff Skinner also scored for Buffalo (27-37-11). Alex Tuch and Victor Olofsson added two...

Bennett scores late, Panthers rally to beat Sabres 4-3

Apr. 08, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla- (AP) — Sam Bennett scored with 37.3 seconds left to lift the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Sam Reinhart and Claude Giroux each had a goal and an assist, and Patric Hornqvist also scored for the Panthers. Sergei Bobrovsky made...

Aho, Staal help Hurricanes beat Sabres to earn playoff spot

Apr. 07, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes were happy to talk about playoff hockey after their latest accomplishment. Sebastian Aho and Jordan Staal each scored two goals and the Hurricanes rallied from a pair of two-goal deficits to beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 and clinch a...

Olofsson rallies Sabres in 4-2 win over Hurricanes

Apr. 05, 2022 23:20 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson had a goal and an assist in the third period to lead the Buffalo Sabres past the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Tuesday night. Jeff Skinner, Casey Mittelstadt and Dylan Cozens also scored for the Sabres, and Craig Anderson made 32 saves in the...

Panthers beat Sabres 5-3 to clinch playoff berth

Apr. 03, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau set Florida’s single-season points record, and the Panthers clinched a playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. Huberdeau scored his 24th goal to extend his point streak to eight games and raise his season total to...