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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...

Mittelstadt's OT goal leads Sabres past Blackhawks, 3-2

Apr. 29, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Casey Mittelstadt scored 2:07 into overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night in the final game for two non-playoff teams. Tage Thompson scored his 38th goal for the Sabres, and defenseman Owen Power, the No. 1...

NHLPA begins search for executive director Fehr's successor

Apr. 29, 2022 21:59 PM EDT

The NHL Players’ Association is looking for a new leader after the union’s executive board voted to begin a search for Don Fehr’s successor. There is no timetable for that decision, and Fehr will continue to serve in his current role until a replacement is found by a search...

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...

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...

Wheeler lifts Jets to 3-2 shootout win over Sabres

Mar. 30, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Blake Wheeler had a goal in regulation and scored the shootout winner, Connor Hellebuyck made 35 saves and the Winnipeg Jets rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Wednesday night for their third consecutive victory. Mason Appleton had the tying goal in...

Surging Sabres show signs of blossoming in late-season run

Mar. 30, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — One year and one day later, Sabres coach Don Granato still reflects on the encouraging text message forward Kyle Okposo sent following what stands as one of the lowest moments in franchise history. “We will win,” Granato said, recalling Okposo’s text...