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November 29, 2016 - 9:44 am
It is one day short of seven weeks since Jack Eichel went down with a high ankle sprain. He will make his return to the lineup tonight in Ottawa. Eichel missed 21 games where the team played .452 hockey. That has them 27th in the NHL. When it comes to goal scoring, the Sabres are dead last by a lot...
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November 28, 2016 - 11:10 am
Neither Dan Bylsma nor Jack Eichel would confirm that Eichel will play in Ottawa, but all the signs are pointing to his return. Eichel and Rasmus Ristolainen were on the first power play unit while Matt Moulson and Taylor Fedun went to the second unit. Johan Larsson is no longer on the power play...
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November 26, 2016 - 8:32 am
With the Buffalo Sabres off from game action until Tuesday, the team has assigned three players to the Rochester Americans in the American Hockey League. On Saturday, the Sabres sent forwards William Carrier, Cal O'Reilly, and Cole Schneider back to Rochester. The Amerks are scheduled to play the...
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November 25, 2016 - 3:43 pm
The Buffalo Sabres manage to score only one goal or less in a game for the eighth time in the month of November after a 3-1 loss to the Washington Capitals on Friday. Hear from Paul Hamilton following the loss on the Sabres Post-Game Show:
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November 25, 2016 - 12:09 pm
The Capitals scored one goal in each period on Friday, handing the Sabres a 3-1 defeat. Sam Reinhart recorded Buffalo's lone goal and Anders Nilsson stopped 29 shots. Scoring Washington got on the board early on a Daniel Winnik goal. The Caps forward whipped a rebound past Anders Nilsson at 5:08 of...
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November 25, 2016 - 11:55 am
Several members of the Sabres expressed their frustration after another low offensive output. See what Sam Reinhart and Ryan O'Reilly told the media after Friday's 3-1 loss in Washington. Sam Reinhart "It is frustrating. I don't know one guy in here who isn't, but with that being said they're going...
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November 25, 2016 - 10:10 am
Anders Nilsson’s last start was a 46 save, 2-1 shootout victory over the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins. Tonight, he gets Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. Nilsson has played five games and is 2-1-2 with a 1.74 goals against and .951 save percentage. Buffalo’s goalies are...
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November 24, 2016 - 12:01 pm
If you’re looking at just offense, you’re probably going to be disappointed in Sam Reinhart’s play this season. It seems like we’re always talking about offense with him, but Dan Bylsma wants to talk defense. It started in the Pittsburgh game when Bylsma praised Reinhart’s play and the way he...
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November 23, 2016 - 2:09 pm
For the fourth time in the month of November, the Sabres headed to overtime with one goal on the board. Detroit prevailed in the shootout 2-1. Thomas Vanek notched the winner in the SO using his familiar around-the-world move. Scoring Thomas Vanek's no-look spin pass to Gustav Nyquist helped the...
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November 23, 2016 - 1:55 pm
The Sabres' offense lagged once again during Wednesday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Red Wings. Hear Paul Hamilton's analysis on the postgame show with Brian Koziol.
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