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The Buffalo Sabres’ Dylan Cozens is one of 43 rookies to have played his first NHL game this season. In two games, he’s averaging 12:30 of ice time on a line with Tobias Rieder and Cody Eakin, and in that small sample size, he has one assist (his first NHL point) and a 52% Corsi
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The Buffalo Sabres are off to a rocky start after falling to the Washington Capitals by a score of 6-4 in their season opener at KeyBank Center on Thursday. In a game that many fans had been looking forward to with the return of hockey, team debuts of Taylor Hall and Eric Staal, and NHL
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It appears the Buffalo Sabres have decided to continue wearing their white, fluorescent gold, and navy blue 50th-anniversary alternate uniform in the 2020-21 season after a jersey leakage surfaced on the NHL Shop’s Canadian website. At the time of this article’s publishing, a listing for “Men’s Buffalo Sabres Adidas White 2020/21 Alternate – Authentic Pro
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Buffalo Sabres fans have been asking the team to revive their infamous “goat head” jersey for years, and it appears the 2021-22 season could finally mark its return. The team inched closer toward the move by adding goat head logos on both shoulders of their new “butter knives” reverse retro uniform debuting in 2020-21. So,
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In this edition of Sabres News & Rumors, I’ll discuss some major successes from this week involving three Buffalo prospects playing overseas; John-Jason Peterka, Arttu Ruotsalainen and Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen. Peterka Averaging Four Points Per Game in Previous Two Contests Drafted 34th overall by the Sabres in this year’s NHL Entry Draft, Peterka recorded five assists
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As much as some fans wish it were the case, you can’t assemble an NHL roster like a video game in franchise mode. In a salary cap world, financial considerations go into every decision a general manager makes. The teams that find the most success tend to have the same things in common when it
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland updates the media on the status of Oscar Klefbom, noting how much of next season he believes the defenseman will miss. In Anaheim, expect the Ducks to sign a goaltender in an effort to meet expansion draft requirements. In Boston, what might Jake DeBrusk’s next
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In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Minnesota Wild have done a 180 degree turn on their urgency to trade defenseman Matt Dumba. In Detroit, what else might the Red Wings add before next season begins? In Edmonton, there is some competition brewing between prospect defensemen and the team has loaned newly-acquired Dominik Kahun out. Finally,
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The last time the Buffalo Sabres made the playoffs, Daniel Sedin led the league in points and Corey Perry hadn’t yet burned enough bridges amongst the hockey community, as he won the prestigious Hart Memorial Trophy for being the NHL’s most valuable player. In case you were wondering – that was the 2010-11 season.   Sabres
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The Buffalo Sabres are expected to release “reverse retro” uniforms as part of the NHL’s rumoured modern-day throwback jersey program. As reported by Icethetics, Adidas has supposedly created “throwbacks with a twist” for the majority of teams in the league to be worn on special occasions. The rumours truly came to life on Monday when
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After snaring prized free agent Taylor Hall, the Buffalo Sabres have roughly $13 million in projected cap space. How will they spend it? “We’re looking at our roster overall and we’re working through each individual situation, but not in a vacuum, how the one individual fits into the bigger piece of all this. We’re going
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The Buffalo Sabres have traded forward Marcus Johansson to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Eric Staal. As Elliotte Friedman would report, the deal was a straight-up swap of players without any sort of draft picks or salary retention involved. It is a straight-up trade: Johansson for Staal. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September 16,
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On Tuesday morning, the Buffalo Sabres officially released their new royal blue uniforms set to debut for the 2020-21 season. This marked the return of the team’s original royal blue, gold, and white colour scheme previously worn by the team for more than two decades. The new uniforms feature similar design features to the those
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