Hurricanes overcome Eichel hat trick, defeat Sabres in OT

Hurricanes overcome Eichel hat trick, defeat Sabres in OT

Defenseman Jaccob Slavin scored at 2:15 of overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 win against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center on Friday.

Sabres center Jack Eichel had his first NHL hat trick, including two goals in 10 seconds in the third period.

After the Hurricanes got out to a 4-2 lead in the third on three straight goals from Jordan Staal (3:00), Derek Ryan (4:03) and Elias Lindholm (6:57), Eichel scored at 9:24 and 9:34 to tie it 4-4. Read More

Flyers defeat Sabres for fifth straight win

Flyers defeat Sabres for fifth straight win

Valtteri Filppula scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to their fifth consecutive win, 2-1 against the Buffalo Sabres at Wells Fargo Center on Thursday.

Rookie defenseman Travis Sanheim scored his first NHL goal for the Flyers (13-11-7), and Brian Elliott made 19 saves. It’s Philadelphia’s longest winning streak since they won 10 in a row Nov. 27-Dec. 14, 2016. Read More

Sabres hold on for 3-2 win over Ottawa

Sabres hold on for 3-2 win over Ottawa

The Buffalo Sabres used three second period goals to defeat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night at KeyBank Center. Three different Sabres, including Evander Kane, scored the middle frame.

With the win on Tuesday night, the Sabres have now earned points in four straight games to improve to 8-17-6 and 22 points in the standings. Read More

Sabres score three in second, hand Senators fifth straight loss

Sabres score three in second, hand Senators fifth straight loss

Benoit Pouliot, Kyle Okposo, and Evander Kane each scored in the second period to help the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 win against the Ottawa Senators at KeyBank Center on Tuesday.

Robin Lehner made 24 saves for Buffalo (8-17-6).  Cody Ceci and Derick Brassard scored in the third period for Ottawa (9-13-7), which has lost five straight games and 12 of its past 13 (1-10-2). Read More

Rodrigues fuels comeback, but Sabres fall to Blues in OT

Rodrigues fuels comeback, but Sabres fall to Blues in OT

Coming into their game against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday evening, the Buffalo Sabres eyed an opportunity to head home from their three-game road trip having taken five out of six available points. Thanks to an overtime goal from Vladimir Tarasenko, they’ll have to settle for four.

Evan Rodrigues scored a pair of third-period goals to bring the Sabres back from a 2-0 deficit, the latter of which tied the game with 1:27 remaining in regulation, but Tarasenko scored with 36 seconds left in overtime to clinch a 3-2 win for the Blues. Read more

Reign Receive Veteran Forward Moulson on Loan from Buffalo

Reign Receive Veteran Forward Moulson on Loan from Buffalo

The Ontario Reign, American Hockey League Affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, have received forward Matt Moulson on loan from the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.

Moulson, 34, appeared in 14 games with the Sabres this season, recording no points before being placed on waivers. The North York, Ontario, native, who has family living in the Los Angeles area, is a veteran of 650 NHL games over 11 seasons with the Kings (2007-09), New York Islanders (2009-14), Sabres (2013-18) and Minnesota Wild (2013-14) totaling 369 points (176 goals, 193 assists). His brother-in-law is current Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and he is also the brother-in-law of former Reign forward Sean Backman. Read More