Facing a raucous road atmosphere and an opponent fighting for a spot in the playoffs, the Sabres emphasized the importance of starting strong against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Saturday night. They led 1-0 after the first period on the strength of a Sam Reinhart goal.
In the second period, they got away from what made them successful. Costly mistakes mounted into a 7-4 loss, officially eliminating the team from playoff contention. Read More
Reinhart’s shootout winner caps thrilling victory over Blues
Sam Reinhart watched as his buzzer-beating backhand deflected off the post while the final second ticked off the clock in overtime on Sunday, briefly extending what had already been a thrilling St. Patrick’s Day matchup between the Sabres and St. Louis Blues at KeyBank Center.
When given a second chance at a game-winning goal in the ensuing shutout, he was sure to hit his mark. Read More
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Alexander Nylander from the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Nylander (6’1″, 192 lbs., 3/2/1998) has already set career-high totals in goals (12) and points (31) in 49 games with Rochester this season. He has also tied his career high with 19 assists and posted a plus-11 rating. The recall comes on the heels of a four-game goal streak with the Amerks. In his last six games, Nylander has totaled seven points (4+3). Read More
Grubauer, Avalanche defeat Sabres with 18-save shutout