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
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
Conor Sheary scored his second goal of the game at 4:11 of overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 4-3 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at KeyBank Center on Friday.
“We know at this point of the year we’ve got to press for every point we can get, so those two points were really important,” said Sheary, who had an assist. “I get the opportunity to be in some really good positions being out there in overtime. I was able to take advantage tonight.” Read More