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Costly mistakes mount in loss to Canadiens

Costly mistakes mount in loss to Canadiens

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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

Reinhart’s shootout winner caps thrilling victory over Blues

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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

Sabres recall Nylander from Rochester

Sabres recall Nylander from Rochester

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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

Grubauer, Avalanche defeat Sabres with 18-save shutout

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Philipp Grubauer made 18 saves for the Colorado Avalanche in a 3-0 win against the Buffalo Sabres at Pepsi Center on Saturday.

It was the second shutout of the season and eighth in the NHL for Grubauer, whose save total tied for the third fewest (two less than the fewest) in a shutout this season. Read More

Oilers rally past Sabres for third straight win

Oilers rally past Sabres for third straight win

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The Edmonton Oilers scored three straight goals late in the second period to rally for a 4-3 win against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center on Monday.

Leon Draisaitl and Darnell Nurse each had a goal and an assist, Zack Kassian and Kyle Brodziak scored, and Connor McDavid had two assists for the Oilers (29-30-7), who have won three in a row and trail the Minnesota Wild by six points for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference. Read More