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The Wraparound: Sabres 4, Blues 3, SO

There was no tribute video or roaring ovation for Ryan O'Reilly during his first game back in KeyBank Center. All the former Buffalo Sabres center received was a "welcome back" message on the video board, which provoked a mixed reaction from the crowd Sunday evening.


Photos: Sabres win over Blues 4-3 in shootout

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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2019-03-18 15:23:00

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Buffalo Sabres: Game Preview and Discussion

PNC Arena - Raleigh, NC. The Hurricanes will try to take advantage of a struggling Buffalo Sabres team tonight in Jeff Skinner’s second return to PNC Arena. After a flat shutout loss last night at the hands of Sergei Bobrovsky, the Canes desperately need a win to keep up in the playoff race.


Live coverage: Buffalo Sabres vs. St. Louis Blues

The Buffalo Sabres play the St. Louis Blues at 5 p.m. Sunday at KeyBank Center. Here are five things to know about the game. Follow along with the action on the ice through reports from our team and select media accounts:


Hurricanes outlast Sabres 4-2

The Sabres scored for the first time in nearly 200 minutes on Saturday, but it wasn't enough to prevent the team's seventh straight loss, a 4-2 defeat in Carolina. Jeff Skinner snapped a team and personal scoring drought with an early goal. Skinner's 37th, tying a career high, marked the Sabres' fir


NHL Rumors: Oilers, Sabres, Rangers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, indications as to the direction of the Edmonton Oilers came out of their season seat breakfast on Monday, there are some updates on the Buffalo Sabres and what they’ll do with a number of their assets this offseason and the New York Rangers might be running into some co

THE HOCKEY WRITERS - 2019-03-19 17:26:36

The numbers game: Buffalo's roller coaster winter of 2018-19

Spring arrives at 5:58 p.m. Wednesday in the Buffalo Niagara region — no thanks to a fishy February forecast by Punxsutawney Phil, who raised hopes of an early spring that were dashed, just like the Sabres' playoff hopes.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2019-03-20 09:00:16

Sabres Lose 7th Straight

BUFFALOL, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Buffalo Sabres finally broke their three game scoring drought, but it wouldn't be enough as they fell to Carolina 4-2. Buffalo got on the board first when Jeff Skinner snapped his scoreless streak, against his former team.


Allen in goal as O'Reilly makes his return to Buffalo with the Blues

BUFFALO, N.Y. • It's reunion time for the Blues and Sabres this afternoon, with Ryan O'Reilly playing his first game in his former hometown since he was traded to the Blues and ex-Blue Carter Hutton in goal for the Sabres for Sunday's 4 p.m. Central start.


Travis Yost's Sabre Metrics: What should Sabres pay Jeff Skinner?

Travis Yost has been involved in the world of hockey analytics for a decade and is part of TSN's Hockey Analytics team. Prior to joining TSN, Yost was a contributor at the Ottawa Citizen, the Sporting News and NHL Numbers, and he has been a consultant for an NHL franchise. He will be contributing br

BUFFALO NEWS - 2019-03-19 10:00:05

Lots of dead-weight on Sabres’ ledger for 2019-20

As has been the case for what seems like eons, fans of the Buffalo Sabres are stuck looking toward the future before the end of the regular season. What began as a potentially promising 2018-19 campaign quickly devolved into a bitter free-fall into obscurity.

DIEBYTHEBLADE.COM - 2019-03-19 14:30:00

Sabres defeat Blues in shootout, snap seven-game skid

Sam Reinhart scored in the third round of the shootout as the host Buffalo Sabres snapped a seven-game losing skid with a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Reinhart nearly won the contest in the waning moments of overtime, but his shot caromed off the left post.


Sabres at Hurricanes: Five Things to Know

RALEIGH, N.C. -- 197 minutes, 40 seconds. That is where the Buffalo Sabres' scoring drought stands entering their game tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes in PNC Arena. They have been shut out in three consecutive games, failing to score a goal since the third period of a 5-4 shootout loss in Ch


Kessel, Crosby help surging Penguins blank Sabres 5-0

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist, Sidney Crosby added two assists and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-0 on Thursday night. Nick Bjugstad and Jake Guentzel each had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh, which has won six of seven and sits third in the Met


Three Free Agents the Sabres Need to Lock Up

Let me start this off with a disclaimer: in my humble opinion, Jeff Skinner should absolutely be the top priority for the Buffalo Sabres to lock up in the next few months. But he’s far from the only impending free agent on the Sabres, and the team certainly has others they should think about extendi

DIEBYTHEBLADE.COM - 2019-03-19 13:00:00

Sabres Try to Snap Two Streaks When Leafs Visit Wednesday Night.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Sabres have a couple of streaks that they'd like to see end Wednesday night when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Sabres haven't beat the Leafs this season dropping all three games played against the Leafs so far this season. And the Sabres haven't won two straight games si

WGRZ TV - 2019-03-19 22:57:00

Canes In Thick Of Playoff Race With 4-2 Win Over Sabres

Cary, NC – On a beautiful nearly Spring day, the atmosphere both outside and inside the PNC Arena was reminiscent of the spring of 2006 when the Caniacs set the standard for tailgating at hockey games outside and earning the then-reputation of the loudest house in the NHL. The Canes were coming off

CARYCITIZEN.COM - 2019-03-18 13:29:42

Jack Eichel returns, hoping to prevent Sabres from making dubious offensive history

Jack is back. Now we see if that helps the Buffalo Sabres regain any semblance of an offense. Captain Jack Eichel has served his two-game suspension for a check to the head and will return to the lineup Saturday night as the Sabres travel to meet the Carolina Hurricanes in PNC Arena.


Sabres forward Jack Eichel suspended for two games

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Sunday for an illegal check to the head of Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg.


Toronto travels to Buffalo for division battle

Toronto Maple Leafs (43-25-5, third in the Atlantic Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (31-32-9, sixth in the Atlantic Division) BOTTOM LINE: Toronto visits Buffalo in a matchup of Atlantic Division teams at KeyBank Center.

WASHINGTON POST - 2019-03-20 07:22:00