Sabres: Buffalo Fires Botterill, Cleans House

The Buffalo Sabres have cleaned house, firing general manager Jason Botterill and a small army of other organizational staff Tuesday. Buffalo team owners Terry and Kim Pegula had initially stated about three weeks ago that they’d be retaining the services of the now-former general manager, but Tuesday marked a significant reversal of course – andContinue reading “Sabres: Buffalo Fires Botterill, Cleans House”

Sabres: Jeff Skinner Out with Upper Body Injury

The Buffalo Sabres will be without forward Jeff Skinner for three to four weeks. The forward will miss action thanks to an upper body injury, the team announced Saturday. Skinner was injured a day earlier during his team’s 3-0 loss to the Boston Bruins. He collided with forward David Pastrnak four minutes into the thirdContinue reading “Sabres: Jeff Skinner Out with Upper Body Injury”

Sabres: Buffalo Sinks Sharks, Improves to 7-1-1

It’s early, but the Buffalo Sabres are rolling. They knocked off the San Jose Sharks Saturday by a final score of 4-3 to improve to a 7-1-1 record. But here’s the thing: the Sabres were rolling last season too. And we all know how that worked out, which is probably why Buffalo’s winning ways aren’tContinue reading “Sabres: Buffalo Sinks Sharks, Improves to 7-1-1”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

Count the Buffalo Sabres among the many teams hoping to make a big splash in 2019-2020. With a new head coach in Ralph Krueger and some serious off-season acquisitions, Buffalo could be in line to end the longest active playoff drought in the league. They haven’t made the post-season since 2011. Krueger’s name might notContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres”

What Went Wrong: Buffalo Sabres

So far our immensely popular What Went Wrong series has examined the (mis)fortunes of the Anaheim Ducks, Arizona Coyotes and Boston Bruins. A lack of scoring was acknowledged as the main problem for two out of those three, while the Bruins’ difficulties may lie ahead. In the case of the Buffalo Sabres, it’s fair toContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Buffalo Sabres”