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”

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”

Sabres: Buffalo’s Season was Yet Another Mixed Bag

The Buffalo Sabres have failed to make the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season. They were eliminated from contention Saturday after losing to the Montreal Canadiens. So, what went wrong? How did it happen again? And was 2018-2019 at least a step in the right direction? It’s a mixed bag for the Sabres. They hadContinue reading “Sabres: Buffalo’s Season was Yet Another Mixed Bag”

Sabres: Dahlin Ups the Ante, but Buffalo Still Struggles

Being a fan of the Buffalo Sabres isn’t easy. In 2017-2018, the club won just 25 games and allowed 81 more goals against than goals scored. They were dead last in the standings. Jack Eichel was a rare bright spot, scoring 64 points in just 67 games. He had a team-leading 25 goals and aContinue reading “Sabres: Dahlin Ups the Ante, but Buffalo Still Struggles”