Forward Jeff Skinner was a healthy scratch again for the Sabres Thursday and hasn’t played since February 20, so it’s safe to say things are coming to a head in Buffalo.
Count the Buffalo Sabres among the teams to make some serious off-season moves. While it may be premature to suggest the Sabres are playoff-bound, the club would certainly like to take a step forward. If they make the post-season this time out, it’ll be the first time in 10 seasons. Possessing the league’s longest activeContinue reading “Sabres: Hall and Staal Bring More Firepower to Buffalo”
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”
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”
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”