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”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

Despite all that’s going on in the world, hockey is still coming and that means it’s time to take a look at what’s to come in 2017-2018. This time, we’re talking about the illustrious Buffalo Sabres. Things haven’t gone well for the Sabres in a while and the franchise cleaned house and is starting overContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

In some sense of things, the Buffalo Sabres seem to be improving. They’ve missed the post-season five straight seasons and have been in an official rebuild for three seasons, but their point totals seem to be on the rise. In 2015-2016, the Sabres posted 81 points – 27 more than 2014-2015. This slow slip upContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres”

Sabres Get Better With Kyle Okposo Signing

Kyle Okposo’s tenure with the New York Islanders has come to an end. The 28-year-old has signed a seven-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Friday. The deal is worth a reported $42 million, with an average annual value of $6 million. Okposo long knew that he would end up somewhere else this season, withContinue reading “Sabres Get Better With Kyle Okposo Signing”