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”

Sabres: Is Buffalo for Real?

This season has, thus far, turned out to be full of surprises. Among the many surprises, count the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres polished off their ninth win in a row Saturday night, defeating the Detroit Red Wings 3-2. They’re set to face the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday and will be searching for their 10thContinue reading “Sabres: Is Buffalo for Real?”

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”