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”

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”