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Six Things to Keep an Eye On During Sabres Camp by @EvancDent

For the first time in many years, the Sabres can be talked about as serious playoff contenders. Though it will take some big steps from certain players, the Sabres definitely have the core talent in place to move up the standings. As they begin training camp, here are the biggest questions that they’ll have to […]

Hockey’s Back! The Buffalo Wins World Cup of Hockey Preview by @evancdent

  While we were all focusing on the Bills, fretting about Sammy Watkins’ season-ending/actually-just-a-pain-tolerance-issue injury and preparing our dissertations on whether the Tyrod Taylor contract is already mistake, hockey had the gall to start up again. That’s right, even though it’s mid-September, there’s serious hockey to be played – the World Cup of Hockey is […]

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The Vesey Trade Was Still The Right Decision by @LukeWachob

The Jimmy Vesey saga came to a close today when the 23 year old free agent signed with the New York Rangers. The Buffalo Sabres, who had traded a 3rd round pick to Nashville for exclusive rights to negotiate with the college hockey MVP (until August 15), were left with nothing to show for their […]

BUFFALO, NY - SEPTEMBER 23: From left to right: Tyler Ennis #63, Evander Kane #9, and Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Buffalo Sabres talk in-between whistles during a game against the Ottawa Senators at the First Niagara Center on September 23, 2015 in Buffalo, New York. (Tom Brenner/ Getty Images)

The Evander Kane Problem by @evancdent

If you have decided to save your sanity and have #loggedoff twitter during these slow, slow, summer sports months, you might have missed that Evander Kane was arrested (and given a perp walk) following an incident at the esteemed Buffalo bae Bottoms Up, resulting in a misdemeanor trespassing charges (probably reentering the bar after getting […]

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Kyle Okposo Q n A with @cultureoflosing of @LHHockey

  With the acquisition via FA of Kyle Okposo from the New York Islanders to the Sabres, I wanted to get a local person’s view of the player coming in. I am beyond grateful that Dan Saraceni of Light House Hockey, the co-editor of SB Nation’s Isles blog took the time to answer the questions […]

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Sabres and NHL Thoughts by @mack10zie

While the original intent of this column was to be a Sabres post-draft wrap-up, the crazy day that was yesterday means we will expand this column a bot to discuss not only the Sabres, but the three big transactions from yesterday.

The NHL draft and beyond for the Buffalo Sabres by @husaria

    So, if you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering WHAT HOT TAKE AM I OFFERING TODAY: Well, I haven’t written in awhile, so I have lots of things to say: Good for Cleveland for winning. Good for the city of Buffalo greenlighting Freezer Queen and disregarding the nonsense excuses of preservationists to keep Buffalo backward. […]

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The Case for the Sabres Taking a Forward over Defense at 8 by @evancdent

In just under a week, the Sabres will be on the clock at the 2016 draft, and this year sees them at a critical inflection point under Tim Murray. While the Sabres took a step in the right direction last year, they still finished well out of the playoff race. Murray has finished the easiest […]

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Flashback Recap: Sabres vs. Hurricanes 2006 by @LukeWachob

This is part 3 of 3 in a series remembering the playoff run of the 2006 Buffalo Sabres. Read part 1 here and part 2 here.  Last time, our heroes got a big monkey off their back by eliminating the division champion Ottawa Senators in 5 games. Jason Pominville’s series-winning overtime goal had RJ yelling […]

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Four Potential Sabres Targets to watch in the Conference Finals by @evancdent

After the Leafs won the draft lottery, it was fair for Sabres fans to take a little break from thinking about the team. Besides some of the Sabres playing for their respective countries in the World Championships, not much has been going on – the team resigned Johan Larsson, renamed their arena (welcome to KeyBank […]

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Your No Stress Sabres Guide to the NHL Lottery by @evancdent

The Sabres come into Saturday’s draft lottery slotted for the eighth overall pick after a nice end of the season run propelled them out of the basement. With the new theoretically tank-proof draft rules in place – the first three picks are all decided by the lottery, meaning the last place team could drop to fourth pick […]

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