Blues set new franchise wins record

Apr 4, 2014

Blues set new franchise wins record

Brian Elliott was oh so close to another shutout. He settled for another win. Elliott stopped 24 shots, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 for their franchise-record 52nd victory. “Two points is a lot more valuable than the ‘SO’ on ...

Panthers beat Sabres

Mar 8, 2014

Panthers beat Sabres

Robert Luongo’s return to Florida couldn’t have been better. Luongo made 25 saves, while Dmitry Kulikov and Jesse Winchester each scored power-play goals to lead the Panthers over the Buffalo Sabres 2-0 on Friday night. Luongo, acquired in a trade with Vancouver on Tuesday, ...

Senators beat back Canucks

Mar 3, 2014

Senators beat back Canucks

Cody Ceci is trying to help his team while helping his own cause. Ceci’s second-period goal stood as the winner as the Ottawa Senators topped the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 before a crowd of more than 50,000 Sunday in the Heritage Classic. “It means a ...

Sabres defeat Sharks after big trade

Mar 1, 2014

Sabres defeat Sharks after big trade

Sabres 4, Sharks 2  Marcus Foligno looked up at the video board and was moved as the Buffalo Sabres said farewell to two of their most popular players. Jhonas Enroth made 36 saves as the Sabres beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Friday ...

D'Agostini powers Sabres to victory over Bruins in OT

Feb 27, 2014

D'Agostini powers Sabres to victory over Bruins in OT

Matt D’Agostini and the last-place Buffalo Sabres caught Zdeno Chara and the Atlantic Division-leading Boston Bruins by surprise Wednesday night. After squandering a 3-1 lead, the Sabres rallied for two goals in the span of 75 seconds to come away with a 5-4 overtime ...

Sabres edge Hurricanes

Feb 26, 2014

Sabres edge Hurricanes

Ryan Miller was more concerned about overcoming jetlag than thinking about providing a memorable send-off in what could potentially have been one of the goalie’s final games for the Buffalo Sabres. A little over a day after returning to Buffalo from the Sochi Games, ...

Crosby dominates Miller in Penguins' win over Sabres

Feb 6, 2014

Crosby dominates Miller in Penguins' win over Sabres

Sidney Crosby still has Ryan Miller’s number after scoring a highlight-reel go-ahead goal in Pittsburgh’s 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. That’s fine with Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, so long as that trend doesn’t continue once the Winter Games open next ...

Avs destroy lowly Sabres

Feb 2, 2014

Avs destroy lowly Sabres

The Colorado Avalanche took a chance when they drafted Nathan MacKinnon first overall last June. The rookie is rewarding their faith with a stellar first season. MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Jamie McGinn had two goals and an assist, and Colorado beat ...

Fleury blanks lowly Sabres

Jan 28, 2014

Fleury blanks lowly Sabres

The Pittsburgh Penguins are still determined to finish as the NHL’s best team — despite a recent slump. The Penguins rebounded from a loss on Saturday and beat the league’s worst team on Monday night as goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 shots for his ...

Sabres win on odd goal in OT

Dec 24, 2013

Sabres win on odd goal in OT

Mike Smith’s unwitting mistake gave the short-handed Buffalo Sabres a 2-1 overtime win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Monday night. With 3:47 gone in overtime, Sabres defenseman Mark Pysyk took a shot that hit Martin Hanzal and became lodged in the back of Smith’s ...

Nolan finds tears in win

Nov 16, 2013

Nolan finds tears in win

Sabres coach Ted Nolan had difficulty putting his emotions into words after going 16 years between wins behind the Buffalo bench. “It was one of those games where you didn’t ever know that this type of day would ever happen again,” Nolan said on ...