Many Sabres fans, including myself, became furious over the fact the Regier hadn't made any moves on July 1st. With every signing, it seemed like the Sabres chances of improving became slimmer.
Before free agency even began, the only thing Regier did was re-sign Mike Grier, which is a solid move. That still left six unrestricted free agents on the team, leaving around $14 million of space left to sign players.
Martin Biron was one of the first moves on Thursday, signing with the New York Rangers for under $900,000 for two years. Are you kidding me?! Unless Biron really doesn't want to play for Buffalo, there is no reason Regier could not top that offer. Even if it was for $1.3 per year...
It’s been a few years since General manager Darcy Regier has made a significant move to improve the Sabres. The offseason has just started, and I am already tired of waiting for Regier to do something. It’s just not going to happen.
There were plenty of positive thoughts and opportunities, but none of them have or will come through. Tomas Kaberle has been the biggest rumor in Buffalo, but apparently the deal fell through. Even though Regier still has a chance to acquire Kaberle, it’s not likely.
Henrik Tallinder and Toni Lydman are both on their way out as well, meaning Buffalo will have to fill two spots on defense already. Even if the Sabres bring up Marc-Andre Gragnani, it sti...
In three years from now, the Buffalo Sabres will be a completely different team, but that could be said about any team. The Sabres have a big couple of years ahead of them that will prove whether or not they will be a contender come playoff time.
The management will likely change soon, which may not be a bad thing. Lindy Ruff had and will face criticism regardless of what happens. Some fans complain that he can't get them far in the playoffs, while others are content that the team even got into the postseason.
If you take a look at the Toronto Maple Leafs, you will see how good of management they have. In a few years, the entire Northeast Division may fear the Leafs. General Manager Br...
With numerous talented free agents hitting the market this Summer, expect the Buffalo Sabres to be involved. While they may not have done much in the past, this year should be different.
Buffalo will see many changes over the next few years, and this upcoming season is just a start. Lindy Ruff and Darcy Regier are likely on their way out in the next season or two. Not only that, but Rick Jeanneret isn't going to announce the games much longer.
There are a number of players currently on the Sabres team who do not need to be there. Despite winning the Northeast Division this past season, Buffalo has many weaknesses, especially with quite a few free agents to sign.
Players such as Drew...
There’s always next year. The infamous phrase heard around Buffalo has been said again this year after the Sabres were knocked out in the first round to end the season.
Fans in Buffalo were disappointed again after what looked like a promising season. The Sabres made the playoffs for the first time since winning the President’s Trophy in 2007, but were then bounced out by the Bruins in round one.
A well-played season with impressive performances from Tyler Myers and Ryan Miller gave the city of Buffalo plenty of reason to believe that the team would succeed in the postseason. After all, the Sabres earned home-ice advantage with the #3 seed, and were 25-10-6 at HSBC Arena.
Many fans were already hoping that Darcy Regier and Lindy Ruff would not return next season due to the first round loss against the Bruins.
As almost every Sabres fan knows, Ruff is the longest tenured coach in the NHL, beginning his coaching career with Buffalo back in 1997. I don’t understand why so many people want him out of the Sabres’ front office.
The Sabres have made the playoffs seven out of 12 seasons with Ruff behind the bench. They have made it to the Finals once, which ended on a controversial call. I believe Ruff has performed well, especially making mediocre teams look better.
Ruff won the Jack Adams Award in the 2005-2006 season and was again nominated for it aft...
The Sabres made it look easy Friday against as they defeated the Bruins 4-1 at HSBC Arena. The crowd was electrifying the entire time and chants of “tuuuuuuuuka” emerged quickly after Rask allowed a goal on the first shot.
Unlike the other games in this series, the Sabres didn’t let up. They added another in the first period, then one more in the second. A late rally was all the Bruins could hope for, but Tyler Ennis finished them off as he dove to put the puck in the empty net.
It was amazing to see so many fans still believe in this team while being down three games to one. A Friday night home game in a must-win situation was the way to do it. It would have been such a heart-br...
The Sabres have passed the 100 point threshold, and that is truly a remarkable accomplishment. I’ve ragged on this team all season long. I, more than anyone else, have been very critical of this Sabres squad. Yet, I’ll be the first to admit that I’m truly impressed at what this team has done.
They’re bringing playoff hockey back to Buffalo after all these years. Finally, on those wonderful spring nights of the post season, I’ll have my home team to root for.
Congrats on an awesome season, Sabres:
Miller, you’ve bee nothing short of phenomenal all season long. During your Olympic run with Team USA, you awed an entire continent. Watching you mind your net has been a treat ...
Sabres Leave Ottawa With Two Points
This was the final meeting of the season between these teams, and Ottawa has won the first five. Ever since the brawl back in 2007, the Senators have had the Sabres number.
Buffalo is fighting for the second spot in the Conference, so a win tonight was important. These two teams could also meet in the second or third round of the playoffs. Going 0-6 against the Senators wouldn’t give Sabres fans much confidence going into a seven game series.
In the first period, Drew Stafford took a huge hit from Andy Sutton and was on the ice for a while. He left the game with an upper body injury and did not returned. There has been no work on the extent of t...
Buffalo headed to Boston Thursday night to take on the Bruins, who have won three out of the five meetings coming in. Each team gained six points in those five games.
The Sabres were coming off of a 5-2 in which they clinched the Northeast Division. The Bruins came into Thursday with a one point lead over the Rangers for eighth place.
The Sabres have had a rough time against Bruins rookie Tuukka Rask, who leads the league with a 1.99 GAA and has gone 3-1-0 with a 1.52 GAA against Buffalo.
His success continued Thursday as he only allowed one goal on 30 shots. Derek Roy started the scoring with a breakaway goal to put the Sabres up 1-0. Nathan Gerbe and Drew Stafford assisted on the ...