The Buffalo Sabres just can't seem to catch a break in what has been a season of suffering. The Sabres lost the lottery held in Toronto Tuesday night to determine which of the non-playoff teams would get the top draft pick in the NHL draft this June.
The Buffalo Sabres traded star goalie Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott to the St. Louis Blues on Friday night for goalie Jaroslav Halak, forward Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a 2015 first-round pick and a 2016 third-round pick.
As the National Hockey League Trade deadline approaches, Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray confirmed to reporters Tuesday night that he is looking at possible trades for goalie Ryan Miller and Steve Ott. Both are unrestricted free agents.
Top young hockey talent from across the nation will be playing in Buffalo the next two years. The Sabres and First Niagara Center will be hosting USA Hockey's All-American Prospects game in 2014 and 2015.
The Buffalo Bisons have announced a new manager for the 2014 season. Their parent club, the Toronto Blue Jays, have named Gary Allenson, a veteran minor league manager and former major league catcher to the post.
The Buffalo Bills will play their last home game of the season Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. But if you don't have a ticket, you won't be able to see it. The game will be blacked out on local television after failing to sell out.
The University at Buffalo community is gearing up for this Saturday's appearance of the UB Bulls in a college football bowl game. UB is using the "Famous Idaho Potato Bowl" to introduce the university to a national audience.
The Buffalo Bills didn't play this weekend, but were still making headlines when a report surfaced Sunday by CBSSports. Reporter Jason La Canfora wrote rock star Jon Bon Jovi is, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, positioning himself to purchase the NFL team.
The First Niagara Center was electric Friday night. It was the first Buffalo Sabres game with interim coach Ted Nolan behind the bench. Plus, there was a large contingent of Toronto Maple Leafs fans in the building. It was a successful start under the new coach as the Sabres beat the Maple Leafs 3 to 1.
Buffalo Sabres broadcaster Rich Jeanneret has signed a new, three-year contract deal with the team. He will remain the primary play-by-play voice over the three years, but will call an “increasingly reduced number of games” over the next three seasons according to the Sabres.
The Buffalo Sabres and the National Hockey League announced the team’s 2013-14 regular-season schedule. The Sabres season-opener is scheduled for Oct. 2 against the Red Wings, a new Eastern Conference and divisional foe, in Detroit.
The Sabres then return to Buffalo for the team’s home-opener against another division rival, the Ottawa Senators, on Oct. 4 at First Niagara Center.
With last weekend's draft in the rear view mirror, the Buffalo Sabres are now turning their attention to the start of NHL free agency on Friday. Meanwhile, the futures of goalie Ryan Miller and forward Thomas Vanek are still up in the air.