28-10-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Johan Larsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Matt Moulson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Cal O'Reilly has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Robin Lehner hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jack Eichel has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Jason Kasdorf hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jesse Puljujärvi has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jaden Schwartz has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Robby Fabbri has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-10-2016 Nathan Lieuwen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Nathan Lieuwen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nathan Lieuwen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 15 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 42 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 8 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 24 goals on 212 while booking 0 shutouts.


26-10-2016 Eric Cornel resumes full training.
Rochester Americans center Eric Cornel has resumed full training after his abdomen injury.

25-10-2016 Josh Gorges resumes light training.
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges has resumed light training after his wrist injury and is listed day to day.

25-10-2016 Josh Gorges injured.
Josh Gorges (BUF) suffered wrist injury during the game in an incident with Jonathan Huberdeau (FLA). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. I'm just looking forward to getting back on the ice and helping this team win, he said after the game.

24-10-2016 Dmitry Kulikov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Dmitry Kulikov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Dmitry Kulikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 467 NHL games during his career, notching 29 goals and adding 111 assists along with 302 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


23-10-2016 Jaden Schwartz frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Jaden Schwartz feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jaden Schwartz was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 247 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 88 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


23-10-2016 Brian Gionta resumes full training.
Buffalo Sabres right wing Brian Gionta has resumed full training after his arm injury.

21-10-2016 Nathan Lieuwen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Nathan Lieuwen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nathan Lieuwen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 41 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 23 goals on 185 while booking 0 shutouts.


21-10-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Matt Moulson has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Foligno has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Cal O'Reilly has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Robin Lehner hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Sam Reinhart has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jack Eichel has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jason Kasdorf hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Robby Fabbri has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Brian Gionta remains sidelined with arm injury.



21-10-2016 Eric Cornel resumes light training.
Rochester Americans center Eric Cornel has resumed light training after his abdomen injury and is listed day to day.

20-10-2016 Team captain meets with Marcus Foligno
Following the team's recent 1-2 loss against San Jose Sharks on 20-10-2016, Buffalo Sabres captain Brian Gionta and Marcus Foligno were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Brian Gionta

19-10-2016 Jaden Schwartz frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Jaden Schwartz feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jaden Schwartz was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 245 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 88 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


18-10-2016 Brian Gionta resumes light training.
Buffalo Sabres right wing Brian Gionta has resumed light training after his arm injury and is listed day to day.

17-10-2016 Team captain meets with Nicolas Deslauriers
Team captain Brian Gionta called a short meeting with Nicolas Deslauriers after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Nicolas Deslauriers as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

15-10-2016 Taylor Fedun frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Taylor Fedun feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Taylor Fedun, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 12 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 5 assists along with 4 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 4 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 2 PIM.


14-10-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Nathan Lieuwen has been chilly and allowed 9 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

Brian Gionta remains sidelined with arm injury.



12-10-2016 Cody Franson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Cody Franson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cody Franson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 461 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 147 assists along with 160 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 2 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


9-10-2016 Brian Gionta frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Brian Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brian Gionta was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 924 NHL games during his career, notching 274 goals and adding 279 assists along with 353 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


9-10-2016 Team captain meets with Robby Fabbri
Following the team's recent 1-2 loss against Los Angeles Kings on 7-10-2016, Buffalo Sabres captain Brian Gionta and Robby Fabbri did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Brian Gionta

9-10-2016 Nathan Lieuwen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Nathan Lieuwen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nathan Lieuwen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 9 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 23 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 5 goals on 61 while booking 0 shutouts.


8-10-2016 Casey Nelson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Casey Nelson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Casey Nelson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 2 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


8-10-2016 Brady Austin frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Brady Austin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brady Austin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 7th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 2 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


7-10-2016 Derek Grant frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Derek Grant feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Grant was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 40 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 2 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


7-10-2016 Cole Schneider frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Cole Schneider feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Cole Schneider, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 2 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 2 PIM.


7-10-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Sam Reinhart is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

Brian Gionta remains sidelined with arm injury.



5-10-2016 Vadim Khomitski agrees on a contract.
Vadim Khomitski has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

5-10-2016 Blair Riley agrees on a contract.
Blair Riley has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

5-10-2016 Luke Philp agrees on a contract.
Luke Philp has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

4-10-2016 Brian Gionta frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Brian Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brian Gionta was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 924 NHL games during his career, notching 274 goals and adding 279 assists along with 353 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


3-10-2016 Johan Larsson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Johan Larsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Johan Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 142 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 21 assists along with 58 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2016 Marcus Foligno frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Marcus Foligno feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Marcus Foligno was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 4th round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 267 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 57 assists along with 261 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2016 Nicolas Deslauriers frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Nicolas Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nicolas Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 169 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 16 assists along with 148 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


1-10-2016 Derek Grant frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Derek Grant feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Grant was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 40 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


1-10-2016 Cole Schneider frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Cole Schneider feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Cole Schneider, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2016 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Carey PriceBBB29Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan QuickBB-B-30Los Angeles Kings
Ben BishopB-B-B-29Tampa Bay Lightning
Braden HoltbyB-B-B-27Washington Capitals
Tuukka RaskB-B-B-29Boston Bruins
Henrik LundqvistB-B-B-34New York Rangers
Pekka RinneB-B-B-33Nashville Predators
Cory SchneiderB-B-B-30New Jersey Devils
Corey CrawfordB-B-B-31Chicago Blackhawks
Sergei BobrovskyB-B-B-28Columbus Blue Jackets
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Shea WeberBBB31Montreal Canadiens
Brent BurnsAB-B31San Jose Sharks
Duncan KeithBB-B-33Chicago Blackhawks
Drew DoughtyB-BB-26Los Angeles Kings
Ryan SuterB-BB-31Tampa Bay Lightning
P.K. SubbanA-B-B-27Nashville Predators
Roman JosiBB-B-26Washington Capitals
Erik KarlssonAB-B-26Ottawa Senators
Brent SeabrookCBB-31Chicago Blackhawks
Oliver Ekman-LarssonBB-B-25Calgary Flames
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jamie BennAB-B27Dallas Stars
Alex OvechkinAB-B31Washington Capitals
Gabriel LandeskogB-B-B-23Colorado Avalanche
Jakub VoracekA-B-B-27Philadelphia Flyers
Brandon SaadB-B-B-23Carolina Hurricanes
Max PaciorettyBB-B-27Edmonton Oilers
Andrew LaddB-B-B-30New York Islanders
Brad MarchandB-B-B-28Boston Bruins
Johnny GaudreauBCB-23Calgary Flames
Nick FolignoB-B-B-28St. Louis Blues
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sidney CrosbyAB-B29Pittsburgh Penguins
Steven StamkosAB-B26Minnesota Wild
Jonathan ToewsB-B-B28Los Angeles Kings
John TavaresA-CB26Columbus Blue Jackets
David KrejciA-B-B-30Boston Bruins
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-35Calgary Flames
Anze KopitarBB-B-29Chicago Blackhawks
Claude GirouxBB-B-28Philadelphia Flyers
Nicklas BäckströmA-B-B-28Washington Capitals
Ryan GetzlafBB-B-31Tampa Bay Lightning
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Patrick KaneACB27Chicago Blackhawks
Tyler SeguinAB-B24Dallas Stars
Joe PavelskiBB-B-32San Jose Sharks
Rick NashBCB-32New York Rangers
Vladimir TarasenkoA-B-B-24St. Louis Blues
Mark StoneB-B-B-24Ottawa Senators
Phil KesselA-CB-28Montreal Canadiens
Ondrej PalatB-B-B-25Carolina Hurricanes
T.J. OshieB-B-B-29Washington Capitals
Corey PerryBB-B-31Tampa Bay Lightning


30-9-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Brian Gionta remains sidelined with arm injury. Eric Cornel remains sidelined with abdomen injury.



26-9-2016 Evan Rodrigues frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Evan Rodrigues feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Evan Rodrigues, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


25-9-2016 Johan Larsson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Johan Larsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Johan Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 149 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 23 assists along with 64 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 6 PIM.


23-9-2016 Derek Grant frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Derek Grant feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Grant was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 40 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


23-9-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Zemgus Girgensons has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Johan Larsson has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jack Eichel has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Anders Nilsson hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Hudson Fasching has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Kasdorf hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Vaclav Karabacek has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Robby Fabbri has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Brian Gionta remains sidelined with arm injury. Eric Cornel remains sidelined with abdomen injury.



22-9-2016 Cole Schneider frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Cole Schneider feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Cole Schneider, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


21-9-2016 Brian Gionta frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Brian Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brian Gionta was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 3rd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 924 NHL games during his career, notching 274 goals and adding 279 assists along with 353 penalty minutes. The 37 year old right wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


20-9-2016 Nathan Lieuwen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Nathan Lieuwen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nathan Lieuwen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 12 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 31 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 13 goals on 133 while booking 0 shutouts.


19-9-2016 Cal O'Reilly frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Cal O'Reilly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cal O'Reilly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 5th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 138 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 33 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


16-9-2016 Daniel Catenacci frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Daniel Catenacci feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Catenacci was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 11 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


16-9-2016 Nathan Lieuwen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Nathan Lieuwen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nathan Lieuwen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 27 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 3 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 9 goals on 74 while booking 0 shutouts.


16-9-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Robin Lehner has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

Brian Gionta remains sidelined with arm injury. Eric Cornel remains sidelined with abdomen injury.



14-9-2016 Jaden Schwartz frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Jaden Schwartz feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jaden Schwartz was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 244 NHL games during his career, notching 71 goals and adding 89 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 0 PIM.


13-9-2016 Johan Larsson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Johan Larsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Johan Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 145 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 22 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center has played 3 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


11-9-2016 Eric Cornel injured.
Eric Cornel (BUF) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Dale Weise (PHI). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

9-9-2016 Nicolas Deslauriers frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Nicolas Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nicolas Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 17 assists along with 150 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 2 PIM.


9-9-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Zemgus Girgensons is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Brian Gionta remains sidelined with arm injury.



7-9-2016 Anders Nilsson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Anders Nilsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Anders Nilsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 52 NHL games during his career, booking 1 career shutouts and allowing 145 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


3-9-2016 Cal O'Reilly frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Cal O'Reilly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cal O'Reilly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 5th round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 133 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 32 assists along with 14 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


3-9-2016 Linus Ullmark frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Linus Ullmark was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 20 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 49 goals. The 23 year old goaltender is waiting for a good start this season.


2-9-2016 Josh Gorges frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Josh Gorges, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 683 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 100 assists along with 337 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


2-9-2016 Derek Grant frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Derek Grant feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Grant was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 40 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


2-9-2016 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

Brian Gionta remains sidelined with arm injury.



31-8-2016 Dmitry Kulikov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Dmitry Kulikov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Dmitry Kulikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 460 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 110 assists along with 300 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


31-8-2016 Erik Burgdoerfer frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Erik Burgdoerfer feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Erik Burgdoerfer, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 27 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2016 Derek Grant frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Derek Grant feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Grant was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 40 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 3 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2016 Linus Ullmark uncertain about future
Linus Ullmark wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2016 Evan Rodrigues uncertain about future
Evan Rodrigues wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2016 Nathan Lieuwen agrees on a contract.
Nathan Lieuwen has signed a $950,000 per year, 6 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Nathan Lieuwen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 18 goals. The 25 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-6-2016 Training camp preview
Buffalo Sabres will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans:
- Brian Gionta R
- Josh Gorges D
- Matt Moulson R
- Dmitry Kulikov D
- Cody Franson D
- Marcus Foligno L
- Zemgus Girgensons L
- Rasmus Ristolainen D
- Justin Falk D
- Nicolas Deslauriers L
- Johan Larsson C
- Cal O'Reilly C
- Robin Lehner G
- Sam Reinhart R
- Jack Eichel C
- Anders Nilsson G
- Derek Grant C
- Linus Ullmark G
- Taylor Fedun D
- Daniel Catenacci L
- Justin Bailey R
- Hudson Fasching R
- Casey Nelson D
- Evan Rodrigues R
- Cole Schneider R
- Jason Kasdorf G
- Alexander Nylander R
- Brendan Guhle D
- Brycen Martin D
- Eric Cornel C
- Vaclav Karabacek R
- Nicholas Baptiste R
- Jean Dupuy L
- Justin Kea C
- William Carrier L
- Brady Austin D
- Erik Burgdoerfer D
- Jesse Puljujärvi R
- Ivan Provorov D
- Travis Konecny R
- Jaden Schwartz L
- Robby Fabbri R

Players reporting out of shape:
- Brian Gionta R
- Marcus Foligno L
- Nicolas Deslauriers L
- Jack Eichel C
- Daniel Catenacci L
- Evan Rodrigues R
- Cole Schneider R
- Brycen Martin D
- Nicholas Baptiste R
- Ivan Provorov D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Dmitry Kulikov D
- Johan Larsson C
- Sam Reinhart R
- Anders Nilsson G
- Derek Grant C
- Taylor Fedun D
- Hudson Fasching R
- Erik Burgdoerfer D
- Jaden Schwartz L
- Robby Fabbri R


28-6-2016 Dmitry Kulikov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Dmitry Kulikov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Dmitry Kulikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 460 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 110 assists along with 300 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


26-6-2016 Justin Falk frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Justin Falk feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Justin Falk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 21 assists along with 151 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


26-6-2016 Nicolas Deslauriers frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Nicolas Deslauriers feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nicolas Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 169 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 16 assists along with 148 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2016 Dmitry Kulikov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Dmitry Kulikov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Dmitry Kulikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 460 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 110 assists along with 300 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2016 Cody Franson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Cody Franson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Cody Franson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 459 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 147 assists along with 160 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2016 Hudson Fasching returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Hudson Fasching has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Jason Kasdorf returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Jason Kasdorf has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Jason Kasdorf uncertain about future
Jason Kasdorf wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

25-6-2016 Alexander Nylander returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Alexander Nylander has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Brendan Guhle returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Brendan Guhle has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Brycen Martin returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Brycen Martin has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Eric Cornel returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Eric Cornel has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Vaclav Karabacek returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Vaclav Karabacek has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Jesse Puljujärvi returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Jesse Puljujärvi has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Ivan Provorov returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Ivan Provorov has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Travis Konecny returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Travis Konecny has returned to the team.

25-6-2016 Rasmus Ristolainen agrees on a contract.
Rasmus Ristolainen has signed a $1,700,000 per year, 3 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Finland, Rasmus Ristolainen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 194 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 46 assists along with 65 penalty minutes. The 21 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2016 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2016 Nathan Lieuwen uncertain about future
Nathan Lieuwen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

23-6-2016 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Rasmus Ristolainen () RFA


23-6-2016 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2016 Brian Gionta uncertain about future
Brian Gionta wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Josh Gorges uncertain about future
Josh Gorges wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Matt Moulson uncertain about future
Matt Moulson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Dmitry Kulikov uncertain about future
Dmitry Kulikov wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Cody Franson uncertain about future
Cody Franson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Marcus Foligno uncertain about future
Marcus Foligno wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Justin Falk uncertain about future
Justin Falk wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Nicolas Deslauriers uncertain about future
Nicolas Deslauriers wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Johan Larsson uncertain about future
Johan Larsson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Cal O'Reilly uncertain about future
Cal O'Reilly wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Robin Lehner uncertain about future
Robin Lehner wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Anders Nilsson uncertain about future
Anders Nilsson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Derek Grant uncertain about future
Derek Grant wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Taylor Fedun uncertain about future
Taylor Fedun wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Daniel Catenacci uncertain about future
Daniel Catenacci wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Casey Nelson uncertain about future
Casey Nelson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Cole Schneider uncertain about future
Cole Schneider wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Brady Austin uncertain about future
Brady Austin wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Erik Burgdoerfer uncertain about future
Erik Burgdoerfer wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Jaden Schwartz uncertain about future
Jaden Schwartz wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2016 Buffalo Sabres trade
Buffalo Sabres traded Evander Kane to Edmonton Oilers for Jesse Puljujärvi

21-6-2016 Robby Fabbri interviewed in paper
Robby Fabbri was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from St. Louis Blues to Buffalo Sabres. They are in a rebuilding process right now but they have a strong nucleus of kids with a big upside. I'm hoping I can have a positive influence in their dressing room, he said as he left the arena.

21-6-2016 Buffalo Sabres trade
Buffalo Sabres traded Ryan O'Reilly and Tyler Ennis to St. Louis Blues for Jaden Schwartz and Robby Fabbri

A native of Canada, Jaden Schwartz was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 240 NHL games during his career, notching 70 goals and adding 87 assists along with 55 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Robby Fabbri was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 1st round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 72 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 19 assists along with 25 penalty minutes. The 20 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Canada, Ryan O'Reilly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 498 NHL games during his career, notching 111 goals and adding 195 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Tyler Ennis was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 368 NHL games during his career, notching 92 goals and adding 131 assists along with 156 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


21-6-2016 Buffalo Sabres trade
Buffalo Sabres traded Kyle Okposo, Zach Bogosian and Jake McCabe to Philadelphia Flyers for Ivan Provorov, Travis Konecny and PHI's round 1 pick in 2017

A native of Russia, Ivan Provorov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.

A native of Canada, Travis Konecny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of USA, Kyle Okposo was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 529 NHL games during his career, notching 139 goals and adding 230 assists along with 310 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of USA, Zach Bogosian was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 478 NHL games during his career, notching 47 goals and adding 111 assists along with 431 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.

A native of USA, Jake McCabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 86 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 11 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


Eastside Hockey Manager