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Buffalo Sabres: Is Cody Hodgson a Legitimate Buyout Candidate?

February 5th, 2015
It's no secret the Buffalo Sabres have underachieved this year, and Cody Hodgson is no exception.  Hodgson has been in the spotlight since his arrival a few trade deadlines ago in a largely unexpected trade for Zack Kassian, likely the Sabres' top prospect at the time.  Hodgson's tenure as a Sabre started ...

Buffalo Sabres: Looking at the Prospects Not Named McDavid or Eichel

January 28th, 2015
In a season full of negatives for the struggling Buffalo Sabres, there is one shining positive awaiting at the end of the tunnel in the form of the 2015 NHL draft. Everyone has heard of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel by now and rightfully so. Dan Marr of NHL Central Scouting ...

Buffalo Sabres: Revisiting the Potential for a Tyler Myers Trade

January 13th, 2015
With the Buffalo Sabres crashing back to earth in a big way over the past 12 games, the focus has again turned to the upcoming offseason and beyond.  The Sabres currently sit in 29th place and have looked worse than ever at times in this 1-10-1 stretch. Whether it's the goaltending falling ...

Buffalo Sabres: What Can We Expect in the 2nd Half of the Season?

January 8th, 2015
At first glance, it seems two Buffalo Sabres teams have taken the ice in the team's first 41 games this season.  There's the version that has gone 4-21-3 in two long stretches, and there's the team that went 10-3-0 and gave the fans hope that maybe this team was good enough ...

Buffalo Sabres: Does This String of Wins Signal the End of the Tank?

December 1st, 2014
So this was unexpected. Coming off of two straight wins against the Montreal Canadiens, the Buffalo Sabres have now won five of their last six contests and have climbed from the basement of the NHL to 27th. In those five wins, the Sabres defeated the Canadiens, currently in a four-way tie for ...

Buffalo Sabres: Can Ted Nolan Survive the Season?

November 13th, 2014
It's certainly no secret that the Buffalo Sabres are a tire fire this season. One of the few questions that could possibly remain for Sabres fans, aside from how bad the team actually could be, is the fate of head coach Ted Nolan.  Nolan made a triumphant return to Buffalo last November ...

Buffalo Sabres: What Should They Do with Nikita Zadorov?

November 7th, 2014
With the amount of young talent the Buffalo Sabres have on their roster, it was only a matter of time before a significant hurdle was encountered. Enter the Nikita Zadorov saga. Zadorov, the Sabres' second first-round selection in the 2013 NHL draft, is currently the center of a rights conflict that encompasses ...

Buffalo Sabres: 5 Early Observations from the 2014-15 Season

October 23rd, 2014
It's been a rough start to the Buffalo Sabres' 2014-15 season, but not too many can say they didn't expect it. The team sits at 1-6-0, squarely last in the league while also ranking last in a number of important areas of the game. As far as starts go, it seems ...

Buffalo Sabres: What Should the Return Be for a Tyler Myers Trade?

October 16th, 2014
Last week the Buffalo Sabres already had a major outlet reporting that one of their more prominent players is on the trading block. Looks like not much has changed from last season, after all.  Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun of TSN both acknowledged the availability of Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers last week ...

Predictions for the Buffalo Sabres’ 2014-15 Season

October 9th, 2014
The Buffalo Sabres' 2014-15 season begins Thursday night with a matchup against what should be a solid Columbus Blue Jackets team. To say expectations are low may be the understatement of the century. Coming off arguably one of the worst seasons in NHL history, the Sabres had a lot of work ...