BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel got a text from former teammate Matt Moulson imploring the Buffalo Sabres captain to shoot more.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Schmaltz scored in the shootout to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Monday night.
Conor Garland and Carl Soderberg scored in regulation for...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel capped a two-goal, two-assist game by scoring 3:13 into overtime to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres are off to a start nobody saw coming.
Zemgus Girgensons scored with 7:45 left and the Sabres continued their season-opening hot streak with a 4-3...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson and the Buffalo Sabres are building confidence from a strong start to the season.
The Sabres' rookie forward set an NHL record by becoming the first...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Johansson scored 1:30 into overtime, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Realizing how difficult it is to lure free agents to Buffalo, Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has spent the past two-plus years relying on trades to stock his roster...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Forward Jeff Skinner is both grateful and motivated by the new contract he signed to remain a member of the Buffalo Sabres for the next eight seasons.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After first hiring a new coach, Sabres general manager Jason Botterill addressed his next most pressing offseason need by re-signing leading scorer Jeff Skinner.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rather than focus on what's gone wrong in the past, new Sabres coach Ralph Krueger arrived in Buffalo intent on building a better future with the underperforming team he...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill remains confident that 40-goal-scorer Jeff Skinner will re-sign with the team.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — As much as he enjoyed his season with the Sabres, forward Jeff Skinner isn't going to rush into deciding whether to re-sign with Buffalo or pursue free agency following a...
DETROIT (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres found little satisfaction in closing out their season with a lopsided win.
Jeff Skinner scored twice to reach the 40-goal mark for the first time in his...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored three goals and the Buffalo Sabres snapped a four-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — No one was referring to the Buffalo Sabres as being soft on Saturday.
Jeff Skinner remarkably returned a period after a hush fell through the crowd at the sight of...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner has returned for the start of the third period against Washington after the Buffalo Sabres' leading scorer needed help getting off the ice in the second...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner knows how much the Sabres and their playoff-starved fans want him to stay in Buffalo beyond this season.
"Ha, ha, I've heard," the forward memorably said with a laugh in December. "I'm having a lot of fun, too."
And yet, two months later, Skinner is nowhere closer to providing anything resembling a definitive answer regarding where he'll be playing once his contract expires after this season.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes and Buffalo Sabres kept shooting pucks off each other's players — and they kept going in the net.
Sebastian Aho and the Hurricanes simply did it more often.
Aho scored two goals off the skates of Buffalo defensemen, and the Hurricanes held on to beat the Sabres 4-3 on Friday night, spoiling Jeff Skinner's return to Raleigh.
"Sometimes you don't get those bounces, and today, both of my goals were lucky," Aho said. "So that's how it goes, but a good win."
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With star forward Jack Eichel missing his third straight game due to injury, the Buffalo Sabres got the secondary scoring they were searching for.
Jeff Skinner provided his 29th goal of the season and the Sabres scored five times in the second period on their way to a 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.
C.J. Smith, Casey Mittelstadt, Jake McCabe and Lawrence Pilut also scored for Buffalo, which improved to 23-14-6. Carter Hutton made 20 saves.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel's absence didn't prevent Buffalo's top line from carrying the load again.
Jeff Skinner scored twice, including his team-leading 28th goal, and Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist for the Sabres in a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres had tired legs in the second game of a back-to-back set. Linus Ullmark, however, was rested and ready to go.
The backup goaltender made 36 saves in his second NHL shutout and the Sabres got goals from Rasmus Dahlin and Jeff Skinner in beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Florida Panthers got the third-period response they were looking for, and they continued their dominance over the Buffalo Sabres.
Evgenii Dadonov had two goals and an assist, including the go-ahead tally on a penalty shot, as the Panthers scored three quick goals to open the final period and picked up their seventh straight win over the Sabres, 5-2 on Tuesday night. Florida had previously been outscored 42-23 in the third period, the worst margin in the NHL.
BOSTON (AP) — Jack Eichel fondly remembers sitting with his dad in the TD Garden stands, watching his favorite hockey players.
The 22-year-old from nearby North Chelmsford was the star attraction Sunday night, and he didn't disappoint.
Eichel had two goals and two assists, including the primary helper on Jeff Skinner's winning goal with 3:13 remaining, to lead the Buffalo Sabres past the Boston Bruins 4-2.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres didn't need overtime, for a change.
Jeff Skinner got his 22nd goal of the season, Casey Mittelstadt and Evan Rodrigues also scored and the Sabres beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Thursday night for their second consecutive victory.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rather than lament another sloppy performance after being booed off the ice at the end of the second period, Jack Eichel and the Buffalo Sabres decided to do something about it.
Eichel scored and had a hand in setting up Jeff Skinner's power-play goal 1:49 into overtime, and the Sabres overcame a two-goal deficit in the third to beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Tuesday night.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres had to go to overtime after squandering a two-goal lead in the third period, but they still made it a perfect 10.
Jeff Skinner scored his team-leading 19th goal 1:19 into overtime, and the Sabres won their 10th straight by beating the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Rasmus Ristolainen scored off a deke around Brent Burns, and Nathan Beaulieu also scored for Buffalo, which hasn't lost since Nov. 4.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Perfect it wasn't. The Buffalo Sabres still made it to 10.
After squandering a 2-0 lead in the final 8½ minutes of the third period, Jeff Skinner scored 1:41 into overtime to seal a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.
"Well, you can count the gray hairs on the back of my head," coach Phil Housley said with a chuckle. "But the guys dug in."
DETROIT (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres continue to find ways to win.
Sam Reinhart and Tage Thompson scored in a seven-round shootout to give the Sabres their ninth consecutive victory, 3-2 over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
Buffalo (16-6-2) is one win away from its franchise record of 10.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner scored 3:06 into overtime after getting the tying goal late in regulation, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Friday for their eighth straight victory.
Buffalo's win streak is the longest in the NHL and the team's best stretch since winning 10 in a row to start the 2006-07 season. Casey Mittelstadt also scored for the Sabres, and Carter Hutton made 31 saves.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner's second effort extended the NHL's longest win streak.
Skinner scored 3:06 into overtime after getting the tying goal late in regulation, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Friday for their eighth straight win.
It's the longest streak for Buffalo since winning 10 games in a row to start the 2006-07 season. That also was the last season the Sabres (15-6-2) had this many victories after 23 games.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tired of coming from behind during their NHL-best winning streak, the Buffalo Sabres went out and did something about it.
Jeff Skinner and the Sabres got off to a fast start Wednesday night as Buffalo scored four first-period goals on its way to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
It was a dynamic outburst from the league's hottest team, which has won seven in a row.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Frantic as the final minute appeared, Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton reveled in the challenge of staring down Nikita Kucherov and the high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning.
"It was mayhem," Hutton said after stopping 29 shots to preserve a 2-1 win over the Eastern Conference-leading Lightning on Tuesday night.
"Truthfully, you embrace the battle," he added. "You get to show what you're made of and it was fun."
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart returned after getting his lip stitched up to lead the Buffalo Sabres in a comeback victory.
Reinhart tied it with 1:47 left in regulation, 40 seconds after he set up Jeff Skinner's goal, and Jack Eichel and Casey Mittelstadt scored in the shootout to lift the Sabres over the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday.
MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price put all the blame on himself for Montreal's latest loss.
Rasmus Ristolainen scored at 1:38 of overtime to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 6-5 victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night.
Vladimir Sobotka and Jeff Skinner each scored twice and Conor Sheary added a goal for the Sabres.
Linus Ullmark gave up five goals on 32 shots through two periods. Carter Hutton came in and made five saves in the third.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jason Pominville acknowledged this was a game the Buffalo Sabres would have lost last season.
Kyle Okposo scored on a power play with 1:01 left in the third period, and the Sabres rallied from three one-goal deficits to beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Thursday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres' West Coast trip was in danger of slipping off the rails before they got right back on track with a Southern California sweep.
Rasmus Ristolainen scored a tiebreaking power-play goal early in the third period, and the Sabres rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 4-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Skinner scored three goals for his fifth career hat trick and the Buffalo Sabres' reconfigured top line keyed a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
Jason Pominville had a goal and two assists for his 700th career point, and Jack Eichel added three assists after Sabres coach Phil Housley shuffled his lines in an effort to revive an offense that was held to one goal in three of the past four games.