F Johan Larsson re-signs with Buffalo Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract worth $1.55 million.
Larsson was a restricted free agent. The Swede had six goals and...
The Buffalo Sabres have issued qualifying offers to their most high-profile restricted free agents, including forwards Zemgus Girgensons and Johan Larsson, a person with direct knowledge of the...
Reinhart’s shootout winner lifts Sabres over Blues 4-3
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart came up just short of ending the Buffalo Sabres' seven-game winless streak in overtime.
Wilson breaks tie in 3rd period Capitals beat Sabres 2-1
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Wilson broke a tie with seven minutes left, Braden Holtby made 36 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night.
Evgeny Kuznetsov started the winning play when he stole the puck from goalie Carter Hutton behind the net. The center quickly fed Wilson just outside of the crease. Wilson has 10 goals in 15 games this season.
Skinner seals Sabres comeback in 4-3 OT win over Kings
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.
Sabres score 4 in 1st, beat Flyers 5-2 for 7th straight
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.
Sabres get bounces in 5-3 win over Maple Leafs
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Don't tell Jason Pominville and the Buffalo Sabres they have nothing to play for.
For a team all but mathematically out of playoff contention, the Sabres continued making a dent in in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 5-3 win against their cross-border and Atlantic Division rival Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday.
NHL suspends Sabres Larsson 2 games for cross checking
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL suspended Buffalo Sabres forward Johan Larsson two games for cross checking Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck in the face.
Lehner earns 2nd straight shutout, Sabres beat Canucks 4-0
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Robin Lehner and the Buffalo Sabres have gotten pretty stingy lately.
Lehner made 30 saves for his second straight shutout and the Sabres blanked the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Thursday night.
"We didn't give them too much defensively," Sabres coach Phil Housley said. "We were really tight to our net and we tried to protect Robin as best we could," said Sabres coach Phil Housley. "And when we needed a save, Robin was big tonight.
Johnson makes 25 saves, Sabres beat Ducks 3-1
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Phil Housley finally got win No. 1 with the Buffalo Sabres.
Chad Johnson made 25 saves, Benoit Pouliot scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Sabres beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 on Sunday night for Housley's first victory as an NHL coach.
"It feels great, obviously," Housley said. "But I have to tip my hat to the guys in that locker room."
Rasmus Ristolainen scores in OT, Sabres beat Islanders 3-2
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rasmus Ristolainen has just two goals this season. Both have been game-winners for the Buffalo Sabres.
The defenseman scored 42 seconds into overtime to give the Sabres a 3-2 comeback victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
"I love to play overtime," said Ristolainen, who also scored in the extra period in Buffalo's 4-3 victory over Edmonton on Dec. 6.
Sabres score 3 power-play goals in 4-2 win over Flames
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres knew they had a prime opportunity to bust out of their goal-scoring slump and did just that in a 4-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night.
Larsson scores in 3rd to lift Sabres over Wild 2-1
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Johan Larsson has developed a knack for delivering when the Buffalo Sabres are in need of a goal.
Larsson had a third-period score in his return to Minnesota and Robin Lehner made 27 saves, lifting Buffalo to a 2-1 win against the Wild on Tuesday night.
A 2010 second-round pick by Minnesota, Larsson has seven game-winning goals among his 18 career tallies, and all seven in 83 games the past two seasons for the Sabres.
Nilsson, Sabres shut out Panthers 3-0
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After getting booed off the ice in their last home game, the Buffalo Sabres received a standing ovation from the crowd at KeyBank Center on Saturday.
Anders Nilsson made 33 saves in his second NHL shutout and Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist for Buffalo in a 3-0 victory over the Florida Panthers.
Johan Larsson and Kyle Okposo also scored and the Sabres (2-3-2) snapped a four-game winless streak with their first home victory.