Sabres rookie Olofsson sets NHL power-play goal record
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Victor Olofsson has set an NHL record in becoming the first player to score each of his first seven career goals on the power...
Johansson scores in OT, Sabres top Canadiens 5-4
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.
Sheary scores twice against old team, Sabres beat Penguins
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Sheary took it personally when Pittsburgh traded him to Buffalo in June 2018.
Sheary scored twice and Carter Hutton stopped 26 shots in the Sabres’ 3-1 victory over...
Sabres Dahlin tells AP he’s better prepared for 2nd season
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Last season didn't sit well with Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin.
Unaccustomed to losing and no longer a rookie, Dahlin told The Associated Press on Thursday he...
Sabres face the Predators on 7-game slide
Nashville Predators (44-29-6, third in the Central Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (31-38-10, seventh in the Atlantic Division)
Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in ’19-20
Jakub Voracek was psyched at the mere suggestion the Philadelphia Flyers might play an NHL game in his native Czech Republic.
"I'm not going to lie to you, it would be great," Voracek said...
Flyers beat Sabres 5-2, keep slim playoff hopes alive
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Hartman leveled Rasmus Dahlin on the open ice and wrestled Buffalo defenseman Zach Bogosian to the ground in a 20-second span that had the Philly crowd roaring and made...
Sabres acquire defenseman Montour in trade with Ducks
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres coach Phil Housley's blue line received another injection of speed and offense with the acquisition of Brandon Montour in a trade with the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday...
Reinhart’s hat trick lifts Sabres past Capitals 5-2
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.
NHL primes pump for future talent with transfer fees
When Rasmus Dahlin put pen to paper on his first NHL contract, the reverberations carried to Gothenburg and Lidkoping in his native Sweden.
The No. 1 overall pick signing with the Buffalo Sabres earned Sweden more than $250,000 to put back into development.
"It's unreal," Dahlin said. "We need all the money we can get."
Ullmark makes 36 saves, Sabres shut out Ducks 3-0
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.
Pominville’s goal completes comeback as Sabres beat Wild 3-2
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A year after finishing with the worst record in the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres are making a habit of rallying in their second year under coach Phil Housley.
Jason Pominville scored with 1:30 remaining and Buffalo extended its winning streak to five games with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Top pick Dahlin scores first goal, Sabres beat Coyotes 3-0
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Five games into his first NHL season, rookie Rasmus Dahlin has his first career goal.
The 18-year-old defenseman, the first overall pick in this year's NHL draft, put in a rebound 2:45 into the game. It proved to be all the Buffalo Sabres needed in a 3-0 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.
Halak stops 32 shots; Bruins rebound to beat Sabres 4-0
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Brad Marchand was relieved in seeing how the Boston Bruins went from what the forward called "brutal" one night to much better the next.
Marchand set up all four goals and Jaroslav Halak stopped 32 shots in a 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday, a day after Boston opened the season with an embarrassing 7-0 loss at Washington.
Rasmus Dahlin scores 1st goal, Sabres beat Islanders
OSHAWA, Ontario (AP) — No. 1 overall pick Rasmus Dahlin scored his first goal for Buffalo, Jeff Skinner connected twice and the Sabres beat the New York Islanders 5-4 in exhibition play Friday night at Tribute Communities Centre.
Brendan Guhle also Casey Nelson scored for Buffalo, and Carter Hutton made 27 saves.
Anders Lee scored twice, and Josh Bailey and Ryan Pulock added goals for the Islanders.
Dahlin ignores the buzz, saying he’s not made the Sabres yet
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin nods his head acknowledging he's familiar with the name when Scotty Bowman comes up in conversation. The 18-year-old is then taken aback upon hearing what the Hockey Hall of Fame coach had to say about the rookie defenseman for the Buffalo Sabres.
All eyes are on Sabres rookie Rasmus Dahlin in Buffalo
LAST SEASON: 25-45-12, 62 points. Finished last in NHL standings for third time in five years.
COACH: Phil Housley (second season, second NHL season).
ADDED: LW Jeff Skinner, LW Conor Sheary, C Tage Thompson, C Patrik Berglund, C Vladimir Sobotka, rookie D Rasmus Dahlin, D Matt Hunwick, D Lawrence Pilut, G Carter Hutton.
LOST: C Ryan O'Reilly, G Robin Lehner, LW Benoit Pouliot, D Victor Antipin, D Josh Gorges, C Jordan Nolan, G Chad Johnson.
Sabres hire Steve Smith to coaching staff
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley has hired Steve Smith to his staff.
Smith was a three-time Stanley Cup winner in Edmonton during a 16-year career, also playing for the Blackhawks and Flames. He has nine years of experience as an NHL assistant, including the past four in Carolina.
Smith will oversee the Sabres defensemen, a group expected to include Rasmus Dahlin, the first player selected in the draft last month.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have signed top draft pick Rasmus Dahlin to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Buffalo selected the 18-year-old defenseman from Sweden with the first pick in last month's draft.
The signing was announced by the team Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The maximum value of an entry-level contract for a No. 1 pick is $11.325 million over three years.
Olympics a showcase for projected NHL top pick Rasmus Dahlin
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin sees the ice better than he sees his future.
Everyone else is doing that for him.
All eyes are on the smooth-skating, offensively gifted 17-year-old defenseman at the Olympics with the entire hockey community aware that he's almost a lock to be the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft this June. Dahlin is not only Sweden's youngest player but the youngest in the men's hockey tournament and the focal point given his seemingly limitless potential.