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CUNNEYWORTH, FORTON, DEVINE TAKE ON NEW ROLES

Several additional changes in Hockey Department also announced The Buffalo Sabres today announced that Randy Cunneyworth, Jerry Forton and Kevin Devine have taken on new roles within the organization. Cunneyworth, who worked mainly in player development with the Rochester Americans last season, will serve the organization as a player development coach. Forton will assume a […]

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BUFFALO TO HOST NHL COMBINE IN 2015 AND 2016

Event will be held at First Niagara Center and HARBORCENTER The National Hockey League and the Buffalo Sabres today announced the NHL Combine will move to Buffalo in 2015 and 2016, with the event being held at First Niagara Center and the soon-to-be-completed HARBORCENTER complex across from the arena. The event, which has taken place […]

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SABRES COMPLETE ASSISTANT COACHING STAFF

Trottier, Flynn, Coolen and Irbe round out Nolan’s staff The Buffalo Sabres today announced that Bryan Trottier, Danny Flynn, Tom Coolen and Arturs Irbe have been added to head coach Ted Nolan’s coaching staff. Trottier, Flynn and Coolen will serve as assistants and Irbe will serve as goaltending coach. “I’m very happy with the group […]

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SABRES ADD TO HOCKEY DEPARTMENT STAFF

Murphy, Royce join scouting staff, Jakubowski named assistant GM The Buffalo Sabres today announced that Rob Murphy and Greg Royce have been added to the team’s hockey department in the roles of director of scouting and director of amateur scouting, respectively. The team also announced that Mark Jakubowski has been named assistant general manager, serving […]

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SABRES SIGN BENOIT TO ONE-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract. Benoit (1/6/84, 5’11″, 191 lbs) played with the Colorado Avalanche in 2013-14, appearing in 79 regular-season games and recording a career-high 28 points (7+21). He also played in seven playoff games with the Avalanche, recording an assist. Prior to […]

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RECORD CROWDS ATTEND SABRES DEVELOPMENT CAMP

The Buffalo Sabres hosted nearly 15,000 fans at First Niagara Center this past week as the team held its annual summer development camp. The week consisted of four public on-ice practice sessions, highlighted by an intra-squad “Blue and White” scrimmage on Tuesday and a three-on-three tournament on Friday. Tuesday’s scrimmage attracted more than 8,700 fans […]

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SABRES SIGN ENNIS TO MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Tyler Ennis to a multi-year contract. Ennis (5’9″, 169 lbs., 10/6/89) has played in parts of five seasons with the Sabres since being drafted by Buffalo in the first round (26th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He later signed a two-year contract with […]

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SABRES SIGN RUHWEDEL TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract. Ruhwedel (5/7/90, 5’11″, 181 lbs) has played in 28 games for the Sabres since signing an entry-level contract with the club in April 2013. While playing for the Rochester Americans in 2013-14, Ruhwedel notched 28 points (4+24) in 47 […]

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REINHART SIGNS NHL CONTRACT

The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has signed forward Sam Reinhart to a three-year, entry level contract. The second overall pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Reinhart (6’1”, 190 lbs., 11/6/95) became the Sabres’ highest draft pick since the team selected Pierre Turgeon first overall in 1987. He joins the Sabres organization […]

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SABRES INK SAMUELS-THOMAS

The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has signed forward Jordan Samuels-Thomas to a one-year, entry level contract. The Sabres acquired the rights to Samuels-Thomas (6’4”, 215 lbs., 5/28/90) on July 9 from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The West Hartford, Connecticut native […]

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