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Matt English – Duffett Award Winner

Each year the Buffalo Sabres present an award to an outstanding youth hockey coach. This year’s recipient, Matt English, received this very prestigious honor prior to the NY Ranger game on February 20th. Matt is a long time West Seneca Wing coach and former coach of the Niagara Scenics, the predecessor to the Junior Sabres. […]

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FUTURE SABRES: JT COMPHER

By Warren Kozireski Joseph Taylor Compher is experiencing a bit of a sophomore slump at the University of Michigan, but one could almost have predicted it. The second round draft choice by Buffalo (35th overall) in the 2013 entry draft, the then 18 year old months later was a traditional freshman playing for the iconic […]

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Sanborn native Tom McCollum recalled by the Detriot Red Wings

Tom McCollum, Sanborn, has been recalled by the Detriot Red Wings. The 25 year-old goaltender got the call on January 12 to join the NHL team when starting netminder and All-Star Jimmy Howard was put on injured reserve after suffering a groin injury. Detroit’s other goalie, Jonas Gustavsson has been out of the lineup since […]

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FUTURE SABRES: JUSTIN BAILEY

By Warren Kozireski Justin Bailey had ties to Buffalo before he even realized that hockey was his calling instead of following in his father, former Buffalo Bills linebacker Carlton’s footsteps. He and his mother lived in the same condo complex as Matthew Peca, Matthew Barnaby and Rob Ray. And the Sabres second round selection (52nd […]

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Sabres #39 Retired

By: Randy Schultz It has been quite a year for Dominik Hasek. First he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Earlier this month, he had his number 39 officially retired by the Sabres. Hasek’s hockey career is legendary. A two-time NHL MVP, Stanley Cup Champion and an Olympic Gold Medalist are just a […]

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GRIGORENKO NAMED CCM/AHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The American Hockey League announced today that Rochester Americans center Mikhail Grigorenko has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 18, 2015. Grigorenko tallied three goals and four assists for seven points in three games last week, helping the Americans to pair of impressive come-from-behind road wins. On […]

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GRIGORENKO SCORES TWICE IN 5-3 LOSS TO RAMPAGE

The Rochester Americans allowed three unanswered goals in the second period before eventually faltering to the San Antonio Rampage 5-3 Saturday night at the AT&T Center. The Amerks complete their trip through the state of Texas with a 1-1 record and see their overall record fall to 16-23-1-0. CLICK HERE TO VIEW BOXSCORE Mikhail Grigorenko […]

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SABRES TO RETIRE HASEK’S JERSEY JAN. 13 

Commemorative “39” banner will be given out to fans attending Tuesday’s game BUFFALO, N.Y. (January 8, 2015) — The Buffalo Sabres will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, in a ceremony scheduled to take place Tuesday, Jan. 13, prior to the team’s home game against […]

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HARBORCENTER Tribute

By Randy Schultz moc.t1427698937roper1427698937yekco1427698937hynw@1427698937ydnaR1427698937 Harborcenter. The hockey and entertainment complex located in Buffalo’s Canalside District has been the most talked about news item in Western New York for over two years. It has brought excitement to downtown Buffalo that has not been seen in decades. There is no question that there has been a “Wow” […]

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“SABRES UNPUCKED” EVENT RETURNS IN FEBRUARY

A night of music with the Buffalo Sabres The Buffalo Sabres today announced they will be hosting the second-annual “Sabres UnPucked” event on Thursday, Feb. 12 on the floor of First Niagara Center. All proceeds from Sabres UnPucked, for which doors open at 6:30 p.m., will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation. The event will kick-off […]

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