‘It really hit home’ | Sabers join Bills, Bandits in supporting East Side

Katrina Washington used to Uber to the Tops market on Jefferson Avenue from her job on Fillmore, a convenient stop to grab dinner for her two children on her way home from work. Washington did not lose any friends or family members when a white supremacist walked into that Tops and killed 10 people last … Read more

Inside the NHL: Sabers ‘development takes another step with Amerks’ trip to the Calder Cup Playoffs | Buffalo Sabers News

Don Granato and Kevyn Adams said all the right things as the Sabers’ season wound down. Even if the outlook was bleak for the Rochester Amerks to make the playoffs, they said the players were getting that type of experience because of all the win-or-go homes in the final weeks of the schedule. Not a … Read more

Inside the NHL: College players studying their situations, not just giving Sabers cold shoulder | Buffalo Sabers News

What’s going on inside the minds of Ryan Johnson, Erik Portillo and Devon Levi? There’s plenty at work but one thing that isn’t a factor is any major disdain for the Sabers. The employed three top college prospects all have distinct reasons why they haven’t come out of school yet and signed a contract. Each … Read more

Owen Power’s crazy whirlwind of a season ended with a sparkling NHL debut | Buffalo Sabers News

Owen Power is finally getting a break. He needs it after the craziest hockey season any 19-year-old kid has ever had. But come fall, the attention will return and he’ll start for real down the path of becoming one of the Buffalo Sabers’ marquee men. Think about what the big defenseman from the University of … Read more

NHL Business Notebook: Sabers wear custom Rick Jeanneret skates to honor retiring broadcaster

On Thursday morning, Rasmus Dahlin saw posts on social media featuring custom SkateSkins that Barrett Hayton wore during warmups before the Arizona Coyotes game against the Dallas Stars. It was a meaningful gesture and moment of remembrance for Matt Shott and Leighton Accardo, both of whom held special meaning to the Coyotes and passed away … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins vs. Sabers

BOSTON – Linus Ullmark will get the start between the pipes on Thursday night as the Bruins wrap up the home portion of their 2021-22 schedule against the Buffalo Sabers at TD Garden. No lineup changes are expected for Boston. Here’s everything else you need to know ahead of the 7 pm ET puck drop … Read more

The NHL’s Top Bounceback Players of 2021-22

Well, the 2021-22 NHL season is essentially over. And for more than a few players, this year offered a chance at redemption, with a number of previously productive contributors using the past 82 games as an opportunity to re-establish themselves as effective offensive weapons in hockey’s top league. Let’s take a look at the four … Read more

Ullmark to Get Nod for B’s Home Finale vs. Buffalo

BOSTON – As the postseason nears, Bruce Cassidy has yet to make a call on which of his goalies will man the net for Game 1 of the opening round early next week. But what Boston’s bench does know for certain is how his backstops will line up to finish off the regular season. Linus … Read more

Skinner plays the role of irritant, goal scorer in win over Islanders

Casey Mittelstadt flashed a big smile when asked to imagine what it would be like to play against Jeff Skinner rather than with him. “I mean, he’s one of my best friends and I’m pretty sure I would hate his guts on the other side,” Mittelstadt said. “We’re lucky to have him.” Skinner illustrated why … Read more

Dahlin’s recent production stacks up among NHL’s top defenders

Rasmus Dahlin dropped the two halves of his stick onto the ice as the puck crossed the goal line, then shrugged as he skated toward his teammates to celebrate. Dahlin scored his 12th goal of the season Thursday on a one-timer that snapped his stick in two. The puck slid slowly into the New Jersey … Read more