26-9-2019 Brock Nelson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Brock Nelson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brock Nelson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 489 NHL games during his career, notching 152 goals and adding 148 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 8 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 0 PIM.


26-9-2019 Phil Kessel frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Phil Kessel feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 996 NHL games during his career, notching 349 goals and adding 385 assists along with 264 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 4 PIM.


25-9-2019 Zach Bogosian frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Zach Bogosian was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 731 NHL games during his career, notching 54 goals and adding 162 assists along with 460 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


25-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jack Eichel is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Sean Monahan is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Brock Nelson is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Jake McCabe has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrey Makarov hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Connor Hurley has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Bryan Rust has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Stelio Mattheos  has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



23-9-2019 Robin Lehner frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Robin Lehner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Ottawa Senators in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 255 NHL games during his career, booking 11 career shutouts and allowing 605 goals. The 28 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 19 goals on 150 while booking 0 shutouts.


21-9-2019 Brock Nelson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Brock Nelson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brock Nelson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 487 NHL games during his career, notching 149 goals and adding 148 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 6 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.


20-9-2019 Alex Tuch frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Alex Tuch feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Alex Tuch was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 36 goals and adding 56 assists along with 86 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 6 PIM.


19-9-2019 Andrey Makarov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Andrey Makarov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrey Makarov, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 27 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 72 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


18-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Sean Monahan is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Jake McCabe has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrey Makarov hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Connor Hurley has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Andrej Nestrasil has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2019 Connor Hurley frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Connor Hurley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Connor Hurley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 124 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 15 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


16-9-2019 Jake McCabe frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jake McCabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 320 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 45 assists along with 96 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


11-9-2019 Connor Hurley frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Connor Hurley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Connor Hurley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 122 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 15 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


11-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jack Eichel is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Sean Monahan is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Alex Tuch is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brock Nelson is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Roman Josi is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Phil Kessel is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Stelio Mattheos  is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-9-2019 Brock Nelson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Brock Nelson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Brock Nelson was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 483 NHL games during his career, notching 147 goals and adding 145 assists along with 106 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


8-9-2019 Dmitri Kulikov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Dmitri Kulikov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Dmitri Kulikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 626 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 148 assists along with 306 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 2 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


8-9-2019 Jake McCabe frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jake McCabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 320 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 45 assists along with 96 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


6-9-2019 Dmitri Kulikov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Dmitri Kulikov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Dmitri Kulikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 625 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 148 assists along with 306 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


4-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-9-2019 Connor Hurley frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Connor Hurley feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Connor Hurley was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 15 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


1-9-2019 Tyler Bunz agrees on a contract.
Tyler Bunz has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

1-9-2019 Michael Carcone agrees on a contract.
Michael Carcone has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

1-9-2019 Reid Petryk agrees on a contract.
Reid Petryk has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

31-8-2019 Dmitri Kulikov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Dmitri Kulikov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Dmitri Kulikov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 624 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 148 assists along with 306 penalty minutes. The 28 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-8-2019 Jake McCabe frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jake McCabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 320 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 45 assists along with 96 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2019 Alex Tuch frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Alex Tuch feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Alex Tuch was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 164 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 55 assists along with 80 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2019 Pavel Lapin sent back juniors
Buffalo Sabres's Pavel Lapin did not make the team and was sent back for another year of junior hockey. The Buffalo Sabres expect him to make another run at a roster spot next season.

29-6-2019 Jason Kasdorf frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Kasdorf feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Jason Kasdorf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 6th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 4 goals. The 27 year old goaltender is getting ready for the upcoming season.


30-6-2019 Training camp preview
Buffalo Sabres will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans:
- Johan Larsson L
- Jack Eichel C
- Hudson Fasching R
- Zach Bogosian D
- Dmitri Kulikov D
- Cody Franson D
- Jake McCabe D
- Robin Lehner G
- Jason Kasdorf G
- Eric Cornel R
- Vaclav Karabacek R
- Brycen Martin D
- Andrey Makarov G
- Victor Olofsson R
- Judd Peterson R
- Gustav Possler R
- Max Willman L
- Connor Hurley L
- Sean Malone C
- Christopher Brown C
- Giorgio Estephan C
- Anthony Florentino D
- Devante Stephens D
- Ivan Chukarov D
- Will Borgen D
- Cliff Pu R
- Casey Fitzgerald D
- Brett Murray L
- Philip Nyberg D
- Vojtech Budik D
- Brandon Hagel L
- Austin Osmanski D
- Vasili Glotov C
- Sean Monahan C
- Andrej Nestrasil C
- Artem Anisimov C
- Alex Tuch R
- Brock Nelson L
- Mathew Bodie D
- Roman Josi D
- Sergei Plotnikov L
- Phil Kessel R
- Bryan Rust L
- Kristopher Letang D
- Jeff Zatkoff G
- Nikita Pavlychev C
- Marcus Vela C
- Ryan Reaves L
- Alexander Edler D
- Grant Mismash C
- Stelio Mattheos  R
- Pavel Lapin L

Players reporting out of shape:
- Jack Eichel C
- Jake McCabe D
- Jason Kasdorf G
- Andrey Makarov G
- Devante Stephens D
- Cliff Pu R
- Sean Monahan C
- Artem Anisimov C
- Phil Kessel R
- Jeff Zatkoff G
- Stelio Mattheos  R
- Pavel Lapin L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Dmitri Kulikov D
- Cody Franson D
- Vaclav Karabacek R
- Victor Olofsson R
- Judd Peterson R
- Max Willman L
- Giorgio Estephan C
- Ivan Chukarov D
- Will Borgen D
- Austin Osmanski D
- Mathew Bodie D
- Nikita Pavlychev C


26-6-2019 Kristopher Letang frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Kristopher Letang feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Kristopher Letang was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 809 NHL games during his career, notching 103 goals and adding 355 assists along with 462 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


25-6-2019 Hudson Fasching frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Hudson Fasching feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Hudson Fasching was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 4th round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 253 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 26 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


25-6-2019 Giorgio Estephan returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Giorgio Estephan has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Brett Murray returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Brett Murray has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Vojtech Budik returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Vojtech Budik has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Brandon Hagel returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Brandon Hagel has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Austin Osmanski returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Austin Osmanski has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Vasili Glotov returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Vasili Glotov has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Sean Monahan frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Sean Monahan feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Sean Monahan was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 483 NHL games during his career, notching 163 goals and adding 178 assists along with 86 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2019 Phil Kessel frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Phil Kessel feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Phil Kessel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 1st round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 988 NHL games during his career, notching 346 goals and adding 381 assists along with 260 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2019 Nikita Pavlychev returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Nikita Pavlychev has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Grant Mismash returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Grant Mismash has returned to the team.

25-6-2019 Pavel Lapin returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Pavel Lapin has returned to the team.

24-6-2019 Brycen Martin frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Brycen Martin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brycen Martin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


24-6-2019 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2019 Jake McCabe frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jake McCabe was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 320 NHL games during his career, notching 8 goals and adding 45 assists along with 96 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


22-6-2019 Mathew Bodie frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Mathew Bodie feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mathew Bodie, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 29 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jason Kasdorf (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Eric Cornel (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Vaclav Karabacek (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brycen Martin (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Victor Olofsson (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Judd Peterson (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Gustav Possler (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Max Willman (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Sean Malone (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Christopher Brown (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Anthony Florentino (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Ivan Chukarov (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Mathew Bodie (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Sergei Plotnikov (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Jeff Zatkoff (Rochester Americans) UFA
-Marcus Vela (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Ryan Reaves (Rochester Americans) UFA


23-6-2019 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


20-6-2019 Alex Tuch frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Alex Tuch feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Alex Tuch was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 164 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 55 assists along with 80 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 16+31=47 with 78 PIM.


20-6-2019 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $23 700 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2019 Kevin Devine retires
Buffalo Sabres staff member Kevin Devine has announced his retirement due to personal reasons.

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