The Buffalo Sabres have announced that forward Kyle Okposo has been diagnosed with a concussion. The Sabres initially reported on Saturday that the winger did not have a concussion. However, the terrible news was feared on Monday morning, when Sabres coach Phil Housley told the media, “Kyle’s back in Buffalo getting further evaluated.” Kyle Okposo
In today’s News & Notes, Kyle Okposo is injured and will miss a few games after suffering an upper-body injury, Alex Ovechkin has scored 40 goals once again and the NHL has announced their three stars of the week. Okposo Injured Following Fight The Buffalo Sabres have sent Okposo home for further medical evaluation after
As the Feb. 25 NHL Trade Deadline rapidly approaches, the Buffalo Sabres are a few points outside of the playoffs. Their brief residency in the upper echelon among the NHL’s best is a distant memory as is their franchise-tying ten-game win streak. While they’re much improved from last year and far from the league basement, they’ll
Would it be enough for the Maple Leafs to offer up ….. Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun: Since the Buffalo Sabres could use help on the blueline, would they be interested in Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Nikita Zaitsev with the Maple Leafs covering a portion of his contract. Since the Maple Leafs don’t have
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Teuvo Teravainen scored his second goal of the game 3:25 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-5 in a showdown of the Eastern Conference’s ninth-place teams Thursday night. Brock McGinn Greg McKegg and Justin Faulk also scored in a game during which the Hurricanes squandered 2-0 and 5-3
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jeff Skinner got his 29th goal of the season and the Buffalo Sabres scored five times in the second period on their way to a 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. C.J. Smith, Casey Mittelstadt, Jake McCabe and Lawrence Pilut also scored for Buffalo, which improved to 23-14-6.
Jeff Skinner is blowing up with the Buffalo Sabres. He is doing what everyone who has followed his career knew he could do, scoring a lot. The Carolina Hurricanes didn’t want to keep this stellar sniper on the roster so they traded him to the Sabres for Cliff Pu and a few picks. Hurricanes and
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Linus Ullmark made 36 saves and the Buffalo Sabres got goals from Rasmus Dahlin and Jeff Skinner in beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Saturday night. Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret was taken out of the press box on a stretcher early in the third period. It was unclear what happened to the
WASHINGTON — Tom Wilson broke a tie with seven minutes left, Braden Holtby made 36 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov started the winning play when he stole the puck from goalie Carter Hutton behind the net. The centre quickly fed Wilson just outside of the
Patrik Berglund’s journey with the Buffalo Sabres in the past week has been the most bizarre story in the NHL this season, and perhaps the most bizarre hockey tale in recent memory. Though all the details may never be known, what has become public is a narrative of agent incompetence, general manager maneuvering, player dissatisfaction, and
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sean Kuraly scored 3:44 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Jake DeBrusk and Noel Acciari scored in regulation for Boston. Tuukka Rask made 26 saves. Kuraly’s game-winner was a terrific one-man effort. His initial shot from the top of the left
ST. LOUIS — Robert Thomas had a goal and an assist and Jake Allen made 30 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Jay Bouwmeester, Pat Maroon and Ryan O’Reilly scored for the Blues. Jack Eichel scored his 15th goal of the season in
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Claude Giroux had a goal and three assists to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. James van Riemsdyk added a goal and an assist as the Flyers opened a five-game road trip with their third win in 10 games. Ivan Provorov, Wayne Simmonds, Dale
Garrioch rumor roundup Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: Philadelphia Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher will make decisions on any potential changes after their road trip – four more games after last night’s win. Fletcher has already been working the phones with other GMs. The Flyers hope to make the playoffs so changes may be needed.