NHL News & Notes: Krueger, Heponiemi & More

report this ad In today’s News & Notes, the Buffalo Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger as their new head coach, the Florida Panthers have signed Aleksi Hopniemi to a three-year entry-level contract and the Pittsburgh Penguins have signed Kasper Bjorkqvist to an entry-level contract. Sabres Hire Krueger as Coach The Sabres would make arguably the […]

NHL Rumors: Sabres, Penguins, KHL, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown there are updates out of Buffalo where the Sabres have a couple of interesting free agents, Jim Rutherford is slowing down any action in Pittsburgh and there are a few updates on KHL players playing in the NHL. Pominville’s and Skinner’s Future Uncertain Buffalo Sabres beat writer for The Buffalo […]

NHL Rumors: Babcock, McCrimmon, Sabres, More

report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vegas Golden Knights, Edmonton Oilers and more. Also, there is a new name linked to the Buffalo Sabres coaching search. Vancouver Canucks on Dean Lombardi Speculation and Contracts Francesco Aquilini says that despite reports he’s reached out […]

Sabres Should Swap Ristolainen for Trouba

report this ad Arguably the most polarizing Buffalo Sabres player over the last three seasons, Rasmus Ristolainen is at a crossroads in his career in Buffalo. While boasting a booming slapshot and a penchant for physicality that makes fans drool, he has also been criticized by the analytics community. Rasmus Ristolainen appears to be at […]

NHL News & Notes: Bruins, McLellan & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Boston Bruins had some familiar faces back at practice on Friday, including Sean Kuraly, Todd McLellan is not expected to be the next coach in Buffalo and the Calgary Flames have signed Adam Ruzicka. Kuraly, Moore Skate, DeBrusk Absent Kuraly skated at Bruins’ practice with a stick in his […]

Off the Crossbar: Housley Preps Sabres for Playoffs

Citing dramatic improvement over last season’s 62-point, 31st place finish, Buffalo Sabres head coach Phil Housley is pumped for his team’s upcoming playoff run. “Most everyone counted us out,” said the sophomore bench boss. “Boy, they sure look silly now.” After a convincing 5-2 win over the Ottawa Senators at home Thursday night, the Sabres […]

NHL News & Notes: Bruins, Olofsson & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Boston Bruins have announced that they will be extending their partnership with the Providence Bruins for another 10 years, the Buffalo Sabres have recalled Victor Olofsson and Brad Malone has been placed on waivers. Related: NHL News & Notes: Cooper, Ladd & More Bruins Extend Providence Partnership The Bruins […]

One for the Ages: Roger Crozier’s 1970-71 NHL Season

There was no player more valuable to the Buffalo Sabres in their first two or three years of the franchise than the acrobatic Roger Crozier. Oftentimes heralded as “The Artful Dodger” in between the pipes for the Sabres, the diminutive 5-foot-8, 160-pound goaltender truly lived up to the moniker. If you watch old footage of […]