Sabres’ Skinner Focused on the Now

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Jeff Skinner knows how much the Sabres and their playoff-starved fans want him to stay in Buffalo beyond this season. “Ha, ha, I’ve heard,” the forward memorably said with a laugh in December. “I’m having a lot of fun, too.” And yet, two months later, Skinner is nowhere closer to providing anything […]

NHL Rumors: Skinner, Kovalchuk, Rangers, Avs, More

In today’s NHL rumors, there are updates on the status of Jeff Skinner’s contract in Buffalo and questions about what to do if he doesn’t sign before the trade deadline. Meanwhile, the New York Islanders are looking to upgrade their scoring and one insider thinks they might be looking to an interesting and surprising name. […]

The Hockey Writers Podcast – Episode 1: Nylander, Wilson, Fuhr, More

On the very first episode of the new Hockey Writers Podcast, I went from Edmonton to San Jose, stopped in Buffalo and Toronto and had a lengthy conversation for NHL Hall of Famer and former goaltender Grant Fuhr. What to Expect on the Podcast This Week… Segment 1: The NHL 5-Minute Runaround As we travel the […]

NHL Rumors: Penguins, Maple Leafs, Sabres, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Pittsburgh Penguins are starting to realize they might need to shake things up to boost the team, the Buffalo Sabres understand that one of their free agent forwards is getting more expensive by the day and there are some teams taking stock of what it might take to land William […]

Sabres West Coast Swing Shows Signs of Success

The Buffalo Sabres returned home early Monday morning having won three out of five games on the west coast. The two losses suffered during the up-and-down road trip were sandwiched between a shutout win against the Arizona Coyotes and a sweep in Southern California. The team showed a level of spirit, grit, and resolve that […]

Sabres Sleepers for 2018-19 Season

A key ingredient necessary for the 2018-19 Buffalo Sabres to rise out of the league’s basement and into playoff contention is a consistent contribution from a variety of players. Analysts and pundits alike have highlighted offseason additions from the St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins and Swedish Hockey League, who all will almost assuredly fill their […]

Sabres Forwards: What They’ll Look Like for 2018-19

It was no secret that Jason Botterill planned on altering the complexion of the Buffalo Sabres roster this summer, but even the most optimistic fan couldn’t have predicted just how successful he’d be in doing so. After a 2017-18 campaign that the organization would like to forget, there was a wide range of speculation regarding […]

NHL Rumors: Schneider, Skinner, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the New Jersey Devils don’t have a timetable for Cory Schneider’s return, the Panthers seem happy with their offense, the Flyers like one of their prospects in particular and Carolina hints that they had little choice but to trade Jeff Skinner. Schneider Return Date Remains Murky According to Corey Masisak of […]

NHL Rumors: Skinner, Panarin, Stone, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Buffalo Sabres and Jeff Skinner may be thinking long-term extension behind the scenes but you’d never know it by what they’re saying. Artemi Panarin might be interested in a move back to Chicago, William Nylander isn’t worried about his contract extension in Toronto and Mark Stone’s signing for one year […]