27-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ryan O'Reilly is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Evander Kane is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Marco Scandella is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Casey Mittelstadt is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak.

Who's cold

Josh Gorges has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zemgus Girgensons has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Nicolas Deslauriers has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Johan Larsson has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Linus Ullmark hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Alexander Nylander has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Eric Cornel has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Benoit Pouliot has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Maxime Comtois has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-9-2019 Cody Franson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Cody Franson 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, Cody Franson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 632 NHL games during his career, notching 52 goals and adding 199 assists along with 162 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 2 PIM.


26-9-2019 Johan Larsson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Johan Larsson 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 Sweden, Johan Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 274 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 29 assists along with 64 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 8 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


26-9-2019 Casey Nelson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Casey Nelson 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, Casey Nelson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


23-9-2019 Casey Nelson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Casey Nelson 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, Casey Nelson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


21-9-2019 Daniel Moynihan frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Moynihan 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 USA, Daniel Moynihan, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


20-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Kyle Okposo is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Ryan O'Reilly is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Evander Kane is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jack Eichel is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Alexander Nylander is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Casey Mittelstadt is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Josh Gorges has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Zemgus Girgensons has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Nicolas Deslauriers has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Johan Larsson has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Linus Ullmark hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Eric Cornel has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Benoit Pouliot has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Maxime Comtois has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-9-2019 Ryan O'Reilly frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Ryan O'Reilly 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, Ryan O'Reilly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanches in the 2nd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 668 NHL games during his career, notching 182 goals and adding 273 assists along with 72 penalty minutes. The 28 year old center has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 0 PIM.


18-9-2019 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 regular 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 Winnipeg Jets 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 has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


18-9-2019 Benoit Pouliot frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Benoit Pouliot 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, Benoit Pouliot was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 576 NHL games during his career, notching 129 goals and adding 138 assists along with 321 penalty minutes. The 32 year old left wing has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


18-9-2019 Marco Scandella frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella 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, Marco Scandella was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2008 entry draft. He has appeared in 472 NHL games during his career, notching 32 goals and adding 99 assists along with 141 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 2 PIM.


18-9-2019 Daniel Moynihan frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Moynihan 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 USA, Daniel Moynihan, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


17-9-2019 Johan Larsson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Johan Larsson 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 Sweden, Johan Larsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 271 NHL games during his career, notching 23 goals and adding 29 assists along with 64 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


13-9-2019 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 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


13-9-2019 Brady Austin frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Brady Austin 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, Brady Austin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 7th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


13-9-2019 Player of the week: Evander Kane (L)
NHL has awarded Evander Kane (L) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points in 2 games last week.

A native of Canada, Evander Kane was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 594 NHL games during his career, notching 196 goals and adding 206 assists along with 504 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 4+3=7 with 0 PIM.


13-9-2019 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ryan O'Reilly is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Evander Kane is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Marco Scandella is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Jacob Markstrom is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals. Casey Mittelstadt is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-9-2019 Seth Griffith frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Seth Griffith 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, Seth Griffith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 34 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 5 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


8-9-2019 Nicolas Deslauriers frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Nicolas Deslauriers 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, Nicolas Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 336 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 35 assists along with 176 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 2 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


7-9-2019 Nathan Beaulieu frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Nathan Beaulieu 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, Nathan Beaulieu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 317 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 54 assists along with 108 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


6-9-2019 Nicolas Deslauriers frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Nicolas Deslauriers 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, Nicolas Deslauriers was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the 3rd round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 335 NHL games during his career, notching 22 goals and adding 35 assists along with 176 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


6-9-2019 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 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


6-9-2019 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.



5-9-2019 Cody Franson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Cody Franson 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, Cody Franson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 3rd round of the 2005 entry draft. He has appeared in 625 NHL games during his career, notching 52 goals and adding 196 assists along with 160 penalty minutes. The 32 year old defenseman has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


3-9-2019 Casey Nelson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Casey Nelson 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, Casey Nelson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


3-9-2019 Vaclav Karabacek frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Vaclav Karabacek 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 Czech, Vaclav Karabacek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


2-9-2019 Brady Austin frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Brady Austin 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, Brady Austin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 7th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


31-8-2019 Cole Schneider frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Cole Schneider 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 USA, Cole Schneider, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-6-2019 Justin Falk frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Justin Falk 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, Justin Falk was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 171 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 21 assists along with 151 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


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:
- Seth Griffith R
- Josh Gorges D
- Kyle Okposo R
- Ryan O'Reilly C
- Zach Bogosian D
- Cody Franson D
- Evander Kane L
- Zemgus Girgensons L
- Justin Falk D
- Nicolas Deslauriers R
- Johan Larsson C
- Jack Eichel C
- Linus Ullmark G
- Justin Bailey R
- Hudson Fasching R
- Casey Nelson D
- Evan Rodrigues R
- Cole Schneider R
- Jason Kasdorf G
- Alexander Nylander R
- Brett Murray L
- Brendan Guhle D
- Brycen Martin D
- Eric Cornel C
- Vaclav Karabacek R
- Jean Dupuy L
- Justin Kea C
- Brady Austin D
- Matt Tennyson D
- Benoit Pouliot L
- Jason Pominville R
- Marco Scandella D
- Nathan Beaulieu D
- Travis Hamonic D
- Matthew Bodie D
- Jacob Josefson C
- David Perron L
- Adam Wilcox G
- Jacob Markstrom G
- Olli Juolevi D
- Mitch Wheaton D
- Trevor Cheek L
- Matthias Plachta C
- Blair Riley L
- Martin Thörnberg L
- Yan Stastny C
- Maxime Comtois C
- Casey Mittelstadt L
- Daniel Moynihan C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Seth Griffith R
- Josh Gorges D
- Kyle Okposo R
- Ryan O'Reilly C
- Hudson Fasching R
- Cole Schneider R
- Jason Kasdorf G
- Nathan Beaulieu D
- Mitch Wheaton D
- Yan Stastny C
- Casey Mittelstadt L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Linus Ullmark G
- Justin Bailey R
- Evan Rodrigues R
- Brett Murray L
- Brendan Guhle D
- Jean Dupuy L
- Matthew Bodie D
- Jacob Josefson C
- Adam Wilcox G


26-6-2019 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 23 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


26-6-2019 Daniel Moynihan frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Moynihan 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 USA, Daniel Moynihan, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


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

25-6-2019 Evan Rodrigues agrees on a contract.
Evan Rodrigues has signed a $850 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Evan Rodrigues, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


25-6-2019 Jean Dupuy agrees on a contract.
Jean Dupuy has signed a $700 000 per year, 1 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Jean Dupuy, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2019 Brady Austin agrees on a contract.
Brady Austin has signed a $650 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Brady Austin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 7th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2019 Daniel Moynihan agrees on a contract.
Daniel Moynihan has signed a $400 000 per year, 2 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Daniel Moynihan, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


23-6-2019 Justin Bailey frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Justin Bailey 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 USA, Justin Bailey was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 8 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2019 Eric Cornel frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Eric Cornel 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, Eric Cornel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center 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 Casey Nelson frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Casey Nelson 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, Casey Nelson, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


22-6-2019 Cole Schneider frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Cole Schneider 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 USA, Cole Schneider, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


22-6-2019 Seth Griffith agrees on a contract.
Seth Griffith has signed a $1 000 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Seth Griffith was originally drafted to the NHL by the Boston Bruins in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 34 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 5 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing 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:
-Justin Falk (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Evan Rodrigues (Rochester Americans) RFA
-Jean Dupuy (Rochester Americans) RFA
-Brady Austin (Rochester Americans) RFA
-Matthew Bodie (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-David Perron (Buffalo Sabres) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Adam Wilcox (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Trevor Cheek (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Matthias Plachta (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Blair Riley (Rochester Americans) UFA
-Martin Thörnberg (Rochester Americans) UFA
-Yan Stastny (Rochester Americans) UFA
-Daniel Moynihan (Rochester Americans) RFA


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


21-6-2019 Cole Schneider agrees on a contract.
Cole Schneider has signed a $1 050 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Cole Schneider, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 28 year old right wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


20-6-2019 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $15 100 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2019 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $15 100 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2019 Brian McCutcheon retires
Buffalo Sabres staff member Brian McCutcheon has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

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

20-6-2019 Sylvain Diamond retires
Buffalo Sabres staff member Sylvain Diamond has announced his retirement due to health reasons.

20-6-2019 Justin Kea agrees on a contract.
Justin Kea has signed a $650 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Justin Kea was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 3rd round of the 2012 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


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