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Jack Eichel stripped of Sabres captaincy, placed on IR with neck injury

Jack Eichel no longer is captain of the Buffalo Sabres. General manager Kevyn Adams announced the decision Thursday after Eichel failed his training camp physical because of a herniated disk in his neck and was placed on injured reserve. Adams said the ... MORE
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Rasmus Dahlin, Sabres agree to three-year, $18 million extension

The Buffalo Sabres have agreed to terms with defenseman Rasmus Dahlin on a three-year contract with an average annual value of $6 million dollars, the team announced Wednesday. Dahlin, 21, tallied 23 points (5+18) in 56 games last season while averaging a ... MORE
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Sabres announce 2021 training camp schedule and roster

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the roster and practice schedule for the team’s training camp, which begins Wednesday, Sept. 22, when players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals. Fifty-eight players have been invited to training camp. Forwards (34) 74 Rasmus ... MORE
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Sabres to appear 10 times on TNT, ESPN+/Hulu

The Walt Disney Company and Turner Sports announced their national broadcast schedules for the 2021-22 season on Thursday. The Sabres will appear on TNT twice: March 13 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs at 3 p.m. (2022 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic at Tim ... MORE
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Sabres to play in 2022 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic against Toronto

The Buffalo Sabres are headed back outdoors. The NHL announced Thursday that the Sabres will face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2022 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic at Tim Hortons Field, the home of the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger Cats, in Hamilton, ... MORE
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Proof of vaccination required for guests 12 and older to enter Highmark Stadium, KeyBank Center

Erie County officials joined representatives from Pegula Sports & Entertainment Tuesday afternoon to announce new health and safety protocols for Highmark Stadium and the KeyBank Center. According to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, all guests 12 years old and older will be ... MORE
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Sabres announce roster for 2021 Prospects Challenge

The Buffalo Sabres have announced their roster for the 2021 Prospects Challenge, which will be held from Sept. 17 to 19 at LECOM Harborcenter. Jack Quinn and J-J Peterka, Buffalo’s first- and second-round picks in the 2020 NHL Draft, are among the ... MORE
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NHL reaches agreement to send players to Olympics in Beijing

The National Hockey League has reached an agreement with the International Ice Hockey Federation to create a break in the 2021-2022 season to allow players to compete in the next Winter Olympics. The NHL and its players’ association said Friday that the ... MORE
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Sabres announce 2021 Prospects Challenge

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host the Prospects Challenge from Sept. 17 to 19 at LECOM Harborcenter. The Sabres will be joined by the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils to compete in a round-robin challenge featuring prospects ... MORE
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Sabres re-sign forward Casey Mittelstadt to three-year deal

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Casey Mittelstadt to a three-year contract with an average annual value of $2.5 million, the team announced Thursday. Mittelstadt, 22, is coming off the most productive stretch of his young career under coach Don Granato. He ... MORE
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Sabres re-sign defenseman Henri Jokiharju to three-year contract

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed defenseman Henri Jokiharju to a three-year conract with an average annual value of $2.5 million, the team announced Thursday. The 22-year-old tallied eight points (3+5) in 46 games last season. Jokiharju averaged 19:01 during the final 27 ... MORE
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Sabres could be headed to Hamilton for outdoor game vs. Maple Leafs

The NHL is eyeing a matinee NHL Heritage Classic game between the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs in Hamilton, Ontario, this season, according to Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News. The target date is March 13. Toronto and Buffalo were previously ... MORE
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Sabres, Jack Eichel met with NHL, NHLPA to discuss injury dispute

With NHL training camps opening in just under one month, the Buffalo Sabres and captain Jack Eichel remain at an impasse. And even the league and players’ association have not been able to help find a resolution, yet. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte ... MORE
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Sabres captain Jack Eichel switching agents amid dispute with team over injury

With his relationship with the Buffalo Sabres seemingly at a stalemate, captain Jack Eichel has made a major move to try to rejuvenate his suddenly stalled NHL career. Eichel has fired longtime agent and fellow Boston native Peter Fish and replaced him ... MORE
Longtime Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret to retire after 51st season

Longtime Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret to retire after 51st season

Rick Jeanneret will retire as play-by-play announcer of the Buffalo Sabres after this season. The 79-year-old is entering his 51st season with the Sabres, beginning his tenure as the longest announcer with one team in NHL history when he called games on ... MORE