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After a tight back and forth series, the Philadelphia Flyers hammered the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 in game seven Tuesday night to win the series and advance to the next round of the playoffs. As a Sabres fan, I am definitely disappointed. After a great run in the second half of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at
The Buffalo Sabres beat the Philadelphia Flyers in overtime tonight 4-3 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Here are some of my thoughts on the game: What does Tyler Ennis have that the three Calder Trophy finalists this year (Michael Grabner, Jeff Skinner and Logan Coture) don't have? Answer: A... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at
The Buffalo Sabres played a tight physical game tonight beating the Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 at HSBC arena to tie the series at tow games each. Buffalo had plenty of great hits, blocked shots and takeaways, but the goalies for both sides stole the show tonight. After some criticism for his... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2011 at
The Buffalo Sabres fell to the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 at HSBC Arena Monday night in game three of their best-of-seven series. Philadelphia now leads the series 2-1. This game was slightly less physical than the previous two and certainly did not has as many penalties, though there was still plenty... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2011 at
The Philadelphia Flyers beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 in a wild game in Wells Fargo Center Saturday to even the series at 1-1. This game had a lot of excitement and intensity. There were hits, fights, blocked shots, and plenty of goals. The real story of this game was all... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2011 at
The Buffalo Sabres started its Eastern Conference quarterfinals best-of-seven strong with a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday night. Ryan Miller made 35 saves and Patrick Kaleta scored the game's only goal in what was largely a defensive effort. It seemed like Buffalo spent WAY too much time on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at
The two/seven matchup in the Eastern Conference will get rolling tonight when the Buffalo Sabres will face off against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelhpia. There's plenty of interesting story lines, history and intriguing matchups in this series. I already picked the Sabres to win in 6... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at
Here is part two of my three part preview of this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs. Today I preview and make my picks for the Western Conference first round matchups. #1 Vancouver Canucks vs. #8 Chicago Blackhawks The West was very close down the stretch; the difference between fifth and ninth... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at
Here is part one of my three part preview of this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs. Today, I take a brief look at the matchups in the first round in the Eastern Conference, and make my picks. #1 Washington Capitals vs. #8 New York Rangers Picking New York is tempting here.The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at
The Buffalo Sabres ended the regular season on a good night last night by defeating the Columbus Bluejackets 5-4. They finish the season at seventh in the Eastern Conference and will play a best-of-seven series against Philadelphia in the first round. The Sabres should feel good about how they finished... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2011 at
The Buffalo Sabres clinched a playoff spot in dramatic fashion Friday night by beating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 in overtime. The Sabres currently sit in seventh place in the Eastern Conference with 94 points. Montreal also has 94 points but has the Sabres beat in the tiebreaker: regulation or overtime... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2011 at
What an up-and-down weekend for the Buffalo Sabres. After Friday's discouraging 5-4 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals, the Sabres played a tough game against the Carolina Hurricanes today picking up the 2-1 win in overtime. The most important outcome of this mini-road trip for the Sabres was that they... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at
Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller sat out practice today and is listed as "day-to-day" with an unidentified upper body injury. He was hit with a slapshot in what looked to be the shoulder or maybe collarbone-area in last Tuesday's game against Toronto. With Miller temporarily absent, it seems rookie goalie... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2011 at
I have seen plenty of hate from media and fans alike for Thomas Vanek. He doesn't hustle, he doesn't try, he's overpaid, he doesn't score enough, he's not physical, he doesn't play defense, we could've kept Drury and Briere but instead we got him. Well I'm here to defend the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2011 at
The Sabres beat the New Jersey Devils at home tonight 2-0. That makes three wins in a row as they try to cement their position in the Eastern Conference playoffs. But here's the impressive part about this three game streak: two of the games have been shutouts. Yes Ryan Miller... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2011 at
Win five games. There are nine games left in the NHL season, and the way I see it they have to win at least five more (or get ten points) to secure their spot. Right now the Sabres sit somewhat comftorably in eight place in the East, with three points... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at
This Buffalo Sabres team has been doing the improbable by going 4-1-1 in their last six to climb into seventh place in the East conference, and all on the road. Instead of continuing to play .500 hockey and cling onto the hope of sneaking into the playoffs in the last... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2011 at
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