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Sabres Links: Fasching still dealing with injury, Ullmark succeeding

Sabres Links: Fasching still dealing with injury, Ullmark succeeding

Some more updates from down on the farm during the bye week. Sabres Links Gleason: Evander Kane is no longer fools gold [Buffalo News] Groin injury nagging Hudson Fasching [Buffalo Hockey Beat] Defensive deals show Sabres market for Cody Franson and Dmitry Kulikov [Buffalo News] Linus Ullmark excelling in difficult season for Rochester [WGR 550]
Die By The Blade Feb 18, 2017
Recap: Sabres beat Blues in solid showing

Recap: Sabres beat Blues in solid showing

Buffalo wins third on the the trot, ends streak of futility against St. Louis Ryan O’Reilly scored the gamewinner on a 5-on-3 powerplay late in the second period as the Buffalo Sabres finally solved the St. Louis Blues to win 3-2 at the KeyBank Center earlier today. Earlier in the day the Sabres had waived Taylor Fedun as Cody Franson returned to the team. Fedun has no goals and seven assists in 25 games for Buffalo this season. Nick Baptiste also had the call-up from Rochester after Sam Reinhart was laid low by the flu bug, likely the same one that had Evander Kane down earlier this...
Die By The Blade Feb 18, 2017
Sabres Links: Dreger talks Kane value, Ottawa brawl revisited

Sabres Links: Dreger talks Kane value, Ottawa brawl revisited

Plus, Evan Rodrigues could be sticking around in Buffalo with the way he’s played lately Sabres Links Reliving the Ottawa Brawl, 10 years later [Buffalo News] Evan Rodrigues is performing well since his call up [Buffalo News] Darren Dreger said Evander Kane’s value is likely as high as it’s going to get [WGR 550] Dan Bylsma said he’s going to keep riding Robin Lehner [Buffalo News] Cody Franson is ready to play, but Derek Grant is likely out for the weekend [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
Die By The Blade Feb 12, 2017
Sabres Links: Kane shines on Hockey Night, Franson out weeks

Sabres Links: Kane shines on Hockey Night, Franson out weeks

Do you still want Evander Kane traded? It’s getting harder and harder as the season goes along. Sabres Links Evander Kane scored twice in the Sabres’ 3-1 victory against Toronto [Sabres.com] Cody Franson is out two to three weeks [Buffalo Hockey Beat] When players are trying to return from injury, they have to go through Dennis Smith first [Buffalo News] Evander Kane shines in Hockey Night In Canada spotlight [Buffalo News]
Pension Plan Puppets Feb 11, 2017
Sabres 3 - Leafs 1 : Falling behind the pace

Sabres 3 - Leafs 1 : Falling behind the pace

Welcome to another Saturday night game, as the Leafs host their cross-border rivals from Buffalo tonight. As we head down the stretch, these all become big games, but with the Sens and Bruins winning earlier today, the Leafs need to win to keep pace. A couple injury notes for both teams. Zemgus Girgensons and Cody Franson are out for the Sabres, while Josh Leivo gets another look tonight in place of Nikita Soshnikov. Expect Leivo to feature on the power play, if the Leafs get the chance. First Period [20:00] Of course, the main narrative tonight is Matthews vs. Eichel. The two top...
Die By The Blade Feb 11, 2017
Sabres Links: Eichel meets the Eichel Tower, O’Reilly searches for consistency

Sabres Links: Eichel meets the Eichel Tower, O’Reilly searches for consistency

Add another puck to the Eichel Tower! Sabres Links Jack Eichel met the family behind the Eichel Tower [Buffalo News] Like the Sabres, Ryan O’Reilly is trying to find consistency [Buffalo News] Cody Franson is out after blocking a shot [Buffalo Hockey Beat] Evander Kane is available in trade at the right price, but isn’t everyone really? [WGR 550]
The Hockey Writers Feb 7, 2017

Recap: Contested Goal Stands as Devils Burn Sabres 2-1

Two teams on the outside of playoff picture looking in. Two teams scratching and clawing for every point in the Eastern Conference Wild Card race — and it wasn’t pretty. Adam Henrique was credited with a fluky goal off a fortuitous bounce off Buffalo Sabres’ defenseman Cody Franson to open the scoring in the second […]
Die By The Blade Feb 2, 2017
Recap: Sabres lose 2-1 in overtime

Recap: Sabres lose 2-1 in overtime

Lehner let down by the forwards tonight The Buffalo Sabres lost 2-1 in overtime to the New York Rangers with just a minute left to play. Cody Franson had the Sabres only goal while Robin Lehner made 42 saves in the loss. The first two periods seemed to follow a similar pattern with the Rangers getting the best of the initial exchanges before Buffalo came back into the game later in the period. Despite four minutes of power play in the first, the Sabres were still outshot 12-14. The breakouts from their own zone remain the Sabres’ Achilles heel, as more than once they invited undue...
Rotoworld Jan 25, 2017

Cody Franson has a 3-game point streak - Cody Franson (D) Buffalo Sabres

Cody Franson contributed two assists Tuesday in a 5-4 overtime win against the Nashville Predators.

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