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Buffalo News Mar 25, 2015

Sabres notebook: Hackett hurting but could go Thursday

Matt Hackett kept his pads on and sat as his locker stall as he answered questions Wednesday afternoon.Usually goalies take off their gear before meeting with the media. But Hackett needed anything ... Read More
Die By The Blade Mar 17, 2015

Sabres at Bruins preview: Back to Lindback, once again

The Sabres continue their trend of riding goalies when they're hot. Game #70 Buffalo Sabres (19-43-7) vs.Boston Bruins (36-23-10) Puck Drop: 7:30 pm EST | TD Garden | Boston, MA TV: MSG | Radio: WGR 550 SB Nation Bruins Blog: Stanley Cup of Chowder Two Questions 1. How will Anders Lindback look on back-to-back nights? Ted Nolan and the Sabres coaching staff made a late change to the line-up, opting to go with Anders Lindback instead of Matt Hackett in goal. Will Lindback be able to overcome the task of two games in two nights? 2. Can Johan Larsson stay hot? The young Sabres forward...
Buffalo News Mar 16, 2015

Sabres’ Hackett returns to scene of personal injury

Just over 11 months after a serious knee injury derailed his career, Matt Hackett returns to TD Garden in Boston to exorcise some personal demons.Hackett is expected to get the start in goal for... Read More
Artic Ice Hockey Mar 14, 2015

Cole's Notes From Around the League: 3/7/15-3/13/15

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL. Anaheim Ducks Anaheim reassigned winger Chris Wagner to AHL Norfolk. They reassigned defenceman Josh Manson. Arizona Coyotes Arizona recalled centre Brendan Shinnimin from AHL Portland on an emergency basis. They reassigned Shinnimin. Boston Bruins Boston signed forward Frank Vatrano to an entry-level contract. They recalled defenceman Zach Trotman from AHL Providence on an emergency basis. Buffalo Sabres Buffalo recalled goaltender Matt Hackett from AHL Rochester and reassigned goaltender Andrey Makarov and centre Mikhail...
Die By The Blade Mar 8, 2015

Sabres Links: Hackett could stick for rest of the season & releases new mask, Compher nets trick

Matt Hackett was the center of attention yesterday, but didn't have a great day between the pipes for the Sabres. Sabres Links Matt Hackett struggled in the Sabres' 6-1 loss to Washington [Sabres.com, Jaspers' Rink] With Chad Johnson's injury it could be Hackett's chance to start with the Sabres [Buffalo Hockey Beat] Hackett was also in the news for his new mask, featuring Dominik Hasek, Gilbert Perreault, Jim Kelly and Bruce Smith [CBS Sports] Prospect Report: JT Compher gets a hat trick, Nick Baptiste scores two [Sabres Prospects] Around The League Detroit and Toronto could talk...
Buffalo News Mar 7, 2015

Hackett’s backup helmet doesn’t help

WASHINGTON – Matt Hackett is the proud owner of one of the coolest Sabres goalie masks in history. Alas, he couldn’t wear it Saturday night.Even worse, he spent some of the evening in ... Read More
Japers' Rink Mar 7, 2015

Recap: Caps Carve Up Sabres, 6-1

The Washington Capitals started slowly, then steamrolled the Buffalo Sabres in the second period on their way to a 6-1 win. Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Advanced Stats at: war-on-ice, hockeystats, Natural Stat Trick and more via Nice Time On Ice The Buffalo Sabres came to Washington to finish up a back-to-back set of games and found the Capitals in an inhospitable frame of mind.  A three-goal second period broke open a 1-1 game, chasing starting goalie Matt Hackett, and the Caps slammed the door on the...

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