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FOX Sports May 25, 2017

Sabres sign defenseman Victor Antipin to 1-year deal

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Victor Antipin to a one-year, entry-level contract.
The Hockey Writers May 25, 2017

Buffalo Sabres Left Wing Options

If the Buffalo Sabres wish to put an immediate end to their current six-year playoff drought, there are two holes they need to fill this offseason. The first is obviously defense, and even though the team should be improved with the anticipated additions of Viktor Antipin and Brendan Guhle, newly-hired general manager Jason Botterill would […]
The Hockey Writers May 19, 2017

Sabres Should Look to Expansion Draft to Improve Goaltending

There’s been talk that the Buffalo Sabres should take advantage of the expansion draft in order to add a quality defenseman to its roster. While it would cost the Sabres an arm, or two, and possibly even a leg to try and trade for a top-pairing blueliner, it is true that the Sabres might be able […]
The Hockey Writers May 17, 2017

Sabres’ Coaching Search Begins

It has almost been a week since the Buffalo Sabres named Jason Botterill as the eighth general manager in team history. Now that the team has filled that sizeable gap in the front office, it is time to turn our focus behind the bench and take a look at another pretty large gap – the head […]
The Hockey Writers May 16, 2017

THW Team Sabres Tackles the Offseason

Now that the Buffalo Sabres officially have their new general manager in Jason Botterill, the focus turns to the coaching search and other items on the to-do list for the team this summer. A lot of decisions lie ahead for the Sabres who are coming off a disappointing season. A few members of the Sabres […]
The Hockey Writers May 12, 2017

Botterill is Right Move for Sabres

On Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins completed their series defeat of the Washington Capitals and moved to the Eastern Conference Final for the second straight season. Rumors had been running rampant all week that the Buffalo Sabres were set to hire Penguins associate general manager Jason Botterill for the franchise’s vacant general manager position, but […]
FOX Sports May 11, 2017
Sabres hire Penguins' Jason Botterill as general manager

Sabres hire Penguins' Jason Botterill as general manager

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Sabres have hired Pittsburgh Penguins associate general manager Jason Botterill to oversee a franchise that owner Terry Pegula criticized for lacking structure and discipline.
FOX Sports May 11, 2017

AP source: Buffalo Sabres hire Pittsburgh Penguins associate GM Jason Botterill to be next general manager

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) AP source: Buffalo Sabres hire Pittsburgh Penguins associate GM Jason Botterill to be next general manager.
Washington Times May 9, 2017

Rangers to face Sabres in 2018 Winter Classic at Citi Field

NEW YORK (AP) - The Winter Classic is coming to Citi Field. The Rangers will take on the Buffalo Sabres at the home of the New York Mets on Jan. 1, 2018. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the outdoor game on television Tuesday night at intermission of the Rangers' playoff ...
The Hockey Writers May 8, 2017

Buffalo Sabres Cannot Afford to Trade for Elite Defenseman

Ask any Buffalo Sabres fan what the number one job of the team’s new GM should be (outside of hiring the right head coach, that is), and you are bound to get the following response: Bring in a top-four defenseman. It’s the obvious response – after all, Buffalo allowed 2.82 goals per game, primarily because […]
The Hockey Writers Apr 29, 2017

Tabula Rasa for the Buffalo Sabres

Tabula Rasa, or “blank slate,” is a term most notably used by English philosopher John Locke in his most famous work, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Locke believed that human beings are born with a blank slate and gain knowledge through experience. The Buffalo Sabres, yet again, after firing both general manager Tim Murray and head […]

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