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New York Rangers at Buffalo Sabres Game Preview 1/26/21

The Sabres (2-3-1) welcome the New York Rangers (1-3-1) and #1 overall pick from the 2020 draft, Alexis Lafreniere to Buffalo for their first matchup of the season. The Rangers are 0-2-1 in their last three games while the Sabres are 2-0-1 in their last three, so expect a Rangers team to come out on ...

Buffalo Sabres at Washington Capitals Game Preview 1/24/21

UPDATE: Tom Wilson will not play for the Capitals today. Hours before the opening kickoff of the Bills vs Chiefs AFC Championship game, the Buffalo Sabres have business to take care of against the Capitals. As a reminder, Washington is without Ovechkin, Kuznetsov, Orlov and starting goaltender Ilya Samnsonov due to COVID positive tests, violations ...

Buffalo Sabres at Washington Capitals Game Recap 1/22/2021

Final Score: BUF 3 WSH 4 (SO) The Buffalo Sabres entered Friday night's game looking for a win to cut into their 1-3-0 record against Capitals team missing key players. With future Hall of Famer Alexander Ovechkin, number one center Evgeny Kuznetsov, starting goaltender Ilya Samsonov and top-four defenseman Dimitry Kulikov all out, the Sabres ...

Sabres Top Line Dominant in First Win of the Season; Buffalo Sabres at Philadelphia Flyers 1/18/2021 Game Recap

Final Score: BUF 6 PHI 1 The Buffalo Sabres followed up the Bills convincing victory on Saturday night with a rock solid performance themselves Monday in Philadelphia. Curtis Lazar opened the scoring late in the first period of a backhand that ramped off the defensemen's stick for a pretty finish. https://twitter.com/TheChargingBUF/status/1351337699052032000 Sam Reinhart found the ...

Identifying Best and Worst Case Scenarios for the 2021 Buffalo Sabres Season

We're not taking layups here, the best case scenario is always winning the Stanley Cup and worst case is being last in the league. Let's dive into the specifics of what needs to happen for the Sabres to be successful or fall short of their goals. According to Dom Luszczyszyn's model, the Sabres would be ...