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Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers Game Preview 2/27/2021

Expected Lines Sabres Olofsson-Lazar-Reinhart Hall-Staal-Cozens Rieder-Eakin-Okposo Skinner*-Mittelstadt-Sheahan Dahlin - Miller Bryson-Ristolainen Jokiharju-Montour Hutton * Unconfirmed, but expected Flyers Van Riemsdyk-Couturier-Farabee Giroux-Hayes-Patrick Raffl-Bunnaman-Aube-Kubel Morin-Andreoff-Twarynski Proverov-Gostisbehere Sanheim-Myers Hagg-Gustafsson Elliot News and Notes Jeff Skinner Returns An interesting quote from Jeff Marek this week on the 31 Thought Podcast with Elliote Friedman provides insight from the outside looking ...

Buffalo Sabres vs New York Islanders Game Recap 2/22/2021

The Buffalo Sabres dropped another game against the Islanders, falling 3-2. Buffalo fought hard, but blown coverages, multiple posts hit (again) and a late game penalty was too much to overcome. The Sabres started the game strong, outplaying the Islanders much of the 1st period. They finally cashed in on their hard work when Curtis ...

Buffalo Sabres vs. New Jersey Devils Game Preview 2/20/2021

Expected Lines Sabres Olofsson-Eichel-Reinhart Hall-Staal-Cozens Reider-Eakin-Okposo Skinner-Lazar-Sheahan Dahlin-Miller McCabe-Borgen Montour-Jokiharju Ullmark Devils Johnsson-Hughes-Bratt Sharangovich-Zajac-Palmieri Kuokkanen-Zacha-Merkley Wood-McLeod-Bastian Smith-Severson Butcher-Subban Kulikov-Vatanen Blackwood News and Notes Rasmus Ristolainen A concerning update surfaced Friday about Rasmus Ristolainen's struggles with COVID-19. According to the English translation of an article from the Finnish news outlet Ilta-Sanomat, Ristolainen is struggling with his ...

Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Islanders Game Recap 2/15/21

After a 15 day break from game action, a depleted Sabres lineup fell victim to a stifling Islanders defense Monday night, falling 3-1. Missing Rasmus Ristolainen, Jake McCabe, Brandon Montour, Dylan Cozens, Casey Mittelstadt and Curtis Lazar doesn't excuse the Sabres inability to generate a shot on goal in the third period. To New York's ...

Buffalo Sabres vs. New Jersey Devils Game Recap 1/31/2021

A depleted New Jersey Devils lineup took it to the Sabres Sunday afternoon in Buffalo, winning 5-3 and taking three out of a possible four points away from this weekend. The Sabres had the more skilled lineup, but the turnovers were abundant, the chances against were plentiful and the players know it. I feel like ...