All posts by Lucas Buckley

Free Agent Primer: Carter Hutton Could Be Short-Term Solution In Goal

The Buffalo Sabres have an open spot on the depth chart for the role of starting goaltender, and a platoon of Linus Ullmark and UFA Carter Hutton may be the solution. With the split from Robin Lehner and a reunion with Chad Johnson unlikely, Buffalo will have a new duo of goaltenders entering the 2018-19 ...

Free Agent Primer: Thomas Vanek Just What Sabres Need Going Into Free Agency

The 2018 NHL free agency period opens next Sunday, July 1st. The Sabres don’t appear to be in the hunt for John Tavares or the other big fishes occupying the pond, however they will certainly be looking to some cheaper options to improve the team. Thomas Vanek is one of those players who should garner ...

Four Reasons To Keep Watching

First things first, this team has disappointed us. Its hard to find anything to be positive about if its not named Jack or Casey. But if you're like me then you can't just stop watching your favorite team. Its been hard to stay interested. But there are still reasons to continue tuning in every night. ...

Sabres Lose Fifth Straight With 4-2 Loss In LA

GOALS BUF Girgensons (1) Eichel (2) LA Doughty Toffoli Brown Pearson SHOTS BUF 25 LA 30 POWERPLAYS BUF 0/2 LA 3/3 HITS BUF 25 LA 27 The Sabres played their best period of hockey since opening night in the 1st Period Saturday night in LA. Buffalo dominated the pace of the game and control of ...

Pominville Scores Two As Sabres Lose Home Opener in Shootout

FINAL SCORE MTL 3-2 BUF (SO) GOALS BUF Pominville (2) MTL Pacioretty (1), Danault (1) SHOTS BUF 45 MTL 40 POWERPLAY BUF 1/5 MTL 0/4 Hits BUF 20 MTL 17 The first game of a new era in Buffalo Sabres history came to a bittersweet end as the Sabres ceded a 2-1 3rd Period lead ...