All posts by Lucas Buckley

The 2010-11 Playoff Team: Where are they now?

The Buffalo Sabres haven't been to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 6 years. It's a narrative that has been beaten into the ground. Players have come and gone, the name of the arena has changed twice, and Sabres fans have suffered. But do you remember the heroic run that was the 2010-11 season? The Sabres ...

Know Your Coach Candidate: Rick Tocchet

A popular theme in the search for the Sabres next head coach is the playing experience of candidates. In part one we profiled Phil Housley, the Hall of Fame defenseman. In part two we'll focus on another ex-player whose name is in the hat for the Sabres next coaching gig, and that's Rick Tocchet. The ...

Know Your Coach Candidate: Phil Housley

The Buffalo Sabres have been without a head coach since April 20th when the team dismissed Dan Bylsma of hit duties. The search for his replacement is ongoing and with the field of contestants not shrinking, there are multiple names to consider. One man who my mind immediately goes to when thinking of our next ...

Antipin Saga Officially Ends as Team Signs Defenseman to 1-year Deal

The seemingly endless pursuit of inking Viktor Antipin finally came to an end Thursday afternoon as the Sabres signed the highly touted Russian free agent to a one year entry level deal. The enigmatic d-man has played with Metallurg Magnitogorsk since the 2012-13 season. Antipin amassed 36 goals from 2012 to 2017 and brings great ...

Jason Botterill Brings Unprecedented Potential To Sabres Front Office

Jason Botterill was introduced as the Buffalo Sabres eighth general manager in team history early Thursday evening. Botterill, who spent the last eight seasons of his executive career with the Pittsburgh Penguins, knows what it takes to build a winner. The forty year old was on the Pens staff for two Stanley Cup championships, the ...