Buffalo Sabers

Sabers’ Tage Thompson exits with upper-body injury vs. Hurricanes, won’t play in the All-Star Game

Sabers’ center Tage Thompson exited Wednesday’s 5-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes with an upper-body injury. Here’s what you need to know: Thompson missed practice Monday with a maintenance day due to an upper-body injury. He returned to skating Tuesday and Wednesday but was seen winning on the bench during the second period against the …

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Wild end Sabers winning streak at 5 with a shootout victory

ST. Paul, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild ended the Buffalo Sabers’ five-game winning streak with a 3-2 shootout victory at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday. Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves, and Joel Eriksson Ek and Jared Spurgeon He scored for Minnesota (27-17-4), which had lost three of four. It was the last game before the …

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Jakob Chychrun’s trade destinations: 7 teams that could (and should) be interested

Maybe you’ve heard this before, but Jakob Chychrun is on the market. This has been floating around for some time, but injuries and the asking price have held up a deal. Why should other teams be interested in this player that the Coyotes are so keen to move? It’s because the 24-year-old brings a lot …

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Jakob Chychrun’s trade destinations: 7 teams that could (and should) be interested

Maybe you’ve heard this before, but Jakob Chychrun is on the market. This has been floating around for some time, but injuries and the asking price have held up a deal. Why should other teams be interested in this player that the Coyotes are so keen to move? It’s because the 24-year-old brings a lot …

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How Sabers’ youngest and oldest players helped them to an overtime win

The Buffalo Sabers haven’t leaned on Craig Anderson this season. He’s 41 years old and nearing the end of his career. So they’ve opted to keep him fresh by playing him sometimes as little as once per week. That’s why it took him until Monday night against the Dallas Stars to make his 17th appearance …

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NHL style power rankings: Seth Jarvis goes NASCAR; William Nylander chooses Dior

This may easily be my favorite NHL style power ranking so far. Why, you ask? There have been a number of examples that highlighted the very best of not only hockey, but also how people can come together. This week’s edition includes a little bit of everything. There’s the crossover between the NBA thanks to …

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Which NHL prospects saw their stock rise in the first half of the season?

On the heels of our midseason update of the best NHL players and prospects under the age of 23 this week, today I thought I would highlight the young players who saw their prospect stocks rise the most in the first half among the higher echelon names. Alexander Nikishin, LHD, Carolina Calling Nikishin a riser …

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