‘In addition to their regular Monday and Tuesday night national broadcasts, VERSUS has added a “Game of the Week” telecast on Wednesday nights. Buffalo appears in the VERSUS “Game of the Week” a league-high seven times, two more than any other team. These games will be shown exclusively on VERSUS throughout the United States and will not be aired on MSG.’
“Robitaille, now a Sabres’ broadcaster, will work with Seneca Gaming to develop hockey-related events at its three area casinos, Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino and Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel. He will also represent Seneca Gaming at various community events during the year including making appearances at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino immediately after Buffalo Sabres’ home games at HSBC Arena, which is just a few blocks away from the casino.”
“Gragnani followed up his regular season performance with a team-leading seven points (1+6) in Buffalo’s seven-game loss to Philadelphia in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Gragnani’s six assists were a Sabres rookie record for assists by a defenseman in one playoff series, and he also tied Pierre Turgeon (1988) for rookie points in one series. Despite playing in just seven playoff games, Gragnani’s seven points led all rookie defensemen in the postseason, and he finished fourth in rookie playoff scoring.”
“Buffalo Sabres 2010-11 Plays of the Year”
‘Buffalo Sabres GM Darcy Regier today announced that left wing Michael Ryan and center Paul Szczechura have both agreed to one-year contracts.’
“Tuesday night baseball at Dwyer stadium brings the Brooklyn Cyclones back to Batavia. The NY Mets short season single-A team. It also brings former Buffalo Sabres Rob Ray to Dwyer for pre-game autographs. Buffalo Sabres Legend Rob Ray will sign autographs in the concourse pre-game. Gates open at 6:05pm. First pitch is 7:05pm.”
“”Rayzor became Stirling’s first NHL skater when he made his debut with the Buffalo Sabres during the 1989-90 campaign,” said Solmes, “and he still comes back from his residence in Buffalo every summer to support The Friends of Stirling charity golf tournament.””
“* Shea Weber’s $7.5 million arbitration award gives some idea how much money it would cost the Sabres to lock Tyler Myers into a long-term deal. Weber is the best defenseman in the NHL, with apologies to Nicklas Lidstrom. Myers isn’t going to get Weber money, but you can expect him to collect about $6 million a year when his contract expires after the upcoming season.’
This shootout video has received 1,374,294 views on Youtube. Apparently, anybody will watch anything as long as it is “trending”!
Enjoy this regular-season highlight reel during the slow days of August…
“Nolan was 147-140-19-21 in the NHL, winning the Jack Adams Award as the league’s top coach in 1997 with Buffalo.”
Derek Roy shows off his summer hangout…
“The Junior Sabres announced Thursday that Michael Peca is joining the organization as its new General Manager and Ric Seiling is also joining the team as its Play-By-Play Announcer.
The Junior Sabres, operated by the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association, is a junior-A level hockey club competing in the Ontario Junior Hockey League.”
“Kevyn Adams speaks with the media following the announcement of his promotion to assistant coach.”