NHL announces game switches for Rangers, Sabres, Senators

‘The Rangers-Sabres contest originally scheduled for Friday but postponed due to the snow emergency, has been rescheduled for Feb. 20, 2015.’

Two Sabres games rescheduled

‘To accommodate the scheduling change, the NHL announced that Sabres’ game originally scheduled for Feb. 20 against the Ottawa Senators was moved to Dec. 15.’

Sabres’ Gionta wants to help out WNY

‘They were able to play their game Tuesday and had practice on Thursday and Friday. Brian Gionta is the captain and he’s anxious to try to help out, “It just goes to show that with what’s going on in the outside world, we’re playing a game. Yes, it’s our livelihood and all that, but there are more important things. Your heart and your thoughts are with the people that are suffering and we’ll try to help in any way we can. We’ve put some feelers out for ways to help and give back and get help to people that need it.”’

Kaleta returns to practice after being snowed in since last Tuesday

‘“I was really, really aggravated. I was talking to Mike [Weber] about the year I had last year with watching as many games as I had to watch and not being able to do anything,” he said. “But there’s nothing I could do and as my neighbor’s kids would say, I was pretty grumpy.”’

Postponed Rangers-Sabres game rescheduled for Feb. 20; Feb. 20 Senators-Sabres game moved to Dec. 15

‘The game between the Sabres and Ottawa Senators, scheduled to be played that night in Buffalo, has been moved to Monday, December 15, at 7 p.m., ET.’

Postponement catches Sabres players by surprise

‘Michael Gilbert, the Sabres’ vice president for public and community relations, said the decisions were made by the league in consultation with the teams in both cases. Gilbert also said the fact that Tuesday’s game was a national telecast on the NBC Sports Network was not a factor.’

Snow days at home don’t sit well with Kaleta

‘Kaleta is the only Sabres player who lives in the Southtowns and he’s been stuck in his Hamburg home since the region was battered by snow on Tuesday. He missed Tuesday’s game against San Jose and Thursday’s practice, both at First Niagara Center. And he has no idea if he’ll make it to today’s practice or the flight later this afternoon for Saturday’s game in Washington.’

Sabres-Rangers game postponed due to storm

‘Rochester Americans goalie coach Bob Janosz lives in East Aurora and has been unable to even get onto the street in front of his house, so he has missed the past two days of practice.’

Sabres believe postponement of Rangers game a good thing

‘Ennis, an Edmonton native, has never seen anything like the past few days. “Never in my life,” he said.’

Sabres goalie Nathan Lieuwen’s stay in Buffalo could be brief

‘Goalie Michal Neuvirth, who suffered a lower-body injury early Tuesday’s 4-1 win against San Jose, might be back sooner than expected. If Neuvirth’s swelling went down, he could’ve practiced Thursday, Sabres coach Ted Nolan said. “It’s a far cry from thinking he was out weeks,” Nolan said.

NHL postpones Rangers game in Buffalo on Friday

‘“I just talked to my parents,” Stempniak said after practice, his first after missing Wednesday’s 2-0 win over the Flyers and Tuesday’s skate with lower-back tightness. “My mom got stuck at work in the city. She works midnights. My parents live south of the city and my brother lives north of the city so my mom is with my brother now and she’s been there for two days and there’s just minimal snow.”‘

Sabres home game against Rangers postponed by NHL

‘Though downtown Buffalo, where the Sabres play, is mostly unaffected by the storm, there are numerous driving bans throughout the region which make it difficult for fans to get to the arena.’

Friday’s game between Rangers and Sabres postponed

‘The National Hockey League announced that Friday’s game between the New York Rangers and Sabres in Buffalo has been postponed because of snow that has blanketed the area.’

Friday’s Sabres-Rangers game postponed

‘A makeup date has not yet been determined.’

Rangers-Sabres game set for Friday postponed

‘A makeup date will be announced as soon as it can be confirmed.’