Saturday’s Washington Coverage

Jakub Vrana nets his first as Capitals get one for the road in Buffalo (Washington Post)
Jakub Vrana’s First Goal Proves To Be The Game-Winner For Caps (CSN Mid Atlantic)
Two-Goal Second Period Fuels Caps To The Win In Buffalo (CSN Mid Atlantic)
Caps Overpower Sabres, 4-1 (
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Friday’s Washington Coverage

Capitals looking for consistency in Buffalo (AP)
Preview: Capitals at Sabres (
Caps Have Friday Night Date with Sabres in Buffalo (

Sabres steal OT win in latest McDavid-Eichel matchup

‘”You’ve got to win hockey games a lot of different ways,” Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma said. “Tonight, we claw back and get one on a 6-on-5 (chance) at the end of the game to tie it. … We came up big there (in overtime) to get the win.”‘

Sherwood Park’s Brendan Guhle has been thrown into NHL deep-end by Sabres

‘He was getting ready for a Prince George home game against Victoria Royals last Friday when he got the NHL call. “Beneficial, I thin,k to just get right into it (NHL games). I didn’t have time to think about it, or put pressure on myself,” said Guhle. “I didn’t even know they could do this (call up a player from junior). Pretty surprised.”’

Wednesday’s Edmonton Coverage

Oilers let one slip away as they fall 4-3 to Sabres in OT (Edmonton Journal)
Sherwood Park’s Brendan Guhle has been thrown into NHL deep-end by Sabres (Edmonton Journal)
Oilers notes: Backup bounced around league … ankle not an issue … everyone’s opponent (Edmonton Journal)
Cult of Hockey game grades: Oilers waste comeback with brutal game management (Edmonton Journal)
Connor McDavid stands out in Oilers OT loss (Sportsnet)
Game story: Sabres 4, Oilers 3 (OT) (
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Tuesday’s Edmonton Coverage

Game Day: Edmonton Oilers at Buffalo Sabres (Edmonton Sun)
Still searching for consistency, Sabres host Oilers (AP)
Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel ready for encore (
Preview: Oilers at Sabres (
Preview: Oilers at Sabres (

Sabres’ Erik Burgdoerfer paid dues to reach NHL

‘“I’m wondering how the heck, from what I’ve seen so far, (he) played five years in the East Coast Hockey League,” Sabres coach Dan Bylsma said during training camp. “Somebody somewhere has missed something, because the way he’s played he should be playing at a higher level. He should’ve been playing at higher level than that.”’

Tuesday’s Washington Coverage

Marcus Johansson scores twice, leads Capitals to comeback win over Sabres (Washington Post)
Caps Snap Losing Streak Behind Johansson’s Two Goals (CSN Mid Atlantic)
Marcus Johansson Finds Success In A Simplified Approach (CSN Mid Atlantic)
Caps Get Their Mojo Working in 3-2 OT Win over Sabres (
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Monday’s Washington Coverage

Capitals hope to end slide against visiting Sabres (AP)
Preview: Sabres at Capitals (
Caps Hope to Halt Slide vs. Sabres (

Sunday’s Boston Coverage

Bruins edge Sabres in Buffalo (Boston Globe)
Matt Beleskey leaves Bruins game with lower-body injury (Boston Globe)
Bruins, Tuukka Rask hold on for 2-1 win against Sabres (Boston Herald)
Boring Bruins happy with two points rather than style points (Boston Herald)
It Wasn’t Pretty, But Bruins Find Way To Win On Road Against Sabres (NESN)
Bruins Wrap: Boston’s Defense Holds Up Late In 2-1 Road Win Vs. Sabres (NESN)
Talking Points: Rask Dazzles With 35-Save Performance In B’s 2-1 Win (CSN New England)
Beleskey Knocked Out Of Bruins Game With Lower Body Injury (CSN New England)
5 Things We Learned From Another Tuukka Rask Shutdown Against The Sabres (WEEI-FM)
Bergeron Helps Lift Bruins to Win Over Sabres (
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Saturday’s Boston Coverage

Eichel leads energized Sabres vs. Bruins (AP)
Preview: Bruins at Sabres (
Need to Know: Bruins at Sabres (

Sabres call up Cats d-man Guhle

‘“We are very happy for Brendan and his family and we wish him the very best during his time with the Buffalo Sabres,” said Cougars general manager Todd Harkins. “Our job is to develop players and get them ready for the next level. He’s been a first-class representative of the Western Hockey League, the Prince Albert Raiders and most recently with the Prince George Cougars. He’s very deserving of this opportunity.”’

Sabres reassign G Ullmark

‘The Buffalo Sabres reassigned goaltender Linus Ullmark to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League on Friday.’

Saturday’s Rochester Coverage

Linus Ullmark makes 33 saves as Amerks edge Toronto (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Marlies drop back-to-back games, fall to Americans (CP)
Amerks Make It Two Straight With 3-2 Win Over Marlies (
Edged out by Amerks (

Friday’s New York Coverage

Jack Eichel punishes Rangers with two late goals in 4-3 loss to Sabres (New York Daily News)
Jimmy Vesey makes first visit to Buffalo after passing on Sabres to sign with Rangers (New York Daily News)
Rangers put forth another lackluster effort in loss to Sabres (New York Post)
Jimmy Vesey showing why Sabres right to be ‘pissed off’ (New York Post)
Rangers can’t protect lead in third, lose to Sabres, 4-3 (Newsday)
Rangers make defenseman Kevin Klein a healthy scratch (Newsday)
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Rangers Topped by Sabres in Buffalo (
Rangers at Sabres 12.1.16: Postgame Notes (
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Photo gallery (Buffalo News)