'Miller was utterly hit or miss as he posted a 2.93/.917 in the seven games. He earned 1-0 shutouts in Game 1 and Game 4 (goals by Patrick Kaleta and Jason Pominville, respectively, won the games). But he also gave up five goals in losses in Games 2 and 6, and four before getting yanked in favor of Jhonas Enroth in Game 7.' … [Read more...] about The curse of Ville Leino? Ten years ago today was Sabres’ last playoff game
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'When Victor Olofsson scored in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the New York Rangers, it gave Buffalo a power-play goal for the fourth time in six games. The Sabres are 5 for 23 in that stretch, a far cry from the 3-for-52 disaster of the previous 26 games. They scored on the power play in only three of those contests and won only five.' … [Read more...] about It’s a work in progress, but Sabres finally seeing results on power play
'Considering the circumstances, it’s hard to imagine any player would look good in the Sabres lineup right now. But concerns remain over offensive consistency and the ease in which these defenses can push Mittelstadt out toward the perimeter and away from the dangerous areas of the attacking zone. Add that Mittelstadt’s never been a great individual shooter or a strong … [Read more...] about Travis Yost’s Sabre Metrics: What the numbers show about Casey Mittelstadt’s recent surge
'“Being familiar with young players and the growth rate development, I was really excited with him,” Granato said on a Zoom call prior to Sunday’s 6-3 road loss to the New York Rangers. “He’s … ultra-competitive and he has enough hockey sense.”' … [Read more...] about Sabres rookie Arttu Ruotsalainen scoring, earning keep in NHL
New York hosts Buffalo after Zibanejad’s 3-goal game (AP) Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Sabres 04.27.21 (NYRangers.com) … [Read more...] about Tuesday’s New York Coverage
'The game will be broadcast on MSG and WGR 550. Pregame coverage on MSG will begin at 2:30. The original start time for the Sabres' regular-season finale was 7 p.m.' … [Read more...] about Faceoff for May 8 game between Sabres and Penguins moved to 3 p.m.