13-4-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

12-4-2009 Mike Card frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Mike Card feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Card was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 8th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 54 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 16 PIM.


11-4-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-4-2009 Team captain meets with Phillip Gogulla
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Phillip Gogulla after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Phillip Gogulla as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

9-4-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Jamie Langenbrunner has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Phillip Gogulla is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-4-2009 Team captain meets with Andrew Peters
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Andrew Peters after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Andrew Peters as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

6-4-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-4-2009 Team captain meets with Jason Bacashihua
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Jason Bacashihua after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Jason Bacashihua as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

4-4-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-4-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-4-2009 Team captain clashes with Andrew Peters
Team captain Chris Drury finally broke the silence in the locker room today when he pointed out the poor play of Andrew Peters. In this team, you have to do your part. It's not like your playing out there just for yourself, said the team captain.

4-4-2009 Andrew Peters frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Andrew Peters feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Andrew Peters was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 284 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 28 assists along with 484 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 68 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 6+4=10 with 62 PIM.


3-4-2009 Phillip Gogulla resumes full training.
Buffalo Sabres left wing Phillip Gogulla has resumed full training after his leg injury.

2-4-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Juraj Valach is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Jamie Langenbrunner has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. James Reimer has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games.

Trainer's room

Phillip Gogulla remains sidelined with leg injury.



2-4-2009 Dylan Hunter resumes full training.
Rochester Americans left wing Dylan Hunter has resumed full training after his injury.

1-4-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

30-3-2009 Phillip Gogulla injured.
Phillip Gogulla (BUF) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Brent Sopel (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. They're being cautious about my condition, but I feel pretty good right now and want to get back on the ice as soon as possible, he commented to the media.

29-3-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-3-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-3-2009 Dylan Hunter resumes light training.
Rochester Americans left wing Dylan Hunter has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

26-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking red hot with a 9 game point streak. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Daniel Briere is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Phillip Gogulla is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-3-2009 Adam Mair frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Adam Mair feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Adam Mair was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 276 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 35 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 79 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 17+28=45 with 40 PIM.


24-3-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

24-3-2009 Phillip Gogulla speaks up.
Phillip Gogulla is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

24-3-2009 Derek Morris reaches career high !
Derek Morris marked a new career high in assists with 44 assists after assisting in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Eric Chouinard. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he read from a prepared speech.

A native of Canada, Derek Morris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 796 NHL games during his career, notching 95 goals and adding 342 assists along with 702 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 78 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 15+44=59 with 52 PIM.


22-3-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-3-2009 Nathan Gerbe resumes full training.
Rochester Americans center Nathan Gerbe has resumed full training after his injury.

22-3-2009 Eric Chouinard reaches career high !
Eric Chouinard marked a new career high in points with 86 after assisting in tonights game against Boston Bruins on a goal by Daniel Briere. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, was the comment released to the press after the game..

A native of Canada, Eric Chouinard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 322 NHL games during his career, notching 96 goals and adding 179 assists along with 204 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 77 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 29+57=86 with 64 PIM.


22-3-2009 Craig Rivet reaches career high !
Craig Rivet marked a new career high in goals with 9 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Boston Bruins on a feed by Jamie Langenbrunner. With line mates like I have, it makes it pretty easy to score goals, he pointed out to the gathered press corps.

A native of Canada, Craig Rivet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 832 NHL games during his career, notching 45 goals and adding 169 assists along with 907 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 77 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 9+32=41 with 52 PIM.


21-3-2009 Dan Paille frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dan Paille feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dan Paille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 44 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 77 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 4+8=12 with 42 PIM.


20-3-2009 Marek Zagrapan resumes full training.
Rochester Americans center Marek Zagrapan has resumed full training after his injury.

20-3-2009 Derek Morris reaches career high !
Derek Morris marked a new career high in points with 55 after assisting in tonights game against Carolina Hurricanes on a goal by Daniel Briere. Yes, it does feel great, he replied before ducking into the dressing room..

A native of Canada, Derek Morris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 794 NHL games during his career, notching 94 goals and adding 339 assists along with 702 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 76 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 14+41=55 with 52 PIM.


19-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Chris Drury is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking red hot with a 14 game point streak. Juraj Valach is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dan Cavanaugh has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-3-2009 Nathan Gerbe injured.
Nathan Gerbe of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolfpack. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

19-3-2009 Marek Zagrapan injured.
Marek Zagrapan of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hartford Wolfpack. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I'll just put some ice on it and it'll be as good as new. It will take more than this to slow me down, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

17-3-2009 Mike Card frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Mike Card feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Card was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 8th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 47 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 14 PIM.


17-3-2009 Janne Jokila agrees on a contract.
Janne Jokila has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

17-3-2009 Mark Mancari injured.
Mark Mancari of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . I'm just hoping it's nothing serious and the docs will let me play in a month or two again, he said after the game in the dressing room.

15-3-2009 Tim Kennedy injured.
Tim Kennedy of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months . Right now I'm at about 30%, but with 4-6 weeks off the Doctors say I'll be back in full form, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

14-3-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-3-2009 Adam Mair frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Adam Mair feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Adam Mair was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 276 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 35 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 73 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 16+26=42 with 40 PIM.


13-3-2009 Denis Ezhov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Denis Ezhov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Ezhov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 4th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 73 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 22 PIM.


12-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Chris Drury is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Darius Kasparaitis is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Paul Gaustad is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking red hot with a 11 game point streak.

Who's cold

Jamie Langenbrunner has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Dan Cavanaugh has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-3-2009 Team captain meets with Phillip Gogulla
Following the team's recent 3-5 loss against Minnesota Wild on 11-3-2009, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Phillip Gogulla did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Chris Drury

11-3-2009 Derek Morris reaches career high !
Derek Morris marked a new career high in goals with 13 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Minnesota Wild on a feed by Darius Kasparaitis. It's not so big but I'm still very happy about it, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Derek Morris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 789 NHL games during his career, notching 93 goals and adding 334 assists along with 696 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 71 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 13+36=49 with 46 PIM.


11-3-2009 Darius Kasparaitis reaches a milestone !
Darius Kasparaitis scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a goal by Derek Morris. All of them are special, but I'm going to remember this one the most, he said after the game in the dressing room..

A native of Russia, Darius Kasparaitis was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 1074 NHL games during his career, notching 49 goals and adding 251 assists along with 1541 penalty minutes. The 36 year old defenseman has played 71 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 6+26=32 with 57 PIM.


11-3-2009 Dan Cavanaugh reaches career high !
Dan Cavanaugh marked a new career high in assists with 22 assists after assisting in tonights game against Minnesota Wild on a goal by Chris Drury. You gotta' hand it to their team today, they came to play and made us work for everything we got, he read from a prepared speech.

A native of USA, Dan Cavanaugh was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 235 NHL games during his career, notching 56 goals and adding 60 assists along with 406 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 71 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 19+22=41 with 122 PIM.


9-3-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-3-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-3-2009 Adam Mair frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Adam Mair feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Adam Mair was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 276 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 35 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 71 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 16+26=42 with 40 PIM.


9-3-2009 Jason Bacashihua frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Bacashihua feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Bacashihua was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 52 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 158 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 3 goals on 6 while booking 0 shutouts.


9-3-2009 Marek Zagrapan resumes full training.
Rochester Americans center Marek Zagrapan has resumed full training after his injury.

8-3-2009 Timo Helbling frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Timo Helbling feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Timo Helbling was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 6th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 9 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 71 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 36 PIM.


7-3-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-3-2009 Media glorifies the Buffalo Sabres
The media is impressed by the team's 7 game winning streak. Much of the credit is granted to the good work of general manager BUF and headcoach

6-3-2009 Media praises the Buffalo Sabres
I think one of the things that has been evident is we've had a chance to practice, commented Buffalo Sabres coach after today's game against the Ottawa Senators. This brings their current streak to 9 games undefeated.

5-3-2009 Andrew Peters frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Andrew Peters feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Andrew Peters was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 271 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 28 assists along with 477 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 55 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 55 PIM.


5-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 3 points in 1 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Tuomo Ruutu is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak.

Who's cold

Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Dan Cavanaugh has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-3-2009 Marek Zagrapan resumes light training.
Rochester Americans center Marek Zagrapan has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

3-3-2009 Andrew Peters frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Andrew Peters feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Andrew Peters was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 271 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 28 assists along with 477 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 55 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 55 PIM.


3-3-2009 Drew Stafford frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Drew Stafford feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Drew Stafford was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 86 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 8 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 34 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 22 PIM.


2-3-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-3-2009 Adam Mair frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Adam Mair feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Adam Mair was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 276 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 35 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 69 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 16+26=42 with 40 PIM.


1-3-2009 Henrik Tallinder speaks up.
Henrik Tallinder is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-2-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

28-2-2009 Team captain meets with Phillip Gogulla
Following the team's recent 0-4 win at St. Louis Blues on 18-2-2009, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Phillip Gogulla did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Chris Drury

27-2-2009 Dylan Hunter frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dylan Hunter feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dylan Hunter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 68 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 20+9=29 with 26 PIM.


27-2-2009 Danny Battochio frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Danny Battochio feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Battochio, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 56 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


26-2-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

26-2-2009 Mike Card frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Mike Card feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mike Card was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 8th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 40 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 12 PIM.


26-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Briere is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Tuomo Ruutu is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-2-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

21-2-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Chris Drury is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Tuomo Ruutu is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-2-2009 Media praises the Buffalo Sabres
When we were healthy, we were one of the best teams in the league, commented Buffalo Sabres coach after today's game against the St. Louis Blues. This brings their current streak to 7 games undefeated.

18-2-2009 Dylan Hunter injured.
Dylan Hunter of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Peoria Rivermen. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Yeah it hurts, hurts me to watch the game from the press box for a month or so, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

18-2-2009 Marek Zagrapan injured.
Marek Zagrapan of Rochester Americans suffered knee injury during tonights minorleague game against the Peoria Rivermen. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . When you've gone as long as I have without injuries these things are hard to accept, but it's all part of the game, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

16-2-2009 Mike Card uncertain about future
Mike Card wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

15-2-2009 Timo Helbling frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Timo Helbling feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Timo Helbling was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 6th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 9 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 66 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 36 PIM.


15-2-2009 Branislav Fabry resumes full training.
Rochester Americans right wing Branislav Fabry has resumed full training after his injury.

13-2-2009 Dylan Hunter frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dylan Hunter feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dylan Hunter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 66 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 19+9=28 with 26 PIM.


13-2-2009 Denis Ezhov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Denis Ezhov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Ezhov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 4th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 66 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 20 PIM.


12-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Tuomo Ruutu has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-2-2009 Drew Stafford frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Drew Stafford feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Drew Stafford was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 86 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 8 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 34 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 22 PIM.


10-2-2009 Branislav Fabry resumes light training.
Rochester Americans right wing Branislav Fabry has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

9-2-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-2-2009 Team captain meets with Andrew Peters
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Andrew Peters after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Andrew Peters as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

7-2-2009 Shaun Landolt resumes full training.
Rochester Americans right wing Shaun Landolt has resumed full training after his injury.

7-2-2009 Craig Rivet reaches career high !
Craig Rivet marked a new career high in assists with 28 assists after assisting in tonights game against Toronto Maple Leafs on a goal by Michael Peca. My line mate is so good I just have to throw it his direction and it's in the net. Anyone can look good playing with this guy, he said while posing for photo's.

A native of Canada, Craig Rivet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 819 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 165 assists along with 903 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 64 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 8+28=36 with 48 PIM.


6-2-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Craig Rivet is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Daniel Briere is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Dan Cavanaugh is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Eric Chouinard has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Tuomo Ruutu has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-2-2009 Craig Rivet reaches career high !
Craig Rivet marked a new career high in points with 35 after assisting in tonights game against Columbus Blue Jackets on a goal by Dan Cavanaugh. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, were his words after the game..

A native of Canada, Craig Rivet was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 818 NHL games during his career, notching 44 goals and adding 164 assists along with 903 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 63 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 8+27=35 with 48 PIM.


4-2-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-2-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-2-2009 Shaun Landolt resumes light training.
Rochester Americans right wing Shaun Landolt has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

31-1-2009 Team captain clashes with Henrik Tallinder
A shouting match erupted in the Buffalo Sabres locker room after the 1-4 win at San Jose Sharks on 30-1-2009. Team captain Chris Drury apparently tried to have some words with Henrik Tallinder whose play has not been up to par recently. In response, the slumping defenseman stormed out, slamming the door.

1-2-2009 Board considering budget
The board of owners is considering about increasing your player budget because of your good financial record. If the good financial record is kept until the end of the season, your player budget might be increased.

30-1-2009 Andrew Peters frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Andrew Peters feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Andrew Peters was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 264 NHL games during his career, notching 20 goals and adding 27 assists along with 467 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 48 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 5+3=8 with 45 PIM.


30-1-2009 Daniel Briere reaches a milestone !
Daniel Briere notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the San Jose Sharks on a goal by Paul Gaustad. Awesome, even more so because the game was televised, he said as he packed up his gear..

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 627 NHL games during his career, notching 251 goals and adding 300 assists along with 466 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 61 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 31+36=67 with 56 PIM.


29-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eric Chouinard has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Dan Cavanaugh has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-1-2009 Denis Ezhov frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Denis Ezhov feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Denis Ezhov was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 4th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 61 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 20 PIM.


27-1-2009 Team captain clashes with Dan Paille
Team captain Chris Drury finally broke the silence in the locker room today when he pointed out the less than stellar play of Dan Paille. If he wants to play for this team, he should be ready to chip in, said the team captain.

26-1-2009 Steve Bernier agrees on a contract.
Steve Bernier has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

25-1-2009 Team captain meets with Dan Paille
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Dan Paille after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Dan Paille as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

23-1-2009 Shaun Landolt injured.
Shaun Landolt of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Toronto Marlies. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . This is the same injury I had as a junior. Not too serious, but it needs some time to heal, he commented to the press.

22-1-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-1-2009 Daniel Briere frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Briere feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 625 NHL games during his career, notching 251 goals and adding 299 assists along with 464 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 59 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 31+35=66 with 54 PIM.


22-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak.

Who's cold

Jamie Langenbrunner has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Eric Chouinard has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. James Reimer has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-1-2009 Phillip Gogulla speaks up.
Phillip Gogulla is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

20-1-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

17-1-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-1-2009 Team captain meets with Henrik Tallinder
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Henrik Tallinder after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Henrik Tallinder as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

15-1-2009 Phillip Gogulla speaks up.
Phillip Gogulla is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Michael Peca is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Derek Morris is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Tuomo Ruutu is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Jamie Langenbrunner has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Dan Paille is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



14-1-2009 Team captain meets with Andrew Peters
Following the team's recent 6-4 win against Montreal Canadiens on 14-1-2009, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Andrew Peters did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Chris Drury

13-1-2009 Mike Card resumes full training.
Rochester Americans defenseman Mike Card has resumed full training after his injury.

12-1-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

12-1-2009 Luca Cunti resumes full training.
Rochester Americans center Luca Cunti has resumed full training after his injury.

10-1-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-1-2009 Adam Mair frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Adam Mair feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Adam Mair was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 276 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 35 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 53 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 11+20=31 with 28 PIM.


8-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Eric Chouinard is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking good with 7 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darius Kasparaitis has played 15 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-1-2009 Mike Card resumes light training.
Rochester Americans defenseman Mike Card has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

8-1-2009 Mike Card injured.
Mike Card of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Wilkes-Barre Penguins. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It is one of those nagging injuries that you just have to wait out, he said to the press.

8-1-2009 Luca Cunti injured.
Luca Cunti of Rochester Americans suffered knee injury during tonights minorleague game against the Wilkes-Barre Penguins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he commented to the media.

7-1-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-1-2009 Andrew Peters speaks up.
Andrew Peters is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 3 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-1-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

5-1-2009 Team captain meets with Juraj Valach
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Juraj Valach after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Juraj Valach as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

4-1-2009 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-1-2009 Team captain meets with Dan Paille
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Dan Paille after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Dan Paille as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

4-1-2009 Jamie Langenbrunner reaches a milestone !
Jamie Langenbrunner scored the 200th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers on a feed by Daniel Briere. This is an unbeliveable feeling, i don't know what else to say, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of USA, Jamie Langenbrunner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 825 NHL games during his career, notching 200 goals and adding 311 assists along with 776 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 50 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 17+22=39 with 74 PIM.


3-1-2009 Drew Stafford frustrated
Buffalo Sabres right wing Drew Stafford feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Drew Stafford was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 86 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 8 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing has played 34 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+3=4 with 22 PIM.


3-1-2009 Mark Mancari resumes full training.
Rochester Americans right wing Mark Mancari has resumed full training after his injury.

2-1-2009 Team captain meets with Phillip Gogulla
Following the team's recent 1-5 win at Nashville Predators on 2-1-2009, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Phillip Gogulla did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Chris Drury

2-1-2009 Buffalo Sabres players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Buffalo Sabres organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Dennis Persson (SWE)


2-1-2009 Mark Mancari injured.
Mark Mancari of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Milwaukee Admirals. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, he said as the trainers examined him.

1-1-2009 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-1-2009 Dan Paille frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dan Paille feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dan Paille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 63 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 7 assists along with 30 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 49 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 28 PIM.


1-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Craig Rivet is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Daniel Briere is looking red hot with a 8 game point streak. Tuomo Ruutu is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darius Kasparaitis has played 11 games without a goal. Paul Gaustad is sliding on a 21 game streak without registering a single point. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dan Cavanaugh has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. James Reimer has been chilly and allowed 16 goals in 4 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

31-12-2008 Team captain meets with Phillip Gogulla
Following the team's recent 5-4 OT loss at New York Rangers on 29-12-2008, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Phillip Gogulla did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Chris Drury

28-12-2008 Timo Helbling frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Timo Helbling feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Timo Helbling was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 6th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 9 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 47 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 14 PIM.


28-12-2008 Darcy Tucker reaches a milestone !
Darcy Tucker scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the New York Islanders on a feed by Chris Drury. When you come to play, good things happen, the happy player commented.

A native of Canada, Darcy Tucker was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 6th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 885 NHL games during his career, notching 223 goals and adding 277 assists along with 1332 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 46 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 12+19=31 with 37 PIM.


28-12-2008 Branislav Fabry injured.
Branislav Fabry of Rochester Americans suffered chest injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . 1-2 months of no hockey will be harder to deal with than this injury believe me, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

27-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

26-12-2008 Danny Battochio frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Danny Battochio feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Battochio, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 34 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


25-12-2008 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

25-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Darius Kasparaitis is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Tuomo Ruutu is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Chris Drury has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Paul Gaustad is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-12-2008 Team captain meets with Juraj Valach
Following the team's recent 4-3 OT win against Boston Bruins on 23-12-2008, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Juraj Valach did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Chris Drury

22-12-2008 Adam Mair frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Adam Mair feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Adam Mair was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 276 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 35 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 44 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 10+16=26 with 22 PIM.


22-12-2008 Danny Battochio frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Danny Battochio feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Danny Battochio, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 32 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


21-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

21-12-2008 Phillip Gogulla speaks up.
Phillip Gogulla is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

21-12-2008 Danny Battochio uncertain about future
Danny Battochio wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

20-12-2008 Team captain meets with Jamie Langenbrunner
Following the team's recent 2-4 loss against Ottawa Senators on 19-12-2008, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Jamie Langenbrunner did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Chris Drury

19-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

18-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Chris Drury has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Eric Chouinard has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

17-12-2008 Jason Bacashihua frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Bacashihua feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Bacashihua was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 52 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 158 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 3 goals on 6 while booking 0 shutouts.


16-12-2008 Team captain meets with Phillip Gogulla
Following the team's recent 0-4 loss against Carolina Hurricanes on 15-12-2008, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Phillip Gogulla did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Chris Drury

15-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-12-2008 Phillip Gogulla speaks up.
Phillip Gogulla is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-12-2008 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-12-2008 Chad Kilger speaks up.
Chad Kilger is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-12-2008 Brian Campbell speaks up.
Brian Campbell is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jamie Langenbrunner is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Craig Rivet is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dan Cavanaugh is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Darcy Tucker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-12-2008 Jamie Langenbrunner reaches a milestone !
Jamie Langenbrunner scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Florida Panthers on a feed by Darcy Tucker. There's no 'I' in team and we have to get everyone playing the same system. It's not enough to just play a solid 20 or 40 minutes of hockey - you have to play 60. Hey, you know what? I forgot the question, the happy player commented.

A native of USA, Jamie Langenbrunner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 813 NHL games during his career, notching 195 goals and adding 305 assists along with 762 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 38 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 12+16=28 with 60 PIM.


10-12-2008 Jason Bacashihua frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Bacashihua feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Bacashihua was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 52 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 158 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 3 goals on 6 while booking 0 shutouts.


9-12-2008 Dan Paille frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dan Paille feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dan Paille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 52 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 6 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 18 PIM.


8-12-2008 Drew Stafford speaks up.
Drew Stafford is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 3 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

6-12-2008 Team captain meets with Phillip Gogulla
Following the team's recent 5-0 loss at New Jersey Devils on 6-12-2008, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Phillip Gogulla did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Chris Drury

4-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Dan Cavanaugh is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Tristin Lewellyn is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 21 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-12-2008 Andrew Peters speaks up.
Andrew Peters is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-11-2008 Paul Gaustad speaks up.
Paul Gaustad is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-11-2008 Team captain meets with Brian Campbell
Following the team's recent 4-5 OT win at Minnesota Wild on 29-11-2008, Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury and Brian Campbell did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Chris Drury

29-11-2008 Andrew Peters speaks up.
Andrew Peters is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

29-11-2008 Daniel Briere frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Briere feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 599 NHL games during his career, notching 239 goals and adding 285 assists along with 450 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 33 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 19+21=40 with 40 PIM.


27-11-2008 Andrew Peters speaks up.
Andrew Peters is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

27-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Chris Drury is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Darius Kasparaitis is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Dan Cavanaugh is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Chad Kilger is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Paul Gaustad has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Drew Stafford is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-11-2008 Dan Paille frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dan Paille feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dan Paille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 45 NHL games during his career, notching 3 goals and adding 5 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 31 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 14 PIM.


25-11-2008 Phillip Gogulla speaks up.
Phillip Gogulla is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

25-11-2008 Derek Morris reaches a milestone !
Derek Morris scored the 400th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a feed by Darius Kasparaitis. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Derek Morris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 748 NHL games during his career, notching 87 goals and adding 313 assists along with 674 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 30 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 7+15=22 with 24 PIM.


24-11-2008 Andrew Peters speaks up.
Andrew Peters is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-11-2008 Paul Gaustad speaks up.
Paul Gaustad is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-11-2008 Jason Bacashihua frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Bacashihua feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Bacashihua was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 155 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


23-11-2008 Tuomo Ruutu injured.
Tuomo Ruutu (BUF) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Boris Valabik (ATL). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

22-11-2008 Adam Mair resumes full training.
Rochester Americans center Adam Mair has resumed full training after his injury.

22-11-2008 Branislav Fabry resumes full training.
Rochester Americans right wing Branislav Fabry has resumed full training after his injury.

21-11-2008 Adam Mair injured.
Adam Mair of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany River Rats. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They just want to be careful after what happened to me last time. I'll dress for tomorrows practice, then it's up to the coaching staff, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

20-11-2008 Paul Gaustad speaks up.
Paul Gaustad is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

20-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chad Kilger is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brian Campbell is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Darius Kasparaitis has played 13 games without a goal. Paul Gaustad has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Juraj Valach is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-11-2008 Team captain meets with Jason Bacashihua
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Jason Bacashihua after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Jason Bacashihua as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

19-11-2008 Chad Kilger reaches a milestone !
Chad Kilger scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Dallas Stars on a feed by Darcy Tucker. It's not so big but I'm still very happy about it, were his words after the game.

A native of Canada, Chad Kilger was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 721 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 110 assists along with 423 penalty minutes. The 31 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 3+0=3 with 2 PIM.


18-11-2008 Daniel Briere frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Briere feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 593 NHL games during his career, notching 236 goals and adding 279 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 27 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 16+15=31 with 32 PIM.


17-11-2008 Daniel Briere frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Briere feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 593 NHL games during his career, notching 236 goals and adding 279 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 27 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 16+15=31 with 32 PIM.


17-11-2008 Branislav Fabry resumes light training.
Rochester Americans right wing Branislav Fabry has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

17-11-2008 Branislav Fabry injured.
Branislav Fabry of Rochester Americans suffered chest injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It's a team game alright, I guess I just won't be part of this team for a few games, he said to the press.

16-11-2008 Paul Gaustad speaks up.
Paul Gaustad is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-11-2008 Andrew Peters speaks up.
Andrew Peters is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-11-2008 Tim Kennedy resumes full training.
Rochester Americans left wing Tim Kennedy has resumed full training after his injury.

13-11-2008 Andrew Peters speaks up.
Andrew Peters is disappointed in the team tactics after having not played in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

13-11-2008 Player of the week: Daniel Briere (C)
NHL has awarded Daniel Briere (C) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 6 goals and 3 assists for 9 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 591 NHL games during his career, notching 236 goals and adding 279 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 25 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 16+15=31 with 32 PIM.


13-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Darius Kasparaitis is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 5 game goalstreak. Dan Cavanaugh is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Paul Gaustad has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has played 25 games without a goal. Andrew Peters has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. James Reimer has been chilly and allowed 16 goals in 4 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-11-2008 Andrew Peters frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Andrew Peters feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Andrew Peters was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 236 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 25 assists along with 440 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 20 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 18 PIM.


12-11-2008 Mike Card resumes full training.
Rochester Americans defenseman Mike Card has resumed full training after his injury.

11-11-2008 Jamie Langenbrunner reaches a milestone !
Jamie Langenbrunner notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Darcy Tucker. Hey, I'm just happy it went in the net. Wins are more important than assist records for us right now, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of USA, Jamie Langenbrunner was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 798 NHL games during his career, notching 191 goals and adding 300 assists along with 742 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 23 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 8+11=19 with 40 PIM.


9-11-2008 Tim Kennedy resumes light training.
Rochester Americans left wing Tim Kennedy has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

9-11-2008 Tim Kennedy injured.
Tim Kennedy of Rochester Americans suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . Doctors said that I should be back in a week or so, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

7-11-2008 Daniel Briere frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Briere feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 587 NHL games during his career, notching 230 goals and adding 276 assists along with 436 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 21 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 10+12=22 with 26 PIM.


7-11-2008 Mike Card resumes light training.
Rochester Americans defenseman Mike Card has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

6-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jamie Langenbrunner is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Derek Morris has played 11 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has played 21 games without a goal. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dan Cavanaugh has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. James Reimer has been chilly and allowed 16 goals in 4 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



2-11-2008 Daniel Briere frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Briere feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 584 NHL games during his career, notching 229 goals and adding 274 assists along with 434 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 18 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 9+10=19 with 24 PIM.


30-10-2008 Drew Stafford uncertain about future
Drew Stafford wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Craig Rivet is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 7 points in 4 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Dan Cavanaugh is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brian Campbell has played 17 games without a goal. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Phillip Gogulla has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-10-2008 Team captain meets with Drew Stafford
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Drew Stafford after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Drew Stafford as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

26-10-2008 Sam Paolini resumes full training.
Rochester Americans left wing Sam Paolini has resumed full training after his injury.

26-10-2008 Daniel Briere reaches a milestone !
Daniel Briere scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Calgary Flames on a goal by Eric Chouinard. I just want to thank this great organization for presenting me with the opportunity to play in the NHL, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 580 NHL games during his career, notching 226 goals and adding 274 assists along with 428 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 14 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 6+10=16 with 18 PIM.


25-10-2008 Marek Zagrapan resumes full training.
Rochester Americans center Marek Zagrapan has resumed full training after his injury.

23-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Michael Peca is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Derek Morris is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Chris Drury is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Craig Rivet is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Darius Kasparaitis is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Brian Campbell is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Dan Cavanaugh is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dan Paille is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Phillip Gogulla has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-10-2008 Sam Paolini resumes light training.
Rochester Americans left wing Sam Paolini has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

21-10-2008 Marek Zagrapan injured.
Marek Zagrapan of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Falcons. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

21-10-2008 Sam Paolini injured.
Sam Paolini of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Falcons. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . It's not that big of a deal, just have to rest for a couple of days, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

19-10-2008 Paul Gaustad speaks up.
Paul Gaustad is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-10-2008 Andrew Peters speaks up.
Andrew Peters is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 3 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-10-2008 Drew Stafford speaks up.
Drew Stafford is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 5 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

19-10-2008 Nathan Gerbe resumes full training.
Rochester Americans center Nathan Gerbe has resumed full training after his injury.

18-10-2008 Team captain clashes with Andrew Peters
Team captain Chris Drury finally broke the silence in the locker room today when he pointed out the poor play of Andrew Peters. In this team, you have to do your part. It's not like your playing out there just for yourself, said the team captain.

17-10-2008 Jason Bacashihua frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Bacashihua feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Bacashihua was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 155 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


17-10-2008 Dan Paille frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dan Paille feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dan Paille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 24 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 2 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has played 10 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 6 PIM.


16-10-2008 Player of the week: Eric Chouinard (L)
NHL has awarded Eric Chouinard (L) of Buffalo Sabres as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 4 games last week.

A native of Canada, Eric Chouinard was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 254 NHL games during his career, notching 72 goals and adding 130 assists along with 144 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 9 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 5+8=13 with 4 PIM.


16-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Derek Morris is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Chris Drury is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Craig Rivet is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Darius Kasparaitis is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Darcy Tucker is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking red hot with a 9 game point streak. Daniel Briere is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Phillip Gogulla has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-10-2008 Timo Helbling frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Timo Helbling feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Timo Helbling was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 6th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 9 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 9 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 4 PIM.


14-10-2008 Dylan Hunter frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dylan Hunter feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dylan Hunter was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 8 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 4+1=5 with 4 PIM.


14-10-2008 Nathan Gerbe resumes light training.
Rochester Americans center Nathan Gerbe has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

11-10-2008 Mike Card injured.
Mike Card of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany River Rats. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Last time I was injured in that area I came back too soon. I'm not going to come back until I'm able to go 100%, the injured player commented.

11-10-2008 Nathan Gerbe injured.
Nathan Gerbe of Rochester Americans suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Albany River Rats. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . They just want to be careful after what happened to my back last time - it doesn't feel very serious though, he commented to the media.

9-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Eric Chouinard is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Daniel Briere is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Dan Cavanaugh is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Tristin Lewellyn is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Chad Kilger has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Bacashihua hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Drew Stafford has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Phillip Gogulla has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-10-2008 Derek Morris reaches a milestone !
Derek Morris notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a goal by Chris Drury. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he joked..

A native of Canada, Derek Morris was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 721 NHL games during his career, notching 81 goals and adding 300 assists along with 652 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


4-10-2008 Chris Drury reaches a milestone !
Chris Drury scored the 200th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a feed by Brian Campbell. You can't worry about the personal achievements - it's the W's that count, he commented during a post game radio interview.

A native of USA, Chris Drury was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 707 NHL games during his career, notching 200 goals and adding 320 assists along with 458 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+0=1 with 0 PIM.


2-10-2008 Adam Mair frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Adam Mair feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Adam Mair was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 4th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 276 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 35 assists along with 442 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 1 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 2+1=3 with 2 PIM.


2-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daniel Briere is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

James Reimer has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-10-2008 Tuomo Ruutu reaches a milestone !
Tuomo Ruutu scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Montreal Canadiens on a feed by Daniel Briere. It's not so big but I'm still very happy about it, he said to the press.

A native of Finland, Tuomo Ruutu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 261 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 112 assists along with 327 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


30-9-2008 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Roberto LuongoA-A-A-29Vancouver Canucks
Martin BrodeurA-BA-36New Jersey Devils
Henrik LundqvistA-A-A-26Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre FleuryA-A-B23Pittsburgh Penguins
Nikolai KhabibulinBB-B35Toronto Maple Leafs
Miikka KiprusoffBBB31Calgary Flames
Kari LehtonenA-A-B24Atlanta Thrashers
Ryan MillerBBB28Toronto Maple Leafs
Pekka RinneA-A-B25Ottawa Senators
Ilya BryzgalovBBB28Detroit Red Wings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nicklas LidstromBA-A-38Pittsburgh Penguins
Scott NiedermayerBB-B35Anaheim Ducks
Zdeno CharaB-A-B-31Boston Bruins
Chris ProngerB-A-B-33Detroit Red Wings
Dion PhaneufB-A-B-23Calgary Flames
Ryan SuterB-BB-23Nashville Predators
Dmitri KalininB-B-B-28San Jose Sharks
Rob BlakeB-B-B-38Los Angeles Kings
Tomas KaberleB-B-B-30New Jersey Devils
Christian EhrhoffB-BB-26San Jose Sharks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Rick NashA-A-A-24Columbus Blue Jackets
Ilya KovalchukA-B-B25Atlanta Thrashers
Marian GaborikAB-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Teemu SelanneBB-B38Anaheim Ducks
Mike KnubleBB-B36Washington Capitals
Patrik EliasBB-B32Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Mike FisherA-B-B-28Ottawa Senators
Keith TkachukBCB-36Atlanta Thrashers
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-27Ottawa Senators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe ThorntonABA-29San Jose Sharks
Peter ForsbergAB-A-35Nashville Predators
Patrick MarleauA-AA-29San Jose Sharks
Eric Staal92808623Carolina Hurricanes
Henrik SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Vincent LecavalierAB-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrice BergeronA-BB23Boston Bruins
Pavol DemitraA-CB33Chicago Blackhawks
Mats SundinBB-B37Toronto Maple Leafs
Travis ZajacA-A-B23New Jersey Devils
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-B36New York Rangers
Alexander OvechkinAB-B23Toronto Maple Leafs
Justin WilliamsBA-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Marian HossaAB-B29Atlanta Thrashers
Phil KesselBB-B20New Jersey Devils
Dany HeatleyBB-B27Ottawa Senators
Jarome IginlaBB-B31Calgary Flames
Martin HavlatA-CB27Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan CheechooA-B-B28San Jose Sharks
Nikolai ZherdevAB-B24Columbus Blue Jackets


25-9-2008 Jason Bacashihua frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Bacashihua feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Bacashihua was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 52 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 156 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 1 goals on 20 while booking 0 shutouts.


25-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking good with 5 points in 2 games last week. Jamie Langenbrunner is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Darius Kasparaitis is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Darcy Tucker is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Paul Gaustad is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Dan Cavanaugh is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. James Reimer is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals.

Who's cold

Michael Peca has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Eric Chouinard has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mike Duco has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Nathan Gerbe has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dan Paille has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Denis Ezhov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Butler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jhonas Enroth hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mike Weber has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-9-2008 Daniel Briere frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Daniel Briere feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Daniel Briere was originally drafted to the NHL by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 571 NHL games during his career, notching 223 goals and adding 266 assists along with 416 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 6 PIM.


19-9-2008 Jason Bacashihua frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Bacashihua feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Bacashihua was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 52 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 156 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, allowing 1 goals on 20 while booking 0 shutouts.


18-9-2008 Team captain clashes with Andrew Peters
Team captain Chris Drury finally broke the silence in the locker room today when he pointed out the poor play of Andrew Peters. In this team, you have to do your part. It's not like your playing out there just for yourself, said the team captain.

18-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Chris Drury is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Tuomo Ruutu is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Andrew Peters has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mike Duco has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Nathan Gerbe has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Henrik Tallinder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Dan Paille has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Denis Ezhov has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Drew Stafford has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Butler has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jhonas Enroth hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mike Weber has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



16-9-2008 Team captain meets with Paul Gaustad
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Paul Gaustad after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Paul Gaustad as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

15-9-2008 Team captain meets with Darius Kasparaitis
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Darius Kasparaitis after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Darius Kasparaitis as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

14-9-2008 Team captain meets with Paul Gaustad
Team captain Chris Drury called a short meeting with Paul Gaustad after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Paul Gaustad as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

14-9-2008 Dan Paille frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Dan Paille feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dan Paille was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 2 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 24 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


11-9-2008 Timo Helbling frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Timo Helbling feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Timo Helbling was originally drafted to the NHL by the Nashville Predators in the 6th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 9 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


11-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Eric Chouinard is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Daniel Briere is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Tuomo Ruutu is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

James Reimer has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-9-2008 Jason Bacashihua frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Jason Bacashihua feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jason Bacashihua was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 51 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 155 goals. The 25 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


4-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-8-2008 Mark Mancari uncertain about future
Mark Mancari wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2008 Darcy Tucker resumes full training.
Buffalo Sabres left wing Darcy Tucker has resumed full training after his ankle injury.

30-6-2008 Training camp preview
Buffalo Sabres will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans:
- Mike Funk D
- Michael Peca C
- Derek Morris D
- Chris Drury C
- Jamie Langenbrunner R
- Chad Kilger L
- Craig Rivet D
- Darius Kasparaitis D
- Jochen Hecht L
- Darcy Tucker L
- Paul Gaustad C
- Brian Campbell D
- Andrew Peters L
- Marek Zagrapan C
- Eric Chouinard L
- Adam Dennis G
- Mike Duco L
- Mark Mancari R
- Daniel Briere C
- Nathan Gerbe C
- Patrick Kaleta R
- Adam Mair C
- Dylan Hunter L
- Artem Kryukov C
- Henrik Tallinder D
- Dan Cavanaugh R
- Tim Kennedy L
- Tuomo Ruutu R
- Jason Bacashihua G
- Dan Paille L
- Timo Helbling D
- Sam Paolini L
- Tristin Lewellyn D
- Ivan Majesky D
- Greg Mauldin C
- Denis Ezhov D
- Thomas Morrow D
- Clarke MacArthur R
- Jonathan Lehun C
- Drew Stafford R
- Branislav Fabry R
- Jeff Szwez R
- Mike Card D
- Shaun Landolt R
- Chris Heisten L
- James Reimer G
- Chris Butler D
- Phillip Gogulla L
- Marc-Andre Gragnani D
- Jhonas Enroth G
- Mike Weber D
- Danny Battochio G
- Juraj Valach D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Chris Drury C
- Jochen Hecht L
- Adam Dennis G
- Jason Bacashihua G
- Denis Ezhov D
- Thomas Morrow D
- Drew Stafford R
- Branislav Fabry R
- Shaun Landolt R

Players reporting in good shape:
- Jamie Langenbrunner R
- Darcy Tucker L
- Marek Zagrapan C
- Dylan Hunter L
- Artem Kryukov C
- Tuomo Ruutu R
- Timo Helbling D
- Tristin Lewellyn D
- Greg Mauldin C
- Clarke MacArthur R
- Chris Heisten L
- Phillip Gogulla L


30-6-2008 Peter Chiarelli leaves team
Peter Chiarellis contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Jon Christiano leaves team
Jon Christianos contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Jeff Holbrook leaves team
Jeff Holbrooks contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Doug Houda leaves team
Doug Houdas contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Darcy Regier leaves team
Darcy Regiers contract has expired and he has left the team.

26-6-2008 Darcy Tucker resumes light training.
Buffalo Sabres left wing Darcy Tucker has resumed light training after his ankle injury and is listed day to day.

25-6-2008 Mike Duco returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Mike Duco has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Nathan Gerbe returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Nathan Gerbe has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Tristin Lewellyn returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Tristin Lewellyn has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Denis Ezhov returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Denis Ezhov has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Chris Butler returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Chris Butler has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Phillip Gogulla returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Phillip Gogulla has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Jhonas Enroth returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Jhonas Enroth has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Mike Weber returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Mike Weber has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Juraj Valach returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Juraj Valach has returned to the team.

24-6-2008 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jochen Hecht (Buffalo Sabres) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Ivan Majesky (Buffalo Sabres) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Greg Mauldin (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Clarke MacArthur (Buffalo Sabres) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Peter Chiarelli(pro)
-Jon Christiano(pro)
-Jeff Holbrook(farm)
-Doug Houda(farm)
-Darcy Regier(pro)


20-6-2008 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $8 700 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2008 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $8 700 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

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