The 2021-22 season was Henri Jokiharju’s third in a Buffalo Sabres uniform. Since being acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks in the summer of 2019 in exchange for Alexander Nylander (a trash-for-treasure trade on Buffalo’s part), Jokiharju has largely had to find his own way and has endured more than his fair share of growing pains.
The Buffalo Sabres’ 2021-22 season ended as it has in each of the past 11 campaigns: on the outside looking in. Although in doing so, the team set an NHL record for the longest postseason drought, it was an encouraging year for the Sabres. The team displayed marked improvement since 2020-21 and could be ready
While it’s true that the Toronto Maple Leafs need to focus on finally finding a way to break through the First Round, with the hope of extending this run all the way to the league’s peak, it’s relevant to reflect on the teams they’ll get to avoid along the way. Ironically, the organizations they would
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, there is chatter about the situation in Edmonton when it pertains to coaches Jay Woodcroft and Dave Manson. There is also talk about Evander Kane’s arbitration hearing today and how much of the outstanding money the San Jose Sharks owed him when they terminated his contract he might get. More
The “Battle of the QEW” (Queen Elizabeth Way, a highway that connects Toronto and Buffalo) is in the books for the 2021-22 NHL season, and the results might surprise some. Tage Thompson and Jeff Skinner led the way in a 5-2 Buffalo Sabres victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday at ScotiaBank Arena. The
In this edition of “NHL Talk,” these are the top hockey stories with quotes from players, coaches, managers, and more. Check Tom Pepper’s profile every day for a new edition of the “NHL Talk” column. Sabres’ Power to Make NHL Debut in Hometown Buffalo Sabres defensive prospect Owen Power will make his NHL debut at the Toronto
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, could the Winnipeg Jets organization go undergo massive changes? The Buffalo Sabres would like Craig Anderson to return but are waiting to see how he feels about playing another season at the age of 40. The Edmonton Oilers are going to wait on deciding the future of head coach Jay
In this edition of NHL Talk, these are the top hockey stories with quotes from players, coaches, managers, and more. Click here for The Hockey Writers Podcast on your favourite audio streaming app (new episodes five days a week). Maple Leafs’ Giordano Wins in Hometown Team Debut Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Mark Giordano helped lead his hometown team
Something inside of KeyBank Center was different Thursday night. Even if you weren’t in the building, the energy was palpable through a TV screen. Whether it be the two second-period fights or the overall chippy-ness and edge, that game clearly meant more than a typical regular-season game between the Vegas Golden Knights and Buffalo Sabres.
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The Stars returned home to take on the struggling Buffalo Sabres on Sunday afternoon. With a win, Dallas had the opportunity to jump into the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. A few hours later, that is exactly what they did as they skated to a 4-2 victory at the American Airlines Center. Raffl’s
The role of a team captain in the National Hockey League is important. Though he has few official duties, he’s more often than not the best and most respected player in the locker room and responsible for setting the example for his peers. As a result, teams without a designated captain might be viewed as
The daily “NHL Talk” column is your go-to for quotes from the top storylines in the NHL. Listen to THW contributors talk hockey every weekday on The Hockey Writers Podcast, available on iHeartRadio and wherever you listen to podcasts. In this edition of NHL Talk, these are the top storylines with quotes from players, coaches, managers, and more: Canadiens’ St.
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All-Star defenseman Rasmus Dahlin of the Buffalo Sabres has had quite the wild ride through his first four seasons in the NHL. After being taken first overall by Buffalo in the 2018 Draft, Dahlin played his rookie season at age 18 and recorded 44 points, the second-most ever by a defenseman of that age. His
The “NHL Sound Bites” column is your go-to for daily hockey stories with quotes from your favourite players and staff. In this edition of NHL Sound Bites, a Philadelphia Flyers defenceman sets to new NHL record for most consecutive games played and the Buffalo Sabres’ No. 1 prospect might make his league debut this season.
In this edition of Buffalo Sabres News & Rumors, the team prepares to debut its newest goaltending duo of Aaron Dell and Michael Houser, and Rasmus Dahlin looks to continue an impressive hot streak against the Nashville Predators on Thursday. Dell Likely to Start for Sabres on Thursday After AHL Recall Dell is back with