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Sabers honors breast cancer survivors who are now striving to help others

When Melissa Fargo, a Buffalo native and a lifelong fan of the Sabers, dropped a puck disc at KeyBank Center on Saturday, she was while wearing a label she still gets used to: a cancer survivor. ADVERTISEMENT “Walking on the ice was an adrenaline rush, and it felt so surreal,” Fargo told NHL.com. “The amazing … Read more

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It’s been a goofy week in Buffalo’s sport, and not just on the scoreboards

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Blame everything on Skycam. Or maybe zamboni. ADVERTISEMENT It was just 10 days ago that the Bills were 6-1, from a nationally televised win over Green Bay. Swords was 7-3, basking in a nationwide televised broadcast of Pittsburgh. ADVERTISEMENT The Buffalo Sabers took a 1-0 lead early in the first period, but couldn’t capitalize on … Read more

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Tig Thompson’s double night isn’t enough to stop the Cypress’ slide

Casey Mittelstadt pumped his right fist, hugged Dylan Cozens and skated back to the Buffalo Sabers bench as the crowd cheered inside KeyBank Center Thursday night. ADVERTISEMENT Mittelstadt had just put in a superb kicker to equalize with 5:51 left in the second half by driving into the net and shooting on a backhand. The … Read more

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Tig Thompson’s double night isn’t enough to stop the Cypress’ slide

Casey Mittelstadt pumped his right fist, hugged Dylan Cozens and skated back to the Buffalo Sabers bench as the crowd cheered inside KeyBank Center Thursday night. ADVERTISEMENT Mittelstadt had just put in a superb kicker to equalize with 5:51 left in the second half by driving into the net and shooting on a backhand. The … Read more

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Owen Power gave an Electric vs. Lightning performance in Rasmus Dahlin’s absence

Tampa. Florida – Two main things we all need to understand and remember about Owen Power: He hasn’t turned 20 for another two weeks and Saturday’s loss at Tampa Bay was just his 20th game in the National Hockey League. ADVERTISEMENT No, it wasn’t his 200th match – even if it looked and played like … Read more

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Rasmus Dahlin is thrown out of the Sabers match in Tampa with an upper body injury

Tampa – The injury epidemic continues to spread through the Buffalo Sabers defense and has now infected the club’s most dominant player. ADVERTISEMENT The club announced 90 minutes before the match at the Amalie Arena, that Rasmus Dahlin will miss Saturday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning due to an upper body injury. Dahlin … Read more

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When Rasmus Dahlin joins the list of the injured, Cypress fights hard but is late in the face of lightning

“We’re confident in these guys, the guys out there,” said Jeff Skinner, whose 4:25 third-half goal gave Cypresses 3-2 lead. “It’s some big shoes to fill in. We have to fill in those minutes collectively. But we have confidence that we can get the job done. We obviously haven’t got the result. But there are … Read more

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When Rasmus Dahlin joins the list of the injured, Cypress fights hard but is late in the face of lightning

“We’re confident in these guys, the guys out there,” said Jeff Skinner, whose 4:25 third-half goal gave Cypresses 3-2 lead. “It’s some big shoes to fill in. We have to fill in those minutes collectively. But we have confidence that we can get the job done. We obviously haven’t got the result. But there are … Read more

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Rasmus Dahlin is thrown out of the Sabers match in Tampa with an upper body injury

Tampa – The injury epidemic continues to spread through the Buffalo Sabers defense and has now infected the club’s most dominant player. ADVERTISEMENT The club announced 90 minutes before the match at the Amalie Arena, that Rasmus Dahlin will miss Saturday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning due to an upper body injury. Dahlin … Read more

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On historic Halloween, numbers line up for Tage Thompson and Sabers

Since the numbers are all piling up all of a sudden, let’s not forget what the Tage Thompson deal looks like. ADVERTISEMENT Thompson scored 38 goals last season – more than Jacques Eichel, for only the record – while playing with a slim margin of $1.4 million. He scored six goals and 12 points in … Read more

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