Skinner seals Sabres comeback in 4-3 OT win over Kings

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner scored a power-play goal 1:49 into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres overcame a 3-1 deficit in the third period to beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Tuesday night. ...

Matthews scores 2 for Maple Leafs in 4-3 OT win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Auston Matthews scored his second goal with three seconds on the clock in overtime, and the Toronto Maple Leafs matched their best start in 84 years with a 4-3 win over the Buffal...

Sabres win 10th straight by beating Sharks 3-2 in OT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres had to go to overtime after squandering a two-goal third-period lead, but they still made it a perfect 10. Jeff Skinner scored his team-leadin...

Worst in NHL last season, Sabres are surging after 9-0 run

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres are on such a roll, captain Jack Eichel was having difficulty recalling the last time they lost. "Um, was it Calgary?" Eichel said Monday, bef...

Hutton stops 30 shots in Sabres' 2-1 win over Lightning

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Carter Hutton stopped 30 shots and the Buffalo Sabres won their third straight game by beating the Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Tuesday night. ...

Harassment trial of ex-Senators executive reset for December

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The harassment trial of former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee has been rescheduled for Dec. 20. The nonjury trial was to have begun Friday i...

APNewsBreak: Commish: 1 women's hockey league 'inevitable'

Players want a single North American women's professional hockey league. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman does, too. And now National Women's Hockey League founder and Commissioner Dani Rylan is on recor...

Wickenheiser, Pegula reflect NHL's trend toward diversity

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With a laugh, Kim Pegula's competitive nature kicked in when the subject of the Toronto Maple Leafs hiring Hayley Wickenheiser was broached. Impressed as the Sab...

MacKinnon ups goal streak to 4, Avalanche beat Sabres 6-1

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon scored twice to extend his season-opening goal streak to four games and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-1 on Thursday night. Se...

Halak stops 32 shots; Bruins rebound to beat Sabres 4-0

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jaroslav Halak stopped 32 shots and the Boston Bruins rebounded from a season-opening shutout with a 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Brad Marc...

Leafs lose 2 goalies to waivers; Capitals claim Jaskin

The Toronto Maple Leafs' goalie depth is suddenly thin after losing Curtis McElhinney and Calvin Pickard on waivers. McElhinney was claimed by the Carolina Hurricanes, who shored up ...

Dahlin ignores the buzz, saying he's not made the Sabres yet

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rasmus Dahlin nods his head acknowledging he's familiar with the name when Scotty Bowman comes up in conversation. The 18-year-old is then taken aback upon hearing what the Hockey...

NHL players to watch: Rebuilding teams leaning on youth

Jason Botterill has experienced both sides of the spectrum in confronting the challenges of building a competitive NHL team versus trying to sustain one. In Buffalo, the Sabres' seco...

Okposo: Players need to buy in for Sabres fortunes to change

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An offseason of soul-searching led forward Kyle Okposo to realize a roster overhaul alone wasn't going to improve the Buffalo Sabres' fortunes. Okposo figured ou...

AP source: Brian Gionta set to retire after 16 NHL seasons

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that forward Brian Gionta is retiring after 16 NHL seasons. Gionta is 39 and a former M...