17-12-2004 Curtis Brown speaks up.
Curtis Brown is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-12-2004 Curtis Brown speaks up.
Curtis Brown is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

15-12-2004 Zigmund Palffy speaks up.
Zigmund Palffy is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 10 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-12-2004 Zigmund Palffy speaks up.
Zigmund Palffy is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

11-12-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jason Pominville is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Miroslav Satan has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Patrice Brisebois has played 16 games without a goal. Tim Connolly has lost his sights and is now 26 games without a goal. Brian Campbell has played 18 games without a goal. Derek Roy has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



9-12-2004 Mike Cammalleri resumes full training.
Buffalo Sabres left wing Mike Cammalleri has resumed full training after his groin injury.

8-12-2004 Curtis Brown speaks up.
Curtis Brown is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-12-2004 Mike Cammalleri injured.
Mike Cammalleri (BUF) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Scott Mellanby (NYR). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. These small things happen every now and then, it's all part of hockey, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

7-12-2004 Erik Rasmussen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Erik Rasmussen 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 regular player.

A native of USA, Erik Rasmussen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 400 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 53 assists along with 208 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 26 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 9+8=17 with 12 PIM.


5-12-2004 Zigmund Palffy speaks up.
Zigmund Palffy is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

4-12-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Peter Forsberg is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andrew Ladd is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Miroslav Satan has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Patrice Brisebois has played 13 games without a goal. Tim Connolly is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Brian Campbell has played 15 games without a goal. Jason Pominville has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Mike Cammalleri has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-12-2004 Miroslav Satan speaks up.
Miroslav Satan is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

3-12-2004 Zigmund Palffy speaks up.
Zigmund Palffy is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

2-12-2004 Richard Smehlik frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Richard Smehlik 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 regular player.

A native of Czech, Richard Smehlik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 5th round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 723 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 138 assists along with 399 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 4 PIM.


28-11-2004 Team captain meets with Zigmund Palffy
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at Montreal Canadiens on 28-11-2004, Buffalo Sabres captain Stu Barnes and Zigmund Palffy 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 Stu Barnes

28-11-2004 Tim Connolly frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Tim Connolly 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Connolly was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 433 NHL games during his career, notching 75 goals and adding 119 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 22 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


27-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Mikko Koivu is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jason Pominville is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Mike Cammalleri is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Darryl Sittler is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Andrew Ladd is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Curtis Brown is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jean-Pierre Dumont has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Miroslav Satan has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Zigmund Palffy has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Patrice Brisebois has played 10 games without a goal. Tim Connolly is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Brian Campbell has played 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-11-2004 Tim Connolly frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Tim Connolly 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Connolly was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 432 NHL games during his career, notching 75 goals and adding 119 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 21 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


25-11-2004 Curtis Brown speaks up.
Curtis Brown is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 8 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

23-11-2004 Curtis Brown speaks up.
Curtis Brown is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

22-11-2004 Curtis Brown speaks up.
Curtis Brown is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 9 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

21-11-2004 Taylor Pyatt frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Taylor Pyatt 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, Taylor Pyatt was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 16 assists along with 43 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 18 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 8+8=16 with 20 PIM.


20-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Peter Forsberg is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Mikko Koivu is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jason Pominville is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Darryl Sittler is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Curtis Brown has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Miroslav Satan has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Tim Connolly has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Derek Roy has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Mike Cammalleri has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Andrew Ladd has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-11-2004 Robert Morris resumes full training.
Rochester Americans right wing Robert Morris has resumed full training after his injury.

17-11-2004 Mario Larocque resumes full training.
Rochester Americans defenseman Mario Larocque has resumed full training after his injury.

17-11-2004 Travis McAlpine agrees on a contract.
Travis McAlpine has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

15-11-2004 Robert Morris injured.
Robert Morris of Rochester Americans suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing big, I'll be back soon, ready to strike back, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

14-11-2004 Taylor Pyatt frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Taylor Pyatt 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, Taylor Pyatt was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 16 assists along with 43 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 15 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 8+7=15 with 20 PIM.


13-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Peter Forsberg is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Curtis Brown has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Miroslav Satan has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Tim Connolly has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Jason Pominville has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Andrew Ladd has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-11-2004 Mario Larocque injured.
Mario Larocque of Rochester Americans suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. 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 to the press.

11-11-2004 Mike Cammalleri injured.
Mike Cammalleri (BUF) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Kenny Jonsson (PIT). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he commented from the trainers bench.

6-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean-Pierre Dumont is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Peter Forsberg is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Derek Roy is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Mike Cammalleri is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Darryl Sittler is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Curtis Brown has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Zigmund Palffy has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Tim Connolly has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jason Pominville has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-11-2004 Tim Connolly frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Tim Connolly 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Connolly was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 423 NHL games during his career, notching 75 goals and adding 119 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 12 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


3-11-2004 Miroslav Satan speaks up.
Miroslav Satan is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 10 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

3-11-2004 Zigmund Palffy speaks up.
Zigmund Palffy is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 10 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

3-11-2004 Peter Forsberg reaches a milestone !
Peter Forsberg notched the 500th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Patrice Brisebois. I've been fortunate enough to play with many great players and I could not have done it without them, he said after the game..

A native of Sweden, Peter Forsberg was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1st round of the 1991 entry draft. He has appeared in 726 NHL games during his career, notching 250 goals and adding 500 assists along with 536 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 10 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 2+7=9 with 4 PIM.


31-10-2004 Taylor Pyatt frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Taylor Pyatt 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, Taylor Pyatt was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 16 assists along with 43 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season. He has played 10 games with the Rochester Americans this season, totalling 6+2=8 with 20 PIM.


30-10-2004 Richard Smehlik frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Richard Smehlik 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 regular player.

A native of Czech, Richard Smehlik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 5th round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 709 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 137 assists along with 397 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


30-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean-Pierre Dumont is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Peter Forsberg is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Mike Cammalleri is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andrew Ladd is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Tim Connolly has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Jason Pominville has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-10-2004 Henrik Tallinder frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Henrik Tallinder 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 regular player.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Tallinder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 9 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 10 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+4=4 with 2 PIM.


23-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Curtis Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Gratton has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Slava Kozlov has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Tim Connolly has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Derek Roy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Pominville has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Mike Cammalleri has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Andrew Ladd has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-10-2004 Jason Pominville agrees on a contract.
Jason Pominville has signed a $5 000 000 per year, 6 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Jason Pominville was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 87 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 24 assists along with 11 penalty minutes. The 21 year old right wing has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


17-10-2004 Richard Smehlik frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Richard Smehlik 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 regular player.

A native of Czech, Richard Smehlik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 5th round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 704 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 137 assists along with 395 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


16-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean-Pierre Dumont is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Darryl Sittler is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-10-2004 Team captain meets with Jason Pominville
Following the team's recent 1-3 win at Calgary Flames on 14-10-2004, Buffalo Sabres captain Stu Barnes and Jason Pominville did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Stu Barnes

14-10-2004 Team captain meets with Chris Gratton
Team captain Stu Barnes called a short meeting with Chris Gratton after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Chris Gratton as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

13-10-2004 Tim Connolly rejects contract offer.
Tim Connolly rejected the $3 500 000 per year, 6 year offer from Buffalo Sabres

9-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jean-Pierre Dumont is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Chris Gratton is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Ryan Miller has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Jason Pominville is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-10-2004 Robert Morris agrees on a contract.
Robert Morris has signed a one year deal with the Rochester Americans. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

2-10-2004 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.



30-9-2004 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Ed BelfourAAA29Dallas Stars
Dominik Hasek AAA29St. Louis Blues
Patrick RoyA-A-A28Colorado Avalanche
Martin BrodeurA-BA-32New Jersey Devils
Curtis JosephA-A-A-27Toronto Maple Leafs
Tomas VokounA-A-A-28Dallas Stars
Billy SmithA-A-A-20Detroit Red Wings
Patrick LalimeBBB30Ottawa Senators
Marc-Andre FleuryBBB19Pittsburgh Penguins
Jean-Sebastien Giguere84848427Los Angeles Kings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Duncan KeithBAA-19New York Islanders
Brent BurnsBA-A-19St. Louis Blues
Derek MorrisBBA-26Calgary Flames
Dan BoyleBBA-28Vancouver Canucks
Brian CampbellB-AA-25Buffalo Sabres
Ryan SuterB-A-A-18Edmonton Oilers
Shea WeberB-AA-19Washington Capitals
Brent SeabrookB-AA-19Pittsburgh Penguins
Zdeno CharaBAB27Ottawa Senators
Chris ProngerB-AB29Chicago Blackhawks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Paul KariyaABA-29St. Louis Blues
Patrik EliasABA-28New Jersey Devils
Brett HullA-B-A-30Boston Bruins
Mark MessierBBB33Detroit Red Wings
Zach PariseBA-B19Phoenix Coyotes
Pavel BureACB33Florida Panthers
Jeff FriesenBB-B28San Jose Sharks
Mike KeaneB-A-B27St. Louis Blues
Ryan SmythB-B-B28Pittsburgh Penguins
Cliff RonningBB-B28Dallas Stars
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Mario LemieuxAA-A28Pittsburgh Penguins
Joe ThorntonA-BA-25Boston Bruins
Steve YzermanA-BA-29Detroit Red Wings
Joe SakicAB-A-35Colorado Avalanche
Gilbert PerreaultA-BA-20St. Louis Blues
Patrice BergeronBAA-18Dallas Stars
Ron FrancisBBA-31San Jose Sharks
Joe NieuwendykA-BA-28Montreal Canadiens
Sergei FedorovBB-A-34Phoenix Coyotes
Eric Staal89838719Los Angeles Kings
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrACA-32Washington Capitals
Luc RobitailleA-B-A-28Detroit Red Wings
Eric DazeA-BA-29Chicago Blackhawks
Ilya KovalchukAB-A-21Montreal Canadiens
Corey PerryA-BA-18Pittsburgh Penguins
Teemu SelanneACB34St. Louis Blues
Milan HejdukA-B-B28Colorado Avalanche
Martin St. LouisA-B-B29Columbus Blue Jackets
Steve SullivanBB-B30St. Louis Blues
Mark RecchiA-B-B29Philadelphia Flyers


29-9-2004 Cam Ward returns to Owen Sound Attack
Buffalo Sabres's Cam Ward did not sign a contract during the pre-season and has returned to Owen Sound Attack.

27-9-2004 Richard Smehlik frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Richard Smehlik 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 regular player.

A native of Czech, Richard Smehlik was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 5th round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 707 NHL games during his career, notching 48 goals and adding 138 assists along with 395 penalty minutes. The 34 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


26-9-2004 Erik Rasmussen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Erik Rasmussen 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 regular player.

A native of USA, Erik Rasmussen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 400 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 53 assists along with 208 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


25-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Stu Barnes has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Curtis Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Erik Rasmussen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Tim Connolly has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Ryan Miller has been chilly and allowed 10 goals in 2 games. Gerald Dicaire has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jiri Novotny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Derek Roy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Thorburn has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Pominville has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Michal Vondrka has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mike Cammalleri has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Calle Aslund has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Cam Ward hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joni Pitkanen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Ladd has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



18-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Martin Biron hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Curtis Brown has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Erik Rasmussen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Gerald Dicaire has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mikko Koivu has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jiri Novotny has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Derek Roy has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Chris Thorburn has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jason Pominville has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Michal Vondrka has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mike Cammalleri has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Calle Aslund has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Cam Ward hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joni Pitkanen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Andrew Ladd has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2004 Henrik Tallinder frustrated
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Henrik Tallinder 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 regular player.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Tallinder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 74 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 6 assists along with 18 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


11-9-2004 Erik Rasmussen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Erik Rasmussen 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 regular player.

A native of USA, Erik Rasmussen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 400 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 53 assists along with 208 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Buffalo Sabres this season.


11-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Peter Forsberg is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brian Campbell is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Darryl Sittler is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-9-2004 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.



29-8-2004 Taylor Pyatt uncertain about future
Taylor Pyatt wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2004 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:
- Martin Biron G
- Eric Boulton L
- Denis Hamel L
- Stu Barnes C
- Curtis Brown C
- Chris Gratton R
- Erik Rasmussen L
- Jean-Pierre Dumont R
- Rob Ray R
- Miroslav Satan L
- Mika Noronen G
- Rhett Warrener D
- Richard Smehlik D
- Peter Forsberg C
- Slava Kozlov L
- Zigmund Palffy R
- Patrice Brisebois D
- Tim Connolly C
- Taylor Pyatt L
- Tom Askey G
- Ryan Brindley D
- Brian Campbell D
- Jaroslav Kristek R
- Francois Methot C
- Norm Milley L
- Andrew Peters L
- Darren VanOene L
- Mike Barrie C
- Mario Larocque D
- Greg Pankewicz R
- Par Backer C
- Ryan Miller G
- Artem Kruikov C
- Gerald Dicaire D
- Henrik Tallinder D
- Doug Janik D
- Milan Bartovic R
- Mikko Koivu L
- Jiri Novotny C
- Derek Roy L
- Chris Thorburn C
- Jason Pominville R
- Michal Vondrka L
- Mike Cammalleri L
- Rejean Stringer C
- Ales Kotalik R
- Calle Aslund D
- Luc Theoret D
- Ghyslain Rousseau G
- Robert Morris R
- Marek Dubec D
- Ryan Jorde D
- Darryl Sittler C
- Joni Pitkanen D
- Dustin Byfuglien D
- Andrew Ladd L

Players reporting out of shape:
- Miroslav Satan L
- Peter Forsberg C
- Tim Connolly C
- Mario Larocque D
- Artem Kruikov C
- Ryan Jorde D
- Joni Pitkanen D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Martin Biron G
- Chris Gratton R
- Jean-Pierre Dumont R
- Zigmund Palffy R
- Darren VanOene L
- Mike Barrie C
- Greg Pankewicz R
- Ryan Miller G
- Henrik Tallinder D
- Mikko Koivu L
- Chris Thorburn C
- Michal Vondrka L
- Mike Cammalleri L
- Ales Kotalik R
- Dustin Byfuglien D


30-6-2004 Don Barrie leaves team
Don Barries contract has expired and he has left the team.

28-6-2004 Dustin Byfuglien returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Dustin Byfuglien has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Gerald Dicaire returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Gerald Dicaire has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Jiri Novotny returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Jiri Novotny has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Michal Vondrka returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Michal Vondrka has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Calle Aslund returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Calle Aslund has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Joni Pitkanen returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Joni Pitkanen has returned to the team.

25-6-2004 Andrew Ladd returns
Buffalo Sabres were delighted to hear that Andrew Ladd has returned to the team.

24-6-2004 Mika Noronen frustrated
Buffalo Sabres goaltender Mika Noronen 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 Finland, Mika Noronen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 5 goals. The 25 year old goaltender is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2004 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2004 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Erik Rasmussen (Buffalo Sabres) RFA
-Rob Ray (Rochester Americans) UFA
-Greg Pankewicz (Rochester Americans) UFA
-Henrik Tallinder (Buffalo Sabres) RFA
-Ales Kotalik (Rochester Americans) RFA
-Robert Morris (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2004 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Don Barrie(pro)


21-6-2004 Buffalo Sabres trade
Buffalo Sabres traded Christian Ehrhoff to New York Rangers for NYR's round 1 pick in 2006 and NYR's round 2 pick in 2006

21-6-2004 Erik Rasmussen rejects contract offer.
Erik Rasmussen rejected the $1 000 000 per year, 1 year offer from Buffalo Sabres

21-6-2004 Henrik Tallinder rejects contract offer.
Henrik Tallinder rejected the $1 400 000 per year, 3 year offer from Buffalo Sabres

20-6-2004 Tim Connolly frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Tim Connolly 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 minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Connolly was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 411 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 118 assists along with 117 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has played 82 games with the Buffalo Sabres this season, totalling 9+10=19 with 9 PIM.


20-6-2004 Board invests
The board of owners have decided to invest more money to the team. You are given an extra $25 000 000 to run the team.

20-6-2004 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $6 500 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2004 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $6 500 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

Eastside Hockey Manager