Sabres crumble against Canucks

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist Fairly or unfairly, the focus was on Carter Hutton on Saturday. The Buffalo Sabres’ goalie received his first start since Dec. 19 when…

The Interview: Derek Plante

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist Derek Plante might be as down to earth as any player who ever wore a Sabre uniform. Maybe that’s because he always remembered…

Jay McKee looks back

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist Jay McKee spent 13 full seasons (and one game in a 14th) in the National Hockey League. He was the Buffalo Sabres’ first-round…

Sabres have some work to do

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist We’ve just passed the midpoint of the National Hockey League schedule, and it’s been quite a ride for the Buffalo Sabres . They…

The Sabres change the subject

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist It was a busy night on Thursday, and that was even before the game between the Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres even started….

The decade in review

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page This is the time when newspapers love to run year-end summaries – perhaps because it fills space in a period when the news can…

The Tank still lingers

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist The biggest news stories surrounding the Buffalo Sabres this week – not including Jack Eichel’s apparent respiratory illness – involved the problems of…

The Interview: Uwe Krupp

By Budd Bailey Uwe Krupp was an 11th round draft choice of the Buffalo Sabres in 1983. The number of players taken that late who have a significant NHL career…

The Interview: Dave Snuggerud

By Budd Bailey Dave Snuggerud probably didn’t expect to get an interview request when he returned for a Sabres game last week as part of the team’s 50th anniversary celebration….