buffalo sabres

The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team was established in 1970, along with the Vancouver Canucks, when the league expanded to 14 teams. They have played at KeyBank Center since 1996. Prior to that, the Buffalo Sabres played at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium from the start of the franchise in 1970. The Sabres are owned by Terry Pegula and coached by TBD . The team has twice advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals, losing to the Philadelphia Flyers in 1975 and to the Dallas Stars in 1999. The best known line in team history is The French Connection, which consisted of Gilbert Perreault, Rick Martin and Rene Robert. All three players have had their sweater numbers (11, 7 and 14, respectively) retired and a statue erected in their honor at KeyBank Center in 2012. Tim Horton (2), Pat LaFontaine (16), Danny Gare (18) and Dominik Hasek (39) have also had their jersey numbers retired. Wikipedia
97.1 The Ticket Fri, 2017-04-21 15:15

Sabres Clean House By Firing GM Murray And Coach Bylsma

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“We want to thank Tim and Dan for their hard work and efforts that they have put in during their tenures with the club,” said Pegula, who is expected to talk with reporters on Friday.
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USA TODAY Sports Fri, 2017-04-21 00:26

Buffalo Sabres fire coach Dan Bylsma, GM Tim Murray

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The Buffalo Sabres haven't made the playoffs since the 2010-11 season.
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