NHL On Tap: Robertson and Kaprizov look to extend lines for Stars, Wild

Welcome to NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com writers will share what they look forward to most about the schedule each day. Today their picks from five matches Sunday. The score streak earns Robertson elite status Jason Robertson He’ll be looking to extend his NHL career-high 17-point streak when the Dallas Stars host the Minnesota Wild … Read more

The Sabers lead by three in third and pass the Red Wings on penalties

The Buffalo Sabers blew a three-goal lead in the third period but recovered to defeat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 in a shootout at Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena on Wednesday. Dylan Cousins scored twice, and Jack Quinn It was the only penalty shootout goal for the Sabers (10-12-1), who have been 3-1-1 in their past … Read more

Sabers is among teams interested in Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun

A quiet night for the Buffalo Sabers got interesting late Saturday when they became the latest club to be mentioned as a potential suitor for Jakob Chychrun of the Arizona Coyotes. 32 ideas at Sportsnet break partJeff Marek wondered aloud if the Sabers could be a “dark horse candidate” to acquire Chychrun, a 6-foot-2 left … Read more

Skinner, Quinn each score twice, the Sabers end the Blues’ winning streak at seven

Buffalo – Jeff Skinner And the Jack Quinn Scored two goals each, and the Buffalo Sabers ended the St. Louis Blues’ seven-win streak with a 6-2 victory over KeyBank Center on Wednesday. Skinner has four goals and seven points in his last two games. “I think for me, when guys are successful, it’s because the … Read more

Evening Notes: Wright, Okposo, Konekny, Kochetkov

It wasn’t the start of his career that many thought it would be for Shane Wright. Sometimes thought to be the number one overall pick in the 2022 draft, Wright fell back to the fourth overall pick, selected by the Seattle Kraken. Given Seattle’s continued push to build and add more veteran targets to the … Read more

How NHL Players Will Change the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Expansion of the Stanley Cup playoffs is a hill to die upon. My last breath will be spent uttering the words “Play…in…round”. I’ve explained my philosophy and procedures before in this column, but I repeat: There are now 32 teams in the NHL. In the pre-Gary Bettman expansion period, 16 teams advanced from 21 to … Read more