Archive for the ‘Buffalo Sabres’ Category

Sabres latest to pay lost wages for arena staff

Saturday, March 14th, 2020

The Buffalo Sabres became the latest team to commit to paying arena employees for work lost because of suspension of play in the NHL due to the coronavirus. Kim Pegula, who owns Pegula Sports & Entertainment with her husband, Terry, made the announcement on Saturday. The Pegulas also own the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League, as well as the NFL's Buffalo Bills.

Reinhart leads Sabres in 3-2 win over Panthers

Saturday, January 4th, 2020

After making moves to bolster their injury-depleted forward group, the Buffalo Sabres found some sorely needed secondary scoring. Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist, and Buffalo beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday. Conor Sheary and Henri Jokiharju also scored for the Sabres in their second straight win.

PHT Morning Skate: Sabres thrilled for Bills; Hall’s impact on Arizona

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

The Coyotes landing Taylor Hall in that big trade with the Devils presents a challenge for Arizona's potential as a hockey market, while Hall could pump up his own value as a free agent. Mark Spector explores those two interweaving storylines, asking if Hall can “take that team as his lawfully wedded knife, and carve out some long awaited success for both parties? Sportsnet) • A lengthy look at Hall's legacy with the Devils, even though he wasn't with New Jersey for a lengthy amount of time.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, December 9th, 2019

Russia banned from Olympics, soccer World Cup for doctoring dope tests Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) executive committee acted after concluding that Moscow had planted fake evidence and deleted files linked to positive doping tests in laboratory data that could have helped identify drug cheats.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, December 9th, 2019

With the Rockefeller Plaza Christmas tree lit and the Radio City Rockettes kicking into high gear, a grimmer December tradition is coming into focus in the Big Apple: The New York Knicks are in big trouble. Handed their ninth straight loss in heartbreaking fashion against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday, the Knicks fell to 4-19 on the year, equaling the record set in 2014 for the worst start in franchise history. Defenseman Colin Miller scored his first goal of the season 1:13 into overtime as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the host Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Sunday night.

Sabres roll over the Panthers

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

The blueliner has been out of action for eight games but practiced for the first time Sunday with his teammates. On the other side, Calgary's T.J. Brodie, who collapsed during practice 10 days ago, also practiced for the first time on Sunday and could be back in the Flames lineup Monday. There were three games in the NHL on a light Sunday night, so let's get to it.

Tentative deal set to allow NWHL resume use of Beauts logos

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

The National Women's Hockey League is close to resuming use of the Buffalo Beauts logos and marketing material after reaching a tentative agreement of its lawsuit against the team's former owners. Documents filed in federal court Aug. 5 show the league and Pegula Sports and Entertainment have a tentative settlement in place and are ''finalizing a written settlement.'' The comment was included in a joint motion asking the court to extend a deadline for PSE to respond to Aug. 20. Attorney Ben Natter, who represents the league, confirmed to The Associated Press the parties are in settlement negotiations and ''we believe the dispute will be resolved shortly.'' A PSE spokesman on Wednesday declined comment except to refer to court documents.

Sabres owner Pegula tells AP: It’s time to start winning

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Terry Pegula leaned into the table and got directly to the heart of the matter when assessing the more downs than ups he has experienced over eight-plus years of owning the Buffalo Sabres. ''We have Ralph on board and some young players, leaders, Jack,'' he said, referring to newly hired coach Ralph Krueger and team captain Jack Eichel. It hasn't been an easy run for Pegula, who made his fortune in the natural gas industry, and captured the city's imagination upon arriving in Buffalo in February 2011 by tearing up at the sight of onetime Sabres great Gilbert Perreault attending the owner's inaugural news conference.

Sabres owner Pegula tells AP: It’s time to start winning

Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Terry Pegula leaned into the table and got directly to the heart of the matter when assessing the more downs than ups he has experienced over eight-plus years of owning the Buffalo Sabres. "We have Ralph on board and some young players, leaders, Jack," he said, referring to newly hired coach Ralph Krueger and team captain Jack Eichel. It hasn't been an easy run for Pegula, who made his fortune in the natural gas industry, and captured the city's imagination upon arriving in Buffalo in February 2011 by tearing up at the sight of onetime Sabres great Gilbert Perreault attending the owner's inaugural news conference.

Rochester’s downtown sports arena to get $18M upgrade

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

The city of Rochester is planning to make millions of dollars in improvements at its downtown arena. Mayor Lovely Warren announced Thursday that the Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester War Memorial will undergo $18 million in major renovations, with funding provided by the city of Rochester, New York state and Buffalo-based Pegula Sports and Entertainment. The firm is owned by Kim and Terry Pegula, whose holdings include the NFL's Buffalo Bills, the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the Rochester Americans, the Sabres' top minor league affiliate.