Zachary Zielonka

Assistant Editor

I am the assistant editor of Die By The Blade. As a fan of the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, and Chicago Cubs you could call me a sports masochist. Even though it may take a twist of the sports gods, I will see a championship out of one of these teams before I die. Until then, I spend my time here writing about everything hockey and ignoring my wife and family in the process.


Team Latvia: The Little Team That Could

The Latvian maybe be short on NHL talent, but they aren't going to be a team that is going to be embarrassed every time they step out on the ice.

Recap: Former Sabre Sinks Buffalo At Home

A former old friend scored the game winning goal for the Hurricanes in their 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.

Myers Scores Pair In Shootout Loss

Tyler Myers has an eventful 300th career game as the Sabres lose to the Blue Jackets on Saturday night.


Blue Jackets vs. Sabres Gamethread

Former Sabre Corey Tropp makes his return in a weekend tilt against his former team.

Sabres Lose Heartbreaker In Final Seconds

The Buffalo Sabres managed to find some goals against the Flyers, but couldn't keep Lecavalier's final minute game winning goal out of the net on Tuesday night.

Sabres Lose In A Strange Skills Competition

The Buffalo Sabres earn another point at home in a strange fashion with a shootout loss to the Florida Panthers.


Panthers vs. Sabres PLAYFORANEWGMthread

The Buffalo Sabres are playing their first game with their newly hired GM Tim Murray watching over for the first time. How will this team respond seeing as they have won their last five games at home

Get To Know An Olympic Roster: United States

The American roster for the 2014 Olympics was announced after the Winter Classic. Here is our take on the players who did make the roster.

Ryan Miller Makes The Olympics

US Hockey took advantage of the Winter Classic to announce the 2014 Olympic Roster. Ryan Miller has been named as one of the three goaltenders

Sabres Look Competent In Regulation Win

The Buffalo Sabres look like an actual NHL team with a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.

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