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Melissa Burgess has found the perfect way to combine her two passions - writing and hockey. She has written for several outlets over the last ten years covering topics such as the Buffalo Sabres, prospects and women's hockey. A born-and-raised Buffalonian, Melissa has been enthusiastic about the city's hockey for as long as she can remember. In addition to writing at Die By the Blade, Melissa covers women's hockey at The Victory Press and writes features for Canisius College's men's hockey team.

I Don’t Know What Happens Next

Sabres Finish it Off on Miller Night

Dylan Cozens scored the game-winner in OT to finish off a special night.

Game Thread: Sabres vs. Isles | Game

A special night to honor a special player.

Game Thread: Sabres vs. Blackhawks | Game 43

The Sabres visit the worst team in the NHL.

Sabres’ Struggles Continue in Loss to Panthers

Florida edges Buffalo, dropping them down in the wildcard race.

Game Thread: Sabres vs. Panthers | Game 42

Can the Sabres build off Saturday’s win in Nashville?

Sabres Kick off Week with Monday Matinee

The Florida Panthers are in town for a 1 p.m. puck drop on MLK Day.

Game Thread: Sabres vs. Predators | Game 41

The Sabres take on the Predators on Saturday night.

Sabres Skedaddle to Smashville

Can the Sabres get back to basics - and winning?

Sabres Hit Brick Wall in Hellebuyck

Buffalo has now lost three straight.