The Morning After: The First Loss

The Sabres finally lost a game, and it’s okay.

Buffalo Sabres news and notes

  • Jack Eichel’s camp will reportedly meet with the Sabres once more to try & campaign for the disk replacement surgery he wants. [ESPN]
  • The Buffalo News music & arts critic Jeff Miers has thoughts on the Sabres’ individual player goal songs. [The Buffalo News]
  • Mattias Samuelsson is getting closer to returning. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • Effort was there, but the Sabres finally hit a wall in a good hockey team. [The Buffalo News]
  • The Rochester Americans beat Syracuse 5-3 in their home opener. []
  • The Globe and Mail says the Sabres are ‘a case study in failure.’ [Globe & Mail]
  • The Sabres recently added a new member to their analytics department. [The Athletic]/

Around the NHL and hockey world

  • The Seattle Kraken are striving to change hockey culture. [Bleacher Report]
  • Player tracking... in youth hockey? [Sports Illustrated]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes are having a lot of fun trolling the Montreal Canadiens. [The Athletic]
  • Michigan is ready for the challenge that comes with high expectations. [Detroit News]
  • The Premier Hockey Federation’s season will be streamed on ESPN+. [The Ice Garden]
  • Niagara University was swept by Penn State in the season series. [PSU Sports]
  • Canada defeated USA in game one of the Rivalry Series in Allentown, PA. [The Morning Call]
  • Sabres prospect Matteo Costantini recorded his first collegiate goal with UND:/