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Buffalo Sabres Franchise Index

Team Name: Buffalo Sabres

Seasons: 44 (1970-71 to 2014-15)
Record (W-L-T-OL): 1612-1297-409-99 (3732 Points)

NHL Playoff Appearances: 29
NHL Championships: 0 (0 Stanley Cups)

44 Seasons

An asterisk (*) indicates a playoff appearance
Season Lg Team GP W L T OL PTS PTS% SRS SOS Finish Playoffs Coaches
2014-15 NHL Buffalo Sabres 7 1 6 0 2 .143 -2.18 0.25 8th T. Nolan (1-6-0)
2013-14 NHL Buffalo Sabres 82 21 51 10 52 .317 -1.09 0.02 8th T. Nolan (17-36-9), R. Rolston (4-15-1)
2012-13 NHL Buffalo Sabres 48 21 21 6 48 .500 -0.31 0.07 5th R. Rolston (15-11-5), L. Ruff (6-10-1)
2011-12 NHL Buffalo Sabres 82 39 32 11 89 .543 -0.15 0.00 3rd L. Ruff (39-32-11)
2010-11 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 43 29 10 96 .585 0.15 -0.04 2nd Lost NHL Conference Quarter-Finals L. Ruff (43-29-10)
2009-10 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 45 27 10 100 .610 0.26 -0.08 1st Lost NHL Conference Quarter-Finals L. Ruff (45-27-10)
2008-09 NHL Buffalo Sabres 82 41 32 9 91 .555 0.18 -0.02 3rd L. Ruff (41-32-9)
2007-08 NHL Buffalo Sabres 82 39 31 12 90 .549 0.05 -0.11 4th L. Ruff (39-31-12)
2006-07 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 53 22 7 113 .689 0.64 -0.16 1st Lost NHL Conference Finals L. Ruff (53-22-7)
2005-06 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 52 24 6 110 .671 0.50 -0.01 2nd Lost NHL Conference Finals L. Ruff (52-24-6)
2003-04 NHL Buffalo Sabres 82 37 34 7 4 85 .518 0.02 0.04 5th L. Ruff (37-34-7-4)
2002-03 NHL Buffalo Sabres 82 27 37 10 8 72 .439 -0.40 -0.05 5th L. Ruff (27-37-10-8)
2001-02 NHL Buffalo Sabres 82 35 35 11 1 82 .500 0.09 -0.07 5th L. Ruff (35-35-11-1)
2000-01 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 46 30 5 1 98 .598 0.35 -0.07 2nd Lost NHL Conference Semi-Finals L. Ruff (46-30-5-1)
1999-00 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 35 32 11 4 85 .518 0.01 -0.10 3rd Lost NHL Conference Quarter-Finals L. Ruff (35-32-11-4)
1998-99 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 37 28 17 91 .555 0.41 0.02 4th Lost Stanley Cup Final L. Ruff (37-28-17)
1997-98 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 36 29 17 89 .543 0.29 0.00 3rd Lost NHL Conference Finals L. Ruff (36-29-17)
1996-97 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 82 40 30 12 92 .561 0.31 -0.04 1st Lost NHL Conference Semi-Finals T. Nolan (40-30-12)
1995-96 NHL Buffalo Sabres 82 33 42 7 73 .445 -0.16 0.03 5th T. Nolan (33-42-7)
1994-95 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 48 22 19 7 51 .531 0.20 -0.03 4th Lost NHL Conference Quarter-Finals J. Muckler (22-19-7)
1993-94 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 84 43 32 9 95 .565 0.72 -0.04 4th Lost NHL Conference Quarter-Finals J. Muckler (43-32-9)
1992-93 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 84 38 36 10 86 .512 0.41 -0.04 4th Lost NHL Division Finals J. Muckler (38-36-10)
1991-92 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 31 37 12 74 .463 -0.16 -0.03 3rd Lost NHL Division Semi-Finals R. Dudley (9-15-4), J. Muckler (22-22-8)
1990-91 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 31 30 19 81 .506 0.08 -0.09 3rd Lost NHL Division Semi-Finals R. Dudley (31-30-19)
1989-90 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 45 27 8 98 .613 0.42 -0.05 2nd Lost NHL Division Semi-Finals R. Dudley (45-27-8)
1988-89 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 38 35 7 83 .519 -0.04 0.06 3rd Lost NHL Division Semi-Finals T. Sator (38-35-7)
1987-88 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 37 32 11 85 .531 -0.22 0.06 3rd Lost NHL Division Semi-Finals T. Sator (37-32-11)
1986-87 NHL Buffalo Sabres 80 28 44 8 64 .400 -0.28 0.07 5th S. Bowman (3-7-2), C. Ramsay (4-15-2), T. Sator (21-22-4)
1985-86 NHL Buffalo Sabres 80 37 37 6 80 .500 0.19 0.13 5th J. Schoenfeld (19-19-5), S. Bowman (18-18-1)
1984-85 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 38 28 14 90 .563 0.71 0.04 3rd Lost NHL Division Semi-Finals S. Bowman (38-28-14)
1983-84 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 48 25 7 103 .644 0.82 0.09 2nd Lost NHL Division Semi-Finals S. Bowman (48-25-7)
1982-83 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 38 29 13 89 .556 0.43 0.02 3rd Lost NHL Division Finals S. Bowman (38-29-13)
1981-82 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 39 26 15 93 .581 0.51 0.08 3rd Lost NHL Division Semi-Finals J. Roberts (21-16-8), S. Bowman (18-10-7)
1980-81 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 39 20 21 99 .619 0.92 -0.05 1st Lost NHL Quarter-Finals R. Neilson (39-20-21)
1979-80 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 47 17 16 110 .688 1.39 -0.07 1st Lost NHL Semi-Finals S. Bowman (47-17-16)
1978-79 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 36 28 16 88 .550 0.22 0.00 2nd Lost NHL Preliminary Round M. Pronovost (8-10-6), B. Inglis (28-18-10)
1977-78 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 44 19 17 105 .656 0.90 -0.01 2nd Lost NHL Quarter-Finals M. Pronovost (44-19-17)
1976-77 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 48 24 8 104 .650 1.00 -0.02 2nd Lost NHL Quarter-Finals F. Smith (48-24-8)
1975-76 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 46 21 13 105 .656 1.19 -0.05 2nd Lost NHL Quarter-Finals F. Smith (46-21-13)
1974-75 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 80 49 16 15 113 .706 1.35 -0.08 1st Lost Stanley Cup Final F. Smith (49-16-15)
1973-74 NHL Buffalo Sabres 78 32 34 12 76 .487 -0.11 -0.01 5th J. Crozier (32-34-12)
1972-73 NHL Buffalo Sabres* 78 37 27 14 88 .564 0.46 -0.03 4th Lost NHL Quarter-Finals J. Crozier (37-27-14)
1971-72 NHL Buffalo Sabres 78 16 43 19 51 .327 -1.02 0.08 6th P. Imlach (8-23-10), F. Smith (0-1-0), J. Crozier (8-19-9)
1970-71 NHL Buffalo Sabres 78 24 39 15 63 .404 -0.88 0.07 5th P. Imlach (24-39-15)