David Oleksy

  • joined Feb 12, 2008
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My name is David Oleksy but all my friends call me D.O. I am a blogger here at Die by the Blade in addition to all my other projects. I have been an avid Sabres fan my entire life in addition to a Bills and Yankees fan.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB New York Yankees
  • NFL Buffalo Bills
  • NCAAF Michigan Wolverines
  • NHL Buffalo Sabres
  • Golf Phil Mickleson
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Game Three: Sabres v. Flyers - Scoring Chances


Unfortunately the script would not work to give you the final scoring chances from this contest. I tried to figure it out manually but that was taking longer than I anticipated. I think we can all...

Game Two: Sabres v. Flyers - Scoring Chances


Sabres v. Flyers Game Two Scoring Chances

Sabres v. Flyers Game #1 - Scoring Chances


Game #1 Sabres v. Flyers Scoring Chances

Sabres v. Flyers - Scoring Chances


Sabres v. Flyers - Scoring Chances. The Sabres clinch the playoffs with an overtime victory.

Sabres v. Lightning - Scoring Chances


Sabres v. Lightning - Scoring Chances

Commenting - User Guide


This is what you see when you are going to comment: Subject - If you are going to post a picture or a gif then you MUST add a title. This allows people to minimize it so that the threads do...

Sabres v. Hurricanes - Scoring Chances


Sabres v. Hurricanes - Scoring Chances

Sabres vs. Capitals - Scoring Chances


Sabres vs. Capitals Scoring Chances

Sabres Devasting Loss Does not Crush Playoff Hopes


The Sabres playoff hopes remain alive despite a devastating loss on Sunday night.

NHL Trade Deadline 2011: Brad Boyes Acquired by Buffalo Sabres


The Buffalo Sabres prove they are buyers and acquire Brad Boyes from St. Louis for a draft pick.


Buffalo Sabres vs. Detroit Red Wings [Game Thread]

Hey Everyone. I'm sorry for the very poorly written game thread but I just sat in front of the TV and noticed there was no game thread. Feel free to add any interesting stats (I'm looking at you...


Game #55 - Buffalo Sabres vs. NY Islanders

Buffalo Sabres (25-22-5, 55pts) Game #55 NY Islanders (19-29-7, 45pts) vs.   Date: February 13, 2011 Location: Buffalo, NY Time: 3:00 p.m. ET Arena: HSBC Arena TV: MSG SBN...

Kassian and Foligno Coming to Buffalo


Kassian and Foligno appear to be headed to Buffalo as part of the Canadian World Junior Team. It will be exciting to see these two potential Sabres lace them up in front of the crowd at HSBC Arena.


Buffalo Sabres vs. Pittsburgh Penguins [Game Thread]

It looks like I made it here just in time to put up a game thread. Once again I was unprepared to do the thread so I will spare you all the statistics and let you head over to for those....


Buffalo Sabres @ New York Rangers [Game Thread]

Sorry guys for this being late. I just got home from work and there was no thread so I decided to throw one up. Martin Biron is goal because Lundqvist is not feeling well. Go Sabres!


Montreal Canadiens @ Buffalo Sabres

Here is the game thread for this evenings game. I'm sorry it has no fancy graphics but I was not ready to put this up until just now. Patty Lalime in goal and the Sabres on a big losing streak....

Maple Leafs vs. Sabres Game Preview


The Buffalo Sabres will take on the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at the ACC

Portland Pirates - News Release - Sabres Sign Gragnani


Add Marc-Andre Gragnani to the list of players that will play in Portland but should see time in Buffalo this season.

Die by the Blade Radio Makes Return


Die by the Blade radio will return to blogtalk radio tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern time. The show was planned last week and now we have something to talk about with the recent developments regarding...

Tim Kennedy Buyout Makes Sense


Tim Kennedy buyout makes sense for Sabres

NHL Network Online - Buffalo Sabres: Shaone Morrisonn Interview (8/3/10)


Here is a link to the video of an interview Shaone Morrisonn. He had nothing earth shattering to say but it does give a little bit of insight into his decision to come to Buffalo, including a phone call from Mike Grier.

2010-2011 Player Outlook: Tim Connolly


What will Tim Connolly do in the 2010-2011 season?

Does Kennedy Signing Complete Roster?


The Sabres will be paying Tim Kennedy $1 million next season, is the roster set for the regular season?

Sabres' Arbitration Dates Set - WGR 550 SportsRadio - Home of the Buffalo Sabres


We will know how much Tim Kennedy and Patrick Kaleta will be making by the end of next week. WGR550 is reporting both platers will have their hearings next week. Later this week we'll try to figure out how much each player will make.

The Daily Links for Saturday July 17, 2010


A couple more days and Andy will be back in his familiar position. I promise that I will get a post or two, maybe even three done this week. It is expected to be another nice weekend in Western New...

Daily Links for Friday July 16, 2010


We have only a couple of links for this Friday morning. I apologize for the lack of content recently but I promise it will pick up in the next couple weeks. Summer is a very busy time and everyday...

The Daily Links for Thursday July 15, 2010


You guys and gals are stuck with me again. It is another quiet day in the hockey world but I was able to find a couple of Sabres related links for you. I am going through hockey withdrawal at the...

The Daily Links for Wednesday July 14, 2010


Is Andy back from vacation yet? I don't now how Andy is able to do this day in and day out. The summer time is very slow for Sabres news and very busy for real life. Today we have a couple of B...

The Daily Links for Tuesday July 13, 2010


Andy picked the perfect time to go on vacation. There is absolutely nothing going on with the Buffalo Sabres right now. I am working on a Buffalo Sabres related post right now, and at this pace, I...

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