Buffalo Sabres Career Goal Scoring Leaders
It’s hard to believe that with as rich a tradition as the Buffalo Sabres hockey team has had, they have 27 playoff appearances and not a single championship. That doesn’t mean, however, that the team hasn’t been competitive and they have been championship caliber many times. What follows is the Sabres’ all-time leading goal-scorers to date:
Gilbert Perreault (512)—Center Gilbert Perreault played his entire career in Buffalo, from 1970 to 1987, and the Hall of Famer leads the Sabres’ franchise all-time with 512 career goals. Perreault scored 40 or more goals three times, and his best season was 1975-76, when he had career highs in goals (44), assists (69) and total points (113).
Rick Martin (382)—Left wing Rick Martin had a relatively short career, and played most of it in Buffalo from 1971 to 1981. Martin ranks second in franchise history with 382 goals, and he twice tied a career best with 52 goals in a season (1973-74 and 1974-75). Martin’s best overall season was 1974-75, when he added career best numbers in assists (43) and total points (95). He might just top this list too if his career hadn’t been derailed by injuries.
Dave Andreychuk (368)—Left wing Dave Andreychuk played most of his career in Buffalo, from 1982 to 1993, and again in 2000-01. Andreychuk ranks third in team history with 368 goals, and his best season as a Sabre was 1991-92, when he scored 41 goals with 50 assists for 91 total points.
Danny Gare (267)—Right wing Danny Gare played for the Sabres from 1974 to 1982, and he ranks fourth in franchise history with 267 goals. Gare scored 50 or more goals twice with Buffalo, including his best season of 1979-80. That year, Gare had a career high 56 goals with 33 assists and 89 total points (also career best).
Craig Ramsay (252)—Left wing Craig Ramsay played his entire career in Buffalo, from 1971 to 1985, and he ranks fifth in the team’s history with 252 goals. Ramsay never had a 30-goal season but was very consistent, and his best season was 1977-78. That year, Ramsay had a career best 28 goals with 43 assists for 71 total points (tied career high).